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  • Last update: Friday 18 August 2017 [8182 news items]

SPIL to restart backend services for DRAM

Aug 18, 11:21

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will restart its backend services for the manufacture of DRAM memory to satisfy demand from China, according to industry sources.

SPIL

Micron advances semiconductor R&D capabilities with new Boise facility

Aug 17, 22:02

Micron Technology has announced the opening of a new facility which will play a critical role in the company's research into breakthrough new memory and storage technologies of the...

Server DRAM revenues among top-3 suppliers surge 30% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 17, 10:57

Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology generated a combined US$4.43 billion in server DRAM revenues in the second quarter of 2017, up 30.1% from the about US$3.4 billion...

VGA RAM prices hike over 30% in August

Aug 16, 14:06

August quotes for RAMs used in VGA graphics cards have risen to US$8.50, up by 30.8% from US$6.50 in July. Both RAM industry leaders Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have allocated...

VGA RAM in serious shortages

Toshiba says court order will not affect memory operations

Aug 16, 13:50

Toshiba has been ordered by a US court to resume Western Digital's access to certain Toshiba's databases, but this order will not affect the operations of its memory chip unit - Toshiba...

DRAM best-growing IC in 2017, says IC Insights

Aug 16, 11:23

Five out of the 33 IC market segments tracked by IC Insights will outpace the 16% growth forecast for the total IC market in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the market research...

Powerchip posts EPS of NT$1.59 for 1H17

Aug 15, 10:09

Contract chipmaker Powerchip Technology has announced net profits increased 17.6% on year to NT$3.63 billion (US$119.7 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period...

DRAM contract prices to continue growth in 3Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 11, 11:37

DRAM contract prices, which began to rise in the second half of 2016, continue their growth in the second half of 2017. Prices are set to continue rising in the third quarter, according...

Phison posts record 2Q17 profit

Aug 11, 10:50

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.59 billion (US$52.5 million) for the second quarter of 2017, up 24% sequentially and hitting...

Taiwan IC industry output value drops in 2Q17, says TSIA

Aug 10, 14:36

Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, generated output value of NT$572.6 billion (US$18.9 billion) in the second quarter of 2017,...

Taiwan IC industry output value drops in 2Q17

Samsung announces 1Tb V-NAND memory

Aug 10, 11:41

Samsung Electronics has announced a 1Tb vertical NAND (V-NAND) memory chip. The arrival of the chip in 2018 will enable 2TB of memory in a single V-NAND package by stacking 16 1Tb...

Samsung 1Tb V-NAND

Macronix intros new OctaFlash to power instant-on applications

Aug 8, 20:53

Macronix International has announced its new Ultra-OctaFlash Memory designed to meet the growing demand for "instant-on" performance and real-time system responsiveness in automotive,...

Winbond revenues rise 13.39% on year in July

Aug 8, 16:02

Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.999 billion (US$132.44 million) for July 2017, representing a 0.6% increase on month and 13.39% increase on year.

Taiwan memory chipmakers July revenues increase

Aug 7, 20:29

Mask ROM and flash specialist Macronix International has reported July revenues increased 18.7% sequentially while specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics' July revenues...

Global chip sales increase in 2Q17, says SEMI

Aug 7, 14:57

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$97.9 billion during the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 5.8% over the previous quarter and 23.7% more than the second quarter of...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to grow 10.2% in 2017, says Gartner

Aug 4, 14:22

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase 10.2% to US$77.7 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. This growth rate is up from Gartner's previous forecast of...

Toshiba to invest in new fab without SanDisk

Aug 4, 10:00

Toshiba will invest in Fab 6 of its Yokkaichi operations in Mie (Japan) alone, after failing to reach an agreement with manufacturing partner Western Digital (formerly SanDisk) on...

Memory supply to remain tight in 3Q17, says Transcend

Aug 4, 09:17

Supply of DRAM and NAND flash memory chips is expected to remain tight through the third quarter of 2017, according to memory module firm Transcend Information.

Micron executive skeptical about UFS

Aug 3, 11:16

While UFS has held much hype as being the successor to eMMC providing greater performance, it has yet to be seen if the mobile market as a collective whole has embraced this technology,...

Micron eMMC NAND flash

IC Insights revises 2017 IC market forecast to 16% growth

Aug 2, 14:30

Entering the second half of 2017, it is clear the IC industry is on course for a much stronger upturn than was initially forecast in January, according to IC Insights. The research...

Nanya mulls developing 10nm DRAM technology in-house

Aug 2, 13:26

Nanya Technology has licensed 1x and 1y DRAM technologies from Micron Technology, and is mulling developing a 10nm process in-house, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM manufacturer...

Nanya expressing interest in developing DRAM technology in-house

Nanya unveils new HQ

Aug 1, 21:53

Nanya Technology has unveiled its new headquarters consisting of a new fab, in which the Taiwan-based DRAM maker invested a total of NT$55.7 billion (US$1.84 billion).

New Nanya HQ

Silicon Motion 2Q17 sales increase slightly, 3Q sales to decrease

Aug 1, 21:41

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology saw its second-quarter revenues increase slightly on quarter driven by growth in sales of the company's SSD and eMMC...

Silicon Motion SSD controller sales surge over 50% sequentially in 2Q17

Samsung semiconductor revenues eclipse Intel's, says IHS

Aug 1, 14:47

Analyzing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung has captured the number one position. By looking closer at the actual revenues generated...

GlobalWafers strikes deal with Samsung, says report

Jul 31, 14:40

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers has signed a 2-3 year deal with Samsung Electronics under which GlobalWafers will provide Samsung a certain amount of silicon wafers at no fixed purchased...

Winbond nets NT$0.28 per share for 2Q17

Jul 31, 09:23

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in niche-market DRAM and flash memory, has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2017 reached a nine-quarter high of...

ChipMOS Shanghai obtains backend orders for NOR flash from XMC

Jul 28, 15:22

ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai), a joint venture between Taiwan-based ChipMOS and Tsinghua Unigroup, has obtained backend orders for NOR flash memory from Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor...

Intel reports record 2Q17 revenues of US$14.8 billion

Jul 28, 15:20

Intel has reported second-quarter revenues of US$14.8 billion, up 9% on year. After adjusting for the Intel Security Group (ISecG) transaction, second-quarter revenues grew 14% from...

Winbond to spend NT$6.28 billion on equipment

Jul 27, 22:59

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a provider of specialty DRAM and flash memory, has announced plans to budget an additional capex of NT$6.28 billion (US$207.7 million) for buying...

Samsung chip biz drives overall profit growth in 2Q17

Jul 27, 21:13

Samsung Electronics has posted a record KRW14.07 trillion (US$12.6 billion) in operating profits for the second quarter of 2017, while revenues increased 20.1% sequentially to KRW61...

TSMC, UMC offer higher prices to secure wafer supplies

Jul 27, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have recently secured 1-2 year supply contracts with Shin-Etsu and Sumco and offered higher prices...

Shanghai forms CNY50 billion IC industry investment fund

Jul 26, 21:38

The city government of Shanghai, China recently introduced a CNY50 billion (US$7.4 billion) IC industry investment fund aimed at cultivating and supporting the local leading enterprises,...

Toshiba transfers Phison shares to memory unit

Jul 26, 14:39

Toshiba has transferred its partial stake stake in Phison Electronics to its memory unit, Toshiba Memory (TMC), according to the Taiwan-based memory device controller supplier.

Value of semiconductor industry M&A deals slows dramatically in 1H17, says IC Insights

Jul 26, 08:57

The historic flood of merger and acquisition agreements that swept through the semiconductor industry in the past two years slowed to a trickle in the first half of 2017, with the...

PTI optimistic about 3Q17

Jul 25, 21:46

Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its sales to peak in the third quarter, and remains optimistic about the outlook for the fourth quarter.

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    Samsung 1Tb V-NAND

    Samsung has announced a 1Tb V-NAND chip that it expects to be available next year. Since first mentioning it in 2013, during unveiling of the industry's first 3D NAND, Samsung has...

    Photo: Company, Aug 11.

  • Micron+9200+Series+NVMe+SSDs

    Micron 9200 Series NVMe SSDs

    Micron Technology has introduced the 9200 Series of NVMe SSDs, the company's latest flagship solid-state storage family. The new Micron 9200 SSD combines the capacity of 3D NAND with...

    Photo: Company, Aug 11.

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    Samsung 8GB HBM2

    Samsung Electronics has increased the production volume of its 8GB high bandwidth memory-2 (HBM2) to meet growing market needs across a wide range of applications including AI, high-performance...

    Photo: Company, Jul 24.

  • Winbond+NOR+flash+for+IoT

    Winbond NOR flash for IoT

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of its lowest-voltage SpiFlash memories to date. At 1.2 and 1.5V, and in 8-pin...

    Photo: Company, Jun 29.

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    Samsung 256GB UFS card

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled removable memory cards based on the JEDEC Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 Card Extension Standard for use in high-resolution mobile shooting devices...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

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