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  • Last update: Wednesday 13 December 2017 [8322 news items]

SJ Semi signs purchase agreement with Advantest

Dec 13, 13:42

Advantest and China-based SJ Semiconductor have signed a volume purchase agreement that calls for China's middle-end-of-line (MEOL) semiconductor test-service company to buy T5830...

Tech infringement lawsuits casting clouds on China memory sector

Dec 11, 14:18

China's memory industry is moving at full throttle to develop its own production technology, but its development pace is likely to be dragged down by emerging trade secrets and technology...

NAND flash shortfall to see improvement in 1Q18

Dec 8, 13:55

The tight supply of NAND flash memory is expected to ease in the first quarter of 2018 as the yield rates at major 3D NAND flash suppliers continue improving, which will significantly...

Winbond revenues up 25% on year in November

Dec 7, 18:06

Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.474 billion (US$149.03 million) for November 2017, representing a 0.38% drop on month and 25.22% increase on year.

Nanya November revenues hit 8-year high

Dec 7, 15:13

DRAM player Nanya Technology saw its consolidated revenues rise 13.3% on month and 43.2% on year to an eight-year high of NT$5.744 billion (US$191.33 million) in November.

Macronix sales increase almost 50% on year in November

Dec 7, 14:29

Taiwan-based Macronix International has announced its unaudited consolidated sales for November 2017 reached NT$3.288 billion (US$109.46 million), a decrease of 20.6% from the previous...

Phison and Kingston collaborate to accelerate transition to PCIe

Dec 7, 11:31

Phison Electronics expects its latest duo of PCIe 3.0 NVMe controllers, E7 and E8, to continue to drive the next wave of SSD evolution for Kingston's SSD line as the massive transition...

Western Digital unveils new portfolio of 3D NAND embedded flash drives

Dec 6, 20:23

Western Digital has introduced a new portfolio of advanced iNAND embedded flash drives (EFDs) to empower smartphone users to unlock the full potential of data-driven applications...

Adata November revenues hit 49-month high

Dec 5, 16:20

Memory module firm Adata Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.943 billion (US$98.12 billion) for November, the company's highest monthly figures in 49 months. November's...

Phison poised to embrace 96-layer 3D NAND tech by end of 2018

Dec 5, 14:27

With the global NAND flash industry successfully transitioning to the 64/72-layer 3D specification era in 2017, Taiwan-based Phison Electronics is prepared to advance further to the...

Global semiconductor industry continues upward trend in 3Q17, says IHS Markit

Dec 1, 14:02

The semiconductor industry continued its upward trend in the third quarter of 2017, notching a 12% sequential growth to US$113.9 billion with strength across all application markets,...

Macronix to highlight novel SGVC 3D NAND development at 2017 IEDM

Nov 30, 15:24

Macronix International has disclosed its research on a novel 3D NAND structure, called single-gate vertical channel (SGVC), will be presented as a highlight paper at the 2017 IEEE...

Toshiba Memory unveils 2TB NVMe SSD

Nov 30, 12:28

Toshiba Memory has enhanced its line-up of client SSDs with the launch of premium models in its XG5-P series. The new NVM Express (NVMe) client SSDs improve on the performance of...

Toshiba Memory NVMe client SSD premium model XG5-P series

Downstream players scrambling to build up inventories amid tight wafer supply

Nov 29, 16:36

The semiconductor supply chain - especially chip vendors - as well as downstream distribution channels and end-market customers, are rushing to pile up inventories by the end of 2017,...

China IC sector must develop large IDMs, says expert

Nov 28, 14:59

China's semiconductor industry must move to establish major IDM (integrated device manufacture) enterprises with global competitiveness to fill up the deficiency of domestic IDM deployments,...

IMECAS director Ye Tianchun

Tsinghua Unigroup secures financial support to facilitate memory chip plant

Nov 27, 16:10

Tsinghua Unigroup has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Bank of Nanjing to facilitate the kickoff of the construction of a US$30 billion memory chip factory to be built...

ChipMOS Shanghai to grab backend orders for China homegrown 3D NAND chips

Nov 24, 12:33

ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai), of which Tsinghua Unigroup is a major stakeholder, is expected to secure backend orders for 3D NAND flash chips developed by Yangtze River Storage...

China Big Fund planning second round of support for local IC sector

Nov 24, 11:24

China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) has raised an estimated CNY150-200 billion (US$22.8-30.4 billion) which will be spent for the...

Global mobile DRAM revenues to surge in 4Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 24, 10:41

Average prices for mobile DRAM chips are expected to rise 10-15% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2017, when the industry will enjoy a higher sequential increase in output value...

China firm starts equipment move-in at DRAM fab, says report

Nov 23, 13:44

China-based Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, which broke ground for a new DRAM fab in July 2017, has started equipment move-in for the facility, according to a report from Taiwan's...

OSE looks to swing back to profitability in 2018

Nov 22, 15:46

Memory backend specialist Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE) is looking to return to profitability by the first half of 2018 due partly to increasing packaging and testing orders...

Global 3Q17 NAND flash market posts 14% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 22, 10:49

Revenues of the global NAND flash industry surged 14.3% sequentially to US$15.12 billion in the third quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. The price tracker credited the growth...

Samsung to unseat Intel as top semiconductor supplier in 2017, says IC Insights

Nov 21, 12:59

For the first time since 1993, the semiconductor industry is expected to witness a new number 1 supplier, according to IC Insights.

Automotive electronics to see strongest growth through 2021, says IC Insights

Nov 17, 15:58

Automotive electronic system sales are forecast to rise by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% from 2016 through 2021, which is the highest among six major end-use system...

Server DRAM prices to rise in 4Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 17, 11:15

Server DRAM contract prices for the fourth quarter of 2017 are forecast to rise 6-10% sequentially as demand continues to outpace supply, according to DRAMeXchange. Major suppliers...

Samsung overtakes Intel as semiconductor leader in 3Q17, says IHS

Nov 16, 11:29

In the second quarter of 2017, Intel remained the market leader in pure semiconductor revenues, generated by the sale of its own products, according to IHS Markit. But the leadership...

Samsung huge chip capex for 2017 shows move to defend its memory dominance

Nov 16, 11:20

After spending US$11.3 billion in semiconductor capex last year, Samsung announced that its 2017 outlays for the semiconductor group are expected to more than double to US$26 billion...

Globalfoundries, Fudan to deliver next generation dual interface smart card

Nov 16, 10:53

Globalfoundries (GF) and Fudan Microelectronics Group have announced they have produced a next generation dual interface CPU card, using GF's 55nm low power extended (55LPx) technology...

Nanjing gaining momentum to become semiconductor hub in China

Nov 15, 14:29

Nanjing is gaining momentum to become a "chip city" in China, as many semiconductor firms have newly announced plans to set up operations in its Jiangbei New Area, including China's...

China IC firm sets milestone with rollout of 3D NAND flash

Nov 15, 14:16

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YMTC) under the Tsinghua Unigroup has successfully developed 32-layer 3D NAND flash chips, marking a new milestone and major technological breakthrough...

YMTC has unveiled 3D NAND flash memory

Phison UFS controller validated by Qualcomm, Hisilicon

Nov 14, 14:00

Phison Electronics' new PS8313-series Universal Flash Storage (UFS) controller has been validated by Qualcomm and HiSilicon Technologies for their smartphone chip platforms, according...

SSD products and eMMC controllers drove Phison's 3Q17 profit to a record high

Global 3Q17 DRAM revenues climb 16.2%. says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 10:43

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.2% sequentially to a record US$19.18 billion in the third quarter of 2017, when contract prices of various DRAM products rose by about 5%...

Micron unveils 32GB NVDIMM technology

Nov 14, 09:33

Micron Technology has announced a new 32GB NVDIMM-N offering twice the capacity of existing NVDIMMs, providing system designers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with new...

Micron 32GB NVDIMM-N

Intel, Micron increase 3D XPoint manufacturing capacity with IM Flash fab expansion

Nov 14, 09:31

Intel and Micron Technology have announced the completion of an expansion to Building 60 (B60) at the IM Flash facilities in Lehi, Utah. The expanded fab will produce 3D XPoint memory...

PTI October revenues rise 24% on year

Nov 9, 11:55

Memory-IC backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.53 billion (US$183.3 million) for October 2017, up 24.2% on year but down 0.8%...

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    Micron 32GB NVDIMM-N

    Micron Technology's new 32GB NVDIMM-N offers twice the capacity of existing NVDIMMs, providing system designers with new flexibility to work with larger data sets in fast persistent...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    Samsung eUFS solution for auto apps

    Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry's first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications. Consisting of 128GB and...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

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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.

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