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Semiconductor M&A reach peak in 2015-2016, says IC Insights

Jan 20, 14:50

More than two dozen acquisition agreements were announced by semiconductor companies worldwide in 2016, with a combined value of US$98.5 billion compared to the record-high of US$103.3...

Tsinghua Unigroup to build US$30 billion memory plant in Nanjing

Jan 20, 10:55

China's Tsinghua Unigroup on January 18 struck a deal with the municipal government of Nanjing to establish an IC manufacturing site in the Chinese city for developing and producing...

Nanya buys equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - Jan 20, 10:50

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced the purchase of a batch of machinery equipment for about NT$4.3 billion (US$135.8 million) from ASML.

Prices for 12-inch silicon wafers set to continue growth

Jan 20, 10:45

Prices for 12-inch blank silicon wafers are set to continue rising, driven by robust demand from foundries and memory chipmakers, according to industry sources.

Lite-On SSD shipments to be affected by tight supply of memory chips in 1Q17, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 19, 14:49

Sales of SSD products by Lite-On Technology in the first quarter of 2017 are expected to be affected by a tight supply of memory products, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Nanya sets price for ECB issue

Jan 18, 21:45

Taiwan-based DRAM firm Nanya Technology has set the conversion price of its five-year, US$500 million zero-coupon ECB issue at NT$52.47 (US$1.66) per share.

Yangtze River Storage developing 3D NAND flash

Jan 18, 11:03

Yangtze River Storage Technology has said it is committed to developing 3D NAND flash memory technology, but has not disclosed a schedule for volume production.

NAND flash supply to remain tight throughout 2017, says Phison chairman

Jan 17, 11:10

Global supply of NAND flash memory will be tight throughout 2017, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman of Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, which makes controllers for NAND flash...

Adata posts pre-tax EPS of NT$7.50 for 2016

Jan 17, 11:01

Memory module firm Adata Technology saw its pre-tax profits climb to a 3-year high of NT$1.61 billion (US$50.7 million) with pre-tax EPS reaching NT$7.50.

Smartphone vendors likely to brace for component shortages in 2017

Jan 16, 11:38

The risk for the global handset industry to brace for a shortage in supplies of some key components, including displays, memory products and optical sensing devices, in 2017 is rising...

Mobile DRAM supplier AP Memory sees revenues double in 4Q16

Newswatch - Jan 16, 10:56

Mobile DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology saw its revenues increase 99.84% on quarter and 44% on year to NT$1.257 billion (US$39.775 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016...

Fab investment surging in China, says SEMI

Jan 13, 14:55

From 2004 through 2014, over US$70 billion was spent on semiconductor equipment and materials in China, according to SEMI. Over this period, assembly and packaging infrastructure...

Pure-play foundry market to increase at 7.6% CAGR over 2016-2021, says IC Insights

Jan 13, 14:55

The pure-play foundry market is forecast to play an increasingly stronger role in the worldwide IC market during the next five years, according to IC Insights. The pure-play IC foundry...

Macronix memory incorporated in new Qualcomm LTE IoT chipset reference design

Jan 12, 21:06

Macronix International's NAND MCP memory solution has been adopted and incorporated by Qualcomm as a part of the reference design for a LTE Cat. M1/NB-1 chipset, the MDM9206 modem,...

Tsinghua Unigroup planning three new wafer plants with investment totaling US$70 billion

Jan 12, 10:30

China's Tsinghua Unigroup is looking to build IC manufacturing sites in Wuhan, Chengdu and Nanjing with total investment reaching US$70 billion, according to Zhao Weiguo, chairman...

Contract prices of server DRAM modules to rise over 25% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 12, 10:26

Contract prices of server DRAM modules have already increased by over 25% on average from the same point in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices for some high-density...

Transcend Information sees revenues decline in December

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 16:12

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.745 billion (US$54.69 million) for December 2016, representing a 11.43% drop on month and 18.82% drop on year.

Transcend December revenues fall to 7-month low

Jan 11, 13:41

Memory module firm Transcend Information saw its December 2016 revenues fall to a 7-month low of NT$1.75 billion (US$54.7 million).

Memory market poised for strongest annual growth through 2021, says IC Insights

Jan 10, 11:02

Sales of memory ICs are expected to show the strongest growth rate among major IC market categories during the next five years, according to IC Insights.

Nanya December revenues increase

Stockwatch - Jan 10, 10:57

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.26 billion (US$132.9 million) for December 2016, up 19.5% on year and 6.3% sequentially.

SK Hynix rolls out 8GB LPDDR4X

Jan 10, 10:40

SK Hynix has launched 8GB LPDDR4X mobile DRAM using dual-channel 16Gb chips designed for flagship smartphones and other mobile devices.

Winbond, Macronix December revenues down on-month

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:14

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential decreases in consolidated revenues for December 2016 of 2.3% and 4.6%, respectively.

PTI 2016 revenues rise 14%

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:07

IC backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.59 billion (US$143.5 million) for December 2016, down 0.5% on month but up 15.5% on year.

Adata December revenues drop to 3-month low

Jan 6, 11:02

Memory module firm Adata Technology saw its December revenues fall to a 3-month low of NT$2.27 billion (US$70.9 million). Revenues totaled NT$7.42 billion for the fourth quarter of...

4GB DDR3 contract prices rise nearly 30% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 5, 10:50

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have reached as high as US$25 in the first quarter of 2017 representing a nearly 30% sequential rise, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global chip sales rise 7% in November, says SIA

Jan 5, 10:23

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$31 billion for November 2016, an increase of 7.4% from the November 2015 total of US$28.9 billion and 2% more than the October 2016 total...

Yangtze River Storage breaks ground for memory plant

Jan 3, 11:08

Yangtze River Storage Technology recently broke ground on a new memory semiconductor fabrication plant located in the Donghu New Technology Development Zone, Wuhan (Hebei province,...

Etron looks to new products for future growth

Dec 28, 16:07

Etron Technology has been engaged in the development of new product lines since 2014, eyeing opportunities in emerging market segments such as AR, VR and UAVs, according to Nicky...

Unigroup Guoxin to hold over 50% of Yangtze River Storage

Dec 26, 22:53

China's state-owned Unigroup Guoxin has disclosed plans to invest a total of CNY19.7 billion (US$2.84 billion) in Yangtze River Storage Technology to hold a controlling 51.04% stake...

SK Hynix to build new NAND flash fab

Dec 23, 11:41

SK Hynix has announced it will construct a new fab in Cheongju, South Korea to meet increasing NAND flash demand.

Powerchip CEO sees robust DRAM market

Dec 21, 15:06

The DRAM market conditions for 2017 will be brisk, according to Frank Huang, CEO for Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology.

Frank Huang, CEO of Powerchip Technology

Memory IC market to increase 10% in 2017, says IC Insights

Dec 21, 13:24

The total memory IC market is forecast to increase 10% to a new record high of US$85.3 billion in 2017, according to IC Insights. ASP gains for DRAM and NAND flash will help boost...

Ex-TSMC CEO Tsai reportedly to join Tsinghua Unigroup

Dec 21, 11:17

Rick Tsai, ex-chairman for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and ex-CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), reportedly will join China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup to assist in...

Rick Tsai

Adata profits boom in October, November

Dec 20, 11:37

Memory module firm Adata Technology has disclosed its pre-tax profits for October and November reached a combined NT$711 million (US$22.2 million), which already surpassed the NT$643...

Phison posts strong profits for January-November

Stockwatch - Dec 20, 11:20

Phison Electronics' pre-tax profits totaled NT$5.05 billion (US$157.6 million) for the first 11 months of 2016, with a pre-tax EPS reaching NT$25.60, according to the flash device...

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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.

  • Samsung+PM971%2DNVMe

    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Samsung+PM1633a+SSD

    Samsung PM1633a SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced the PM1633a, a 15.36 terabyte (TB) drive. First revealed at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit in August, the 15.36TB SSD is based on a 12Gb/s Serial...

    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

  • Samsung+PRO+Plus+128GB+microSD+cards

    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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