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Samsung to produce DRAM chips at Line-17 fab, causes concerns of oversupply

2h 38min ago

The DRAM and NAND flash chip markets are on alert with spot DRAM prices making a downward correction that could upset contract quotes for September 2014. Prices of NAND flash remain...

SPIL to take over idle ProMOS 12-inch fab for NT$6.4 billion

Aug 19, 22:06

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has won the bid to take over the idle 12-inch fab of ProMOS Technologies for NT$6.4 billion (US$213.62 million). SPIL will use the fab to develop...

Phison reports strong earnings for 1H14

Newswatch - Aug 14, 12:02

NAND flash controller chipmaker Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.54 billion (US$51.32 million) or NT$8.51 per share on revenues of NT$15.79 billion for the first...

Digitimes Research: South Korea 2Q14 memory production value hits record

Aug 12, 20:23

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix posted total production value of KRW10.73 trillion (US$10.41 billion) for DRAM and NAND flash in the second quarter of 2014, the highest quarterly...

Silicon Motion launches new SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller chip

Aug 8, 12:04

Silicon Motion Technology has introduced its latest SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller solution, the SM2256, supporting 1Xnm triple-level cell (TLC) NAND from all major NAND suppliers.

Inotera revenues stay flat in July

Aug 7, 15:13

Inotera Memories has reported revenues of NT$6.87 billion (US$228.85 million) for July, down 1.3% sequentially but up 27.2% on year. For the first seven months, revenues totaled NT$48.54...

DRAM contract quotes rise 4.92% on average in 2H July, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Aug 5, 14:41

Contract quotes for 4GB DDR3 modules averaged US$32 in the second half of July, a 4.92% increase compared to the same period a month ago, while the highest contract prices rose 6.45%...

Taiwan-based IC design houses to land more eMMC controller orders in 2H14

Aug 4, 15:21

Taiwan-based eMMC controller suppliers are expected to land more windfall orders or cooperation projects from leading eMMC players, including Samsung Electronics, Micron Technology,...

Silicon Motion looks to 15-20% sequential revenue growth in 3Q14

Aug 1, 11:33

Silicon Motion Technology expects its revenues to increase 15-20% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014, from US$69.41 million a quarter earlier. Third-quarter gross margin will...

Macronix to start 8-inch OEM wafer business

Jul 31, 15:04

NOR flash supplier Macronix International plans to cash in on the tight production at 8-inch fabs by starting an 8-inch OEM wafer business, according to company president CY Lu. The...

Macronix president CY LU

Inotera, Nanya Technology report strong earnings for 2Q14

Jul 30, 11:18

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both have reported strong earnings for the second quarter of 2014 and expect sales and gross margin to continue moving upwards in the third quarter...

Phison reports strong earnings for 1H14

Newswatch - Jul 29, 20:00

NAND flash controller chipmaker Phison Electronics has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.86 billion (US$62.08 million) on revenues of NT$15.79 billion for the first half of 2014.

Macronix reportedly lands large-volume ROM orders from Nintendo

Jul 28, 11:36

NOR flash supplier Macronix International is expected to see its sales gain momentum in the third quarter of 2014, buoyed by increasing orders for ROM chips from Nintendo, according...

PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

Newswatch - Jul 25, 11:25

Memory backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$2.09 billion (US$69.69 million) for the first half of 2014, translating into an EPS of NT$1.96...

ChipMOS lands 15nm MLC NAND flash backend orders from Toshiba, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:03

IC testing and packaging company ChipMOS Technologies has landed backend orders for 15nm MLC NAND flash chips from Toshiba, with volume production to begin in the third quarter of...

Global DRAM module sales grow 32% to US$7.3 billion in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Jul 18, 14:08

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$7.3 billion in 2013, up 32% from US$5.5 billion a year earlier, buoyed by rising standard DRAM chip prices, a booming spot market, and rising ratio...

DRAM chip prices likely to hike 10% in July

Jul 16, 14:54

DRAM chip prices are likely to hike at least 10% in July, reflecting tight supply in the market, according to industry sources.

SanDisk ties up with Rockchip to promote iNAND solutions

Jul 16, 11:42

SanDisk has teamed up with Rockchip Electronics to promote its eMMC solutions, the iNAND family products, in China taking Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix on directly, according to...

VIS revenues grow in June, 2Q14

Jul 10, 14:34

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced revenues of NT$1.99 billion (US$66.55 million) for June, up 2.7% sequentially and 7.8% on year.

Transcend, Adata post mixed results for June

Jul 9, 11:21

Memory module maker Transcend Information has reported revenues of NT$2.2 billion (US$73.56 million) for June, down 4% sequentially and 6.4% on year. For the first half of 2014, revenues...

Winbond obtains new loans for capacity ramp

Newswatch - Jul 8, 19:30

Winbond Electronics has signed a five-year NT$9 billion (US$300.71 million) syndicated loan agreement with a banking consortium led by Chinatrust Commercial Bank, according to the...

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips to fall short of demand in 2H14

Jul 8, 15:07

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips are likely to fall short of demand in the second half of 2014, which will further push up spot and contract quotes of related memory chips in...

KYEC June, 2Q14 revenues hit new highs

Newswatch - Jul 7, 12:46

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) saw its revenues gain 3.4% on month and 11.2% on year to a record high of NT$1.44 billion (US$48.19 million) in June.

Phison Electronics to offer 28nm SSD controller chips at end of 2014

Jul 4, 12:09

In view of fast growing SSD demand, IC design house Phison Electronics will start producing its 28nm SSD controller chips at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) by the...

Nanya Technology to ramp up 2014 capex

Jul 1, 21:55

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...

Most Taiwan makers unlikely to enter Android One supply chain

Jul 1, 15:41

While Google is ambitious to boost sales of its planned Android One-based smartphones to emerging markets, most Taiwan-based handset component makers are unlikely to obtain orders...

Spot DDR3 4Gb chips likely to hit new high soon, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 30, 11:06

Spot prices of mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips are likely to hit as high as US$4.60 soon after rising nearly 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014, according to a Chinese-language...

Transcend unveils 1TB portable SSD

Newswatch - Jun 27, 15:56

Transcend Information has introduced its latest USB 3.0 portable solid state drive, the ESD400, which features storage capacities up to 1TB, transfer speeds up to 410MB/s read and...

3S, Skymedi step up efforts to develop eMMC controller chips

Jun 23, 12:16

NAND flash controller vendors Solid State System (3S) and Skymedi both have geared up efforts to venture into the eMMC controller market amid high demand for the controller chips...

Macronix, Winbond to continue ramping NAND flash production

Jun 20, 15:35

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both will step up efforts to ramp up production of low-density NAND flash chips despite the recent move by Toshiba to file complains...

SSD suppliers set to engage in fierce price competition, say sources

Jun 19, 14:48

The SSD industry is heading for fierce price competition as major suppliers, including Micron Technology, Intel, Kingston Technology, SanDisk and Samsung Electronics, are gearing...

NAND flash chip prices set to hike in 2H14, say sources

Jun 18, 12:33

NAND flash chip prices are likely to hike soon as major suppliers including Micron Technology and SK Hynix reportedly have informed downstream memory clients that they have run out...

Nanya Technology to reduce capital by 90%

Jun 9, 14:10

Shareholders of Nanya Technology have approved the company's plans to cut its paid-in capital by 90% to NT$23.96 billion (US$797.95 million) from NT$239.61 billion previously as a...

Inotera posts revenue gains in May

Jun 9, 12:17

Inotera Memories has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.41 billion (US$246.78 million) for May, up 5.8% sequentially and 78.4% on year. For the first five months of 2014, revenues...

SanDisk aims to take top vendor ranking in SSD segment

Jun 5, 15:27

NAND flash solution vendor SanDisk aims to take the top vendor title in both the enterprise and client SSD sectors, according to company CEO Sanjay Mehrotra.

SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra
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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Toshiba HK3R SSD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications with SATA interface. The new "HK3R series" will...

    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

  • SK+Hynix+16nm+64Gb+MLC+NAND

    SK Hynix 16nm 64Gb MLC NAND

    SK Hynix has started full-scale mass production of 16nm 64-gigabit (Gb) MLC NAND flash chips, according to the South Korea-based memory chipmaker. SK Hynix entered mass production...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    New Toshiba embedded NAND flash memory modules

    Toshiba has launched new embedded NAND flash memory modules integrating NAND chips fabricated with 19nm second-generation process technology. The module is fully compliant with the...

    Photo: Company, Nov 11.

  • SK+Hynix+6Gb+LPDDR3

    SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 6Gb low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. This product is a high-performance mobile memory solution that features low power consumption...

    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

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