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Several China 12-inch fabs put construction on hold

Apr 21, 11:42

Several 12-inch fab projects implemented by China-based emerging chipmakers have been put on hold raising speculation about the country's overambitious plans to revamp the local chipmaking...

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

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Macronix, Winbond, Richwave benefiting from use of OLED panels

Apr 20, 12:13

Taiwan-based NOR flash suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics are expected to see their revenues hit new highs in April due to increasing demand for NOR flash chips...

Macronix quad-SPI memory selected by STMicroelectronics for new MCU

Apr 20, 10:58

STMicroelectronics has adopted Macronix International’s flash memory solution in its new STM32L4 microcontroller (MCU) series, according to the Taiwan-based provider of non-volatile...

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

Server DRAM ASP to rise over 10% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 19, 16:04

Server DRAM memory ASPs are expected to rise more than 10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, and will continue their growth in the third quarter due to persistent tightness...

3D NAND flash output set to expand in 2H17

Apr 18, 21:16

The global output of 3D NAND flash memory chips is set to expand substantially in the second half of 2017, and will exceed that of 2D NAND chips in the fourth quarter of the year,...

4GB DDR4 contract prices to rise 12.5% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 18, 16:20

Average contract prices for 4Gb DDR4 modules will rise to US$27 in the second quarter of 2017 from US$24 in the first quarter, a 12.5% increase, according to DRAMeXchange.

Gartner raises 2017 chip market outlook to 12% growth

Apr 17, 11:43

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$386 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.3% from 2016, according to Gartner. The prediction is up from the research firm's...

DDR4 set to account for largest share of DRAM market by architecture, says IC Insights

Apr 17, 11:19

The new, higher-speed DDR4 DRAM generation gained significant market share in 2016, representing 45% of total DRAM sales, according to IC Insights.

PTI to buy Micron backend plant in Japan

Apr 17, 11:12

Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI), a backend house specializing in NAND flash and DRAM memory chips, has announced plans to fully acquire Micron Akita, Micron Technology's assembly...

Developing memory technology in-house: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup executive VP Charles Kau

Apr 14, 14:22

The global reaction to the aggressive investment strategy adopted by China-based Tsinghua Unigroup in the semiconductor industry is mixed, and the role being played by its subsidiairy...

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TSMC confirms it is not bidding for Toshiba memory-chip unit

Apr 14, 11:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has decided to not participate in bid for Toshiba's memory-chip business, the Taiwan-based foundry has confirmed.

Alcor Micro unit to list on Taiwan OTC

Apr 13, 10:08

Alcorlink, a subsidiary of Alcor Micro specializing in computer peripherals, expects to soon list on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) market at a tentative price of NT$21 (US$0.69)...

NAND flash prices likely to see correction in 2Q17, says Phison chairman

Apr 12, 14:12

NAND flash prices have been inflating excessively over the past few months and are likely to correct downward later in the second quarter, according to Phison Electronics chairman...

Tsinghua Unigroup breaks ground for Nanjing plant

Apr 11, 10:45

Tsinghua Unigroup has recently broken ground for a memory plant in Nanjing which will be engaged in the manufacture of 3D NAND flash and DRAM chips, according media reports from Ch...

Nanya 1Q17 revenues rise 18%

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 10:28

Rising prices of DRAM memory boosted revenues at Nanya Technology in the first quarter of 2017, which saw a 17.6% on-year increase.

Yangtze River Storage mulling development of DRAM tech in-house

Apr 11, 10:16

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YMTC) is considering developing its own DRAM manufacturing technology, and may enter directly 18/20nm production, according to the China-based memory...

Phison looking to maintain tie with Toshiba memory-chip business

Apr 10, 23:48

Phison Electronics will be seeking to maintain its tie with Toshiba's flash memory business even if the ownership of the business is transferred, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman...

ASE 1Q17 revenues rise 6.7%

Apr 10, 23:38

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw its consolidated revenues increase 6.7% from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2017, while sales generated from its core...

SK Hynix intros 72-layer 3D NAND flash

Apr 10, 15:00

SK Hynix has introduced 72-layer 256Gb 3D NAND flash memory chips based on its triple-level cell (TLC) arrays and own technologies.

Winbond posts increased March revenues

Apr 10, 11:06

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a maker of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory, has announced consolidated revenues for March 2017 increased nearly 9% sequentially and 6.6% on year...

ITC investigating Toshiba over Macronix complaints

Apr 10, 11:02

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has launched an investigation into trade practices committed by Toshiba and certain Toshiba subsidiaries based on their alleged infringement...

Macronix 1Q17 revenues surge 30%

Apr 7, 15:54

Macronix International, a maker of NOR flash and mask ROM memory chips, saw its March revenues climb to a five-month high of NT$2.41 billion (US$78.8 million).

Powerchip JV fab in China ready for trial production in June

Apr 7, 10:57

Powerchip Technology's joint venture fab in Hefei, China will be ready for trial production in June 2017, according to Frank Huang, CEO for the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

TSMC withdraws bid for Toshiba memory-chip unit

Apr 7, 10:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has decided to withdraw its offer for Toshiba's NAND flash memory business leaving Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...

Micron takes actions to protect trade secrets, says paper

Apr 6, 16:10

US-based Micron Technology has taken legal actions against former employees in Taiwan who allegedly stole the company's trade secrets and technologies to help China-based firms develop...

Adata 1Q17 revenues climb to 13-quarter high

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 11:25

Memory module firm Adata Technology saw its first-quarter 2017 revenues climb to a 13-quarter high of NT$8 billion (US$263 million). Adata has reported revenues of NT$2.79 billion...

Global semiconductor sales rise 16.5% in February, says SIA

Apr 5, 15:24

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.4 billion for February 2017, an increase of 16.5% compared to the February 2016 total of US$26.1 billion, according to the Semiconductor...

Backend firms Walton, Lingsen seeing brisk NOR flash demand

Apr 5, 15:10

Taiwan-based backend service companies Lingsen Precision Industries and Walton Advanced Engineering have both landed orders for NOR flash memory from Macronix International and Winbond...

2016 marks year of recovery for global semiconductor market, IHS says

Apr 5, 11:14

The worldwide semiconductor market showed signs of recovery in 2016 following a down year in 2015, according to IHS Markit. In 2016, the market posted a year-end growth rate of 2%...

Micron experiencing rough transition to 1xnm DRAM process, says report

Newswatch - Mar 30, 15:18

Micron Technology has faced a rough transition to 1xnm process for the manufacture of DRAM memory due to low yield rates, according to a Chinese-language report by Taiwan's Central...

IC Insights more than doubles 2017 IC market growth forecast

Mar 30, 15:04

IC Insights has raised its worldwide IC market growth forecast for 2017 to 11%, more than twice its original 5% outlook. The IC research firm has made a substantial upgrade to the...

Tsinghua Unigroup to obtain more funds from government

Mar 29, 11:16

Tsinghua Unigroup on March 28 announced it had signed a deal with the China Development Bank (CDB), under which the bank will provide Tsinghua Unigroup with CNY100 billion (US$14.5...

Cypress to raise flash prices on tight supply, say reports

Mar 27, 22:18

Cypress Semiconductor is set to adjust upward its prices for certain flash products on tight supply, according to reports from Taiwan's TechNews and

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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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    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.

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    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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