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Macronix, Etron reportedly looking to tap MCP memory market

May 4, 12:06

Taiwan-based Macronix International and Etron Technology are both looking to step into the market for MCP (multi chip package) memory solutions, and are approaching potential partners...

Macronix looks to grow revenues from NAND flash memory

May 4, 12:05

NOR flash memory specialist Macronix International is looking to grow revenues generated from its new NAND flash product line which includes MCP (multi-chip package) and eMMC solutions,...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

China unlikely to develop home-grown DRAM technology within five years, say Nanya and Inotera

May 4, 12:03

Responding to China's ambitions to step into the memory industry, Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both believe that it is unlikely China can develop home-grown DRAM technology...

Winbond posts slight sales growth in 1Q15; cautious about 2Q

May 4, 10:28

Specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported revenue growth of 2% sequentially for the first quarter of 2015. For the second quarter, the company...

Winbond enjoys more favorable customer and product mix

Samsung reports decreased profits for 1Q15

Apr 30, 13:38

Samsung Electronics has reported net profits of KRW4.63 trillion (US$4.35 billion) for the first quarter of 2015, down 38.2% from the KRW7.49 trillion of a year earlier. Meanwhile,...

Macronix losses improve in 1Q15

Apr 29, 21:30

Macronix International, which specializes in the manufacture of NOR flash and mask ROM memory chips, saw its net losses reduce to NT$357 million (US$11.4 million) in the first quarter...

Nanya nets NT$2.61 per share for 1Q15

Apr 28, 21:54

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported net profits of NT$6.29 billion (US$206 million), or NT$2.61 a share, for the first quarter of 2015. The profits were 26.6% lower than...

Inotera 1Q15 profits drop to 7-quarter low

Apr 28, 15:45

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$7.27 billion (US$238 million) for the first quarter of 2015 - the lowest since the second quarter of 2013.

SSD, eMMC controllers drive Silicon Motion sales growth in 1Q15

Apr 28, 15:25

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology has reported slight sequential growth in net sales for the first quarter of 2015, driven by rising sales of client...

Silicon Motion to acquire China PCIe SSD firm

Apr 27, 21:54

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Shannon Systems, a China-based supplier of enterprise-class PCIe SSD and...

SK Hynix 1Q15 profits soar

Apr 23, 15:28

SK Hynix has reported net profits of KRW1.3 trillion (US$1.2 billion) on consolidated revenues of KRW4.8 trillion for the first quarter of 2015. Profits and revenues saw on-year increases...

Phison to establish subsidiary in China

Apr 23, 11:12

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics has disclosed plans to set up a subsidiary in Hefei in China's Anhui Province for a total of NT$569 million (US$18 million),...

Memory related device suppliers to break into Taiwan top-10 IC design houses in 2015

Apr 23, 11:07

More memory-related device suppliers including Silicon Motion Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology are expected to break into Taiwan's top-10...

China building home-grown DRAM industry, to pose threat to existing leaders in 2017

Apr 23, 10:41

China is stepping up efforts to establish its own DRAM industry, which will likely pose a threat to the current industry leaders such as SK Hynix and Micron Technology in 2017, according...

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Taiwan chipmakers unaffected by earthquake

Apr 21, 15:56

Taiwan-based chipmakers including foundries TSMC and UMC, and IC packager ASE have said that their operations have not been affected by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the...

Global semiconductor market increases 9% in 2014, says IHS

Apr 21, 15:14

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grew by 9.2% in 2014, coming in just slightly below the 9.4% growth estimated previously, according to IHS. The year ended on a strong note with the...

Is Japan losing its influence in global semiconductor market?, asks IC Insights

Apr 20, 15:10

In 2014, there were only two Japan-based companies – Toshiba and Renesas – among the top-10 semiconductor suppliers. Assuming the NXP/Freescale merger is completed later...

PTI to post sales growth through 3Q15

Apr 20, 14:45

Memory packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to post sequential revenue growth through the third quarter of 2015, according to market observers.

PTI, FATC post mild revenue increases in 1Q15

Apr 17, 11:04

Memory packaging and testing houses Powertech Technology (PTI) and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) have reported on-year increases of 2.2% and 6.8%, respectively, in consolidated...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge pricier to build, cheaper to buy than comparable Apple iPhone 6 Plus, says IHS

Apr 15, 21:43

The recently released Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the most expensive Galaxy S line smartphone yet built, but has a lower retail price than a comparable iPhone 6 Plus, according to a...

Powerchip reportedly to set up 12-inch wafer fab in China

Apr 14, 11:32

Powerchip Technology will partner with the Hefei city government to set up a joint-venture fab in the capital city of China's Anhui Province, according to industry sources. The JV...

Digitimes Research: Samsung semiconductor capex to reach record high in 2015

Apr 13, 15:53

Semiconductor capital spending by Samsung Electronics is expected to reach an all-time high of US$15 billion in 2015, making the company's capex the world's highest in the semiconductor...

Transcend 1Q15 SSD sales approach total for 1H14

Apr 13, 15:21

Transcend Information saw its cumulative 2015 shipments of SSD (solid state drive) products through March reach nearly the total shipped in the first half of 2014, according to the...

DRAM makers Nanya, Inotera post mixed March results

Apr 13, 14:45

Nanya Technology saw its March revenues increase 2.9% on month while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues decreased 5.6%.

Inotera Memories reports decline in revenues for March 2015

Stockwatch - Apr 10, 16:26

Inotera Memories has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.551 billion (US$177.84 million) for March 2015, representing a 11.77% drop on month and 21.12% drop on year.

Global 2014 semiconductor revenues rise 7.9%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 21:26

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$340.3 billion in 2014, a 7.9% increase from 2013 revenues of US$315.4 billion, according to final results by Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor...

Winbond, Macronix report increased March revenues

Apr 7, 16:13

Non-PC memory chipmakers Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported on-year growth in consolidated revenues for March 2015 of 9.45% and 0.6%, respectively.

Global semiconductor sales increase in February 2015, says SIA

Apr 7, 14:26

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for February 2015 reached US$27.8 billion, up 6.7% from a year earlier when sales were US$26.0 billion, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association...

US firms capture bulk of IDM and fabless IC sales, says IC Insights

Apr 7, 11:58

US companies held a 55% share of the total worldwide IC market in 2014, which includes sales from IDMs and fabless IC companies, according to IC Insights. The total does not include...

Phison poised to expand SSD business

Apr 2, 11:08

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics is looking to expand its SSD operation in 2015, according to company chairman Khein-Seng Pua.

Specialty DRAM specialists ESMT, Etron report profit growth for 2014

Apr 2, 10:35

Memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its net profits soar 67.6% on year in 2014, while profits at Etron Technology climbed to a 4-year high.

Micron raises NAND flash quotes

Apr 1, 21:31

Micron Technology has raised its prices for NAND flash memory amid short supply from SanDisk, according to industry sources.

Commentary: China moves step forward to developing DRAM technology with ISSI buyout

Apr 1, 14:36

China imports up to US$200 billion worth of chips a year, an amount which is higher than comparable figures for imports of crude oil and raw materials. Since memory chips account...

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip developing SoC for IoT

Mar 31, 10:45

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology is developing a single-chip solution integrating embedded flash memory and ARM-based processors, targeting Internet of Things (IoT), according to...

Inotera puts capital reduction plans on hold

Mar 30, 10:49

Inotera Memories has put on hold plans to cut its capital, according to Charles Kau, chairman for the Taiwan-based DRAM maker.

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