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Micron to establish backend site for DRAM in Taiwan

Mar 21, 21:03

Micron Technology has announced that on March 14 it successfully won the auction for Cando assets, which will be utilized in establishing a back-end site for Micron Taiwan. Micron...

Macronix seeing robust demand for low-capacity NOR flash

Stockwatch - Mar 20, 22:02

Taiwan-based Macronix International, a maker of mask ROM and flash memory, expects to benefit from robust demand for low-capacity NOR flash products in both 2017 and 2018.

Phison posts NT$24.67 EPS for 2016

Mar 20, 21:03

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$4.8 billion (US$157.4 million) for 2016, hitting a record high. EPS for the year reached NT$24.6...

DRAM desinger AP Memory to buy out Zentel

Newswatch - Mar 17, 12:03

Taiwan-based mobile-DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology has announced plans to acquire the remaining 44.76% share of Zentel Electronics for NT$14.50 (US$0.47) per share. AP...

Semicon China: Chipmakers talk about Moore's Law and China's fast-growing IC industry

Mar 17, 11:17

At Semicon China 2017, executives at chip giant Intel, IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, equipment vendors ASML, Lam Research and Tokyo Electron (TEL), and nano-electronics...

GigaDevice aims to take up 50% of memory products for feature phones

Mar 16, 12:18

GigaDevice Semiconductor, a China-based NOR flash specialist, aims to take up a 50% share of memory products used by feature phones globally, according to company vice president of...

Mark Cao, strategic marketing VP, GigaDevice

Yangtze River Storage 3D NAND flash development on track

Mar 15, 09:54

Yangtze River Storage Technology's (YMTC) development of 3D NAND flash technology is well on track, and equipment for the production of 3D NAND chips will be installed at its fab...

YMTC CEO

Micron Taiwan wins bid to buy Cando plant

Mar 15, 09:46

Micron Memory Taiwan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Technology, has won a bid to take over touch panel maker Cando's plant in Taichung (central Taiwan) and equipment installed...

China 12-inch fab capacity set to boom

Mar 14, 12:20

With major China-based chipmakers set to build new 12-inch fabs, the overall 12-inch fab capacity in China is expected to peak over the next two to three years.

Semiconductor shipments dominated by opto-sensor-discrete devices, says IC Insights

Mar 13, 10:38

Despite advances in integrated circuit technology and the blending of functions to reduce chip count within systems, the percentage split of IC and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) shipments...

Transcend posts 2016 EPS of NT$6.69

Mar 10, 10:36

Memory module company Transcend Information has reported net profits fell 10.5% on year to NT$2.88 billion (US$92.8 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$6.69.

Nanya raises capex for 2017

Mar 9, 22:30

DRAM firm Nanya Technology has disclosed its capex for 2017 will reach NT$34.3 billion (US$1.1 billion), up over 50% from the about NT$22.3 billion allocated for 2016.

Samsung Xian fab output value exceeds SMIC in 2016

Mar 9, 10:30

Samsung Electronics' NAND flash fab in Xian, China generated CNY23.75 billion (US$3.44 billion) in output value in 2016 outpacing the total output value generated by SMIC's fabs estimated...

Silicon Motion intros new UFS controller family for mobile phones

Mar 9, 10:05

Silicon Motion Technology has announced the launch of its new UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 2.1 controller family, a complete product line supporting UFS HS-Gear3x1L and HS-Gear3x2L,...

Adata February revenues rise

Mar 9, 10:02

Memory module firm Adata Technology's revenues hit an about three-year high in February 2017 thanks to rising prices of DRAM and NAND flash memory.

Record spending for fab equipment expected in 2017 and 2018, says SEMI

Mar 8, 16:06

Fab equipment spending is expected to reach an industry all-time record, more than US$46 billion in 2017, according to SEMI. The record is expected to be broken again in 2018, nearing...

Memory module maker Innodisk sees revenues up 50% on year in February

Newswatch - Mar 8, 16:03

Industrial memory module maker Innodisk has reported revenues of NT$436 million (US$14.12 million) for February, down 2.2% on month but up 50.9% on year.

DRAM firms Nanya, Winbond post decreased February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 15:50

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Winbond Electronics have both reported sequential decreases in February revenues of 2.4% and 2.1%, respectively.

Backend houses ASE, PTI February revenues increase

Mar 7, 22:06

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues for February 2017 surged 19.5% from a year ago to around NT$21.1 billion (US$681.6 million),...

Adata posts 2016 EPS of NT$6.21

Stockwatch - Mar 7, 22:03

Memory module maker Adata Technology swung to net profits of NT$1.33 billion (US$43.1 million) in 2016 from losses of NT$44.9 million in 2015. EPS for the most recent year came to...

Winbond becomes Siemens memory supplier

Mar 7, 22:02

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, which manufactures specialty DRAM and flash memory, on March 7 announced it has signed a general quality agreement with Siemens for the supply of...

Global 4Q16 NAND flash market posts 17.8% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 7, 16:16

Revenues of the global NAND flash industry surged 17.8% sequentially to US$12.05 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global January semiconductor sales rise 14%, says SIA

Mar 7, 15:36

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.6 billion for the month of January 2017, an increase of 13.9% compared to the January 2016 total of US$26.9 billion, according to the...

Macronix to slash capex 51%

Mar 7, 15:31

Flash and mask ROM memory chipmaker Macronix International has revealed plans to downsize its capital by 51% to make up for accumulated losses.

Foxconn, TSMC to partner on Toshiba Memory bid, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 7, 11:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) have reportedly joined forces in a bid for Toshiba Memory's shares, according...

Foxconn could help Toshiba in ways similar to that for Sharp, says Guo

Mar 3, 16:19

While Toshiba is suffering from financial troubles and looking to sell its memory business, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has noted that demand...

Eleven companies forecast to account for 78% of semiconductor capex in 2017, says IC Insights

Mar 3, 14:45

Eleven companies are forecast to have semiconductor capex budgets greater than US$1 billion in 2017, and account for 78% of total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending...

Foxconn chairman Terry Guo interested in Toshiba Memory investment

Mar 2, 13:41

Commenting on Toshiba's consideration of selling its shareholdings in Toshiba Memory, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has expressed high interest...

Terry Guo, Foxconn chairman

Samsung recalls faulty 18nm PC DRAM, says report

Newswatch - Mar 2, 11:01

Samsung Electronics in mid-February started to recall certain PC DRAM module series, which PC OEMs found as the cause of blue screens while testing products, according to a report...

TSMC seeking stake in Toshiba chip business to expand into 3D NAND sector

Mar 1, 21:17

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is looking to expand into the 3D NAND sector through investing in Toshiba's memory business, according to industry...

SSD and eMMC prices to rise 15% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 24, 14:15

Prices of SSD and eMMC devices will continue to rise in the second quarter of 2017 due to tight supply of NAND flash chips, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan maintains largest share of global IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 11:07

Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with 21.3% share, a slight decrease from 21.7% in 2015 when the country first became the global wafer capacity leader, according...

PTI to deal out cash dividend of NT$4 for 2016

Feb 23, 09:47

Powertech Technology's (PTI) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$4 (US$0.13) cash dividend per share for 2016, when the company saw its...

Memory module maker Apacer to hand out cash dividend of NT$2.40 for 2016

Newswatch - Feb 22, 21:30

Memory module maker Apacer Technology plans to deal out dividends of NT$2.40 in cash for 2016, the company's highest in 10 years.

Toshiba to begin mass production of 64-layer, 512-gigabit 3D flash in 2H17

Feb 22, 18:19

Toshiba has unveiled the latest addition to its line-up of BiCS flash 3D flash memory with a stacked cell structure, a 64-layer device that achieves a 512-gigabit (64-gigabytes) capacity...

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  • Samsung+256GB+UFS+card

    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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