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  • Last update: Tuesday 25 February 2014 [108 news items]

NAND eMMC hits record year while NOR flash shrinks further, says IHS

Feb 25, 10:38

The global memory market presented a vivid picture of contrast in 2013 given the wildly divergent fortunes of its two main segments, with spritely NAND offset by the sobering continued...

Micron launches 45nm serial NOR flash for embedded apps

Dec 11, 10:29

Micron Technology has announced the availability of 45nm serial NOR flash memory samples in 512Mb, 1Gb and 2Gb densities with a standard SPI interface. These new MT25Q SPI NOR devices...

Macronix 75nm NOR flash chips verified by Samsung

Oct 31, 11:52

Taiwan-based Macronix International reportedly has received verification for its 75nm 16Mb 1.8V NOR flash chips from Samsung Electronics, with shipments to ramp up starting 2014.

Macronix reportedly breaks into supply chain of Samsung

Micron unveils serial NOR flash interface with replay-protected monotonic counter for ultrathin devices

Sep 11, 14:43

Micron Technology has announced the availability of a replay-protected monotonic counter (RPMC) feature for its SPI NOR flash memory devices, which are validated for future Intel...

NOR revenues from wireless to keep declining, says IHS

Jul 3, 10:42

Sales of NOR flash in wireless applications in 2013 will decline by nearly one third compared to last year, although use of the memory remains strong in the embedded segment, according...

Winbond, Macronix shipping NOR flash chips for Xbox One and PS4

Jun 19, 22:02

Winbond Electronics reportedly has landed NOR flash orders for Microsoft's Xbox One gaming machines, while fellow company Macronix International has seen its NOR flash chips enter...

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

Global NOR flash market to continue slide, says IHS

Feb 25, 12:06

After a decline in 2012, the NOR flash memory market is set to shrink again in 2013 and 2014 as more segments of the handset market eschew the device in favor of alternative NAND...

Winbond NOR flash enters Microsoft Surface Pro supply chain

Newswatch - Feb 18, 22:06

Winbond Electronics has made additional ground with its NOR flash memory. The company's serial flash products have been adopted for Microsoft's Surface Pro, according to iFixIt's...

Winbond diversifying away from PC DRAM business

NOR flash industry to see another wave of consolidation, says Macronix

Jan 23, 13:59

The NOR flash memory industry will be pushed into another wave of consolidation with the number of suppliers reduced to 2-3, according to Macronix International president Chih-Yuan...

Macronix August sales up, Winbond down

Sep 11, 02:15

NOR flash memory suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported mixed revenue results for August 2012.

Taiwan NOR flash makers reportedly cut into supply chain for iPhones

Sep 4, 01:15

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have both grabbed NOR flash memory orders for the next iPhone, which will be announced in mid-September, according to sources within...

Apple expected to announce next-generation iPhone in mid-September

NOR flash makers find new growth areas to compensate for slowing sales in cellphones, says IHS

Jul 16, 10:49

NOR flash memory sales growth may be tapering off in mobile handsets and smartphones, but lucrative embedded applications in the tablet, automotive and industrial markets are picking...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed June results

Jul 10, 01:30

Winbond Electronics has reported flat sequential growth in June revenues, while fellow NOR flash company Macronix International saw its June sales slip 4.8% on month.

Winbond remains focused on niche-market DRAM, NOR flash

Jun 19, 01:00

Winbond Electronics is looking to balance the development of its niche-market DRAM and NOR flash product lines by raising the sales ratio for the latter to be equal to that for the...

Winbond shifting specialty DRAM to 46nm, NOR flash to 58nm

Apr 26, 15:16

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of memory products, has been shifting production of specialty DRAM to 46nm process and NOR flash to 58nm, the company told an investors conference...

Macronix swings to loss in 1Q12

Apr 26, 12:22

Macronix International swung to net losses of NT$1.09 billion (US$37 million) in the first quarter of 2012 from profits in the prior quarter and a year ago. The maker of NOR flash...

NOR flash prices expected to stabilize

Feb 8, 12:18

Having fallen dramatically during 2011, prices for NOR flash memory are expected to stabilize this year, according to industry sources.

Winbond intros new serial flash for space-critical applications

Nov 21, 10:25

Winbond Electronics has announced a family of new SpiFlash serial flash memory with what the company claims has the industry's smallest packages per density. The small...

Winbond SpiFlash serial flash for space-critical applications

Components for new 15-inch ultra-thin MacBook to start shipping in November

Nov 15, 01:25

Upstream suppliers of Apple have recently started shipping a small volume of components for a 15-inch ultra-thin notebook model from Apple in November and the device could be either...

Asustek, Acer reduce ultrabook orders by 40%

Nov 10, 01:25

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently reduced their ultrabook orders from 250,000-300,000 units originally to 150,000-180,000 units by the end of 2011 due to the unsatisfactory...

Micron offers program to secure 10-year supply of memory products

Oct 19, 11:27

Micron Technology has offered a program dubbed "Product Longevity Program (PLP)" to secure 10-year steady supply of memory products of the same specification, including...

Jeff Bader, senior director of marketing for Micron's embedded group

SPI NOR to become mainstream, says Winbond

Oct 18, 15:31

NOR solutions using the serial peripheral interface (SPI) will become the mainstream choice for consumer electronics products thanks to growing adoption among mobile handsets, according...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

JEDEC publishes standard for serial NOR flash

Sep 30, 01:10

Memory industry standards body JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of JESD216 SFDP (serial flash discoverable parameter) for serial NOR flash. The...

Spansion announces 4Gb NOR flash memory

Aug 10, 12:39

Spansion has announced a single-die 4Gb NOR flash chip, made using 65nm process technology. The 4Gb Spansion GL-S delivers high-quality and fast read performance to enable a better...

Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

Macronix allocates more capacity to flash production

Jul 28, 17:00

Macronix International has said that capacity at its newly-opened 12-inch fab has almost all shifted to NOR flash production to meet demand for new orders. The capacity was originally...

Apple said to add Macronix as supplier of NOR flash for MacBook Air

Jul 26, 10:55

Apple has added Macronix International as another supplier of NOR flash memory for the new MacBook Air in order to support strong sales of the recently-launched ultra-thin notebook...

NOR flash finds growth opportunities in tablets and e-book readers, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 10, 11:15

Driven by rising demand from a broad spectrum of products, particularly tablet devices like Apple's iPad and e-book readers such as Amazon's Kindle, the embedded NOR flash market...

Powerchip reportedly lands foundry orders from NOR chip vendors, says paper

Newswatch - May 10, 13:55

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Technology, which has put more emphasis on foundry manufacturing, has grabbed orders for NOR flash memory from Spansion and Silicon Storage Technology...

Winbond NOR flash sales grow in 1Q11

May 2, 11:38

Winbond Electronics' sales generated from its NOR flash business grew 8% sequentially in the first quarter of 2011, while those from other segments saw on-quarter drops, according...

Global NOR flash market to shrink in 2011 and beyond, says IHS

Feb 23, 11:22

The global market for NOR flash memory will decline by almost 6% in 2011 after blockbuster growth last year - the first sign of the difficult years that lie ahead as the industry...

NOR chipmakers gear up for process technology transitions

Feb 21, 11:11

With the NOR flash memory market moving toward a healthier supply/demand balance, major NOR chip producers have shifted their focus to transitions in production process nodes rather...

Winbond sees firmer NOR pricing in 1Q11

Feb 14, 10:14

The NOR flash market is moving toward a more balanced supply/demand situation, Taiwan's Winbond Electronics has commented. Chip prices have slipped at a much slower pace after larger...

CPT/Pixel Qi co-develop low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel to start mass production in 2Q11

Dec 24, 01:40

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has developed a low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel with Pixel Qi, and will showcase three sizes of the panel at CES held from January 6-9, 2011 in Las...

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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

    Winbond has announced that the firm will provide its TS16949-certified AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory devices - featuring densities from two megabits to 256 megabits - to...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

  • Spansion+FL%2DS+NOR+flash

    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

  • Spansion+GL%2DS+family+of+NOR+flash

    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

    Designed for fast data access, interactivity and boot performance, the Spansion GL-S family enables electronic devices to start nearly instantly with the push of a button and provide...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • Spansion+2Gb+GL%2DS

    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

  • Samsung+512Mb+MCP+PRAM+

    Samsung 512Mb MCP PRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first multi-chip package (MCP) with phase-change RAM (PRAM) for use in mobile phones. The 512-megabit (512Mb)...

    Photo: Company, Apr 29.

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