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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...

Micron, SK Hynix interested in investing in Taiwan SSD controller IC designers, say Taiwan makers

Jun 17, 14:13

In view of continued growth in global demand for SSDs, Micron Technology and SK Hynix are interested in investing in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses including Silicon...

Silicon Motion 1Q14 performance beats guidance

Apr 30, 14:50

Silicon Motion Technology has announced net sales of US$52.8 million for the first quarter of 2014, increasing 1% from the previous quarter, and beating its guidance for a flat performance...

Alcor Micro steps into USB 3.0 controller chip market

Mar 19, 14:33

IC design house Alcor Micro has recently stepped into the USB 3.0 controller chip market. Alcor Micro's latest USB 3.0 controller chip, the AU87100, has a read speed of up to 160MB/s...

Silicon Motion aims at 20-25% global market share for eMMC in 2014

Jan 20, 22:23

Saloon Motion Technology, a Taiwan-based design house of NAND flash and specialty RF IC microcontroller units (MCUs), attained a global market share of 10-15% for its eMMC MCUs in...

USB 3.0 flash drive demand disappoints

Oct 15, 12:12

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives has been a disappointment thus far in 2013 with the penetration rate reaching only 10%. Industry observers anticipate the penetration rate will climb...

Silicon Motion introduces SM3267 USB 3.0 controller

Oct 9, 12:13

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that it has begun sampling its new, single-channel controller solution for USB 3.0 flash drives, the SM3267. By integrating an embedded crystal...

Phison posts profit growth in 1H13 on embedded NAND flash controller sales

Aug 16, 11:24

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, which supplies NAND-device controller ICs to customers such as Toshiba and Kingston Technology, has reported profit growth for the first half of 2013...

Silicon Motion unveils new SATA 6GB/s SSD controller chip

Aug 13, 22:19

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that it has begun sampling its SM2246EN ultra high-performance and low-power consumption SATA 3.1 (6Gb/s) SSD controller for clients. The chip...

Silicon Motion sees SSD and embedded controllers drive growth

Jul 30, 14:42

Silicon Motion Technology has announced net sales for the second quarter of 2013 increased 2% sequentially with net profits rising 53% on quarter. The company credited the growth...

Commentary: NAND flash controller industry headed for consolidation

Jul 3, 14:40

With more NAND flash memory chips designed into embedded applications, such as eMMC devices and solid-state drives (SSD), memory controller IC firms incapable of providing technologies...

Taiwan IC design houses reducing exposure in NAND flash controller market

Jun 17, 21:35

As more NAND flash memory chips are designed into embedded applications, Taiwan-based IC design houses have shifted their attention away from the memory controller IC segment with...

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Phison warns several backend firms of possible patent infringement

May 24, 15:28

IC design house Phison Electronics has warned several Taiwan-based backend service providers that products being shipped to Silicon Motion Technology may infringe on its NAND flash...

Silicon Motion expects 15%-25% sequential decline in 1Q13 revenues

Feb 6, 13:51

Silicon Motion expects its revenues to decline 15-25% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013 from US$70.6 million recored in the previous quarter. First-quarter gross margin will...

Silicon Motion intros single-chip USB3.0 solution for Windows To Go

Jan 30, 12:17

Silicon Motion Technology, which designs NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices, has announced what it claims is the world's first single-channel USB3.0 flash drive...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from Samsung aggressive product roadmaps in 2013

Dec 7, 14:30

Taiwan-based IC design houses, which have been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on product development, are expected to fare well in 2013, as the Korea-based vendor is reportedly...

Silicon Motion 3Q12 revenues and EPS hit record

Oct 30, 11:24

Revenues at Silicon Motion Technology climbed to a record US$77.1 million in the third quarter of 2012, up 11% on quarter and beating company guidance of 5-8% growth. The firm also...

Strong sales of Samsung LTE handsets buoy revenues at RF chip partners

Oct 26, 12:24

Sales of Samsung Electronics' LTE smartphones have been strong, buoying revenues at RF IC suppliers, including Silicon Motion Technology, Skyworks, Anadigics and RFMD, according to...

Global Unichip posts record monthly revenues

Sep 7, 01:30

IC design service company Global Unichip has announced revenues of NT$1.12 billion (US$37.6 million) for August 2012, up 24.1% on month and 25.7% from a year earlier. The figure also...

Silicon Motion reports slight profit increase for 2Q12

Newswatch - Jul 30, 12:08

Silicon Motion Technology has announced its net sales increased 8.8% on quarter to US$69.7 million in the second quarter of 2012, while net income (non-GAAP) increased to US$14.6...

Silicon Motion begins production of eMMC controller ICs

Apr 30, 11:42

Taiwan-based IC design house Silicon Motion Technology has started production of eMMC controller ICs for an international supplier of NAND flash and expects to win adoption from another...

Silicon Motion reports 48% on-year increase in 1Q12 sales

Apr 30, 10:20

Silicon Motion Technology has announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. For the first quarter of 2012, net sales decreased 4.7% quarter-over-quarter to...

Silicon Motion 3-bit per cell controller sales receive boost in 4Q11

Feb 4, 15:25

Silicon Motion Technology saw sales of 3-bit per cell (TLC) NAND flash controllers grow substantially to account for almost 50% of its overall controller revenues in the fourth quarter...

Samsung, Hynix release eMMC controller orders to Taiwan firms

Jan 10, 12:28

Samsung Electronics and Hynix Semiconductor reportedly have released 2012 orders for embedded MMC (eMMC) controller ICs to major Taiwan-based suppliers of NAND flash device control...

More firms enter USB 3.0 flash drive controller market

Jan 5, 15:05

The competition of USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs is expected to heat up in 2012, with more players tapping the market, industry sources believe.

Hynix, Micron seeking closer ties with Taiwan controller suppliers

Dec 22, 11:56

Hynix Semiconductor and Micron Technology reportedly are looking to strengthen their ties with Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Skymedi amid concerns...

Silicon Motion gearing up for USB 3.0, eMMC controllers

Dec 20, 14:21

Silicon Motion will soon introduce a lineup of its USB 3.0 controller chips, and is eyeing to be among the top-3 players in the market segment in 2012, according to company president...

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Silicon Motion raises revenue forecast

Nov 3, 01:00

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has reported record revenues for the third quarter of 2011, while raising its revenue growth forecast for the full year for...

SSD and embedded flash controllers buoy Silicon Motion 2Q11 revenues

Aug 1, 13:45

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has announced net sales of US$50.5 million for the second quarter of 2011, an increase of 56% from the same period in 2010...

Silicon Motion reports shipment and revenue growth for 3Q10

Nov 8, 13:54

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has said its overall unit shipments increased 13% from the previous quarter to approximately 106 million units in the third...

Silicon Motion swings back to profit in 2Q10

Aug 2, 14:04

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that its net sales increased 25% on quarter to US$32.5 million in the second quarter of 2010. Net income (GAAP) for the second quarter improved...

Silicon Motion expects 10-20% sequential revenue growth in 2Q10

Newswatch - May 4, 15:43

Silicon Motion Technology expects its revenues to be up 10-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2010, with gross margin excluding stock-based compensation to be in the 46-48%...

Silicon Motion reports shipments of 84 million units in 1Q10

May 3, 15:45

Silicon Motion Technology has reported shipments of 84 million units in the first quarter of 2010, up 20% sequentially and 13% on year, according to the company CEO and president,...

Silicon Motion, 3S deny merger rumor

Mar 23, 14:53

Flash controller suppliers Silicon Motion Technology and Solid State System (3S) have both dismissed recent rumors that the two companies would merge.

Silicon Motion set to deliver controllers for 20nm NAND flash

Feb 5, 15:09

Silicon Motion Technology has seen the majority of controller chips it is shipping are for 40nm and 30nm NAND flash, according to company president and CEO Wallace Kou. The NAND flash...

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