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  • Last update: Thursday 20 March 2014 [167 news items]

SanDisk releasing eMMC module, USB 3.0 controller chip orders to Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 21:22

Silicon Motion and Phison Electronics reportedly have landed controller chip orders for eMMC modules and USB 3.0 flash drives, respectively, from SanDisk, according to industry sou...

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...

Foxconn lawsuit may cause Lotes to lose rights to sell USB 3.0 products

Dec 19, 15:29

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) legal battles against Taiwan-based connector maker Lotes over the infringement of Foxconn's USB 3.0 patents are starting to favor...

Kingston to expand purchases of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers, say sources

Nov 11, 21:25

Kingston Technology reportedly plans to expand its purchases of USB3.0 flash drive components, which is expected to boost the penetration rate for drives with USB 3.0, according to...

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...

USB 3.0 flash drive penetration rate to approach only 10% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 23, 14:01

The market penetration rate for USB 3.0 flash drives may reach only 10% in 2013 before approaching 20-25% in 2014, according to DRAMeXchange.

Razer announces 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

Aug 26, 12:22

Razer has announced its latest audio product, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset.

Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

Innostor to begin mass production of new USB 3.0 controller chip in September

Aug 21, 15:43

USB 3.0 controller IC vendor Innostor Technology plans to begin volume production of its new single-channel USB 3.0 controller chip, the IS917, in September, according to the compa...

USB 3.0 Promoter Group announces availability of USB 3.1 specification to increase SuperSpeed USB to 10Gbps

Aug 2, 11:40

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced the completion of the USB 3.1 specification which adds enhancements to enable SuperSpeed USB to operate at up to 10Gbps.

Products with new Intel 8-series chipsets to show up in September

Jul 17, 22:39

Intel's 8-series chipsets, designed for Haswell-based processors, are seeing defects in their USB 3.0 feature, and although Intel has distributed fixed chipsets to motherboard and...

Notebook vendors concerned about Apple application for USB/SD hybrid port patent, say Taiwan makers

Jul 5, 15:51

Apple has filed a patent application with the USPTO for a hybrid USB/SD port which combines a USB port with SD card slot to save space to make notebooks slimmer. Ultrabook vendors...

ASMedia developing 10Gbps USB 3.5 chips

Jun 7, 15:53

ASMedia Technology has started developing 10Gbps USB 3.5 host and device controller chips with availability scheduled for 2014, according to company president Chewei Lin.

More firms provide crystal-less USB 3.0 device controllers

May 20, 16:37

More USB 3.0 device controller suppliers have launched crystal-less solutions designed for small, lightweight products, including startup M31 Technology. The design would also help...

Innostor sees USB 3.0 flash drive controller shipments boom

May 3, 16:02

Innostor Technology, a fabless USB device controller firm, expects to see shipments of its SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) flash drive controllers climb 30% sequentially in the second quarter...

ASMedia to move 85nm chips to mass production in 2H13

Apr 19, 15:44

USB controller design firm ASMedia Technology expects to start mass producing chips using 85nm process technology, according to company president Chewei Lin.

Startup offers USB 3.0 PHY IP on TSMC 40nm

Apr 19, 11:47

M31 Technology, a Taiwan-based silicon IP startup, has announced that its USB 3.0 PHY (physical layer interface) technology is silicon proven on TSMC's 40nm HKMG technology node....

M31 Technology chairman and CEO HP Lin

Companies gearing up for USB 3.0 hub market boom

Apr 18, 21:43

USB controller chipmakers including ASMedia Technology, Genesys Logic, Realtek Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics, Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC), Texas Instruments (TI)...

Demand for touch controller, eDP, USB 3.0 chips rises on forthcoming Haswell

Apr 16, 15:47

Taiwan-based IC suppliers for touch controllers, eDP (embedded DisplayPort) solutions and USB 3.0 chips, have seen a pick-up in demand recently, as notebook OEMs and ODMs have begun...

VIA Labs lands new orders for USB 3.0 hub controllers

Apr 15, 23:49

Taiwan-based VIA Labs has grabbed USB 3.0 hub controller orders for docking stations from Lenovo, with shipments kicking off in the third quarter, according to industry sources. Monthly...

More flash drives transition to USB 3.0

Apr 12, 13:58

Many memory module makers have discontinued developing USB 2.0 flash drives since the second quarter, and now have new products all featuring the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, according...

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives to boom

Digitimes Research: Thunderbolt facing strong competition from USB 3.0

Mar 19, 15:00

Digitimes Research has recently examined several existing data transmission technologies and found that currently seven of them may become competitors of Intel Thunderbolt.

Thunderbolt (Light Peak) technology

Etron to hit 10 million USB 3.0 flash drive controller milestone in 2013

Feb 20, 13:45

Etron Technology is expected to see its cumulative shipments of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers surpass 10 million units in 2013, up significantly from the current one million units...

VIA Labs obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.0 hub controllers

Dec 25, 11:37

USB device controller supplier VIA Labs has received USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) certification for its VL811 and VL812 USB 3.0 hub controller ICs, according to industry sources...

USB 3.0 chipmakers push into USB hub business

Dec 17, 15:42

As Intel started natively supporting USB 3.0 technology with its Ivy Bridge platform, third-party chipmakers including Renesas Electronics, ASMedia, Etron Technology and VIA Labs...

VIA Labs to roll out new USB 3.0 flash drive controllers built on 85nm

Dec 3, 14:23

VIA Labs, a subsidiary of VIA Technologies specializing in USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, will roll out new solutions for USB flash drives in December. The new VIA VL752-series...

Competition set to become fierce for USB 3.0 flash drive IC suppliers

Dec 3, 11:01

With more companies gearing up for the booming market for USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs, competition is expected to be fierce in 2013, according to sources at memory module fi...

ASMedia to list on TSE on December 12

Nov 30, 15:20

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary specializing in the design and development of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips, will officially begin trading on the Taiwan...

ASMedia to be listed at the end of December

Nov 14, 22:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary that focuses on producing USB 3.0 controller chips, is set to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) at the end of December,...

Intel Thunderbolt suffers low penetration in the PC market

Nov 14, 20:40

Intel's Thunderbolt technology is facing difficulty penetrating the PC market. Currently only about 10% of notebooks and motherboards adopt the technology due to high costs, according...

Thunderbolt sees a weak penetration rate in the PC market

ASMedia shipments of USB 3.0 flash device controllers to boom, says president

Nov 13, 13:36

Strong demand for USB 3.0- and Thunderbolt-compatible peripherals will buoy ASMedia Technology's shipments of USB device controllers in 2013, according to company president Lin Che-wei...

USB 3.0

Exar announces next-generation single channel switch for USB

Oct 26, 13:35

Exar, a provider of high performance analog mixed-signal and data management products, has announced the XRP2523, a next-generation single channel switch for USB VBUS power distribution...

Intel Haswell processor design may cause motherboard players to exit market

Sep 27, 01:05

Intel is already set to launch its next-generation Haswell-based processors, comprehensively designed for IT products such as tablets, notebooks, ultrabooks, desktops and servers,...

Andes, Solid State System sign cooperation agreement to develop next-generation USB 3.0 products

Aug 17, 12:43

Taiwan-based processor core IP vendor Andes Technology has signed a cooperation agreement with NAND flash controller IC design house Solid State System (3S), through which 3S will...

Increasing eMMC, USB 3.0 controller IC shipments push Faraday July revenues to new high

Newswatch - Aug 8, 14:03

IC design service provider Faraday Technology has announced record high revenues of NT$672.07 million (US$22.44 million) for July, up 2.8% sequentially and 48.8% on year.

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    Microsoft Surface 2 tablet

    The Surface 2 is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, and its battery life can last up to 10 hours for video playback, according to Microsfot. The device features a 10.6-inch...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

  • Razer+Kraken+7%2E1+Surround+Sound+USB+gaming+headset

    Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

    Razer has announced its latest audio product, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset. The Razer Kraken 7.1 comes equipped with an advanced virtual surround sound...

    Photo: Company, Aug 27.

  • Asustek+H81+series+motherboard

    Asustek H81 series motherboard

    Asustek Computer has announced six new entry-level motherboards based on the Intel H81 chipset in ATX, Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX form factors. Designed for fourth-generation Intel Core...

    Photo: Company, Aug 21.

  • Micron+16nm+flash+die

    Micron 16nm flash die

    Micron Technology has announced the sampling of its 16nm, 128Gb MLC NAND flash memory devices, designed for applications like SSDs, USB drives and flash memory cards, tablets, ultra-thin...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

  • Acer+Aspire+Z3+series+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    Acer Aspire Z3 series all-in-one PC

    Acer has introduced the Aspire Z3 series all-in-one PC, a desktop PC with a 23-inch 10-point touch display designed for modern homes. The Z3 features a 1080p Full HD LED-backlit...

    Photo: Company, Jun 11.

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