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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.

Genesys Logic obtains Windows 8 certification for USB 3.0 hub controller

Jul 24, 01:25

Genesys Logic, a Taiwan-based IC design house, has passed Windows 8 Hardware Certification Kit for its USB 3.0 controller IC GL3520, and expects shipments of the IC in 2012 to be...

USB 3.0 host controller IC demand expected to maintain until end of 2012

Jul 18, 01:35

As Ivy Bridge launched by Intel in April 2012 supports USB 3.0, designer of third-party USB 3.0 host controller ICs were originally expected to gradually withdraw from the market...

USB 3.0

Etron expands USB host controllers for non-PC applications

Jun 22, 11:28

Etron Technology has expanded its USB 3.0 host IC offerings for non-PC applications such as network attacked storage (NAS) devices, routers and docking devices, according to the co...

ASMedia says orders for USB 3.0 HDD controllers rising

Jun 7, 11:16

ASMedia Technology has seen orders for USB 3.0 bridge controller ICs used in hard drives (HDD) pick up significantly in May and June, according to company president Lin Che-wei. Moreover,...

ASMedia president Lin Che-wei

Etron offers low-cost USB 3.0 flash drive controller

Jun 5, 11:29

IC design house Etron Technology has launched EV166T, a single-channel TLC (triple-level cell)-supporting USB 3.0 flash drive controller IC that costs only US$0.50 more than a comparable...

Kingston continues to lead USB drive market in 2011

Jun 4, 11:35

Gartner has ranked Kingston Technology as the world's number one supplier of USB drives in 2011. The US memory-module firm took an almost 30% market share, followed by SanDisk with...

Kingston remains leader in flash drive market

Alcor Micro to offer USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs

May 30, 01:30

Alcor Micro, a Taiwan-based design house of controller ICs used in input/output, multimedia and storage devices, will in June 2012 offer USB 3.0 controller ICs for use in flash drives...

Genesys Logic seeing sales of USB 3.0 chips expand

May 18, 01:20

IC design house Genesys Logic has seen sales generated from its USB 3.0 products including bridge controller chips, hub controllers and card reader controller ICs expand to account...

Genesys Logic reportedly lands USB 3.0 card reader controller chips for MacBook Air

May 14, 15:44

IC design house Genesys Logic reportedly has received USB 3.0 card reader controller chip orders for Apple's MacBook Air notebooks to be released in the second half of 2012, according...

Alcor Micro to launch controller chips for USB 3.0 flash drives, eMMC devices

Apr 20, 01:15

Alcor Micro is scheduled to launch its first USB 3.0 flash drive controller in June, and will expand its offering to include chips for eMMC devices in the second half of 2012, according...

Taiwan USB 3.0 controller IC designers focus on peripherals

Apr 11, 15:28

The upcoming launch of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors is expected to ignite a wave of replacement in USB flash drives, which Taiwan-based suppliers of flash device controllers identify...

The NAND flash boom: Q&A with Phison chairman Khein Seng Pua

Apr 5, 14:19

Demand for NAND flash application to eMMC, SSDs and USB 3.0 devices is expected to take off in 2012, according to chairman Khein Seng Pua for IC design house Phison Electronics at...

Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua

Etron shipping USB 3.0 flash drive controllers

Apr 2, 15:12

Etron Technology has started shipping the company's in-house developed 2- and 4-channel USB flash drive controller chips, and its single-channel ones are currently sampling with customers,...

ASMedia expects controller shipments to top 100 million in 2012

Mar 30, 14:55

ASMedia Technology's overall controller shipments are likely to top 100 million units in 2012, driven by orders for USB 3.0 host controllers and new contracts for USB 3.0 bridge controllers...

ASMedia president expects company shipments to top 100 million units in 2012

Transition to USB 3.0 to spur NAND flash demand for memory cards and drives

Mar 20, 01:40

Early March contract prices for NAND flash memory saw a slight decreases to flat growth, mainly due to sluggish demand for memory cards and USB drives. However, with storage devices...

ASMedia, VIA Labs grab USB 3.0 controller orders from Japan

Mar 19, 15:48

ASMedia Technology and VIA Labs have secured orders for USB 3.0 controller chips used in external hard drives from Japan-based vendors such as Toshiba and Sony, with volume shipments...

Taiwan-based controller design houses reportedly cut into supply chain of Japan-based electronics v

Phison to upgrade manufacturing processes of eMMC, SSD, USB 3.0 controller ICs to 55nm in 2Q12

Mar 14, 01:05

Phison Electronics, a Taiwan-based design house of flash memory controller ICs, will gradually upgrade the manufacturing processes of eMMC, SSD and USB 3.0 controller ICs to 55nm...

Intel to postpone mass shipments of Ivy Bridge processors

Feb 16, 01:15

Intel recently notified its partners about plans to postpone mass shipments of its upcoming Ivy Bridge processors. Despite that the company will still announce the new products and...

Inventory issues with Sandy Bridge is prompting Intel to delay volume shipments of Ivy Bridge

SanDisk cuts retail product prices

Feb 7, 01:05

Following reports that Kingston Technology is cutting prices for all of its NAND flash products in the retail market by as much as 15%, SanDisk has also adjusted downward prices for...

SanDisk

Innostor breaks into supply chain of Lenovo with USB 3.0 device controllers

Feb 2, 15:49

Innostor Technology has cut into the supply chain of Lenovo with its USB 3.0 flash drive controllers, according to industry sources, adding that shipments will start in March.

ASMedia expects fast growth in shipments of USB 3.0 controller ICs to begin in 2Q12

Jan 18, 01:15

ASMedia Technology expects its shipments of USB 3.0 controller ICs to rapidly increase beginning the second quarter of 2012, according to company president Lin Che-wei.

USB 3.0 bridge controller makers vying for orders from HDD vendors

Jan 12, 01:40

USB 3.0 bridge controller chipmakers ASMedia Technology, JMicron Technology, Genesys Logic and Initio are competing fiercely for orders to be released by Western Digital, Seagate,...

USB 3.0 controller chipmaker ASMedia to debut on emerging stock market

Jan 12, 01:15

USB 3.0 controller chipmaker ASMedia Technology will debut on Taiwan's emerging securities market with an initial price of NT$60 (US$2) on January 12. ASMedia posted revenues of NT$1.5...

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.

Genesys Logic offers USB 3.0 webcam controller GL3620

Dec 28, 01:10

Taiwan-based CMOS IC design house Genesys Logic on December 27 announced the offering of GL3620, the world's first USB 3.0 isochronous webcam controller IC, with volume production...

Intel Thunderbolt to be more widely available in April

Dec 27, 01:40

Intel has recently notified its partners that the company will fully release its Thunderbolt technology in April of 2012 with several first-tier PC players already preparing to launch...

Intel Tunderbolt Technology

Innostor offers USB 3.0 flash drive controller IC IS916

Dec 27, 01:20

Taiwan-based IC design house Innostor Technology has offered IS916, a USB 3.0 flash drives controller IC supporting MLC (multi-level cell) and TLC (triple-level cell) NAND flash,...

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...

Silicon Motion president and CEO Wallace Kou

Global Unichip USB 3.0 device controller IP certified by USB-IF

Nov 29, 14:52

Global Unichip has announced that its USB 3.0 device controller IP has passed the USB-IF test procedure for SuperSpeed products and is now listed on the integrator list.

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