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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...


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.

Genesys Logic expects sales of USB 3.0 chips to expand in 2012

Sep 23, 10:29

IC design house Genesys Logic expects revenues generated from its USB 3.0 products to grow substantially in 2012. As a proportion of company revenues, sales of the segment will likely...

Renesas reportedly to cut USB 3.0 host controller unit prices to below US$1.20 in early 2012

Aug 19, 01:20

Renesas Electronics reportedly plans to slash unit prices for its USB 3.0 host controller ICs to below US$1.20 in early 2012 in order to tame the competition from Taiwan-based chipset...

Aces, Alltop license USB 3.0 patents from Foxconn

Aug 16, 13:37

Taiwan-based connector makers Aces Electronics and Alltop Technology have both recently signed contracts with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to license USB 3.0 patents...

VIA Labs lands USB-IF certification for USB 3.0 Host controller IC

Aug 16, 01:20

VIA Labs has obtained certification for its USB 3.0 Host controller IC from USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum), the third Taiwan-based IC design house to obtain the certification next...

JMicron lands USB 3.0 chip orders from Samsung

Jul 15, 10:50

JMicron Technology has grabbed orders for USB 3.0 hard drive (HDD) controllers from Samsung Electronics, with shipments slated for August, according to market sources.

Adata sales continue to slide in May; optimistic about USB 3.0 devices and SSD

Jun 7, 13:55

Adata Technology has posted a sequential revenue decrease for the second straight month in May 2011. Nonetheless, the memory module maker expressed optimism that USB 3.0 storage devices...

Innostor launches USB 3.0 flash SoC

Jun 2, 11:40

Innostor, a Taiwan-based controller IC supplier, has successfully penetrated the mid-range and high-end USB 3.0 market with its USB 3.0 flash SoC IS 902 and the SATA controller chip...

Etron obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.0 host controllers

May 25, 11:49

IC design house Etron Technology has obtained USB-IF certification for its USB 3.0 host controllers, the second Taiwan-based recipient next to ASMedia Technology, according to industry...

ASMedia USB 3.0 host controllers secures USB-IF certification

May 18, 01:20

Taiwan-based ASMedia Technology has received USB-IF certification for its USB 3.0 host controller chips. ASMedia's shipments of USB 3.0 host controllers will top one million units...

VIA USB 3.0 HDD device controller certified by USB-IF

Newswatch - May 9, 17:03

VIA Labs' new USB 3.0 device controller, dubbed VL701, has been certified by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), according to the company.

Intel Thunderbolt may impact USB 3.0

Apr 19, 01:30

As Intel is set to release the development kits for its Thunderbolt technology, which allows a transmission speed up to 10Gbps with a stand electrical or optical cable, in the third...

TI announces first USB-IF certified four-port host controller

Apr 13, 10:34

Texas Instruments (TI) has announced that it is the first semiconductor company to receive certification from the USB Implementer's Forum (USB-IF) for its SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0)...

Fresco 2-port USB 3.0 host controllers now USB-IF certified

Apr 12, 16:55

Fresco Logic has announced that its second generation USB 3.0 xHCI host controller, FL1009, has been certified by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). FL1009 has been designed into...

Acer expects component shortages for tablet PCs and smartphones

Apr 7, 01:15

Commenting about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin pointed out that the company is currently working aggressively over its tablet PCs and is doing a marvelous...

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    Asustek Zen AiO S all-in-one PC

    The Zen AiO S is the company's new top-end Windows 10 all-in-one PC, with an Ultra HD 3840 by 2160 IPS display, SonicMaster Premium sound system, an Intel's Skylake Core i7 quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

  • NextDrive+Plug+wireless+USB+device+manager

    NextDrive Plug wireless USB device manager

    Taiwan-based startup company NextDrive has showcased its latest innovation, the NextDrive Plug at Computex 2015, allowing users to plug in their USB-based IT devices such as hard...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

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    VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system

    VIA Technologies has launched the VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system. With its 3D graphics and HD video performance, I/O connectivity options, and software development tools, the VIA...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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