SK Hynix holds second highest NAND market share via acquisition of Intel’s NAND capacity
October 21, 2020SK Hynix has announced today (Oct. 20) that it will acquire Intel’s NAND Flash business and Dalian-based Fab 68, which is dedicated to 3D NAND Flash production, for USD 9 billion.
Top-10 semiconductor suppliers continue to grow in Q2
September 30, 2020Building on Q1’s bullish growth in weak market conditions, the world’s top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to continue their revenue growth at a rate of 2.4% in Q2 2020, PC and server sales continue to grow driven by COVID lockdown restrictions as working and learning from home are becoming the new norm.
NAND Flash revenue Rises 6.5% QoQ in 2Q20
August 27, 2020The NAND Flash industry benefitted from strong demand for PCs and servers in 2Q20 as the COVID-19 pandemic caused a demand surge for cloud services and technologies that are related to working from home, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Kioxia completes acquisition of LITE-ON Technology’s SSD business
July 01, 2020Kioxia Holdings Corporation says it expects to complete its acquisition of LITE-ON Technology Corporation’s Solid State Drive (SSD) business, Solid State Storage Technology Corporation and its affiliated companies on July 1, 2020.
Top semiconductor suppliers defy weak market conditions in Q1
June 24, 2020Defying a decline in market revenue, the world’s top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to generate revenue growth of 2.1% in the first quarter, as the companies benefitted from a COVID-19-driven increase in PC and server sales.
NAND Flash Revenue Undergoes 8.3% QoQ Growth in 1Q20
May 25, 2020NAND Flash bit shipment in 1Q20 was relatively on par with 4Q19, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce. The overall ASP of NAND Flash products also climbed during the period. As a result, the global NAND Flash revenue for the quarter went up by 8.3% QoQ to USD 13.6 billion.
China enters the top-10 among semi suppliers
May 11, 2020HiSilicon is the first China-based semiconductor supplier to be ranked in the top-10.
Kioxia gains access to Elpida Memory’s patent portfolio
April 14, 2020PValue Management says that its affiliate Longitude Licensing, has granted Kioxia Corporation a worldwide, nonexclusive patent license to its patent portfolio of more than 1’400 issued and pending patents in countries across North America, Asia and Europe.
Global fab equipment spending poised for 2021 record high
March 10, 2020Global fab equipment spending promises to rebound from its 2019 downturn and see a modest recovery this year before a sharp uptick drives record investments in 2021, according to SEMI.
Data Center Clients pushes NAND flash revenue near 10% growth
February 25, 20204Q19 NAND flash bit shipment increased by nearly 10% QoQ thanks to demand growth from data center clients, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
5 semiconductor companies hold 53% of global wafer capacity
February 18, 2020The world’s top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, says IC Insights.
Nobuo Hayasaka takes the helm as President and CEO at Kioxia
January 29, 2020Kioxia Holdings Corporation has appointed Nobuo Hayasaka as President and CEO of Kioxia, effective immediately. Dr. Hayasaka has served as Acting President and CEO since July 12, 2019, during Former President and CEO Yasuo Naruke’s medical leave of absence.
Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019
January 14, 2020Intel reclaimed top spot in global semiconductor market; Samsung moved to no. 2.
Fire at Kioxia's Yokkaichi NAND fab
January 10, 2020A fire broke out at Kioxia’s Yokkaichi plant – a joint venture facility owned by Kioxia and Western Digital – in Japan on January 7.
1Q20 NAND Flash price is projected to continue rising
January 03, 2020According to the latest analysis by the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce, the contract price of client SSD has fallen for seven consecutive quarters until 2Q19 from peak price, to barely above the price of HDD.
3Q19 NAND Flash revenue grows amidst resurging pre-peak season demand
November 25, 20193Q19 NAND flash industrial revenue showed a nearly 15% growth of total bit shipment, owing to the seasonality-driven demand for products shipments and the additional product shipment made available in preparation for U.S. tariffs, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
Intel to reclaim No.1 semiconductor supplier ranking in 2019
November 19, 2019IC Insights says that only three among the top-15 semiconductor suppliers are forecasted to show growth this year.
Toshiba Memory to acquire LITE-ON's SSD business
September 02, 2019Toshiba Memory, soon to be rebranded as Kioxia Holdings Corporation, says it has signed a definitive agreement with LITE-ON Technology Corporation to acquire its Solid State Drive (SSD) business.
Toshiba Memory hits market with new nameLoad more news
July 18, 2019Toshiba Memory Europe GmbH will officially change its name to Kioxia Europe GmbH on October 1, 2019. The name Kioxia will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date.