The optical storage market is shrinking，Verbatim sells all assets to CMC Magnetics, including the intangible assets such as patent, technology and sale net. But that won't change the quality of the products and may even lead to price cuts on blu-ray discs. Meanwhile, CMC can also produce its own branded CDS without paying patent royalties to Verbatim.
SK hynix will volume produce the world's first 128-layer 1Tb(Terabit) TLC 4D NAND. The performance and processing speed of TLC are better than QLC. The bit productivity per wafer of 128-layer 4D NAND is 40% higher than that of 96-layers 4D NAND.
In the future, as the manufacturing cost of next-generation memory falls further, the market will gradually increase the consideration and application of next-generation memory in special fields in the next few years, and the application of next-generation memory is expected to continue to expand in 2020.
The lithography machines from ASML of the Netherlands have been introduced by CanSemi, the mass production is expected to start in September. The first phase of CanSemi will focus on 90nm-180nm technology products, while the second phase of CanSemi will focus on 65nm-90nm technology products.
Wall Street is more interested in Broadcom's revenue. Broadcom’s revenue increased 10% year-on-year, reaching 5.52 billion US dollars, but lower than analysts' forecast of 5.68 billion US dollars.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Soitec announced that they have signed multiple long-term supply agreements for 300mm silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers in June 11, 2019, Beijing, China. Senior Vice President Bami Bastani of Business Units at GF and Soitec CEO Paul Boudre expressed their opinions about GF’s SOI solutions. GF solutions are expected to have a bright development in 5G, IoT, Data Center, Automotiv...
When the price of internal storage and solid-state disk zoomed last year, the most anticipated thing for everyone was that domestically produced products could enhance competitiveness, and bring products that were cheap and straightforward to use. There are a lot of SSDs with the name of ‘domestic made’, but compared to the master control, everyone is more looking forward to see ‘domestic made’ ca...
According to the low demands of market and high inventory of memory products, the revenue of 2nd quarter among the top 10 wafer Fabs has been in recession around 8%.
The dropping status of DRAM and NAND Flash will be changed in the 3rd quarter of 2019. As the memory manufacturers have improved their sales strategy, they will focus more on the high technology products with 7nm or 10nm, therefore the profits will be much better than before. Also the demands of memory flash will be raised at that time, it will be the new start for Memory market.
Gigabyte, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, recently has announced the new NVMe architecture and PCle 4.0 interface based M.2 SSD. The new SSD comes in 2 different capacity sizes, uses a full body copper heatsink to bolster heat dissipation during operation, and delivers sequential read and write speeds at 5000 and 4000 MB/s.