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TrendForce Forecasts Moderate Price Hikes for SSDs and eMMCs in Second Quarter of 2017; New iPhones to Drive NAND Flash Demand in This Year’s Second Half

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The global supply of 2D-NAND Flash will remain tight going into the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest analysis from DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. (more…)

Urban Armor Gear Glass Screen Protectors Receive Microsoft Designed for Surface Certification

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Urban Armor Gear (UAG), designer of rugged, lightweight, Mil-Spec Tested mobile accessories, is proud to announce their Surface Pro 4 and Surface Pro 3 glass screen protectors have been approved by Microsoft’s Designed for Surface Program.   (more…)

Soaring Prices in Contract Market for Server DRAM Will Push ASP of 16GB Modules Towards US$130 This Second Quarter, Says TrendForce

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Entering 2017, the global DRAM market continues to witness demand outpacing supply. The latest research by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, projects that contract prices of server DRAM modules will increase by almost 40% sequentially on average this first quarter. The contract market for server DRAM modules is expected to see another sequential price hike of 10% in the second quarter. By that time, the global average sales price (ASP) of DDR4 16GB server DRAM may reach the threshold of US$130. (more…)

Toshiba the Winner of 63rd Okochi Memorial Grand Technology Prize

20 Feb toshiba logo

Toshiba Corporation’s recent work at the cutting-edge semiconductor technology has been recognized with the award of 63rd Okochi Memorial Grand Technology Prize, Japan’s most prestigious award in industrial technology. (more…)

Global Mobile DRAM Revenue Grew 20% Sequentially in Fourth Quarter of 2016 on Back of Robust Smartphone Shipments, Says TrendForce

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Smartphone shipments remained strong in the final quarter of 2016. The market withdrawal of Samsung flagship Galaxy Note 7 turned consumer demand towards devices from other brands such as Apple, Huawei and LG. (more…)

New Potting Epoxy Cures Fast at Low Oven Temperatures

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Techsil has introduces a newly developed potting adhesive Structalit 8801T, which cures rapidly at low oven temperatures. This innovative epoxy adhesive was specially formulated for temperature-sensitive applications in electronics; and its resistance against oils and fuels makes it particularly suited for automotive and aerospace applications. (more…)

TrendForce Reports Global DRAM Revenue Jumped 18.2% Sequentially in Fourth Quarter of 2016 Owing to Soaring Contract Prices for PC DRAM

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Peak season demand and surging prices for DRAM products across different applications resulted in an 18.2% sequential growth in the global DRAM revenue for the final quarter of 2016, reports DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. (more…)

Panasonic: World’s First*1 Organic CMOS Image Sensor with Electrically Controllable Near-Infrared Light Sensitivity

14 Feb Figure_1

Panasonic Corporation has announced that it has developed a new technology, electrical control of the near infrared (NIR) light sensitivity of the same pixel in an organic CMOS image sensor. The sensitivity of all the pixels in the image sensor, which has directly stacked organic films, is simultaneously controlled by changing the applied voltage to the organic films. (more…)

40A Scalable µModule Regulator Protects Load by Tripping Upstream Power Source

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Linear Technology Corporation has introduced the LTM4636-1, a 40A to 240A scalable step-down µModule switching regulator. (more…)

Thermal Models of GaN Systems’ industry-leading GaN Transistors now on the Web

7 Feb tech image

GaN Systems has experienced a surge in the number of customers designing and deploying power systems using their GaN transistors. (more…)