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  • Last update: Monday 13 April 2015 [1606 news items]

DRAM makers Nanya, Inotera post mixed March results

Apr 13, 14:45

Nanya Technology saw its March revenues increase 2.9% on month while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues decreased 5.6%.

Global 2014 semiconductor revenues rise 7.9%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 21:26

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$340.3 billion in 2014, a 7.9% increase from 2013 revenues of US$315.4 billion, according to final results by Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor...

Specialty DRAM specialists ESMT, Etron report profit growth for 2014

Apr 2, 10:35

Memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its net profits soar 67.6% on year in 2014, while profits at Etron Technology climbed to a 4-year high.

Commentary: China moves step forward to developing DRAM technology with ISSI buyout

Apr 1, 14:36

China imports up to US$200 billion worth of chips a year, an amount which is higher than comparable figures for imports of crude oil and raw materials. Since memory chips account...

Inotera puts capital reduction plans on hold

Mar 30, 10:49

Inotera Memories has put on hold plans to cut its capital, according to Charles Kau, chairman for the Taiwan-based DRAM maker.

Inotera board approves NT$34.4 billion for transition to 20nm

Stockwatch - Mar 26, 22:27

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories' board of directors on March 25 approved a budget of NT$34.4 billion (US$1.1 billion) for transitioning the company's production node to 20nm process...

Rise in Ultra HD TV penetration to drive DRAM market growth, says Nanya president

Mar 13, 15:27

The global DRAM market will register sequential growth in the second quarter of 2015, buoyed by the rising penetration rate for Ultra HD TVs and set-top boxes (STBs), as well as demand...

Nanya to pour NT$40 billion into technology transition

Mar 13, 10:45

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology plans to invest a total of NT$40 billion (US$1.3 billion) to transition its production to a 20nm process node, according to company president Charles...

Nanya president Charles Kau

Inotera buys equipment from Hermes Microvision

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 20:22

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has announced the acquisition of a batch of production equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI) for NT$934.63 million (US$29.7 million).

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees worldwide memory market share reaching 57.1% in 4Q14

Mar 4, 15:38

South Korea's production value for memory products, mainly DRAM and NAND flash chips, has been increasing for three consecutive quarters and reached KRW13.17 trillion (US$11.97 billion)...

Samsung to adopt 20nm process for over 50% of its DRAM output in 2015, say sources

Feb 17, 11:01

Samsung Electronics began mass production of DRAM memory using 20nm process technology in 2014. The node technology will be adopted by the vendor for more than 50% of its overall...

Global mobile DRAM output value rises 4% in 4Q14

Feb 17, 10:58

Output value for the global mobile DRAM industry came to US$3.61 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, representing a 27.8% of the overall output value for the DRAM industry and...

Market dynamics and technology hurdles reduce DRAM bit volume growth, says IC Insights

Feb 16, 16:01

DRAM bit volume grew by an average of 67% per year from 1995-2005, according to IC Insights. In the 10 years since then, however, bit volume growth has averaged 43% per year, the...

Inotera reaches new supply deal with Micron

Feb 11, 20:09

The board of directors of Inotera Memories has approved a revised supply agreement with Micron Technology, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker.

Global 4Q14 DRAM output value rises 8%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 11, 15:31

Worldwide DRAM output came to US$12.98 billion in value during the fourth quarter of 2014, up 8.2% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics continued to lead the...

Inotera, Nanya report decreased revenues for January

Feb 9, 15:00

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have both reported sequential decreases in consolidated revenues for January 2015, due to falling DRAM prices.

SK Hynix posts record earnings for 4Q14 and 2014

Jan 28, 22:14

Memory chipmaker SK Hynix has reported record profits for the fourth quarter of 2014 and the full year.

Inotera reports record revenues and profits for 2014

Jan 28, 10:55

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$52.91 billion (US$1.7 billion), or NT$8.32 a share, on consolidated revenues of NT$82.57 billion for 2014. Both figures...

Inotera set profits and revenues records in 2014

Samsung reportedly to expand DRAM capacity

Jan 28, 10:52

Samsung will build additional DRAM production capacity during 2015, which may create uncertainty for the industry bit supply growth and pricing, according to industry sources.

Nanya reports strong profits for 2014

Jan 28, 10:51

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has reported net profits of NT$28.24 billion (US$908 million) for 2014, with EPS for the year coming to NT$11.77.

SanDisk reportedly looking for mobile DRAM supplier

Jan 26, 23:20

SanDisk is reportedly looking for a partner in Taiwan to secure a steady supply of mobile DRAM memory, with Nanya Technology being identified as the target.

Inotera on schedule to transition to 20nm process technology

Jan 26, 23:19

Inotera Memories is making progress in transitioning to a newer 20nm node technology, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker.

PC DRAM prices to fall less than 5% in 1Q15

Jan 22, 16:11

Prices for PC DRAM are set to fall less than 5% in the first quarter of 2015, due to seasonal factors, according to industry observers. Nevertheless, there is limited room for prices...

DRAM capacity rises from slump, says SEMI

Jan 15, 23:25

SEMI has forecast a favorable outlook for DRAM as bit demand rises, improving selling prices in 2013 and 2014.

Inotera, Nanya report increased revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 23:02

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have reported increases in December consolidated revenues from the previous month of 6.8% and 1.6%, respectively.

Winbond 2014 sales rise 15%

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 14:37

Chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.14 billion (US$98.3 million) for December 2014, down 2.6% on month but up 17% on year. Consolidated sales...

Toshiba reportedly in talks with Nanya to form strategic alliance

Dec 31, 11:11

Toshiba has approached Nanya Technology to discuss about a potential partnership, and proposed a US$1 billion offer to invest in the Taiwan-based company, according to industry sou...

Server DRAM chips to drive memory industry growth in 2015, say sources

Dec 30, 11:41

Server DRAM chips will serve as a growth driver of the memory industry in 2015 and account for 40% of the total output of DRAM chips, according to an estimate of industry sources.

Inotera buys equipment for NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 17, 11:12

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has purchased a batch of production equipment from Tokyo Electron for about NT$1.72 billion (US$54.7 million), according to a company filing with the...

Micron trying to renegotiate supply deal with Inotera, sources say

Dec 9, 11:30

Micron Technology has approached Formosa Plastics Group to renegotiate its supply agreement with Inotera Memories and purchase price, in an attempt to increase its share of Inotera's...

Inotera, Nanya November sales drop on month

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:09

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have reported sequential decreases of 1.9% and 1.5%, respectively, in consolidated revenues for November 2014.

DRAM spot prices hit more than 7-month low, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 4, 21:19

DRAM spot prices continue to fall with prices for mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips dropping to US$3.74, the lowest since April 17, according to DRAMeXchange.

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 6% in 3Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 27, 12:24

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$3.46 billion in the third quarter of 2014, up 6% from US$2.27 billion in the second quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Growth was driven by increased...

DRAM contract prices fall in 1H November, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 18, 21:10

Contract prices for mainstream DRAM memory parts fell over 3% in the first half of November, ending about six months of growth, according to DRAMeXchange.

Adata profit shrinks in 3Q14

Nov 10, 14:55

Memory module maker Adata Technology saw its net profit decline 67.8% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014 due to unfavorable chip prices.

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