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SK Hynix posts record revenues and profits for 1Q17

Apr 25, 11:46

SK Hynix has reported operating profits of KRW2.47 trillion (US$2.2 billion) on consolidated revenues of KRW6.29 trillion for the first quarter of 2017, with both results hitting...

Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

Specialty DRAM prices to rise, says AP Memory

Apr 24, 11:33

AP Memory Technology has disclosed plans to raise its specialty DRAM (SRAM) prices. The memory design house also expressed optimism about demand for IoT applications that will offset...

SK Hynix intros 8Gb GDDR6

Apr 24, 10:57

SK Hynix has introduced 8Gb graphics DDR6 (GDDR6) DRAM built using the company's 2Znm process technology. The product operates with an I/O data rate of 16Gbps per pin, the company...

Several China 12-inch fabs put construction on hold

Apr 21, 11:42

Several 12-inch fab projects implemented by China-based emerging chipmakers have been put on hold raising speculation about the country's overambitious plans to revamp the local chipmaking...

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

Server DRAM ASP to rise over 10% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 19, 16:04

Server DRAM memory ASPs are expected to rise more than 10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, and will continue their growth in the third quarter due to persistent tightness...

4GB DDR4 contract prices to rise 12.5% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 18, 16:20

Average contract prices for 4Gb DDR4 modules will rise to US$27 in the second quarter of 2017 from US$24 in the first quarter, a 12.5% increase, according to DRAMeXchange.

Gartner raises 2017 chip market outlook to 12% growth

Apr 17, 11:43

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$386 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.3% from 2016, according to Gartner. The prediction is up from the research firm's...

DDR4 set to account for largest share of DRAM market by architecture, says IC Insights

Apr 17, 11:19

The new, higher-speed DDR4 DRAM generation gained significant market share in 2016, representing 45% of total DRAM sales, according to IC Insights.

PTI to buy Micron backend plant in Japan

Apr 17, 11:12

Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI), a backend house specializing in NAND flash and DRAM memory chips, has announced plans to fully acquire Micron Akita, Micron Technology's assembly...

Developing memory technology in-house: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup executive VP Charles Kau

Apr 14, 14:22

The global reaction to the aggressive investment strategy adopted by China-based Tsinghua Unigroup in the semiconductor industry is mixed, and the role being played by its subsidiairy...

Tsinghua Unigroup EVP Charles Kau

Nanya 1Q17 revenues rise 18%

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 10:28

Rising prices of DRAM memory boosted revenues at Nanya Technology in the first quarter of 2017, which saw a 17.6% on-year increase.

Yangtze River Storage mulling development of DRAM tech in-house

Apr 11, 10:16

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YMTC) is considering developing its own DRAM manufacturing technology, and may enter directly 18/20nm production, according to the China-based memory...

Micron takes actions to protect trade secrets, says paper

Apr 6, 16:10

US-based Micron Technology has taken legal actions against former employees in Taiwan who allegedly stole the company's trade secrets and technologies to help China-based firms develop...

Micron experiencing rough transition to 1xnm DRAM process, says report

Newswatch - Mar 30, 15:18

Micron Technology has faced a rough transition to 1xnm process for the manufacture of DRAM memory due to low yield rates, according to a Chinese-language report by Taiwan's Central...

Micron to establish backend site for DRAM in Taiwan

Mar 21, 21:03

Micron Technology has announced that on March 14 it successfully won the auction for Cando assets, which will be utilized in establishing a back-end site for Micron Taiwan. Micron...

DRAM designer AP Memory to buy out Zentel

Newswatch - Mar 17, 12:03

Taiwan-based mobile-DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology has announced plans to acquire the remaining 44.76% share of Zentel Electronics for NT$14.50 (US$0.47) per share. AP...

China 12-inch fab capacity set to boom

Mar 14, 12:20

With major China-based chipmakers set to build new 12-inch fabs, the overall 12-inch fab capacity in China is expected to peak over the next two to three years.

Nanya raises capex for 2017

Mar 9, 22:30

DRAM firm Nanya Technology has disclosed its capex for 2017 will reach NT$34.3 billion (US$1.1 billion), up over 50% from the about NT$22.3 billion allocated for 2016.

DRAM firms Nanya, Winbond post decreased February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 15:50

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Winbond Electronics have both reported sequential decreases in February revenues of 2.4% and 2.1%, respectively.

Samsung recalls faulty 18nm PC DRAM, says report

Newswatch - Mar 2, 11:01

Samsung Electronics in mid-February started to recall certain PC DRAM module series, which PC OEMs found as the cause of blue screens while testing products, according to a report...

Server DRAM prices rise nearly 40% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 22, 10:48

Contract market prices of server DRAM modules have risen nearly 40% on average from the same point in the prior quarter, and will continue their growth in the second quarter, according...

Global 4Q16 mobile DRAM revenues surge 20%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 16, 22:17

Global sales of mobile DRAM grew about 20% sequentially to US$5.51 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks to a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones, according to DRAMe...

Global DRAM revenues increase 18% in 4Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 14, 18:25

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 18.2% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, driven by a seasonal pick-up in demand for mobile DRAM and rising contract market prices for...

Micron ramping up 1Xnm chip production, says executive

Feb 14, 10:49

Micron Technology's wafer plant in Taichung, central Taiwan is scaling up its output of DRAM chips built using 1Xnm process technology, and will have more than half of its total production...

Micron starts making 1Xnm DRAM in Taiwan, says report

Newswatch - Feb 13, 11:25

Micron Technology's factory site in Taichung, central Taiwan is already producing DRAM chips using 1Xnm process technology, and will have all its production capacity using the newer...

Nanya January revenues down

Feb 10, 15:44

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has reported January consolidated revenues decreased 4.6% on month to NT$4.07 billion (US$131.1 million).

Winbond to roll out in-house developed DRAM technologies

Feb 8, 10:50

Winbond Electronics has been engaged in the development of 3Xnm and 2Xnm DRAM technologies, which will start to bear fruit in the second half of 2017.

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

DRAM spot prices hit 18-month high, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 3, 15:54

DRAM spot market prices have risen to an 18-month high, with prices for 4Gb DDR4 chips reaching US$3.347, according to DRAMeXchange.

Walton to post up to 5% revenue decrease in 1Q17, says report

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 13:59

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering is expected to see its first-quarter revenues buck their typical seasonal patterns, thanks to a ramp-up of orders placed by...

SK Hynix 4Q16 profits rebound above KRW1 trillion

Jan 26, 14:10

SK Hynix saw its operating profits surge to KRW1.54 trillion (US$1.33 billion) in the fourth qurter of 2016, while net profits also grew above KRW1 trillion.

DRAM prices to continue rally

Jan 26, 10:27

DRAM prices will rally through the second quarter of 2017 to reflect ongoing tight supply, according to Pei-Ing Lee, president for Nanya Technology. It is likely prices will start...

DRAM prices will rally through the second quarter of 2017

Nanya posts EPS of NT$7.33 for 4Q16

Jan 25, 23:11

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced net profits surged to NT$20.06 billion (US$639.5 million) for the fourth quarter of 2016, with EPS reaching NT$7.33 compared with NT$0.51...

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    Samsung 128GB TSV DDR4 RDIMM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing what it calls the industry's first "through silicon via" (TSV) double data rate-4 (DDR4) memory in 128-gigabyte (GB) modules...

    Photo: Company, Dec 9.

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Samsung ePoP memory for smartphones

    Samsung Electronics is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and a controller. For use in high-end...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

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