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Nanya, Inotera 4Q13 outlook optimistic

Oct 24, 13:49

Nanya Technology expects its revenues to register double-digit sequential growth with higher profits in the fourth quarter, while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories is set to see...

Nanya, Inotera 3Q13 profits soar

Oct 23, 16:03

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories saw their net profits soar in the third quarter of 2013, thanks to rising DRAM prices.

DRAM contract prices rise 6% in early October, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 22, 15:18

DRAM contract prices rose about 6% in the first half of October, with prices for mainstream 4GB modules reaching US$34, according to DRAMeXchange. The price growth was mainly due...

DRAM market adjusts to post-PC era as profits soar to 11-quarter high, says IHS

Oct 18, 11:43

Having slimmed down and gained some self-discipline, the DRAM business is posting its highest profits in nearly three years allowing suppliers to thrive despite the decline of the...

Digitimes Research: Global 4Q13 DRAM capacity to reduce 5.7% on SK Hynix China plant fire

Oct 16, 16:07

Global DRAM production has been hit due to a fire at SK Hynix' China fab. Combined production capacity at DRAM producers worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013 is set to be about...

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Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

Micron swings to profit in fiscal 2013

Oct 14, 14:01

Micron Technology has reported net profits of US$1.71 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2013 compared to profits of US$43 million for the prior quarter and losses of US$243 million...

Nanya, Inotera September revenues rise

Oct 7, 22:29

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories both saw September revenue increases driven by rising DRAM prices. Nanya has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.805 billion (US$129.5 million)...

4GB DDR3 contract prices to rise by double digit percentage in October

Oct 7, 22:11

DRAM contract prices are set to edge higher in October, with prices for 4GB DDR3 modules soaring by double digits, according to industry sources. October contract prices for mainstream...

Powerchip 30nm DRAM production hit by low yield rates

Oct 2, 11:47

A portion of 30nm DRAM production at Powerchip Technology has been hit by low yield rates, affecting about 7,000-8,000 of the wafers that Kingston Technology has booked, according...

Yield problems with Powerchip's 30nm process to further squeeze the supply to the DRAM contract mar

China white-box makers likely to face rising DRAM costs

Sep 26, 11:26

China-based white-box smartphone and tablet manufacturers will have to encounter rising costs of buying DRAM chips if SK Hynix' fire-damaged plant fails to restore full production...

Digitimes Research: Mobile DRAM bit demand to rise 35.5% in 4Q13

Sep 26, 11:20

Mobile DRAM bit demand is set to exceed 400 million gigabits (Gb) in the fourth quarter of 2013, up 35.5% on quarter and over 70% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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DRAM shortages to widen in October

Sep 25, 15:05

Shortages in the supply of DRAM chips triggered by a fire at the Wuxi plant of SK Hynix are expected to widen in October, according to industry sources, adding that the damaged plant...

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 26% in 2Q13, says IHS

Sep 25, 10:37

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$2.8 billion in the second quarter of 2013, up 26% from US$2.2 billion in the first quarter, according to IHS. Growth was driven by a 24.1% increase...

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Digitimes Research: Standard DRAM bit demand to fall 3.5% in 4Q13

Sep 24, 14:31

Standard DRAM bit demand is set to decline 3.5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, due to stagnant sales of desktops and notebooks and slowing growth in PC memory content,...

Spot DRAM prices soar over 30% in less than 2 weeks

Sep 17, 13:51

Spot DRAM prices have soared over 30% in less than two weeks after a fire broke out at a wafer plant of SK Hynix in Wuxi, China on September 4, jeopardizing wafer production at the...

WAE expects revenue proportion for specialty DRAM to rise to 80% by end of 2013

Sep 17, 11:38

Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing service provider Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) saw specialty DRAM packaging/testing services account for 74% of its second-quarter 2013...

Inotera, Adata expected to benefit from PC DRAM price hikes, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 16, 11:34

As PC-use DRAM spot prices have risen over 30% due to tight supply arising from a fire accident at SK Hynix's 12-inch fab in eastern China, DRAM maker Inotera Memories is expected...

Micron to reduce PC-use DRAM supply, say Taiwan makers

Sep 16, 10:14

Micron Technology has seen nearly 30% of its PC-use DRAM production capacity booked up by large clients and its supply available for other clients in September-December 2013 will...

Samsung likely to increase PC DRAM output following SK Hynix fire

Sep 13, 11:25

The recent fire at SK Hynix's factory in China has resulted in decreased global supply of PC-use DRAM, which is likely to encourage Samsung Electronics to increase PC-use DRAM output,...

Nanya, Inotera post strong on-year growths for August

Sep 9, 11:05

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has reported August consolidated revenues of NT$3.513 billion (US$117 million), dipping 15.12% sequentially but growing 53.29% on year, while fellow maker...

Apple faces thorny memory future as a non-Samsung customer, says IHS

Sep 9, 10:39

Apple may be the most influential technology company in the world, but even its formidable status may not help as it tries to out-innovate Samsung, its primary competitor. That's...

Fire at SK Hynix China plant sends DRAM spot prices higher

Sep 5, 21:50

A fire at SK Hynix' plant in China helped push up DRAM spot prices substantially today (September 5).

Inotera to begin trial production of 20nm chips in 4Q13

Sep 3, 21:29

DRAM maker Inotera Memories will begin trial production of 20nm chips in the fourth quarter of 2013 with mass production slated for the second half of 2014, according to company president...

Kingston continues to lead DRAM module sales, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 29, 21:23

Kingston Technology continued to dominate the dedicated DRAM module field in 2012, though the long-time market leader's sales were hit by falling chip prices and a shrinking spot...

Kingston to significantly reduce DRAM module outsourcing, says report

Newswatch - Aug 16, 15:46

Kingston Technology has adjusted its outsourcing strategy to cope with falling demand for DRAM modules, particularly those used for memory upgrades, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Global 2Q13 mobile DRAM sales rise 11%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 15, 15:14

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to US$2.89 billion in the second quarter of 2013, rising 11.1% from about US$2.6 billion in the first quarter, when smartphone shipments worldwide increased...

Walton looks to non-PC DRAM for 2H13 growth

Aug 9, 10:45

Packaging and testing firm Walton Advanced Engineering expects rising demand for mobile DRAM and other niche-market memory chips to drive company growth in the second half of 2013.

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Global 2Q13 DRAM sales rise 24%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 8, 20:56

Sales in the global DRAM market in the second quarter rose 24.2% from the first on higher contract prices, according to DRAMeXchange.

Acer sees losses in 2Q13 due to costs from DRAM and investment

Aug 8, 11:47

Acer has announced net loss per share of NT$0.13 for the second quarter due to increased cost from rising DRAM quotes and investment to strengthen the company's industrial design...

Kingston reportedly cuts DRAM module prices amid sluggish demand

Aug 8, 11:24

Kingston Technology has reportedly lowered quotes for DRAM modules in response to stagnant demand. However, Kingston declined to comment.

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DRAM market reaches maturity, says IC Insights

Aug 7, 12:34

Forty-three years after Intel introduced the first DRAM device in 1970, the DRAM market has finally matured to the point where there are only three major suppliers remaining - Samsung...

Nanya July sales down 6.6% on-month

Aug 7, 12:10

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.14 billion (US$138.2 million) for July 2013, down 6.6% on month and hitting the lowest monthly level in...

Micron pursues profit growth after Elpida acquisition

Aug 5, 10:58

Micron Technology is putting profits first instead of fighting for market share, according to company president Mark Adams. After acquiring Elpida Memory, the US memory chipmaker...

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Inotera July revenues hit record

Aug 5, 10:22

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Inotera Memories generated consolidated revenues of NT$5.397 billion (US$180 million) for July, hitting monthly record for the second consecutive month and...

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    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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    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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