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Inotera said to bring forward schedule for fundraiser

Apr 10, 10:28

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories is looking to move its planned release of new shares for private placement ahead to mid-2013, instead of the second half of the year scheduled originally,...

Inotera starts making profits in March 2013

Nanya expected to swing to profit

Apr 9, 12:02

Nanya Technology is expected to follow in the footstep of Inotera Memories, and manage to return to profitability, according to market sources.

Winbond, Macronix March sales up

Apr 9, 11:01

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential growths in March revenues of 12.7% and 10.6%, respectively.

DRAM contract prices show mild growth in 2H March, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 8, 14:32

Contract quotes for DRAM chips were showing mild signs of growth in the second half of March, with average DDR 4GB contract prices growing to US$23.5, a 2.17% increase, and average...

DRAM maker Inotera reports first monthly profit in three years

Apr 1, 22:56

Taiwan-based DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories has reported its first monthly profit in about three years.

DRAM contract prices bullish on supply shortfall

Apr 1, 21:49

Robust mobile device demand continues to encourage DRAM suppliers to allocate more capacity to produce mobile DRAM chips resulting in a substantial decrease in their production for...

Certain Elpida creditors file appeal against reorganization, says Micron

Apr 1, 10:32

Micron Technology has noted that certain unsecured creditors of Elpida Memory on March 29 filed appeals of the Tokyo district court's order approving Elpida's plan of reorganizatio...

Digitimes Research: Mobile devices to drive 2013 DRAM market

Mar 29, 15:01

Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, will spur an almost 30% increase in overall DRAM bit demand in 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

DRAM contract prices show solid gain in 1H March, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 19, 15:40

Contract prices for 2GB and 4GB DDR3 modules climbed about 22% and 16.5%, respectively, in the first half of March, according to latest data collected by DRAMeXchange.

Founder to make equity investment in Powerchip

Mar 18, 15:30

Frank Huang, founder and ex-chairman of Powerchip Technology, will use his own capital to acquire an up to 20% stake in the company, Powerchip announced recently. The price is set...

Powerchip founder offers to take the company in a new direction

DRAM contract prices have room for further growth

Mar 14, 11:02

Spot prices for PC DRAM have risen significantly in recent days, moving further away from contract price levels. Lifted by the surge in spot prices, contract prices are set to rally...

DRAM content growth in PCs slows, says IHS

Mar 13, 10:42

The steady increase in PC capabilities that has justified the upgrade cycle and fueled the long-term growth of the PC market is undergoing a historical deceleration, as evidenced...

Rexchip to allocate 50% capacity for mobile RAM production before June

Mar 12, 21:51

Rexchip Electronics will allocate 50% of the production capacity at its 12-inch fab for mobile RAM before June 2013 due to strong demand from the smartphone sector. Rexchip managed...

Quotes for spot DRAM chips continue rising

Mar 6, 13:42

Spot market prices for standard 4Gb DDR3 DRAM chips rose again to close US$3 on March 5 following a 6% hike a day earlier when quotes were set at around US$2.70-2.80. Meanwhile, quotes...

DRAM module maker Adata posts decreased sales for February

Mar 5, 22:04

Adata Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.69 billion (US$56.77 million) for February, decreasing 36.3% on month and 30.7% on year. For the first two months of 2013,...

Spot prices for PC-use DRAM up 5%

Mar 5, 11:30

Spot market prices for PC-use (standard) DRAM have risen by an average of 5%, with quotes for 4Gb DDR3 chips increasing 6% to US$2.7-2.8 and those for 2Gb DDR3 chips rising by 2.3%...

DRAM modules replacing portions of SSD demand, say Taiwan makers

Mar 4, 15:59

Some memory controller IC design houses have adopted DRAM modules as solutions to replace SSDs used in cloud computing systems, financial applications, medical services, and online...

February DRAM contract prices up over 10%

Mar 4, 10:21

DRAM makers have hiked February contract prices for PC-use DRAM by over 10% and consequently contract prices have risen to about US$20 for a 4GB DDR3 module and over US$11 for a 2GB...

Tokyo court approves Micron deal to acquire Elpida

Mar 1, 11:45

Micron Technology has disclosed that the Tokyo District Court has approved Elpida Memory's restructuring plan. The plan calls for Micron to sponsor Elpida's reorganization under which...

Globalfoundries reportedly shifting interest to ProMOS fab

Feb 26, 12:31

Speculation has circulated in the DRAM industry recently that Globalfoundries may be now more instereted in acquiring ProMOS Technologies' 12-inch wafer fab than taking over equipment...

China white-box tablet makers to use DDR3 instead of mobile DRAM

Feb 22, 15:09

Several of China-based white-box tablet manufacturers have utilized DDR3 chips, instead of mobile DRAM, for their products in order to bring down their manufacturing costs further,...

Samsung, Hynix dominate mobile DRAM market, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 21, 15:28

Nearly 80% of total mobile DRAM revenues were generated by South Korea-based companies in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to DRAMeXchange.

Formosa Plastics to raise stake in Inotera

Feb 20, 21:22

Formosa Plastic Group (FPG), the parent company of Nanya Technology, plans to take up new shares that Inotera Memories will release in a private placement, according to industry so...

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Samsung, Hynix continue to lead DRAM sales

Feb 18, 22:42

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix continued to dominate the global market for DRAM chips in the fourth quarter of 2012, with the pair's combined market share reaching 67%, according...

Inotera likely to turn profitable as early as March

Feb 7, 21:35

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories is likely to return to profitability as early as March, thanks to more output using 30nm process technology and steady orders from Micron Technology,...

Powerchip to end P3 fab production at end of 1Q13

Feb 7, 13:47

Powerchip Technology, as most of the production equipment at its 12-inch P3 fab has been sold to Globalfoundries and Texas Instruments, will end production at the fab at the end of...

PTI expects recovery starting 2Q13

Feb 6, 22:22

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) expects business to pick up in the second quarter, and continue to recover for the rest of 2013. said company chairman DK Tsai...

Winbond sticks to operational transformation despite hikes in standard DRAM pricing

Feb 6, 20:21

Memory maker Winbond Electronics has been transforming its operations by phasing out standard DRAM. Although prices for standard DRAM have approximately doubled since the end of 2012,...

Adata expects favorable DRAM prices for 2013

Feb 6, 12:33

The DRAM industry is set to become more consolidated in 2013 with solid fundamentals, which will help decrease the imbalance between supply and demand, according to memory module...

Contract DRAM quotes likely to surge again after Lunar New Year holidays

Feb 5, 21:59

Contract quotes for 4GB DDR3 modules are likely to surge another 10% after the Lunar New Year holidays from the current levels of around US$18, according to industry sources. Module...

Globalfoundries, TI beat rivals to buy Powerchip 12-inch fab equipment

Jan 29, 22:00

Globalfoundries and Texas Instruments (TI) reportedly have defeated a group of Taiwan-based niche memory chip providers to win the rights for the purchase of a major portion of the...

DRAM contract prices set to continue rising

Jan 28, 21:01

With some DRAM vendors reportedly quoting their 4GB DDR3 modules at more than US$20, higher than the current contract price level, contract prices for commodity memory are set to...

Inotera to complete technology transition to 30nm process in April 2013

Jan 24, 11:12

Inotera Memories will shift a majority of its total wafer starts to 30nm process technology by April 2013, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM manufacturer, which expects to significantly...

Inotera experiences 12th consecutive quarterly loss in 4Q12

Nanya, Inotera post combined losses of over NT$51 billion in 2012

Jan 23, 22:03

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reported net losses of NT$8.88 billion (US$306.48 million) and NT$3.72 billion respectively for the fourth quarter of 2012. For all of 2012,...

DRAM market may return to growth in 2013, but face major risks, says IHS

Jan 23, 10:29

After two straight years of contraction, the global DRAM market has the opportunity to rebound to double-digit growth in 2013, according to IHS iSuppli. However, major risks - including...

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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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    Samsung GDDR5

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 8Gb GDDR5 DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology. Designed for use in graphics cards for PCs and supercomputing applications,...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

  • Samsung+20nm+LPDDR4+mobile+DRAM

    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

  • Samsung+20nm+DDR4+memory

    Samsung 20nm DDR4 memory

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing what it calls the most advanced DDR4 memory for enterprise servers in next-generation data centers. With the introduction...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

  • Samsung+30nm+2GB+LPDDR3+mobile+memory

    Samsung 30nm 2GB LPDDR3 mobile memory

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 2GB and low power double-data-rate 3 (LPDDR3) memory using 30nm-class technology for next-generation mobile devices. The new LPDDR3,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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