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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.


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...


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.

Walton president Yu Hong-chi

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.


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...

Mark Adams, president at Micron Technology

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...

Inotera swings to 2Q13 profit

Jul 24, 11:35

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2013, ending a string of 13 consecutive quarter losses.

Nanya continues to post profits in 2Q13

Jul 23, 21:56

Nanya Technology has reported net profits of NT$1.68 billion (US$56.25 million) or NT$0.07 per share for the second quarter of 2013. For the first half of 2013, net profits stood...

DRAM prices rebounding, says IC Insights

Jul 17, 19:23

DRAM prices rose 42% from a year ago in the second quarter of 2013, following a 22% on-year increase in the first quarter, according to IC Insights. Prices are set to maintain double-digit...

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

Samsung steps up purchases of NAND flash memory

Jul 11, 13:56

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its buying of NAND flash chips from outside sources, while reallocating its own NAND flash lines for the production of mobile DRAM parts, a strategic...

Nanya, Inotera post mixed June results

Jul 8, 22:02

Nanya Technology has reported decreased revenues for June 2013 while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues increased more than 20% on month.

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

The lesson to be learned from Samsung: Q&A with Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Jun 27, 11:31

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology, two DRAM subsidiaries under the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), have survived the latest industry consolidation. Nanya has transformed itself...

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Mobile devices to consume more DRAM than traditional PCs in 2015, says IHS

Jun 26, 11:45

For a generation now, the PC and DRAM industries have been tied together as tightly as the automotive and crude oil businesses. However, in a telling sign of the arrival of the post-PC...

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