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  • Last update: Wednesday 23 April 2014 [1544 news items]

Powerchip, Rexchip revenues down in August

Sep 5, 16:20

DRAM chipmakers Powerchip Technology and Rexchip Electronics have reported decreases in August 2012 revenues from the previous month of 3.2% and 56.1%, respectively.

Micron-Elpida tie-up positive for global DRAM industry, says Inotera executive

Sep 5, 12:35

The integration between Micron Technology and Elpida Memory will be positive for the global DRAM industry in terms of production, technology and client interest, according to Scott...

Inotera president Scott Meikle

Nanya, Inotera post revenue decreases in August

Sep 4, 01:10

Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker Nanya Technology saw revenues decline about 12% from a year ago in August 2012 while revenues at Inotera Memories slid 7% on year.

PC DRAM inventory remains high, says inSpectrum

Sep 3, 11:10

DRAM spot prices were relatively stable in the last week of August. Compared to a week ago, prices showed a slight 1-2% decrease, according to latest data from inSpectrum.

Powerchip posts smaller 2Q12 loss

Aug 31, 10:57

Powerchip Technology saw its losses narrow sequentially in the second quarter of 2012, when revenues grew 37.4% on quarter. The chipmaker expects to see further improvement in its...

DRAM inventory rises

Aug 24, 01:15

PC OEMs now have two to three months of DRAM inventory on average, up from the four to six weeks previously. The surge is being caused by sluggish PC sales as consumers hold back...

DRAM inventory at PC OEMs rising

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

DRAM prices have little room to fall further, says Kingston exec

Aug 20, 13:59

Prices for DRAM memory have fallen to exceptionally low levels, giving them little room to fall further, according to Scott Chen, VP of sales for Asia Pacific at Kingston Technology...

Scott Chen of Kingston Technology identifies demand-side weakness as key factor behind DRAM price f

Walton expects flat or slight growth in 3Q12 sales

Aug 10, 01:35

Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services for memory chips, expects its third-quarter revenues to be flat or rise slightly on quarter. The firm indicated...

Walton president Yu Hong-chi says company will focus on niche-market DRAM and mobile DRAM markets

Mobile DRAM market expands as usage increases in smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Aug 8, 11:08

With its relatively robust market growth and increasing usage in hot products like smartphones and media tablets, mobile DRAM is playing a more prominent role in the memory business...

DRAM revenues grow 12% in 2Q12, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 7, 12:23

Worldwide DRAM revenues arrived at US$7.02 billion in the second quarter of 2012, up 12% from US$6.27 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. But the figure reflects...

PTI 2Q12 beats estimates; sees challenges ahead

Aug 1, 12:09

Memory IC packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported better-than-expected revenue and EPS results for the second quarter of 2012. But looking forward, the...

Elpida cutting DRAM production

Jul 31, 01:40

Elpida Memory has moved to scale down production at its DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, as well as production at its Taiwan-based subsidiary Rexchip Electronics, according to industry...

Hynix posts small operating profit in 2Q12

Jul 26, 14:11

SK Hynix, currently trailing only Samsung Electronics in the DRAM market, swung to an operating profit of KRW23 billion (US$20 million) in the second quarter of 2012 after three straight...

Risks come with rewards in Micron purchase of Elpida, IHS finds

Jul 25, 15:23

Micron Technology's recent purchase of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory is a bold move not without risk, even though Micron will emerge from the acquisition considerably larger...

DRAM contract prices see first fall since 2012, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 19, 13:34

DRAM contract prices, which are updated semi-monthly, showed their first fall for 2012 in early July, according to data collected by DRAMeXchange.

Inotera starts trial production of 30nm 4Gb low-power mobile DDR2

Jul 19, 01:35

Inotera Memories has kicked off trial production of 4Gb DDR2 mobile DRAM based on 30nm process, the company announced at a July 18 investors conference.

Inotera

DRAM pricing strengthens as inventory level falls, says IHS

Jul 18, 11:05

Pricing for DRAM is set to increase as a key indicator shows that inventory levels are falling relative to demand, according to IHS iSuppli.

DRAM makers Nanya, Inotera report sequential revenue declines for June

Jul 5, 01:55

DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories both have reported sequential revenue declines for June, with Nanya seeing its revenues drop 4.4% to NT$3.27 billion in the month,...

Visibility in DRAM demand low, says inSpectrum

Jul 3, 15:35

DRAM spot prices went through a downward trend during the week of June 25-29, as pressure rises on DRAM makers to ship before month-end and demand remains weak, according to inSpec...

With Elpida acquisition, Micron becomes No. 2 DRAM supplier

Jul 3, 09:03

With its planned purchase of Elpida Memory of Japan, US-based Micron Technology will become the world's second-largest supplier of DRAM, according to IHS iSuppli.

Powerchip sells Rexchip shares to Micron

Stockwatch - Jul 2, 15:06

Powerchip Technology has issued two separate filings announcing its shareholdings in Rexchip Electronics have all been sold to Micron Technology. The move indicates that Micron is...

DRAM contract prices unchanged in 2H June, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 29, 14:31

DRAM contract prices have stayed flat in the second half of June, with 4GB modules quoted at US$21-21.50, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices for all of June 2012 were also flat, bringing...

Elpida bankruptcy brings unusual stability to DRAM pricing, says IHS

Jun 28, 16:06

Pricing in the DRAM market has become markedly less volatile since the February bankruptcy filing of major supplier Elpida Memory, deviating from long-term trends in statistically...

Kingston to become largest shareholder of Panram International

Jun 25, 10:32

Kingston Technology will subscribe to new shares of Panram International, a Taiwan-based OEM maker of DRAM modules, for a stake of nearly 25%, becoming the largest shareholder of...

Kingston DRAM module

DRAM contract prices flat in early June, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 22, 01:00

DRAM contract prices held flat in the first half of June, ending about three months of increases, data collected by DRAMeXchange show.

Micron posts another quarter of losses

Jun 21, 16:40

Micron Technology has reported a fourth consecutive quarterly loss. Despite a rise in the company's DRAM product ASPs, prices fell significantly for its NAND flash chips in the quarter...

Backend firms hold conservative outlook for DRAM

Jun 21, 16:09

Supply and demand in the DRAM market has been stable and shipments have been growing steadily in the second quarter of 2012. However, market conditions for the upcoming third quarter...

Samsung reportedly raising 4GB DDR3 module prices

Jun 19, 01:05

Samsung Electronics reportedly has been aggressively raising its DRAM module prices with plans to push up the contract quotes for 4GB DDR3 parts to US$25-27 by the end of 2012. Some...

DDR3

Winbond remains focused on niche-market DRAM, NOR flash

Jun 19, 01:00

Winbond Electronics is looking to balance the development of its niche-market DRAM and NOR flash product lines by raising the sales ratio for the latter to be equal to that for the...

Walton focuses on mobile DRAM in 2012

Jun 14, 01:25

Walton Advanced Engineering, a Taiwan-based provider of memory IC packaging/testing services, has said its is conservative about the market in second-half 2012. The firm's 2012 primary...

Nanya Technology expects over 60% of revenues from specialty DRAM at end of 2012

Jun 13, 01:10

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has shifted business focus from standard DRAM to specialty DRAM consisting of consumer DRAM, server DRAM and mobile RAM and expects the proportion of its...

Nanya spokesperson Pai Pei-lin

DRAM spot market prices to rebound in July, says Adata chairman

Jun 5, 01:55

As DRAM contract prices have risen month by month, spot market quotes are expected to rebound in July and exceed contract prices in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to chairman...

Early May DRAM prices rise 5%, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 4, 15:59

DRAM contract prices continued their sequential rally in the first half of May, but rose by a slower-than-expected 5%, according to DRAMeXchange.

DRAM outlook optimistic, says Inotera president

Jun 1, 01:15

With the DRAM industry looking to become more consolidated and companies moving toward differentiation, the market outlook for the next two to three years is positive, according to...

Micron CEO Mark Durcan participates in Inotera's annual general meeting of shareholders
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