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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...

Micron amends Inotera Memories JV with Nanya

Jan 18, 10:48

Micron Technology announced on January 17 that it has entered into agreements with Nanya Technology to amend their joint venture relationship involving Inotera Memories, a Taiwan-based...

DRAM contract prices soar in 1H January

Jan 17, 20:35

Contract prices for DRAM have risen about 10% in the first half of January, with 4GB modules quoted at as high as NT$17.50, according to DRAMeXchange.

Display and DRAM industries ready to rebound, says Advantest Taiwan president

Jan 17, 11:59

The display and DRAM industries have both hit bottom, and are likely to stage a rebound in 2013, according to Advantest Taiwan president CH Wu.

Winbond set to swing to profits in 1Q13, report says

Jan 15, 15:18

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory, is set to return to the profitability in the first quarter of 2013, according to a report...

DRAM supply slowdown sends spot prices soaring

Jan 11, 10:47

With DRAM makers allocating more capacity to producing chips for phones and other non-PC applications, spot prices for commodity DRAMs have soared recently, according to industry...

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Inotera signs NT$10 billion syndicated loan

Jan 10, 15:37

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories, a production subsidiary of US-based Micron Technology, has signed a NT$10 billion (US$345.3 million) three-year syndicated loan agreement with...

Adata revenues up on rising DRAM prices

Jan 7, 21:52

Adata Technology's revenues for December 2012 registered a 14.75% sequential increase, as a recent rebound in chip prices buoyed sales of DRAM modules.

Samsung, Kingston reportedly raise DRAM contract prices

Jan 7, 11:28

Samsung Electronics and memory module firms, including Kingston Technology, have raised their quotes for 4GB DRAM modules, according to industry sources. Contract prices for PC DRAM...

Inotera DRAM ASPs to improve

Jan 4, 12:04

With Micron Technology set to handle sales of all DRAM chips rolled out from Inotera Memories, the Taiwan maker will likely see its product ASPs rise in 2013, according to market...

Inotera now consolidated subsidiary of Micron

Nanya December sales down, Inotera up

Jan 3, 15:48

Nanya Technology's revenues for December 2012 registered a 20.8% sequential decline, while Inotera Memories' increased 7.1% on month.

Taiwan FTC approves Micron-Elpida merger deal

Jan 2, 22:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned merger among Micron Technology, Elpida Memory and Rexchip Electronics, stating that the deal complies with fair trade...

Commentary: Global 2013 PC DRAM market a three-horse race

Dec 27, 12:07

With Micron Technology's merger with Elpida Memory set to complete, and second-tier players looking to turn their focus away from the PC memory market, the number of commodity DRAM...

Samsung places DRAM module maker Transcend under direct account, say sources

Dec 24, 14:55

Samsung Electronics has placed Taiwan-based Transcend Information under its direct account list, revoking the distribution rights of its IC parts to the DRAM module maker assigned...

Flash memory market to surpass DRAM for first time in 2012, says IC Insights

Dec 22, 11:01

Driven by continued demand for smartphones, tablets, and other personal media devices, the total flash memory market, consisting of NAND and NOR, is forecast to grow 2% to US$30.4...

DRAM contract prices rise

Dec 20, 15:31

DRAM contract prices edged up 1-2% in the first half of December, ending about five months of decreases, according to DRAMeXchange. A recent rally in spot prices has helped to lift...

Nanya to discontinue taking PC DRAM chips from Inotera, say sources

Dec 19, 22:04

Nanya Technology plans to discontinue its rights to take delivery of PC DRAM chips from Inotera Memories, while allowing Micron Technology to handle sales of all DRAM chips rolled...

DRAM spot prices rebounding

Dec 14, 11:34

Spot market prices for standard DRAM have been appreciating since the beginning of December, due to slow growth on the supply side amid chipmakers expanding mobile and server DRAM...

Nanya, Inotera losses continue in November

Dec 13, 10:35

Taiwan-based DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories continued to see net losses in November, losing NT$3.302 billion (US$113 million) and NT$1.448 billion, respectively,...

ProMOS fails again to sell 12-inch fab

Dec 12, 22:09

ProMOS Technologies failed, for the second time, on December 12 to sell its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, through an open bid despite offerings from Vanguard International...

PTI, Walton mobile DRAM capacities running in high gear

Dec 12, 21:58

Memory backend services companies Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have seen their production capacities for mobile DRAM running in high gear recently thanks...

PQI to exit DRAM module business in 2013, says executive

Dec 7, 15:31

Power Quotient International (PQI) expects to completely phase out its DRAM module business in 2013, as part of the company's business transformation plan, according to Alan Chang,...

Adata November sales down 3.6%

Dec 7, 14:31

Memory module maker Adata Technology has announced that revenues for November 2012 decreased 3.6% sequentially and 20.2% from a year ago to NT$2.19 billion (US$75.3 million).

DRAM spot prices rally

Dec 7, 14:05

DRAM spot market prices have seen a sustained rally for the week starting December 3, signaling that the worst could be over for commodity memory chipmakers.

Winbond buys exposure tool from Powerchip

Stockwatch - Dec 6, 14:29

Winbond Electronics has acquired a set of exposure equipment from Powerchip Technology for NT$630 million (US$21.7 million), according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

Memory chip makers post mixed results for November

Dec 4, 22:09

DRAM makers Nanya Technology, Inotera Memories and Powerchip Technology have posted mixed results for November. Nanya led its fellow companies and saw its revenues rally 19% sequentially...

DRAM contract prices dip in 2H November, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 3, 21:23

DRAM contract prices for the second half of November fell again, but at a slower pace than in previous months, according to DRAMeXchange.

VIS likely to win bid to take up ProMOS 12-inch fab

Nov 28, 22:04

ProMOS Technologies will hold an open bid to liquidate its 12-inch fab at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) on November 29. Some industry watchers believe that Vanguard International...

Powerchip may sell 12-inch fab equipment and land separately

Nov 28, 21:31

Powerchip Technology may tear down its P3 12-inch fab and sell the production equipment and land separately if it cannot liquidate the plant in one lot. Potential buyers including...

PQI shifts focus to wireless peripherals, accessories

Nov 23, 12:16

Power Quotient International (PQI) is set to reduce its exposure to the DRAM module market, and focus on the sale of wireless peripherals and accessories used in consumer technology...

DRAM contract prices stop falling

Nov 16, 14:05

Contract prices for DRAM held flat in the first half of November 2012, ending about four months of decreases, according to DRAMeXchange.

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