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DRAM market grows up, IHS finds

Jun 20, 10:52

The global market for DRAM has achieved some maturity in the face of daunting challenges, allowing the industry to achieve a balance between supply and demand in 2013, according to...


DRAM supply shortage to extend through 2015, says Inotera executive

Jun 19, 13:46

The current DRAM shortage will continue for at least three years, with the supply gap to be widened year by year, according to Inotera Memories chairman Charles Kau, which also serves...

Demand for game console-use DRAM to rise

Jun 11, 12:49

Demand for high-density DRAM is expected to rise significantly on the upcoming roll-outs of new game consoles built with 8GB of memory, which will likely turn the availability of...

Taiwan DRAM industry: Moving forward, or backward?

Jun 5, 12:23

The global DRAM market has entered a new phase in its evolution, as a fundamental shift from PCs to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is underway. Because mobile devices...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, SK Hynix to see sequential revenue growth in 2Q13

Jun 4, 21:09

In the second quarter of 2013, demand in the global PC and smartphone market is expected to increase but most firms have no plans to expand capacity. Hence revenues at Samsung and...

Inotera May sales up over 20%

Jun 4, 11:57

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories has announced that revenues for May 2013 increased 20.6% sequentially and 26.2% from a year ago to NT$4.15 billion (US$138.6 million).

Rising DRAM prices to boost Inotera revenues and profits in 2Q13

Memory chips to fall far short of demand in 3Q13, says Adata chair

Jun 3, 15:32

Supply of DRAM chips will remain mostly tight in 2013, while the NAND flash market will face a shortage of supplies starting the second half of June, according to Simon Chen, chairman...

Adata chairman Simon Chen

SDRAM inventory rising on weaker-than-expected demand

May 30, 22:11

Demand for specialty DRAM has been slower than expected resulting in excessive SDRAM stockpiles in the electronics supply chain, according to industry sources. SDRAM chips are used...

Mobile DRAM revenues slip 5% in 1Q13, says DRAMeXchange

May 16, 21:04

Global mobile DRAM revenues slipped 5.2% sequentially to US$2.60 billion in the first quarter of 2013, due to seasonal factors, with Korea-based companies continuing to dominate the...

Taiwan DRAM module makers perform strongly in 1Q13

May 15, 22:30

All Taiwan-based DRAM module makers were operating with profits in the first quarter of 2013, with Adata Technology leading fellow companies with the highest EPS of NT$3.20 (US$0.11)...

Inotera announces closing of private placement

May 14, 21:50

Inotera Memories has completed the previously announced private placement of 633 million shares at a price of NT$9.47 (US$0.32) per share, raising gross proceeds of NT$6 billion,...

DRAM shortages to impact PC players in 2Q13

May 8, 21:10

DRAM shortages, which started in early 2013, have become worse recently and may impact PC brand vendors' performances in the second quarter, according to sources from PC players.

Inotera 2Q13 sales likely to rise 30%

May 7, 15:21

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories is expected to post revenue growth of 30% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to rising shipments of chips built using 30nm process...

Walton generates more revenues from specialty DRAM, says report

Newswatch - May 7, 10:16

Packaging and testing company Walton Advanced Engineering, which long focused on the PC DRAM market, has seen sales generated from the orders for specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips account...

Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

Samsung making 20nm 4Gb LPDDR3 DRAM for mobile devices

Apr 30, 15:48

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now producing 4-gigabit (4Gb) low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) mobile DRAM chips using 20nm-class process technology.

Nanya sees tight DRAM supply

Apr 24, 13:59

The global supply of DRAM chips including those for PCs, servers, TVs and industrial computers is expected to fall short of demand by 5.5% in the fourth quarter of 2013, Pei-Ying...

Inotera reports losses of over NT$600 million for 1Q13

Apr 23, 21:43

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net losses of NT$613 million (US$20.55 million) or NT$0.11 per share for the first quarter of 2013. But the company is expected to swing...

Backend firms see DRAM market recovery

Apr 23, 16:16

Memory packaging and testing specialists Powertech Technology (PTI), Walton Advanced Engineering and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) are expected to benefit from a recovery in...

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

Contract DRAM quotes rise 8% in 1H April, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 17, 21:36

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules increased by 8% in the first half of April, with an average price of US$25.50 and a high of US$26, according to the latest data compiled by DRAMeXchange...

IC distributor Topco looks to post 5-10% sequential sales gains in 2Q13

Apr 17, 15:56

IC equipment and materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to see its revenues grow 5-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013 after sales gained 1.2% on quarter and...

Memory makers see better profits as chip pricing improves

Apr 17, 14:05

Memory chipmakers as well as module firms are in a favorable and more profitable position in the second quarter of 2013, as prices for DRAM and NAND flash chips continue to strengt...

Foxconn books DDR2 production capacity with higher prices, say sources

Apr 16, 21:24

Foxconn Electronics reportedly has booked a portion of 512Mb DDR2 production capacity at Winbond Electronics with prices 15-20% higher than the prevailing market price in order to...

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...

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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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.

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