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Irony abounds in 1Q12 DRAM market as Elpida dethrones Micron from third rank, says IHS

May 24, 16:22

In one of the more ironic developments ever to transpire in the DRAM market, now bankrupt Elpida Memory in the first quarter managed to outperform the overall industry and its close...

Packaging and testing firms see mobile DRAM orders rise

May 22, 14:07

Memory packaging and testing specialists including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have both enjoyed a ramp-up in orders for mobile DRAM chips recently,...

DRAM share of average smartphone BOM falls by half, says IHS

May 21, 10:25

Although smartphones are increasing their usage of DRAM, the memory's share of the total cost of these advanced cellphones actually has fallen by more than half in the course of a...

DRAM contract quotes to rise 5-10% in May

May 16, 15:26

Given that spot market prices for 2Gb DDR3 chips are currently hovering over US$1.05, contract prices for commodity DRAM parts are set to rise 5-10% in March, according to industry...

DRAM market woes are over in 2012, says IHS

May 16, 14:47

The market for DRAM is expected to partially reverse the drastic losses it incurred in 2011 and achieve revenue growth in 2012, as the result of balanced supply and demand following...

Samsung expands lead in 1Q12 mobile DRAM market, says DRAMeXchange

May 15, 12:12

Samsung Electronics has managed to grow its already-commanding share of the mobile DRAM market. DRAMeXchange revealed in its recent report that the market leader took a 70.9% share...

Apple reportedly books up half of mobile DRAM capacity at Elpida Hiroshima plant

May 15, 01:40

Apple has recently placed huge orders for mobile DRAM memory with Elpida Memory's 12-inch plant in Hiroshima (Japan), securing about 50% of the total chips produced at the facility,...

PTI to grab mobile DRAM orders from Micron, sources say

May 15, 01:20

Market sources generally believe that Powertech Technology (PTI) will not lose orders because of Micron Technology's takeover of its main DRAM customer Elpida Memory, as the backend...

Powerchip to downsize capital by 60%

May 11, 14:49

Powerchip Technology has unveiled plans to reduce its paid-in capital by 60%, or about NT$33.24 billion (US$1.13 billion), to NT$22.16 billion in order to improve the net worth of...

Micron confirms talks to acquire Elpida

May 10, 16:41

Micron Technology today (May 10) issued a company statement that it is engaged in discussions with Elpida Memory's trustees to acquire the bankrupt chipmaker.

Powerchip loss narrows in 1Q12

May 10, 10:20

Taiwan-based chipmaker Powerchip Technology has reported a net loss of NT$5.56 billion (US$18.9 million) for the first quarter of 2012, showing improvement compared to a loss of NT$8.87...

Commentary: A Micron-Elpida merger would improve DRAM industry health

May 8, 12:13

Micron Technology reportedly has reached the final stage of talks on the purchase of Elpida Memory. The possible merger of Micron and Elpida will help to restore a healthier supply-demand...

Micron set to acquire Elpida

Nanya, Inotera April sales up on month

May 3, 14:34

DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reported growth in April 2012 revenues from the previous month of 14.3% and 19.1%, respectively.

Winbond shifting specialty DRAM to 46nm, NOR flash to 58nm

Apr 26, 15:16

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of memory products, has been shifting production of specialty DRAM to 46nm process and NOR flash to 58nm, the company told an investors conference...

SK Hynix suffers third straight quarterly loss

Apr 26, 12:17

SK Hynix (formerly Hynix Semiconductor), the world's second-largest DRAM memory supplier, has reported another quarterly loss as a result of weak chip demand and falling prices.

Taiwan DRAM firms to post smaller 2Q12 losses

Apr 24, 00:39

Taiwan-based DRAM makers are expected to see their losses narrow in the second quarter of 2012 thanks to growing chip prices, according to industry sources. Net losses at Nanya Technology...

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Early April DRAM contract prices to rise, says Nanya

Apr 20, 13:57

DRAM contract prices for the first half of April should continue their rally, and are expected to rise by a single-digit rate, according to Pai Pei-lin, vice president of Nanya Tec...

Nanya lands mobile RAM orders for ultrabooks

Apr 19, 13:46

Nanya Technology has entered the supply chain of a brand ultrabook vendor with its mobile RAM memory, and has also secured orders for tablet applications, according to the Taiwan-based...

Nanya strives to diversify and turn profitable

Inotera expects revenue growth for 2Q12

Apr 19, 01:35

According to Charles Kao, president of Inotera, the firm has been increasing the speed of production for its 30nm process technology. The firm believes that thanks to falling production...

Charles Kao, president of Inotera

PTI seeing orders for NAND flash pick up

Apr 16, 14:33

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) expects sales of its NAND flash memory products to grow and contribute to sequential revenue growth in the second quarter of...

April contract price talks in gridlock, say DRAM firms

Apr 12, 14:16

DRAM contract price negotiations for April have been tough as PC firms take a harder stand, according to sources at chipmakers. Prices are unlikely to rise at the same rate as the...

Commentary: Diversifying a must for DRAM firms

Apr 5, 14:31

Elpida Memory's bankruptcy filing reflects the fact that companies must diversify to cope with trends in the evolution of customer behavior and usage. The DRAM memory industry currently...

Falling PC demand encouraging DRAM makers to diversify

Nanya, Inotera March revenues slip

Apr 3, 16:30

DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reported decreases in March 2012 revenues from the previous month of 8% and 2.7%, respectively.

DRAM spot market quiet as buyers wait-and-see, says inSpectrum

Mar 30, 15:35

During the last trading week of March, transaction volumes have been low in the spot market as buyers take a wait-and-see approach. Meanwhile, sellers insist on keeping prices static,...

Late March contract prices for DRAM and NAND flash go in different direction

Mar 30, 01:05

While late March contract prices for DRAM memory have risen 2-3%, prices for NAND flash have continued their downward trend during the period due to buyers' cautious attitude toward...

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DRAM supply growth set to decelerate in 2012, says Gartner analyst

Mar 29, 16:37

With chipmakers slowing down their capacity expansions as well as delaying the transition to newer process technologies due to company mergers and acquisitions, the global bit growth...

Suppliers see better DRAM, NAND flash markets in 2012

Mar 29, 15:01

The global supply for DRAM memory in 2012 will be less than the average level of supply over the past years, hence the industry is likely to get rid of oversupply problems in the...

DRAM contract prices continue rally in 2H March, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 28, 15:42

DRAM contract prices continue advancing in the second half of March, according to data posted by DRAMeXchange. Prices for 4GB DDR3 modules increased 2.7% to average US$19 while 2GB...

Elpida delisted from Tokyo Stock Exchange

Mar 28, 11:26

The Tokyo bourse has delisted the stock of Elpida Memory, which filed for bankruptcy protection on February 27.

Memory prices almost at bottom, says Transcend chairman

Mar 23, 01:30

Prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory chips are "almost at rock bottom" and have little room for further drops, according to Transcend Information chairman Peter Shu. In...

Transcend 2011 profits up almost 100% despite revenue drop

PTI, Walton expect sales stable in March, grow in 2Q12

Mar 21, 16:03

Packaging and testing firms Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have both said they continue to negotiate with Elpida Memory to work out the best solutions...

Asia-Pacific market: Kingston DRAM module shipments up 20% in 2011

Mar 16, 01:25

Kingston Technology saw its DRAM module shipments in the Asia Pacific area increase 20% in 2011, despite the unfavorable market conditions constraining many of its fellow rivals'...

Kingston

iPad to dominate sales of NAND flash in tablets through 2015, IHS says

Mar 14, 12:18

With its leading market share position and high memory usage, Apple's iPad is set to continue to dominate worldwide demand for NAND flash in media tablets at least through the year...

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Rexchip foundry capacity influential on DRAM pricing, say Taiwan makers

Mar 14, 01:30

While Japan-based DRAM maker Elpida Memory has filed for bankruptcy protection and will start its restructuring process, Elpida's disposal of the DRAM foundry capacity belonging to...

Adata February sales up 16%

Mar 13, 11:30

Memory module firm Adata Technology has reported a sequential rise in February revenues of 15.8%. Sales of non-DRAM modules accounted for 55.7% of company revenues in the month.

Adata makes advance payment to Rexchip to ensure smooth DRAM supply
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  • 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.

  • Hynix+20nm+4Gb+GDDR3

    Hynix 20nm 4Gb GDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 20nm-class 4Gb(gigabit) graphics DDR3 DRAM, designed for notebooks requiring low-power consumption. The new 4Gb GDDR3, built using Hynix' 20nm-class technology,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 19.

  • Hynix+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Samsung+20nm%2Dclass%2C+4Gb+LPDDR2+

    Samsung 20nm-class, 4Gb LPDDR2

    Samsung Electronics has begun producing the industry's first 4Gb, low power double-data-rate 2 (LPDDR2) memory using 20nm-class technology. Samsung's 20nm-class 4Gb mobile DRAM...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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