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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...

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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

Micron CEO visits Taiwan

May 31, 01:10

Micron Technology president and CEO Mark Durcan is expected to attend Inotera's shareholder's meeting on May 31. Durcan is likely to meet up with executives from Powerchip to discuss...

Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron

Samsung, Hynix scaling up capacity for LPDDR DRAM

May 29, 13:40

Samsung Electronics and Hynix Semiconductor have both ramped up LPDDR2 DRAM chips using 30nm-class process technologies, and delivered samples of LPDDR3 products with mass production...

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.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 19.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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