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  • Last update: Monday 5 August 2013 [373 news items]

Micron pursues profit growth after Elpida acquisition

Aug 5, 10:58

Micron Technology is putting profits first instead of fighting for market share, according to company president Mark Adams. After acquiring Elpida Memory, the US memory chipmaker...

Mark Adams, president at Micron Technology

Micron closes Elpida purchase

Jul 31, 19:01

Micron Technology on July 31 announced the closing of its acquisition of Elpida Memory, and also its takeover of a 24% share of Rexchip Electronics from Powerchip Technology.

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

Micron swings to fiscal 3Q13 profit

Jun 20, 12:44

US-based memory chipmaker Micron Technology has reported net profits for its third quarter of fiscal 2013, following seven straight quarters of losses.

ESMT to ship MCP memory chips to MediaTek, say sources

May 13, 13:55

Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), a Taiwan-based provider of niche-market memory chips, has entered the MCP (multi chip package) chip segment and will begin to ship its...

Hermes Microvision to sell Elpida debts

Stockwatch - Apr 3, 12:17

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, has announced that its Japan-based subsidiary...

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...

Tokyo court approves Micron deal to acquire Elpida

Mar 1, 11:45

Micron Technology has disclosed that the Tokyo District Court has approved Elpida Memory's restructuring plan. The plan calls for Micron to sponsor Elpida's reorganization under which...

Micron-Elpida deal cleared by China Ministry of Commerce

Feb 20, 13:50

China's Ministry of Commerce has given antitrust clearance for Micron Technology's previously-announced proposed acquisition of Elpida Memory, the two memory IC firms have jointly...

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...

Japan Fair Trade Commission clears acquisition of Elpida by Micron

Dec 22, 11:34

The Japan Fair Trade Commission has cleared Micron Technology's acquisition of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory, according to the US memory chipmaker.

Elpida says acquisition by Micron approved by Tokyo court

Nov 2, 12:18

The Tokyo District Court has made an order approving Elpida Memory's reorganization plans to creditors, and also rejected a separate plan proposed by certain of Elpida's bondholders,...

IV settles patent disputes with Hynix, Elpida

Sep 25, 10:38

Intellectual Ventures (IV) has announced that it has reached settlement agreements with SK Hynix and Elpida Memory, and resolved all pending patent infringement litigation with both...

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

Elpida to complete switch to 30nm for 4Gb chips in October

Aug 29, 15:27

Elpida Memory is set to complete its 30nm process technology transition in October 2012, despite having filed for bankruptcy.

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...

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...

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.

Micron announces deal to acquire Elpida

Jul 3, 01:25

Micron Technology and Elpida Memory's trustees have signed a definitive sponsor agreement for Micron to acquire Elpida, according to the US memory chipmaker. The agreement has been...

Micron likely to merge two production subsidiaries after acquiring Elpida

Jul 3, 01:20

Inotera Memories and Rexchip Electronics will likely be merged into a single operating company following Micron Technology's acquisition of Elpida Memory, industry sources speculat...

PTI, Walton to maintain orders after Micron-Elpida deal

Jul 3, 01:05

Micron Technology's takeover of DRAM maker Elpida Memory will not bring negative effects to Elpida's existing backend partners including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced...

Rexchip sees small 2Q12 operating loss

Jun 29, 01:25

Rexchip Electronics, majority owned by Elpida Memory, expects to post a small second-quarter operating loss. The firm also indicated it now generates consistently positive cash flow...

Rexchip now has a positive cash flow, collecting more than NT$1.2 billion a month

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...

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

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

Micron reportedly offers US$1.5 billion to take over Elpida

Mar 21, 13:39

Elpida Memory reportedly plans to release its control over the company to a new management team that will come from an open bid, and industry sources have speculated that Micron Technology...

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

Powertech revenues slip in February

Mar 9, 14:14

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) saw February revenues down 6.78% on month and 11.5% on year to NT$2.833 billion (US$96 million) due to production cuts at major...

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