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Samsung 2010 chip capex hints at upcoming boom in PCs, say Taiwan DRAM makers

May 18, 15:04

Samsung Electronics' recently-unveiled capex plans for its memory-chip business in 2010 suggest that the memory chip vendor has foreseen a return to boom times in the PC sector, according...

Elpida develops 2Gb DDR mobile RAM using 40nm

May 14, 17:10

Elpida Memory has developed a 2-gigabit (2Gb) DDR mobile RAM using a 40nm process, according to the company. The new mobile RAM has a chip size of less than 50-square millimeter,...

Elpida profits for fiscal 2009 higher than expected

May 12, 16:47

Elpida Memory saw its net income for the year ended March 31, 2010 reach 3.1 billion yen (US$33 million), higher than its preliminary estimate of two billion yen. Consolidated revenues...

Rexchip postpones transfer to 45nm process

May 12, 11:42

Due to delivery delays of immersion scanners, DRAM maker Rexchip Electronics will postpone transferring its capacity of 80,000 12-inch wafers to a 45nm process, according to the company...

DRAM maker ProMOS stays unprofitable in 1Q10

May 3, 14:09

ProMOS Technologies has reported net losses of NT$3.23 billion (US$103 million) for the first quarter of 2010, showing improvement compared to losses of NT$5.27 billion in the prior...

PQI snaps up NT$225 million net profits in 1Q10

Apr 30, 10:34

Power Quotient International (PQI) has reported net profits of NT$225.02 million (US$7.15 million) for the first quarter of 2010, up significantly from NT$85.28 million in the prior...

DRAM maker ProMOS to slash capital 65%

Apr 27, 10:18

ProMOS Technologies has revealed plans to downsize its capital by 65% from the current NT$72.6 billion (US$2.3 billion) to NT$25.4 billion. The capital reduction will help boost ProMOS's...

ProMOS at CTSP

Elpida sampling 40nm 4Gb DDR3

Apr 22, 11:50

Elpida Memory has announced that it completed development of a 4Gb DDR3 SDRAM, which it claims is the highest density DDR3 in the DRAM industry.

Elpida returns to profits in fiscal 2009

Apr 21, 10:35

Elpida Memory has announced preliminary consolidated financial results for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. The memory chipmaker estimated net income of two billion yen (US$21.5...

Rexchip starts trading in Taiwan stock market

Newswatch - Apr 20, 10:01

Rexchip Electronics, a 64%-held subsidiary of Japan's Elpida Memory, began trading on Taiwan's Emerging Stock Board (ESB) today (April 20).

Taiwan DRAM makers eyeing mobile RAM market

Apr 19, 11:34

Apple's iPad launch has created an upsurge in demand for mobile RAM, pushing some Taiwan-based memory chipmakers to either ramp up the output or venture into the segment, according...

ProMOS eyes return to profitability in 2Q10, says chairman

Apr 19, 10:39

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies stands a good chance of returning to profitability in the second quarter of 2010, according to company chairman ML Chen speaking at a recent press ev...

ProMOS to move 63nm to mass production in 3Q10

Apr 16, 17:10

ProMOS Technologies is set to move Elpida Memory's 63nm stack process to mass production in the third quarter of 2010, according to the company.

Rexchip to list on Taiwan ESB on April 20

Apr 14, 10:57

Rexchip Electronics, which was founded in 2006 as a joint venture between Elpida Memory and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), has received approval to list on Taiwan's Emerging...

A-Data makes advance payment for DRAM chips

Newswatch - Apr 13, 10:48

A-Data Technology has reached a long-term supply contract with an unspecified upstream vendor, under which it would pay a certain amount in advance for DRAM chips. The contract will...

PSC said to allocate more 12-inch capacity to produce DRAM for Elpida

Apr 12, 14:38

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has entered into a new agreement with Elpida Memory, under which PSC is allowed to source 24,000 wafer starts a month from their DRAM joint-venture...

Elpida to offer sufficient DRAM chips to PC customers in Taiwan, says CEO

Apr 9, 12:36

Elpida Memory will continue to strengthen its ties with Taiwan's PC ecosystem, offering sufficient supply of DRAM chips, according to company CEO Yukio Sakamoto speaking at a recent...

Winbond to develop in-house 46nm Buried Wordline process

Apr 9, 12:23

Winbond Electronics has quietly recruited part of former Qimonda's R&D team and will develop a 46nm Buried Wordline stack process, making it the first Taiwan-based DRAM maker...

Winbond

Elpida on pace to increase DRAM outsourcing to Taiwan partners, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 7, 16:19

Elpida Memory is expected to outsource a total of 140,000 wafers a month to subsidiary Rexchip Electronics, Winbond Electronics and ProMOS Technologies at the end of 2010, a 40% rise...

Winbond GDDR output for Elpida lower than expected

Apr 6, 15:17

Winbond Electronics has recently begun making GDDR chips for Elpida Memory with a production capacity of 5,000 wafer starts a month, according to industry sources. However, the monthly...

Elpida announces plan to draw investment from Kingston

Apr 6, 14:25

Elpida Memory's board of directors has approved plans to issue new shares and convertible bonds worth a total of US$200 million to Kingston Technology. Elpida said the funds would...

ProMOS, Rexchip ramping production on 63nm for Elpida DDR3 chips

Mar 30, 14:55

ProMOS Technologies has started trial runs on 63nm for Elpida Memory DDR3 products, while Rexchip Electronics is set to significantly ramp up chip production using the same node prior...

Elpida readies 40nm 4Gb DRAM

Mar 26, 15:40

Elpida Memory has revealed it is set to begin volume-producing 4Gb DRAM chips using 40nm-class process technology for server products and desktop PCs. The announcement comes around...

Memory backend house PTI expects rebound in March 2010

Mar 8, 14:14

Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported a sequential decline of 3.5% in consolidated revenues to NT$2.8 billion (NT$87.5 million) for February 2010, but the memory packaging and testing...

ProMOS set to ink deal to sell 12-inch fab

Newswatch - Mar 1, 16:09

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has recently made the decision to sell its 12-inch (300mm) wafer fab located at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP) to mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix...

Infineon files patent infringement lawsuit against Elpida

Feb 24, 10:10

Infineon Technologies has announced that the company and its subsidiary Infineon Technologies North America filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against...

Micron's Numonyx acquisition to challenge Samsung, hurt Hynix

Feb 11, 14:04

Market watchers generally believe that Micron Technology's upcoming acquisition of Numonyx, which unseated Spansion in the 2009 NOR flash memory market, may pose a challenge to Samsung...

Rexchip goes public, eyes emerging stock listing in 1Q10, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 5, 14:45

Rexchip Electronics, a DRAM-manufacturing joint venture between Elpida Memory and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), has become a public company and is looking to be listed...

PTI meets 4Q09 guidance; sets 2010 capex at NT$9 billion

Feb 4, 16:47

Memory packaging and testing service provider Powertech Technology (PTI) has posted fourth-quarter 2009 sales of NT$8.74 billion (US$273 million) and net income of NT$1.68 billion,...

Rexchip names new chairman

Feb 2, 12:25

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has announced its president Brian Shieh has resigned and taken over the chairman post of Rexchip Electronics, PSC's joint venture with Elpida...

Elpida sees first net profits in nine quarters

Jan 28, 15:49

Computer-memory chipmaker Elpida Memory has reported net profits of 21.1 billion yen (US$234 million) for fiscal third-quarter ended December 31, 2009, representing a return to profitability...

Walton to benefit from Winbond orders for GDDR chips, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 27, 12:21

Backend service supplier Walton Advanced Engineering is expected to benefit from major contracts from Elpida Memory and Winbond Electronics starting in the second quarter of 2010...

PSC dismisses report on Rexchip shares buyback

Stockwatch - Jan 26, 11:47

DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has indicated that it is not the source of a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report saying it will...

Rexchip posts second straight quarterly profit

Jan 20, 11:52

Rexchip Electronics, a 64%-held subsidiary of Elpida Memory, has announced that net profits for the fourth quarter of 2009 amounted to NT$3.5 billion (US$110 million). The DRAM producer...

PTI to see high revenues throughout 2010

Jan 19, 15:34

Memory packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) will likely see January revenues hit a record high for the fifth month in a row, and 2010 revenues to also reach an all-time...

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