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

PTI revenues hit all-time high in December

Jan 7, 12:11

Powertech Technology (PTI), a major backend service provider for Elpida Memory and Toshiba, has announced revenues for December 2009 grew 13.2% on year to a record high of NT$2.94...

ProMOS approved to extend maturity of all term loans for one year

Jan 7, 12:02

Taiwan-based ProMOS Technologies has received approval from creditor banks to extend the maturity for all its term loans for one year, effective January 1, according to the company...

Rexchip plans IPO in 2010, says president

Jan 6, 12:17

Rexchip Electronics, which is 64%-owned by Elpida Memory, has announced plans to go public in 2010. The DRAM maker will file an application for IPO (initial public offering) in Taiwan's...

Elpida, Rexchip start 40nm era

Jan 6, 11:10

Elpida Memory recently conducted pilot production of 2Gb DDR3 chips using 40nm coupled with 6F2 process technology at its Hiroshima fab, and has raised yield rates high enough for...

Rexchip president Stephen Chen

Micron seeking to strengthen management of Inotera

Jan 4, 15:10

Industry sources have circulated rumors that Micron Technology intends to raise its holdings in its joint venture with Nanya Technology, Inotera Memories. Inotera recently approved...

Tessera loses ITC chip-patent case against DRAM makers and sellers

Dec 30, 12:25

Nanya Technology on December 30 announced the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has affirmed the company and other DRAM makers that no violation was found in the Investigation...

PTI expects utilization rate to remain high in 1Q10

Newswatch - Dec 24, 12:02

Memory backend service supplier Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capacity utilization for the upcoming first quarter to stay similar to levels in the fourth quarter of 2009...

TIMC might invest in Rexchip

Dec 24, 11:22

Rumors have circulated in Taiwan that Taiwan Innovative Memory Company (TIMC) may become an active player through an equity investment in Rexchip Electronics in cooperation with Elpida...

Rexchip to ramp 40nm-class DRAM production in 2Q10, says Elpida

Dec 22, 17:00

Elpida Memory has announced that its 300mm (12-inch) fab in Hiroshima, Japan has began mass production of 40nm 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM chips, which comes just two months after the company...

Memory backend supplier PTI to see flat revenues in 1Q10

Dec 18, 14:05

Powertech Technology (PTI) has seen order visibility stretch to the first quarter of 2010, according to company vice CEO CC Liao, adding that the company's revenues for the quarter...

PTI vice CEO CC Liao

Elpida to mass produce 1Gb DDR3 on extra-shrink 65nm in 1Q10

Dec 17, 16:54

Elpida Memory has developed 1Gb DDR3 SDRAM based on its 65nm XS extra-shrink process technology, according to the company, claiming that the chip is as cost-competitive as 50nm-made...

Winbond sees November sales soar 119% on year

Dec 10, 11:46

Niche DRAM maker Winbond Electronics has posted revenues of NT$2.12 billion (US$65.63 million) for November, up 2.8% sequentially and 119.1% on year. For the first 11 months of 2009,...

Winbond booth

ProMOS looking to draw new investors, says chairman

Dec 9, 12:29

ProMOS Technologies has contacted four potential investors, and expects to draw new funds by May or June 2010 to help smoothly ramp its chip production based on Elpida Memory's designs,...

ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Elpida upbeat on DRAM outlook; to strengthen ties with Taiwan partners

Dec 9, 10:55

DRAM prices are expected to bounce back in January 2010, according to Elpida Memory CEO Yukio Sakamoto, adding that he believes supply will run short of global DRAM demand in the...

Elpida CEO Yukio Sakamoto and ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Elpida, ProMOS to detail their partnership

Dec 8, 13:18

Japan-based Elpida Memory president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto and Taiwan-based DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies chairman Chen Ming-liang will hold a joint press conference this afternoon...

PSC seeking to buy back Rexchip shares

Newswatch - Dec 2, 14:06

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has proposed talks about buying back Rexchip Electronics shares from Elpida Memory, according to industry sources. PSC's stake in Rexchip...

Taiwan DRAM restructuring hits dead end

Nov 27, 17:12

Taiwan's legislative economics committee on November 26 voted unanimously against the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA's) request for funds to invest in Taiwan Innovative Memory...

Elpida shipping samples of x32-bit 2Gb DDR2 SDRAM

Nov 26, 12:19

Elpida Memory has begun sample shipments of a 2-gigabit (2Gb) x32-bit I/O DDR2 SDRAM that operates up to 1066 megabits per second (Mbps), according to the company. The new memory...

Elpida reference

Elpida develops 1Gb GDDR5; to start mass production in 2Q10

Nov 23, 11:16

Elpida Memory has announced that it completed development of a 1-gigabit (1Gb) GDDR5 that operates at a speed of six gigabits per second (Gbps). The new graphic memory (GDDR: graphics...

Elpida 1Gb GDDR5 with speed of 6Gbps

Elpida opens DRAM testing lab in Munich

Nov 20, 12:30

Elpida Memory has held a ceremony in Munich, Germany to officially open its test laboratory for DRAM chips at its Munich Design Center, which began operations in May 2009 as a GDDR...

ProMOS says partnership with Elpida not affected by TIMC fate

Nov 13, 11:47

The uncertain fate of Taiwan Innovation Memory Company (TIMC, previously Taiwan Memory Company) has nothing to do with ProMOS Technologies' supply agreement with Elpida Memory, according...

Elpida, Winbond ink deal for GDDR foundry service

Nov 11, 11:50

Elpida Memory today (November 11) announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for DRAM foundry services with Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics. The agreement pertains...

Samsung, Hynix continue to expand DRAM presence, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 9, 15:08

Global DRAM revenues increased 40.7% on quarter to US$5.719 billion in the third quarter of 2009, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics' and Hynix Semiconductor's combined...

Elpida and ProMOS ink partnership on DRAM

Nov 6, 10:28

Elpida Memory and ProMOS Technologies announced on November 6 the signing of a DRAM foundry agreement.

Elpida swings to operating profit in Jul-Sep 2009

Nov 5, 17:04

Elpida Memory has announced net sales for the second quarter of its fiscal 2009 (ended September 30, 2009) rose 32.1% sequentially to 95.9 billion yen (US$1.06 billion), with operating...

Elpida licensing deal with TIMC remains firm, says TIMC designated head

Nov 5, 11:36

John Hsuan, who has been tapped to set up Taiwan Innovative Memory Company (TIMC), has reiterated that the licensing terms in an agreement reached with technology partner Elpida Memory...

John Hsuan

Elpida takes director-seat majority following Rexchip shuffle

Nov 3, 15:47

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Rexchip Electronics has recently reshuffled its board of directors with Elpida Memory occupying six seats and Powerchip Semiconductor (PSC) four, according...

Elpida sees operating profit in fiscal 2Q09

Oct 16, 16:18

Elpida Memory has announced preliminary results indicating that consolidated revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2009 rose 32% sequentially to 96 billion yen (US$2.97 billion),...

PSC mulls buying back Rexchip shares from Elpida, say sources

Oct 15, 11:42

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) is mulling the possibility of buying back a portion of the Rexchip Electronics shares it has sold to Japan-based...

Elpida acquires more Rexchip shares from PSC

Oct 15, 10:47

Elpida Memory on October 14 announced that it has acquired a larger shareholding in Rexchip Electronics in order to strengthen the management of the consolidated subsidiary's operations...

Elpida says Taiwan subsidiary turned profitable in 3Q09

Oct 9, 17:11

Elpida Memory has said its production subsidiary, Rexchip Electronics, turned profitable in July-September on rising DRAM prices. Rexchip is expected to report a net profit of almost...

DDR2 contract prices surpass DDR3 in 1H October

Oct 9, 15:06

Contract quotes for 2GB DDR2 modules went up to US$31.50 on average in the first half of October 2009, exceeding the level of US$31 that DDR3 parts achieved, according to data from...

Elpida readies 40nm 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM

Oct 8, 10:55

Elpida Memory has announced that it had completed development of a 40nm 2-gigabit (2Gb) DDR3 SDRAM, with sample shipments slated for November and mass production expected to begin...

PTI posts revenues high in September 2009

Oct 7, 15:25

Memory packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced revenues for September 2009 rose 1.8% on year to NT$2.75 billion (US$85 million), replacing its previous...

Rexchip breaks even in 3Q09, says PSC

Oct 6, 15:51

Rexchip Electronics may have broken even in the third quarter of 2009, according to Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) vice president and spokesperson Eric Tang. The joint...

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