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Micron posts profits on higher sales in fiscal 1Q14

Jan 8, 14:01

Micron Technology swung to net profits of US$358 million in the quarter ended November 28, 2013, from losses of US$275 million a year earlier, with sales soaring 120% on year to US$4.04...

Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

Micron swings to profit in fiscal 2013

Oct 14, 14:01

Micron Technology has reported net profits of US$1.71 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2013 compared to profits of US$43 million for the prior quarter and losses of US$243 million...

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

Former ARM CEO joins Micron board of directors

Jul 23, 11:05

Micron Technology has announced the appointment of Warren East to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. East served as CEO of ARM Holdings PLC from October 2001...

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...

Walton 2Q13 profits to leap as orders soar

Jun 26, 11:06

Memory-IC packaging and testing firm Walton Advanced Engineering has enjoyed a ramp-up in orders for mobile DRAM and niche-market memory chips in the second quarter of 2013, and seen...

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...

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...

DRAM market may return to growth in 2013, but face major risks, says IHS

Jan 23, 10:29

After two straight years of contraction, the global DRAM market has the opportunity to rebound to double-digit growth in 2013, according to IHS iSuppli. However, major risks - including...

Taiwan FTC approves Micron-Elpida merger deal

Jan 2, 22:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned merger among Micron Technology, Elpida Memory and Rexchip Electronics, stating that the deal complies with fair trade...

Mobile DRAM revenues hit record high in 2Q12, IHS says

Oct 18, 10:57

Mobile DRAM revenues rose to the highest level yet in the second quarter of 2012, driven by increased bit shipments and relatively steady pricing, according to IHS iSuppli. Revenues...

Rexchip able to fulfill loan payment obligation

Sep 18, 16:26

DRAM maker Rexchip Electronics will be able to repay its NT$2.1 billion (US$71.3 million) debt due in September 2012, as Elpida Memory has made advance payments to the Taiwan-based...

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.

Powerchip capital reduction application approved

Aug 23, 15:41

Powerchip Technology has completed and gained approval for an application to make a 60% cut in its paid-in capital allowing the net worth of its shares to rise to NT$2.15 (US$0.07)...

Mobile DRAM market expands as usage increases in smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Aug 8, 11:08

With its relatively robust market growth and increasing usage in hot products like smartphones and media tablets, mobile DRAM is playing a more prominent role in the memory business...

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...

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...

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...

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

Powerchip willing to sell stake in Rexchip to Micron

Jun 20, 01:10

Powerchip Technology originally claimed its preemptive rights to acquire Japan-based Elpida Memory's 70% stake in Rexchip Electronics, a joint venture between Powerchip and Elpida,...

Powerchip

Rexchip shares at stake between Micron-Elpida deal, say sources

May 22, 12:20

Powerchip Technology has reportedly claimed that it has preferential subscription rights to purchase a 70% stake which Elpida Memory held in Rexchip Electronics although the Japan-based...

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...

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...

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

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

Spansion, SK Hynix team up for SLC NAND

Apr 3, 10:50

Spansion has announced an alliance with SK Hynix to introduce SLC NAND products at the 4x, 3x, and 2x nodes. As part of the relationship, the pair will enter into a patent cross-licensing...

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.

Powertech to sell Rexchip stake to Kingston

Mar 27, 01:10

Powertech Technology (PTI), a Taiwan-based provider of memory IC packaging and testing service, will sell all of its 9.32% stake in Rexchip Electronics, Elpida Memory's Taiwan-based...

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    Elpida Wide IO Mobile RAM

    Elpida Memory has developed 4Gb next-generation mobile memory chips for smartphones, tablet PCs and other mobile devices. The new DRAM achieves compliance with the "Wide IO" international...

    Photo: Company, Nov 21.

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    Elpida DDR3 memory

    Elpida Memory has received Intel's validation for its DDR3 main memory based on the G33 chipset reference platform. The testing validates that Elpida's DDR3 memory can run on Intel's...

    Photo: Business Wire, May 15.

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