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DRAM revenues down 20% in 4Q10, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 9, 13:51

Global DRAM revenues declined to US$8.64 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, down 20% from US$10.78 billion in the third quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Chip contract prices...

Powerchip to quit commodity DRAM market, says chairman

Feb 1, 12:19

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Technology will quit the sale of commodity DRAM chips and instead shift all of its commodity DRAM capacity to the production of DRAM parts for...

Powerchip chairman Frank Hung (front)

Limited available capacity to halt DRAM price falls

Jan 27, 11:55

In the face of growing demand for mobile RAM, specialty DRAM and NAND flash memory, key memory chipmakers are more prone to allocate their 12-inch capacity to the faster-growing segments...

DRAM contract prices continue slide in 2H January

Jan 26, 16:34

Late January contract prices for DRAM continue trending downward, despite previous media reports saying Elpida Memory would raise its prices later in the month.

ProMOS restructures business groups, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 24, 14:00

ProMOS Technologies has reorganized its business groups as it strives to diversify its product line beyond DRAM, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Notebook vendors under pressure of increased costs

Jan 19, 16:03

Notebook vendors are under the pressure of possibly increased costs for key components and ODM prices. Panel prices may rise in the second quarter of 2011 and Japan-based Elpida Memory...

Powerchip sends 40nm process NAND flash samples to clients

Jan 12, 15:00

Powerchip Technology has already delivered samples of NAND flash chips built using a 40nm process to clients, according to the company, adding that its flash business will target...

Rexchip reportedly resumes shipments to Powerchip

Jan 7, 12:11

Powerchip Technology has reached an agreement with Elpida Memory and Rexchip Electronics about its overdue payments, allowing it to restart taking deliveries from Rexchip, according...

Powerchip says unable to pay Rexchip bills

Jan 3, 14:43

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Powerchip Technology has said it is in talks with Elpida Memory and Rexchip Electronics about its overdue payments. Rexchip on December 31 issued a company...

ProMOS, Powerchip claim no knowledge of reported DRAM tie-up with Elpida

Newswatch - Dec 27, 10:40

Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies have both said the companies had no advance warning or knowledge about Japan-based Elpida Memory's plans to launch talks on capital tie-ups...

Memory packaging house reports November results

Dec 15, 01:20

Powertech Technologies posted November 2010 revenues of NT$3.351 billion (US$112.023 million), up modestly from the previous month. The company indicated that though its client Elpida...

Falling 2Gb DDR3 prices to help advance PC memory density

Dec 6, 13:45

Spot prices for 2Gb DDR3 memory continue trending down to average near US$2, with those in the low range arriving at US$1.90, according to market sources. Previously the observers...

Elpida starts sampling 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM for consumer electronics

Nov 29, 13:52

Elpida Memory has begun sample shipments of its new 2-gigabit (2Gb) DDR3 SDRAM geared for use in consumer electrical appliances, according to the company, claiming it is the industry's...

ProMOS likely able to produce own-brand DRAM using Elpida's technology

Nov 16, 02:10

Elpida Memory had agreed to offer more favorable contract terms and conditions to ProMOS Technologies under a technology licensing agreement, and therefore gained approval for its...

Elpida approved to issue depositary receipts in Taiwan

Nov 15, 15:03

Elpida Memory's planned TDR (Taiwan depositary receipt) issue has received approval from Taiwan's Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)...

DDR3 spot prices to fall

Nov 15, 11:16

Spot market quotes for 2Gb DDR3 and 1Gb DDR3 chips have continually dropped to US$2.50 and US$1.30-1.40 respectively due to increasing global supply, and are expected to keep falling...

Commentary: Elpida's plan to combat competition from Samsung

Oct 12, 10:37

Elpida Memory has plotted a three-year plan to raise its competitiveness in the global DRAM market and counter the threat from Samsung Electronics, according to industry sources in...

Elpida president Yukio Sakamoto

ProMOS to raise funds through private placement and sale of securities, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 8, 17:06

ProMOS Technologies plans to raise up to US$50 million from the sale of securities directly to a limited number of investors at the end of 2010, and also issue up to 700 million new...

Memory backend houses to see slight or flat sequential growth in 4Q10 revenues

Sep 15, 14:44

Although DRAM makers are improving production yields, which should raise demand for backend services, the possible drop in memory packaging quotes is expected to slow Taiwan-based...

DRAM production costs rise for first time in 15 quarters, says iSuppli

Sep 15, 09:37

The cost of manufacturing DRAM in the second quarter of 2010 saw a rise for the first time since the third quarter of 2006, raising concerns about production expenses in the memory...

Samsung expands lead in 2Q10 DRAM market, says iSuppli

Aug 23, 10:41

Samsung Electronics' aggressive investment in advanced manufacturing technology paid off in spades in the second quarter of 2010, allowing the company to outproduce competitors and...

DRAM maker Powerchip raises capex for 2010, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 20, 16:23

Powerchip Technology has raised its 2010 capex to NT$17.488 billion (US$548 million), from an originally planned NT$12.7 billion, the Chinese-language Commercial Times has quoted...

Rexchip completes pilot run of 40nm 2Gb DDR3 products

Aug 13, 11:45

Rexchip Electronics on August 12 announced it has successfully completed pilot runs of Elpida Memory's 40nm 2Gb DDR3 product. Pilot run results for Elpida's 40nm process have met...

Rexchip president and spokesperson Stephen Chen

Walton 2Q10 profits soar 45% on quarter, topping market expectations

Aug 6, 11:12

Memory IC packaging and testing house Walton Advanced Engineering has reported net profits of NT$262 million (US$8 million) for the second quarter of 2010, up 45% on quarter and topping...

Walton president Yu Hong-chi

DRAM revenues grow 15% on quarter in 2Q10, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 2, 10:47

Global DRAM revenues increased 15.2% sequentially to US$10.7 billion in the second quarter of 2010, thanks to stable contract prices and a mild growth in output, according to DRAMe...

Rexchip ranks as most profitable Taiwan DRAM maker in 1H10

Jul 30, 14:39

Rexchip Electronics has posted net profits of NT$9.09 billion (US$284.06 million), or an EPS of NT$3.09, for the first half of 2010, making it the most profitable among Taiwan's DRAM...

PTI raises capex after strong 2Q10

Jul 30, 11:58

Powertech Technology (PTI), a major Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing house, has announced net profits for the second quarter of 2010 increased 90.8% on year and 12% sequentially...

PTI chairman DK Tsai

Taiwan DRAM makers still queuing for latest ASML systems

Jul 21, 14:46

The lead time for ASML's latest immersion system, the NXT:1950i, has been extended to almost 12 months, prompting some Taiwan-based DRAM makers to switch to alternative products,...

Powerchip buys equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - Jul 20, 10:10

DRAM maker Powerchip Technology has announced an equipment purchase worth NT$1.53 billion (US$47 million) from ASML, which supplies lithography systems.

Walton to sign NT$6 billion loan

Newswatch - Jul 6, 12:01

Walton Advanced Electronics will take on a loan of NT$6 billion (US$186 million) to be paid back over a period of five years to enhance its business operation, according to the DRAM...

UMC reiterates no specific target for private placement

Stockwatch - Jun 23, 14:03

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has dismissed recent media reports speculating Elpida Memory is a potential investor for its private placement.

Rexchip elects new board members

Jun 23, 12:10

Rexchip Electronics, a joint venture between DRAM makers Elpida Memory and Powerchip Technology, reelected its board of directors at yesterday's shareholders meeting. Elpida and Powerchip...

UMC expects to sample 3D stacked chips using 28nm in 2011, says CEO

Jun 22, 12:12

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) expects to start sampling integrated 3D IC solutions using 28nm process technology in mid-2011, with volume production slated for 2012, according...

UMC CEO Shih-Wei Sun, Elpida CEO Yukio Sakamoto and PTI chairman DK Tsai at the signing ceremony

Powerchip surges in 1Q10 DRAM ranking, says iSuppli

Jun 21, 15:21

In a strong first quarter for DRAM sales, Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology (formerly Powerchip Semiconductor) posted a standout performance that allowed it to move up to the fifth...

ProMOS says trial production for Elpida 63nm DDR3 chips a success

Jun 21, 10:36

ProMOS Technologies has announced the successful trial manufacturing of 1Gb DDR3 DRAM products, employing Elpida Memory's 63nm (65nm-XS, Super-shrink) technology, at its 12-inch wafer...

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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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