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  • Last update: Tuesday 29 May 2012 [45 news items]

Samsung, Hynix scaling up capacity for LPDDR DRAM

May 29, 13:40

Samsung Electronics and Hynix Semiconductor have both ramped up LPDDR2 DRAM chips using 30nm-class process technologies, and delivered samples of LPDDR3 products with mass production...

Hynix, Micron seeking closer ties with Taiwan controller suppliers

Dec 22, 11:56

Hynix Semiconductor and Micron Technology reportedly are looking to strengthen their ties with Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Skymedi amid concerns...

Memory backend service industry affected by capacity cuts on standard DRAM chips, say sources

Dec 13, 17:05

Taiwan-based memory backend packaging/testing service providers including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have been affected by capacity cuts on standard...

Kingston reportedly to help Elpida, Toshiba digest inventory

Nov 28, 12:02

Kingston Technology reportedly will give a hand to its upstream chip providers Elpida Memory and Toshiba, both of which are struggling with excessive inventory. The dedicated memory...

Kingston

Samsung, Hynix renew license deals with Tessera through 2017

Nov 24, 16:39

Tessera Technologies on November 23 announced that Hynix Semiconductor has exercised the renewal option in its 2005 license agreement to extend the term to May 2017.

Phison looking to expand revenues, market share

Oct 28, 12:03

Phison Electronics expects to make solid earnings in 2011, and is gearing up for significant revenue and market share gains in 2012, according to company chairman Khein Seng Pua.

More DRAM makers cutting back production

Sep 14, 10:41

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have joined Elpida Memory, Powerchip Technology and Rexchip Electronics in cutting production amid slumping prices and a global economic downturn,...

DRAM

DRAM pricing to plunge in rest of 2011, says IHS

Aug 30, 10:10

A dramatic oversupply and freefalling prices are in store during the third quarter for the DRAM space, resulting in a turbulent second half for besieged DRAM suppliers, according...

Mobile DRAM market hits US$2 billion threshold in 1Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 18, 13:54

In another sign of the growing prominence of mobile platforms like smartphones, handheld gaming devices and tablets, revenues in the first quarter for mobile DRAM exceeded the US$2...

Digitimes Insight: DRAM supply bit growth to edge up in 2011

Aug 2, 14:51

Global supply of DRAM is forecast to reach 2.9 billion 1Gb-equivalent chips in 2011, up 51% from 1.92 billion units in 2010, according to Digitimes Research. The anticipated higher...

Global 2Q11 NAND flash market sees 9% drop; Samsung remains top supplier, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:26

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$4.88 billion in the second quarter of 2011, down about 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

DRAM market falls short of expectations in 1Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 1, 13:56

Global DRAM revenues during the first three months of 2011 amounted to US$8.3 billion, lower than the US$9 billion anticipated, according to IHS iSuppli. The first-quarter total represented...

Advanced NAND flash processes worthwhile only with volume production

May 17, 15:38

While major NAND chip producers are moving forward to transition their manufacturing processes to below 30nm, the advance makes sense only if volume production is feasible, industry...

Korea, Taiwan chipmakers turn to local wafer producers for support

Apr 14, 12:15

Korea- and Taiwan-based foundry houses and memory-IC manufacturers have obtained support from their local producers of blank silicon wafers as failure of supplies from Japan still...

DRAM companies stop offering quotes after Japan earthquake

Mar 14, 14:25

Many DRAM chip suppliers reportedly have stopped quoting their chip prices for the spot market segment following the earthquake which hit Japan on March 11. Meanwhile, downstream...

Anobit shipping NAND flash controllers for smartphones, tablets

Mar 9, 16:44

Anobit has announced that its new MSP2020 NAND flash memory controller is shipping in multi-million quantities for use within today's most advanced smartphones and tablet computing...

Samsung expands lead in 4Q10 DRAM market, says iSuppli

Feb 17, 11:14

Samsung Electronics managed to grow its already commanding share of the DRAM market in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to IHS iSuppli.

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...

Samsung widens gap with fellow DRAM makers

Nov 3, 12:00

Samsung Electronics continued to retain its lead in the global DRAM market and managed to boost its share in the third quarter of 2010, according to DRAMeXchange. On the contrary,...

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...

PC vendors and Samsung in dispute over DDR3 contract quotes for May, say sources

May 14, 12:46

Major PC vendors and Samsung Electronics are currently in a standoff over Samsung's plans to hike contract quotes for DDR3 memory in May, according to industry sources. Rival Hynix...

ProMOS denies report about Hynix exit

Stockwatch - Apr 21, 14:37

ProMOS Technologies has announced that Goo Choi, senior VP of Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, will resign from the Taiwan-based DRAM maker's board of directors effective June 18.

DRAM to see 40% rise after 3-year decline, says iSuppli

Feb 22, 10:10

The global DRAM business is set to return to annual revenue growth in 2010, according to iSuppli. The research firm's preliminary forecast calls for global DRAM revenues to rise to...

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...

Micron makes gains in 2009 NAND flash market, unseats Hynix in top-3

Feb 2, 16:07

Micron Technology captured a 9.4% share of the global NAND flash market in 2009, exceeding Hynix Semiconductor's share by 0.3pp points, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

DRAM revenues up 42% on quarter in 4Q09; non-Korean players gain share, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 1, 14:35

Global DRAM revenues grew 42% sequentially to US$8.682 billion in the fourth quarter of 2009, buoyed by a rebound in chip ASPs and output growth, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung...

Kingston reportedly pays US$100 million for memory chips to Hynix

Jan 14, 10:58

US-based memory module house Kingston Technology has made an advance payment of US$100 million to Hynix Semiconductor for the purchase of DRAM chips and NAND flash in 2010, according...

Phison to pay US$50 million in advance for NAND flash chips

Jan 12, 14:12

Phison Electronics, which mainly designs and makes controllers for NAND flash memory integrated into products such as USB flash drives and memory cards, has announced it will make...

DRAM capex to hike 80% in 2010, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 23, 15:41

Combined capex at DRAM chipmakers will reach US$7.85 billion in 2010, up 80% from NT$4.3 billion in 2009, according to DRAMeXchange. Despite the significant growth, the projected...

Support from "Rich dad" crucial to play at the DRAM table, says Kingmax chairman

Dec 15, 14:46

With Korea-based players gaining a larger share of the present DRAM market, chairman of DRAM module house Kingmax Semiconductor has suggested capital and strong backing are key to...

Kingmax chairman Joe Liu

Taiwan DRAM makers still struggling as competitors turning a profit

Sep 10, 12:18

Hynix Semiconductor will be the second among DRAM makers to swing back to profitability in the third quarter of 2009, followed by Micron Technology and Elpida Memory in 2010, according...

Numonyx CEO in Taiwan to strengthen ties with partners

Sep 1, 15:36

Brian Harrison, president and CEO of flash memory maker Numonyx, has recently visited Taiwan-based IC designers and distributors, in a move to reinforce company relations with clients...

Brian Harrison, Numonyx president and CEO

DDR3 prices up by double-digits in 1H August, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 10, 15:58

The average contract price of 1Gb DDR3 chips has continued to rally to US$1.50 in the first half of August, up 11.9% sequentially, according to data gathered by DRAMeXchange. Thanks...

NAND flash ASPs up 20% in 2Q09, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 31, 14:33

Production cutbacks and demand for restocking inventory from emerging markets pushed up NAND flash ASPs by about 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2009, according to DRAMeXchange...

A-Data secures NAND flash supply from Hynix

Jul 24, 12:41

A-Data Technology has recently secured NAND flash supply from Hynix Semiconductor through 2010, by making payments in advance, according to industry sources. In response, the memory...

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    Hynix 2Xnm 64Gb NAND flash

    Hynix Semiconductor has announced that it has begun mass producing 64Gb NAND flash chips using 20nm-class technology. Hynix claimed its 20nm-class process provides a 60% increase...

    Photo: Company, Aug 12.

  • Innovative+Silicon+floating%2Dbody+DRAM+on+bulk+silicon+

    Innovative Silicon floating-body DRAM on bulk silicon

    IP vendor Innovative Silicon has announced its floating-body memory technology, dubbed "Z-RAM," is now constructed on bulk silicon. The Z-RAM technology can be operated at less than...

    Photo: Company, Mar 22.

  • Hynix+44nm+2Gb+DDR2+for+mobile+applications

    Hynix 44nm 2Gb DDR2 for mobile applications

    Hynix Semiconductor has developed 2-gigabit (2Gb) low-power DDR2 DRAM for mobile applications such as smartphones and tablet PCs, with volume production slated for the first half...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

  • Hynix+40nm+2Gb+GDDR5

    Hynix 40nm 2Gb GDDR5

    Hynix Semiconductor has announced a 2Gb GDDR5 chip using its 40nm class process technology, with mass production slated for the second half of 2010. Hynix's newly-developed GDDR5...

    Photo: Company, Dec 22.

  • Hynix+44nm+2Gb+DDR3

    Hynix 44nm 2Gb DDR3

    Hynix Semiconductor has announced the Intel validation of 2Gb (Gigabit) DDR3 DRAM using 40nm-class process technology. The newly validated products are 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM component, 4GB...

    Photo: Company, Nov 24.

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