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Looking to ride mobile computing wave: Q&A with Kingston co-founder David Sun

Jun 20, 14:35

Kingston Technology's revenues hit a record high of US$6.5 billion for 2010, representing a 58.5% on-year growth. However, high sales do not necessarily mean profits are high as well,...

Kingston co-founder David Sun

Kingston expects SSD shipments to boost in 2011

Jun 3, 10:58

Kingston Technology expects monthly shipments of its solid-state drives (SSD) to top 100,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2011, up from the almost 70,000 shipped currently, according...

Kingston HyperX SSD

Kingston extends lead in 2010 DRAM module market, says DRAMeXchange

May 25, 14:50

US-based Kingston Technology further consolidated its dominance in the DRAM module market with its global share rising to more than 50% in 2010 from 39% in 2009, according to figures...

DRAM and NAND flash supply to tighten in 2H11, says Kingston co-founder

May 3, 12:31

NAND flash demand for smartphones and tablet PCs will become strong to outstrip supply substantially in the second half of 2011, according to David Sun, co-founder of Kingston Tech...

Kingston embedded NAND shipments to boom, says co-founder

May 2, 16:07

With demand for flash memory in mobile devices and embedded systems on the rise, Kingston Technology is eyeing the growth potential of eMMC-interface NAND memory devices, according...

Kingston sees stable DRAM prices, slight NAND supply constraints

Apr 25, 10:46

Contract prices for DRAM chips are set to be flat in the current second quarter of 2011, and will likely trend upward in the third and fourth quarters, according to Kingston Techno...

Kingston revenues climb to record US$6.5 billion in 2010

Mar 16, 16:11

Kingston Technology has announced that its global revenues in 2010 soared to a record US$6.5 billion, the highest ever in company history. The US$2.4 billion increase in sales over...

Kingston to buy NT$96 million stake in JMicron

Feb 11, 02:10

JMicron Technology has confirmed it will draw investment from Kingston Technology. According to a resolution passed by JMicron's board of directors on February 10, Kingston will purchase...

Kingston reportedly to buy stake in SSD controller firm JMicron

Jan 24, 11:32

Memory module supplier Kingston Technology will likely subscribe to a private placement of JMicron Technology, which specializes in controller chips for solid-state drives (SSD),...

Kingston talks about portable application software

Jan 19, 15:32

In the face of a new computing era, where mobility, cloud-based applications and services play key parts, memory module firms should consider including software designs on their hardware...

Kingston gearing up for on-chip memory

Jan 13, 11:37

The rise of embedded memory solution presents an opportunity for memory chipmakers. However, module house Kingston Technology is also making inroads into the market, according to...

Kingston co-founder John Tu

Kingston launches Sandy Bridge memory kits

Jan 10, 10:38

Kingston Technology has announced the release of HyperX Genesis Special Edition Grey. The high-performance dual-channel memory kits are engineered to complement the new motherboards...

Kingston co-founder reportedly buys Phison shares released by Toshiba

Dec 27, 15:04

David Sun, co-founder of the world's top DRAM module maker Kingston Technology, personally has taken up a portion of Phison Electronics shares released by Toshiba for NT$600-700 million...

Kingston expands lead in DRAM module business, says iSuppli

Nov 16, 10:48

Kingston Technology padded its dominance of the third-party DRAM module business in the first half of 2010, selling US$2.6 billion worth of DRAM modules, according to iSuppli. The...

Phison confirms plan to establish JV with Kingston for embedded memory

Oct 26, 01:10

Phison Electronics, in a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE), announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to form a joint venture with Kingston Technology...

Kingston, Phison to set up mobile memory joint venture to compete with Samsung, say Taiwan makers

Oct 25, 13:52

Kingston Technology and Phison Electronics will spin off their respective embedded business units and combine them into a joint venture to supply eMMC, MCP and other mobile memory...

Kingston partners with Synnex in Thailand

Newswatch - Oct 12, 14:55

Kingston Technology has said it is partnering with Synnex Technology International for the Thailand market, and has set up an authorized service center for repair and after-sales...

SSD price premium over HDD needs to narrow further to drive adoption, says Kingston exec

Sep 15, 14:23

The price premium of solid state drives (SSD) over hard disk drives (HDD) should narrow to 20% from the current 40%, to allow it to gain wide consumer acceptance, according to Scott...

Taiwan DRAM sector could see crisis again if demand stays weak for 3-4 more quarter, says Kingston executive

Sep 15, 09:13

With demand from the Chinese market weaker than expected ahead of the Labor Day holidays and the traditional high season of the fourth quarter also projected to be slower than in...

Kingston to supply embedded NAND devices for HTC

Aug 18, 12:03

Memory module maker Kingston Technology has recently cut into the supply chain of High Tech Computer (HTC) with its in-house developed eMMC NAND flash memory device, which uses Toshiba's...

Kingston raises DDR2 module prices by 7-10%

Aug 13, 12:05

Kingston Technology has raised its prices for DDR2 modules by a range of 7-10% recently pushing Taiwan-based module makers to also follow suit, according to industry sources. Kingston's...

PTI responds to acquisition rumors

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 15:04

A recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicated that Powertech Technology (PTI) will acquire smaller peer Payton Technology soon. PTI has responded saying...

Kingston sees smartphone and 3D TV as catalyst for future DRAM

Jun 3, 15:12

Sales of DRAM chips will remain bullish in the second half of 2010, thanks to increased demand from the smartphones, 3D TVs and other new applications, according to David Sun, co-founder...

Kingston co-founder David Sun

Kingston widens gap with rivals

May 26, 14:13

Kingston Technology continued to retain its lead in the global third-party DRAM module market in 2009 with a 40.3% market share, widening its gap with second-ranked A-Data Technology,...

Demand for DRAM to remain strong through 2Q10, says Kingston executive

Apr 7, 11:48

Demand for DRAM chips will remain strong in the second quarter of 2010, defying seasonal factors, according to Scott Chen, vice president of the APAC Business Division of Kingston...

Kingston products

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...

Intel, Kingston make headways with low-priced SSDs

Mar 26, 15:34

Kingston Technology's shipments of low-priced solid-state drives (SSD) have nearly reached 30,000 units so far this month, according to industry sources. Along with Intel's push of...

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...

Kingston posts revenue growth in 2009 on better DRAM and flash pricing

Feb 10, 14:31

Kingston Technology has announced revenues increased US$100 million to US$4.1 billion in 2009, its second-highest record. The memory-module house attributed the revenue growth to...

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...

Kingston denies acquisition rumors

Jan 5, 12:06

Memory module maker Kingston Technology has moved to quash recent rumors that suggested the company is looking to acquire its outsourcing partners Panram International and Orient...

Kingston sees smartphones drive NAND flash growth in 2010

Dec 31, 12:31

Smartphones will be key to spur demand for NAND flash in 2010, and will consume more chips than solid state drives (SSDs), according to David Sun, co-founder of Kingston Technology...

Kingston co-founder David Sun

Kingston to see more than US$1 billion in Asia revenues in 2009

Dec 23, 10:16

Kingston Technology will see revenues reach US$1.1 billion in Asia in 2009, up over 20% from US$900 million in 2008, according to Scott Chen, company vice president for APAC business...

Kingston to expand supply through outsourcing, says co-founder

Dec 1, 17:07

Kingston Technology will increase its supply of DRAM modules and NAND flash devices through outsourced production to Taiwan-based Panram International and Orient Semiconductor Electronics...

Taiwan DRAM sector to continue lagging behind without consolidation, says Kingston co-founder

Nov 23, 16:35

Taiwan-based DRAM makers will find they lack competitiveness against the world's bigger players in the long term, if they cannot work out efficient solutions – such as consolidation...

Kingston co-founder David Sun
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    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

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    Photo: Company, Jun 1.

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