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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

Kingston shipping 12GB DDR3 kits for Core i7

Nov 19, 11:55

Kingston Technology has announced 12GB triple-channel HyperX memory kits in support of Intel's LGA 1366 Core i7 systems. The DDR3 XMP-ready kit consists of six 2GB modules running...

Kingston HyperX 12GB DDR3 triple-channel kits

US$2.50 reasonable for DRAM, says Kingston Technology Far East

Nov 3, 14:54

US$2.50 is a healthy price level for both DRAM makers and PC ODM/OEM makers, according to Kingston Technology Far East chairman DK Tsai, who also heads packaging and testing firm...

DK Tsai, chairman of Kingston Technology Far East and PTI

3S lands flash card controller orders from Kingston

Oct 16, 14:05

Solid State System (3S) has secured orders for memory card controllers from Kingston Technology, expecting the new orders to be its major growth driver in 2010, according to the co...

Kingston APAC sales hit high in September

Oct 14, 12:05

Kingston Technology saw revenues from the Asia-Pacific market score an historic high in September 2009, thanks to a rally in chip prices and improved demand, according to Scott Chen,...

Strong DRAM spot pricing sustained, says inSpectrum

Sep 18, 17:01

Similar to last week, brisk sales in the memory spot markets have continued from September 14-18, resulting in stable pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash, according to inSpectrum.

Kingston reportedly secures NAND flash supply from Intel

Newswatch - Sep 18, 12:08

Kingston Technology has reserved 70% of Intel's total NAND flash capacity to ensure sufficient supply of the memory chips, according to industry sources. The US-based memory module...

DRAM maker PSC scaling up production

Aug 19, 10:44

DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has increased production to 80,000 wafers per month, up from 40,000 units in the second quarter, according to industry sources...

PSC HQ

DDR2 spot prices to reach US$1.50 or beyond, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 13, 15:13

Spot prices for DDR2 1Gb chips are expected to reach US$1.50 or even higher in the second half of 2009 because of tighter supply, according to DRAMeXchange. Pricing has trended upward...

DRAM maker PSC does not rule out future partnership with Taiwan Memory, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 13, 16:53

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has softened its attitude towards the government-led Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) project, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

DRAM maker PSC to gain fund injection from PTI and Kingston

Jul 10, 12:36

Powertech Technology (PTI) and Kingston Technology will jointly loan Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) a total of US$125 million, according to a PTI filing with the Taiwan...

Global flash card revenues sink 15% in 2008, says iSuppli

Jun 15, 14:57

The flash memory card market worldwide slid 15% to US$7.8 billion in 2008, with SanDisk continuing to lead its peers, according to a recent survey by iSuppli.

Kingston taps consumer SSD market

Jun 8, 16:39

Kingston Technology has announced the release of its SSDNow V series solid state drives (SSDs). Kingston said its new SATA SSD solutions specifically target for mass-market...

Scott Chen, vice president for APAC business at Kingston Technology

Vendors raise prices for DRAM and NAND flash, says inSpectrum

Jun 5, 17:20

Despite weak demand, spot prices for both DRAM and NAND flash have seen mild growth this week (June 1-5) as a result of pricing adjustments by some vendors, according to inSpectrum...

Kingston says May sales in APAC weak

Newswatch - Jun 3, 14:06

Kingston Technology may see revenues from the Asia-Pacific market for May hit the lowest monthly level so far in 2009, due to weak contribution from its NAND flash product line, according...

Kingston playing supportive role in Taiwan DRAM rescue: Q&A with company co-founder John Tu

Jun 3, 10:46

Kingston Technology, the US-based memory module maker who has long been a supportive partner for Taiwan's financially-distressed DRAM makers during difficult times, intends to play...

Kingston co-founder John Tu

NAND flash controller supplier 3S swings to profit in 1Q09

May 11, 12:17

Solid State System (3S), a NAND flash controller design house invested by Toshiba and Kingston Technology, swung back to profitability in the first quarter of 2009, with net income...

Kingston to invest more in Phison

May 11, 12:08

Taiwan's Phison Electronics, which specializes in NAND flash controller designs, has announced that Kingston Technology will invest NT$658 million (US$20.23 million) through private...

DRAM contract prices poised for 10-15% growth in May, says DRAMeXchange

May 6, 14:22

DRAM contract prices are set to rise 10-15% to between US$9-10 per GB in May, up from US$8-8.5 last month, according to DRAMeXchange.

Toshiba to outsource SSD production to Kingston, say sources

May 5, 17:02

Toshiba is looking to outsource OEM production of solid-state drives (SSDs) to Kingston Technology for 2009, with a portion of the products to be co-branded and sold through Kingston's...

Kingston optimistic DRAM prices to rise in 3Q09

May 5, 15:36

DRAM prices will be driven up mainly by demand from the China market throughout the third quarter of 2009, with quotes for 1Gb DDR2 to rise from US$1 at present, to US$1.50 or higher,...

Scott Chen, vice president for APAC business at Kingston

DRAM contract prices going up, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 22, 09:58

DRAM contract prices have trended upward in the second half of April, data gathered by DRAMeXchange have shown. Average prices of 1GB DDR2-667 and 2GB DDR2 modules have gone up to...

US market: SanDisk may lose ground to Taiwan competitors

Apr 16, 15:10

Taiwan's flash memory device manufacturers as well as US-based Kingston Technology are expected to grab a slice of the US NAND flash market now that the US International Trade Commission...

PSC collateralizes Rexchip shares in exchange for fund injection from Kingston

Apr 6, 12:25

Memory chipmaker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has collateralized its stake in Rexchip Electronics in exchange for funding worth NT$2 billion (US$60.4 million) from memory...

Kingston reiterates no decision made to invest in Taiwan Memory

Apr 1, 11:45

Kingston Technology has reiterated that currently no decision has been made regarding its investment in Taiwan Memory Company (TMC). Kingston will evaluate the possibility only if...

Kingston mulling investment in Eplida; PTI already commits

Mar 25, 15:46

Memory-module maker Kingston Technology is mulling plans to invest in an Elpida Memory subsidiary that has already seen Powertech Technology (PTI) commit an investment of five billion...

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