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  • Last update: Friday 18 July 2014 [119 news items]

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...

Kingston says no plan to invest in TMC

Mar 17, 15:10

Kingston Technology has dismissed speculation that it plans to acquire 5-10% of a new DRAM company that the Taiwan government is setting up, saying it would not commit itself to investing...

Kingston to invest in Taiwan Memory, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 16, 12:29

Kingston Technology may take up a 10% stake in Taiwan Memory, the new DDRAM company that the Taiwan government is planning, the Chinese-language Commercial Times reported...

Memory-module maker Kingston 2008 shipments up, but revenues down

Mar 12, 12:10

Kingston Technology has announced worldwide revenues totaled US$4 billion in 2008, representing a decline of 11% from a year earlier. Despite the revenue dip, the US-based memory-module...

Intel and Taiwan memory vendors to push SSD in co-branding initiative

Feb 13, 14:22

A-Data Technology and Power Quotient International (PQI) are expected to join Intel in a push for the solid-state drive (SSD) market with a co-branding strategy, according to industry...

Taiwan banks halt ProMOS loan

Feb 5, 12:10

Nine Taiwan banks which reportedly have agreed to provide a syndicated loan of NT$5 billion (US$148 million) to DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies have postponed the lending process,...

Phison sets private placement; draws more investment from Kingston

Feb 4, 16:47

NAND flash controller IC designer Phison Electronics plans to issue new shares through private placement to raise additional capital and draw new strategic partners, the company has...

Kingston acts as guarantor for ProMOS loan

Feb 4, 12:24

Kingston Technology has agreed to act as a guarantor for ProMOS Technologies' application for a syndicated loan of NT$5 billion (US$148 million) from nine local banks, according to...

ProMOS sells property to Kingston

Stockwatch - Jan 22, 11:37

ProMOS Technologies, whose deadline for redeeming ECBs (euro convertible bonds) is nearing, has sold a piece of 8,362-square meter land, plust structures on it, to memory module specialist...

Kingston enters SSD market, targeting enterprise servers and notebooks

Jan 20, 17:07

Memory module maker Kingston Technology recently announced its entry in the solid-state drive (SSD) market. The products reportedly will be marketed in a a co-branding partnership...

Kingston enters SSD market

NAND flash controller supplier 3S expects to turn profitable in 1Q 2009

Jan 13, 16:51

Solid State System (3S), a NAND flash controller design house invested by Toshiba and Kingston Technology, said that mass production of its NAND flash controllers on a 43nm process...

3S general manager Hu Ting-chung

DRAM module makers increase prices; 1GB DDR2 quoted at US$10

Jan 9, 01:10

DRAM module makers Kingston Technology, Transcend Information, A-Data Technology and Power Quotient International (PQI) have increased their prices following the recent surge in DRAM...

No gains can be expected from DRAM monopoly, says Kingston co-founder David Sun

Dec 26, 15:55

Digitimes recently talked to David Sun, co-founder of US-based memory module maker Kingston Technology, about the DRAM industry and his advice for Taiwan's money-losing DRAM players...

Kingston co-founder David Sun

Kingston to enter SSD market via co-branding with Intel

Dec 24, 01:10

Memory-module maker Kingston Technology is looking to enter the solid-state drive (SSD) market by January 2009, via a co-branding partnership with Intel, the company has revealed.

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    Kingston HyperX SSD

    Kingston Technology has announced it has teamed up with SandForce to launch its first SATA Rev 3.0 (6Gb/s) based SSD targeted at enthusiasts, gamers and performance users. The Kingston...

    Photo: Company, Jun 3.

  • Kingston+SSDNow+V100

    Kingston SSDNow V100

    Kingston Digital Europe, an affiliate of Kingston Technology, has announced the latest addition to the SSDNow family of solid-state drives (SSD). The new Kingston SSDNow V100 SSD...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

  • Kingston+DataTraveler+Ultimate+3%2E0+flash+drive

    Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 flash drive

    Kingston Digital, the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology, is shipping its first USB 3.0 flash drive. The Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 series takes advantage of the...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

  • Kingston+HyperX+blu+memory+modules

    Kingston HyperX blu memory modules

    Kingston Technology has announced the release of an entry-level line of HyperX memory modules for overclockers and gamers. The HyperX blu memory modules have a new look, run at standard...

    Photo: Company, Jun 1.

  • Kingston+1%2E35V+server+memory+validated+by+Intel

    Kingston 1.35V server memory validated by Intel

    Kingston Technology has announced that its low-voltage registered dual inline memory modules (RDIMMs) have been validated for use in the upcoming Intel Westmere-EP processor-based...

    Photo: Company, Mar 22.

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