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PTI expects another quarter of record revenues in 4Q17

Oct 24, 13:51

Robust demand for flash memory chips will buoy further sales performance at Powertech Technology (PTI) in the fourth quarter of 2017, said the memory backend specialist at an October...

Smartphones and other mobile devices continue to boost memory chip demand

Kingston marks 30th anniversary

Oct 18, 16:05

Founded on October 17, 1987, US-based Kingston Technology has just marked its 30th founding anniversary in a capacity as the world's largest independent maker of DRAM modules. Its...

Toshiba discloses further investment in 3D NAND flash facility

Oct 16, 15:37

Toshiba announced recently its board of directors had approved a further investment by Toshiba Memory in production equipment for Fab 6 at its Yokkaichi operations in Mie (Japan).

Toshiba seals JPY2 trillion deal with Bain group

Sep 29, 11:50

Toshiba announced on September 28 the company had signed a deal to sell its memory-chip business - Toshiba Memory - to a group led by Bain Capital for about JPY2 trillion (US$18 bi...

China market: Marvell SSD controller shipments jump

Sep 8, 14:41

Marvell's SSD controller shipments have hiked in China thanks to strong demand from Kingston Technology, Shenzhen Longsys Electronics and Lite-On Technology. Cumulative shipments...

Global DRAM module sales fall 12% in 2016, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 7, 10:46

Global DRAM module sales totaled around US$6.9 billion in 2016, down about 12% from US$7.9 billion a year earlier, according to DRAMeXchange. Falling PC DRAM prices during the first...

Powerchip posts EPS of NT$1.59 for 1H17

Aug 15, 10:09

Contract chipmaker Powerchip Technology has announced net profits increased 17.6% on year to NT$3.63 billion (US$119.7 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period...

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

Phison looking to maintain tie with Toshiba memory-chip business

Apr 10, 23:48

Phison Electronics will be seeking to maintain its tie with Toshiba's flash memory business even if the ownership of the business is transferred, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman...

Kingston to restructure its Asia-Pacific operations

Nov 29, 11:05

Memory module supplier Kingston Technology has disclosed plans to restructure its sales and marketing team in Asia Pacific, and will implement a mechanism to avoid employees from...

Global DRAM module sales decline 10% in 2015, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 13, 11:01

Global DRAM module sales totaled around US$7.9 billion in 2015, down 10.4% from US$8.8 billion a year earlier, according to DRAMeXchange.

Kingston affiliate buys 70% of Innostor

Sep 29, 09:34

Kingston Technology's flash controller affiliate ASolid Technology has acquired as high as 70% of fellow controller company Innostor Technology for NT$60 million (US$1.9 million).

Phison to post record 3Q15 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 20:31

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics is expected to see its third-quarter revenues top NT$10 billion (US$306 million) and reach the company's highest quarterly...

Global DRAM module sales rise 21% in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 30, 15:27

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$8.8 billion in 2014, up 21% from US$7.3 billion a year earlier, thanks to more stable prices for PC DRAM as well as a rising ratio of contract...

Nanya likely to draw investment from Kingston

Jun 11, 21:51

Nanya Technology is likely to attract investment from Kingston Technology through fund raising scheduled for the second half of 2015, according to industry sources.

Kingston to increase investment in Phison

Feb 12, 11:05

Phison Electronics, a supplier of NAND flash device controllers, has announced that memory module vendor Kingston Technology will subscribe to 10.4 million shares out of a total of...

Kingston uses Marvell controllers for PCIe SSD

Jan 12, 11:10

Kingston Technology has adopted Marvell's controller ICs for its high-end PCIe SSD series set for launch in February 2015, according to the memory module vendor.

OSE denies rumor of acquisition by memory module maker

Stockwatch - Mar 6, 15:25

Packaging and testing firm Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE) has denied local media reports indicating that it will be acquired by a dedicated memory module vendor, according...

Taiwan makers to benefit from Samsung exit from microSD card market

Feb 24, 14:56

Samsung Electronics' move to no longer manufacture microSD cards in-house will eventually benefit Taiwan-based memory module firms and related packaging and testing houses, according...

Toshiba to invest in Kingston-Phison mobile memory JV

Nov 4, 11:10

Kingston Solutions (KSI), a joint venture between memory module firm Kingston Technology and flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics, has drawn investment from Toshiba.

Kingston reportedly cuts DRAM module prices amid sluggish demand

Aug 8, 11:24

Kingston Technology has reportedly lowered quotes for DRAM modules in response to stagnant demand. However, Kingston declined to comment.

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PTI 2Q13 sales rise 2.6%

Jul 11, 16:00

Powertech Technology (PTI), which provides packaging and testing services for mainly memory ICs, saw its second-quarter sales increase 2.6% sequentially.

Kingston reportedly books considerable DDR3 capacity at Taiwan makers

Apr 22, 21:56

Kingston Technology has booked up almost all of the available DDR3 production capacity at Nanya Technology, and the majority of that at Powerchip Technology, according to industry...

Kingston partners with ESET and ClevX for encrypted flash drives

Dec 14, 12:16

Kingston Technology has partnered with security software developer ESET and ClevX, an IP development and licensing company, to enhance its encrypted USB flash drives for keeping sensitive...

Kingston to showcase HyperX series, SSDs, Wi-Drive in IT Month fair

Nov 26, 22:02

Kingston Technology will exhibit its HyperX series DRAM modules, SSDs (solid-state drives) and Wi-Drive at the 2012 IT Month, an annual IT product fair to take place in Taipei during...

DRAM prices have little room to fall further, says Kingston exec

Aug 20, 13:59

Prices for DRAM memory have fallen to exceptionally low levels, giving them little room to fall further, according to Scott Chen, VP of sales for Asia Pacific at Kingston Technology...

Scott Chen of Kingston Technology identifies demand-side weakness as key factor behind DRAM price f

Kingston becomes shareholder of Panram International with 20% stake

Jun 27, 01:10

Panram International, a Taiwan-based OEM of DRAM modules, on June 26 announced that Kingston Technology will subscribe to 11.8 million new shares issued for private placement at NT$12.46...

Kingston to become largest shareholder of Panram International

Jun 25, 10:32

Kingston Technology will subscribe to new shares of Panram International, a Taiwan-based OEM maker of DRAM modules, for a stake of nearly 25%, becoming the largest shareholder of...

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Kingston continues to lead USB drive market in 2011

Jun 4, 11:35

Gartner has ranked Kingston Technology as the world's number one supplier of USB drives in 2011. The US memory-module firm took an almost 30% market share, followed by SanDisk with...

Kingston remains leader in flash drive market

SSD vendors set to trigger price war to force out smaller peers

Apr 25, 14:10

Major SSD firms have initiated price reductions to reflect falling prices for NAND flash chips. The move is also aimed at triggering a price war in the market in an attempt to squeeze...

SSD vendors initiate price cuts

Asia-Pacific market: Kingston DRAM module shipments up 20% in 2011

Mar 16, 01:25

Kingston Technology saw its DRAM module shipments in the Asia Pacific area increase 20% in 2011, despite the unfavorable market conditions constraining many of its fellow rivals'...

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Rexchip to launch rights issue for NT$6 billion

Mar 12, 15:57

Rexchip Electronics, the Taiwan-based production subsidiary of Elpida Memory, has revealed plans to raise an additional paid-in capital of NT$6 billion (US$203 million) through issuing...

Rexchip to raise NT$6 billion via rights issue

SanDisk cuts retail product prices

Feb 7, 01:05

Following reports that Kingston Technology is cutting prices for all of its NAND flash products in the retail market by as much as 15%, SanDisk has also adjusted downward prices for...

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Kingston to slash NAND flash product prices

Feb 3, 11:37

Memory module firm Kingston Technology reportedly plans to cut prices for all of its NAND flash products, including USB drives, memory cards and SSDs, by as much as 15%, according...

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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...

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    Photo: Company, Jun 3.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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