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News tagged Kingston Technology
  • Last update: Thursday 6 March 2014 [68 news items]

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Niching July revenues drop 10% on month

Aug 11, 16:42

IC material distributor Niching Industrial has announced revenues for July 2010 dropped 10% on month to NT$112 million (US$3.529 million), due to inventory digestion by memory module...

Skymedi to sell new shares via private placement

Jun 24, 15:24

NAND flash controller designer Skymedi will issue up to 10 million new shares through a private placement, with a face value of NT$10 (US$0.31) per share, the company's shareholders...

Rexchip elects new board members

Jun 23, 12:10

Rexchip Electronics, a joint venture between DRAM makers Elpida Memory and Powerchip Technology, reelected its board of directors at yesterday's shareholders meeting. Elpida and Powerchip...

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...

Memory backend house PTI posts revenue growth in May

Stockwatch - Jun 7, 16:46

Powertech Technology (PTI), which provides memory-IC backend services to customers such as Elpida Memory, Kingston Technology and Toshiba, has announced consolidated revenues for...

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,...

DDR2 gains stronger momentum, says inSpectrum

Mar 19, 16:53

Spot price of DDR2 gained stronger momentum this week (March 15-19), thanks to price hike by Kingston Technology, as well as inventory replenishments from the emerging markets, 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

PTI expects utilization rate to remain high in 1Q10

Newswatch - Dec 24, 12:02

Memory backend service supplier Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capacity utilization for the upcoming first quarter to stay similar to levels in the fourth quarter of 2009...

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

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,...

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...

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

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
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  • Kingston+HyperX+SSD

    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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