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Apple demand causing serious NAND flash shortage in Taiwan

Sep 14, 12:05

With major NAND flash chip producers allocating more supplies for Apple, Taiwan-based memory module houses have seen a serious shortage of the memory chips, according to industry...

Samsung

Strong bit growth and weak capex to favor NAND flash suppliers, says IC Insights

Aug 28, 10:22

The flash memory market is setting up for a dramatic shift in the supply-demand balance - one that will greatly favor NAND flash memory suppliers in the next several years, according...

Phison says controllers supporting Toshiba 32nm NAND are ready

Aug 21, 16:29

Phison Electronics has said that its new NAND flash controller chips for USB flash drives and memory cards are all ready to support Toshiba's 32nm process technology. The Taiwan-based...

Elpida DRAM sales soar in 2Q09, says iSuppli

Aug 20, 01:00

Japan's Elpida Memory was the star of the global DRAM market in the second quarter, with a robust increase in its pricing causing its revenue to surge by 50% from the first quarter,...

Micron set to ramp 40nm production at end of 2009

Aug 17, 15:32

Micron Technology is scheduled to kick off volume production using 40nm process technology at its 12-inch wafer fab in Singapore at the end of 2009, according to the company. The...

Taiwan Memory may fail, says Inotera executive VP

Aug 17, 15:04

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), a Taiwan government-funded memory company partnering with Japan-based Elpida Memory, may not succeed in revitalizing Taiwan's ailing memory-chip industry,...

Intel, Micron to ship 3-bit per cell NAND flash in 4Q09

Aug 12, 10:17

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly announced the development of a new 3-bit per cell multi-level cell (MLC) NAND technology for consumer storage devices such as flash cards...

Intel-Micron 3-bit-per-cell NAND flash fabricated on 34nm prcess technology

DRAM revenues up 27% in 2Q09, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 5, 14:01

DRAM revenues grew 27.1% sequentially to US$4.04 billion in the second quarter of 2009, when the average price at the contract market went up by 23%, according to DRAMeXchange, which...

Inventory levels healthy at major chip suppliers, says iSuppli

Aug 4, 08:47

Most major global semiconductor suppliers that have reported second-quarter results are currently holding lean levels of chip inventory, putting them in a strong competitive position...

Micron intros DDR3 load-reduced DIMM

Jul 31, 12:18

Micron Technology has announced what it claims to be the industry's first DDR3 load-reduced, dual-inline memory module (LRDIMM) for servers. The new LRDIMMs will be manufactured using...

Hynix 41nm NAND flash gains Apple validation, say sources

Jul 28, 15:34

Hynix Semiconductor's 41nm NAND flash has passed the validation process for Apple's iPhone 3GS amid recent reports that Micron Technology has also become a NAND flash supplier for...

DRAM maker Inotera soliciting equity investment from Intel, say sources

Jul 23, 11:29

Inotera Memories, a joint venture between Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, is currently soliciting equity investment from Intel through its planned issuance of global depositary...

Inotera HQ

Taiwan DRAM makers may gain access to state funds along with TMC

Jul 22, 11:06

Officials from the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's economics ministry on July 21 met with local DRAM makers to spell out requirements to access state funds. The...

IM Flash lowers 32Gb NAND chip spot price, sources say

Jul 20, 10:44

IM Flash Technologies, a joint venture between Intel and Micron Technology, has recently cut 32Gb NAND flash memory price to a level lower than rivals' in the spot market, according...

Enlarging price gap between DDR2 and DDR3 in spot market, says inSpectrum

Jul 17, 17:07

With a positive market outlook for DDR3, the price gap between DDR2 and DDR3 increased further in the spot market, inSpectrum said.

Nanya and Inotera unlikely to secure NT$20-30 billion fund from government, says official

Jul 10, 16:56

The goal of establishing Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) should not be seen as an opportunity for local Taiwan DRAM chipmakers to apply for government funding, according to Taiwan's Economic...

Silicon Motion announces controllers supporting Micron 34nm MLC flash

Jul 2, 11:02

Silicon Motion Technology has obtained validation for its new flash memory controllers that support Micron's 34nm multi-level cell (MLC) flash product family, according to the company...

Micron announces new 34nm NAND chip

Jun 30, 15:27

Micron Technology has announced mass production of high-capacity 34nm NAND flash, which has been adopted by Lexar Media for its new flash memory cards. The new 16Gb and 32Gb NAND...

Micron 16Gb of storage on a die that is 84mm2

Inotera aims to complete DRAM transition to 50nm by end of 2010

Jun 22, 12:04

Inotera Memories is on track to migrate to Micron Technology's 50nm stack for its 2Gb DDR3 chips, according to company president Charles Kao. The DRAM chipmaker, a joint venture between...

Micron samples low-voltage DDR3 notebook modules

Jun 18, 10:09

Micron Technology has introduced a new low-power memory solution, and is working to validate the modules with Nvidia's notebook processors. The modules are available in densities...

2GB DDR3 SDRAM SODIMM

Micron announces support of JEDEC eMMC 4.4 in NAND portfolio

Jun 11, 17:01

Micron Technology has announced support of the newly-ratified JEDEC eMMC 4.4 standard with its portfolio of managed NAND solutions for mobile applications. Designed using Micron's...

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...

DRAM makers May sales continue sequential growth, but suffer double-digit drops on year

Jun 5, 09:58

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories, Nanya Technology and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) continued to see sequential revenue growth in May 2009, thanks to stabilizing DRAM...

Nanya to raise NT$30 billion for migration to 50nm

Jun 2, 12:51

The board of directors at DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has approved a plan to raise more than NT$15 billion (US$464 million) through a private placement at the end of June. Backed...

Micron gains mobile MCP orders from HTC

Jun 2, 11:03

Micron Technology recently landed mobile multi chip package (MCP) orders from Taiwan-based smartphone maker High Tech Computer (HTC) and the memory maker is expected to gain some...

Micron pays back loan borrowed from Inotera

Newswatch - May 27, 12:22

Inotera Memories, on May 26, said it has collected US$85 million from Micron Technology in repayment for a six-month loan to facilitate its acquisition of Qimonda's stake in Inoter...

Micron introduces microdisplay panel for handheld projectors

May 20, 14:30

Micron Technology has introduced a new microdisplay panel, leveraging technology recently acquired from Displaytech.

Micron Displaytech WQVGA Microdisplay Panel

Micron unseats Hynix in NAND flash ranking in 1Q09, says DRAMeXchange

May 13, 10:57

Micron Technology of the US moved into the world's top-three NAND flash chipmakers in the first quarter of 2009, overtaking Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, according to a recent research...

Micron claws way back to third place in DRAM market in 1Q09, says iSuppli

May 13, 09:50

Reports of Micron Technology's demise in the global DRAM market have been greatly exaggerated, with the company managing to return to the top-3 rank in the first quarter of 2009,...

Nanya expects transition to DDR3 to accelerate in 2H09

May 4, 15:04

The transition to DDR3 will be sped up by the upcoming launch of PCs with DDR3 in the second half of 2009, according to Pei-Lin Pai, spokesperson for DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technolog...

spokesperson Pei-Lin Pai

Inotera to ship 50% of DRAM to Micron

May 4, 12:03

Inotera Memories has said it will start supplying half of the DRAM output from its 12-inch fabs, formerly reserved for Qimonda, to Micron Technology in the third quarter of 2009,...

Taiwan DRAM makers question government rescue plans

Apr 23, 15:22

Taiwan's struggling DRAM chipmakers have recently re-voiced concerns for their competitiveness, saying that the Taiwan government's rescue plans have so far resulted in little more...

IM Flash likely to beat Hynix in 2009 ranking, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 20, 16:00

IM Flash Technologies, a joint venture between Intel and Micron Technology, may overtake Hynix Semiconductor and become the third-largest NAND flash supplier worldwide in 2009, according...

Formosa Plastics to fully back Nanya capital expansion, say sources

Apr 20, 12:26

The Formosa Plastics Group, the parent company of Taiwan's DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology, will subscribe to new Nanya shares through a private placement, according to company sou...

Taiwan Memory to submit application for national budget with Micron-Nanya camp to follow suit

Apr 15, 11:02

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) plans to submit an application to the government for a budget of no more than NT$30 billion (US$891 million) from the National Development Fund (NDF) before...

Inotera
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    Micron 16nm flash die

    Micron Technology has announced the sampling of its 16nm, 128Gb MLC NAND flash memory devices, designed for applications like SSDs, USB drives and flash memory cards, tablets, ultra-thin...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

  • Micron+P410m+SSD

    Micron P410m SSD

    Micron Technology has announced a new SAS solid state drive (SSD) targeted at data center appliances and enterprise platforms. Micron's P410m SSD is a 2.5-inch SAS eMLC drive and...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

  • Micron+C400+mSATA

    Micron C400 mSATA

    Micron Technology has announced a new solid-state drive (SSD) for the rapidly emerging ultrabook category. The C400 mSATA drive is designed to work in ultrathin, high-performance...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

  • Micron+RealSSD+P400e

    Micron RealSSD P400e

    Micron Technology has introduced a new solid-state drive (SSD), designed for read caching, direct attached storage (DAS) and booting virtual desktop infrastructures - key applications...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

  • Micron+RealSSD+C400

    Micron RealSSD C400

    Micron Technology has unveiled its new RealSSD C400 SSD series for the fast growing flash-based notebook market. The new portfolio is the first SSD product line to incorporate Micron's...

    Photo: Company, Jan 12.

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