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  • Last update: Thursday 11 December 2014 [268 news items]

Taiwan DRAM restructuring hits dead end

Nov 27, 17:12

Taiwan's legislative economics committee on November 26 voted unanimously against the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA's) request for funds to invest in Taiwan Innovative Memory...

Aptina adds Micron 8-inch fab in Japan to its production line

Nov 20, 16:45

Aptina Imaging plans to use Micron Technology's 8-inch fab in Japan as a CMOS image sensor (CIS) production site since it is still unable to immediately support short lead-time orders...

Aptina CEO David Orton

Top-20 chip suppliers 3Q09 revenues up 19% sequentially, says IC Insights

Nov 9, 11:35

Global top-20 semiconductor companies, in total, registered a sales growth of 19% sequentially in the third quarter of 2009, according to IC Insights. This followed an on-quarter...

Samsung and Micron expand in 3Q09 NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 4, 13:57

Only Samsung Electronics and Micron Technology among the world's major NAND flash producers saw their market shares increase on quarter in the third quarter of 2009, according to...

DRAM contract prices to rise by double-digits in November, says Nanya

Nov 4, 11:06

Contract quotes for DRAM chips may continue to grow by a double-digit percentage in November, according to Pai Pei-Lin, vice president and spokesperson of Nanya Technology. Pai said...

DRAM recovery to continue into 2010, says iSuppli

Oct 23, 10:24

The DRAM industry in the second and third quarters of 2009 posted the strongest sequential growth in revenue and pricing seen in at least five years, indicating that the recent market...

Nanya and Inotera 2010 capex to rise

Oct 22, 10:41

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories plan to increase their capex for 2010 to accelerate their process advancement, according to the companies. Both Taiwan-based DRAM makers have...

Micron 34nm MLC NAND for enterprise storage

Oct 20, 10:04

Micron Technology has announced a new line of NAND products - both multi-level cell (MLC) and single-level cell (SLC) - designed specifically for enterprise applications. By leveraging...

Micron Enterprise NAND

Rexchip breaks even in 3Q09, says PSC

Oct 6, 15:51

Rexchip Electronics may have broken even in the third quarter of 2009, according to Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) vice president and spokesperson Eric Tang. The joint...

Taiwan Memory on track to tap niche market; commodity DRAM not a focus, says Hsuan

Oct 6, 14:41

John Hsuan, who has been tapped to set up Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), has said the TMC project has been implemented as scheduled and will not be interrupted by recent complaints...

John Hsuan of TMC

Micron vying for emerging eMMC NAND market

Sep 24, 16:50

Micron Technology will benefit from the emerging market of NAND flash-based built-in eMMC solutions for mobile applications especially smartphones, which are seen as a bright spot...

eMMC

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...

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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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