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Inotera buys US$177 million worth of equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - May 20, 15:03

Inotera Memory, a DRAM-manufacturing joint venture between Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, recently announced three separate purchases totaling around NT$5.69 billion (US$177...

Toshiba gains on Samsung in booming NAND flash market, says iSuppli

May 20, 10:33

Amid strong demand and solid pricing for NAND flash memory in the first quarter of 2010, Toshiba managed to outperform the market and close the gap with industry leader Samsung Electronics,...

Samsung 2010 chip capex hints at upcoming boom in PCs, say Taiwan DRAM makers

May 18, 15:04

Samsung Electronics' recently-unveiled capex plans for its memory-chip business in 2010 suggest that the memory chip vendor has foreseen a return to boom times in the PC sector, according...

Inotera's reported personnel change sparks speculation

May 11, 16:23

Micron Technology reportedly will transfer Michael Sadler, the executive VP of Inotera Memories, to its US headquarters in Boise, sparking concerns whether the DRAM-manufacturing...

Micron sampling 2Gb low-power DDR2 chips for smartphones

Apr 23, 10:06

Micron Technology has announced that it is now sampling a monolithic 2Gb low-power DDR2 (LPDDR2) memory device designed for smartphones, tablet PCs and other mobile products, with...

Micron LPDDR2

Micron posts second straight quarterly profit on higher DRAM sales

Apr 1, 11:08

Micron Technology continued to generate profits in its second quarter of fiscal 2010, the second quarter in a row after three years of losses. The computer-memory chipmaker has reported...

Micron says no plans to expand DRAM capacity for 2010

Mar 23, 11:02

Micron Technology has said it has no intention to expand DRAM capacity in 2010, echoing recent remarks made by Samsung Electronics and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC). Micron...

Micron gears up for sub-25nm NAND technology, EZ-NAND solutions

Mar 2, 10:48

Micron Technology is set to advance its NAND flash process technology to sub-25nm nodes in 2011, and is gearing up the development of NAND memory supporting ONFI's soon-to-be available...

Kevin Killbuck, director of NAND market development for Micron

DRAM to see 40% rise after 3-year decline, says iSuppli

Feb 22, 10:10

The global DRAM business is set to return to annual revenue growth in 2010, according to iSuppli. The research firm's preliminary forecast calls for global DRAM revenues to rise to...

Micron's Numonyx acquisition to challenge Samsung, hurt Hynix

Feb 11, 14:04

Market watchers generally believe that Micron Technology's upcoming acquisition of Numonyx, which unseated Spansion in the 2009 NOR flash memory market, may pose a challenge to Samsung...

Micron to buy Numonyx for US$1.27 billion

Feb 10, 11:45

Micron Technology and Numonyx announced on February 9 that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Micron has agreed to acquire privately held Numonyx in an all-stock...

Micron and Nanya intro 42nm DRAM process, working on 3Xnm

Feb 9, 09:38

Micron Technology and Nanya Technology have unveiled their co-developed 2Gb DDR3 chip using copper-based 42nm DRAM process technology, and said they are also working on a 30nm-class...

42nm 2Gb DDR3

Micron makes gains in 2009 NAND flash market, unseats Hynix in top-3

Feb 2, 16:07

Micron Technology captured a 9.4% share of the global NAND flash market in 2009, exceeding Hynix Semiconductor's share by 0.3pp points, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

Intel, Micron unveil 25nm NAND production process

Feb 2, 13:54

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly introduced a 25nm NAND flash production process technology, which provides a more cost-effective path for increasing storage capacity in today's...

25nm NAND fash wafer

Nanya mulling plans to expand DRAM capacity, sources claim

Jan 21, 12:20

Nanya Technology will likely raise its capex budget for 2010 to top NT$20 billion (US$627 million), up from the company's most recent estimate of NT$19 billion, according to industry...

Inotera set to raise NT$15 billion through rights issue

Newswatch - Jan 7, 11:03

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has set the price of its latest rights issue at NT$22.5 per share (US$0.71), and expects to raise a total of NT$15 billion to finance its technology upgrades,...

Micron seeking to strengthen management of Inotera

Jan 4, 15:10

Industry sources have circulated rumors that Micron Technology intends to raise its holdings in its joint venture with Nanya Technology, Inotera Memories. Inotera recently approved...

Three-bit per cell NAND flash to take 70-80% share in 2010

Dec 3, 14:04

NAND flash quotes are likely to drop as 70-80% of 2-bit per cell chips used in entry-level flash drives and memory cards will be replaced by 3-bit per cell ones in 2010, according...

Micron sampling 6Gbps SATA SSD

Dec 3, 11:38

Micron Technology has introduced what it claims is the industry's fastest solid-state drive (SSD) for notebook and desktop PCs. The new RealSSD C300 drive is the first to leverage...

Micron RealSSD C300

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...

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    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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...

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