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

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

Micron-Nanya camp to build IP for Taiwan DRAM, asking support from government

Apr 10, 15:28

The Micron-Nanya camp has similar goals to those of the Taiwan government in respect to restructuring the island's memory-chip industry, according to CJ Wu, chairman of Nanya Technology...

Nanya chairman CJ Wu

PSC willing to discuss cooperation with Micron-Nanya camp

Apr 10, 14:14

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has said that it is open for discussions about possible cooperation with the DRAM camp formed by Micron Technology, Nanya Technology and...

Micron and Nanya pull out of Taiwan Memory

Apr 9, 17:15

Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, along with their joint venture Inotera Memories, have announced that they will not participate in the formation of Taiwan Memory Company (TM...

Nanya March sales up, but Inotera down

Apr 9, 11:05

Computer-memory chipmaker Nanya Technology and its joint venture with Micron Technology, Inotera Memories, have posted mixed revenue performance for last month. Nanya saw March sales...

Micron DDR3 server memory validated with next-generation Intel Xeon

Apr 9, 10:09

Micron Technology has announced that its suite of DDR3 server memory modules are validated with Intel's next-generation Xeon processor chips. Meanwhile, Lexar Media, a wholly-owned...

Micron reports narrower losses in fiscal 2Q09

Apr 3, 16:31

Micron Technology has announced results of operations for the company's second quarter of fiscal 2009 (ended March 5, 2009). The company posted a net loss of US$751 million, or US$0.97...

Taiwan Memory to secure IP from Elpida, targeting mobile DRAM

Apr 3, 13:58

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) will secure key IP rights from memory chipmaker Elpida Memory to jointly develop new DRAM chips used inside mobile phones, according to John Hsuan. TMC...

Taiwan Memory to buy 10% stake in Elpida, sources claim

Apr 3, 12:32

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) will initially purchase a 10% stake in Elpida Memory, in exchange for the Japan memory chipmaker's patent rights, industry sources familiar with the TMC-Elpida...

Taiwan Memory to be DRAM IP company; still in talks with Micron

Apr 1, 16:45

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) will position itself as an IP company that will initially outsource production to local DRAM chipmakers, John Hsuan said today following confirmation that...

John Hsuan

Announcement of Taiwan Memory partner postponed

Mar 31, 11:52

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs said on March 30 that the partner of Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) has not been decided yet, dismissing speculation that an announcement concerning...

Commentary: Rising chip prices may undermine Taiwan Memory

Mar 30, 10:35

Taiwan downstream DRAM makers are saying that the leading DRAM vendors, Samsung Electronics, Hynix Semiconductor, Micron Technology and Elpida Memory, are no longer tolerating low...

Taiwan Memory may embrace both Micron and Elpida, sources claim

Mar 27, 17:01

There have been speculations that Micron Technology is asking the US government to help it secure a place in Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), whose technology partner is expected to be...

DRAM chipmakers Nanya and Inotera gain capital support from Formosa Plastics

Mar 23, 11:50

Taiwan's Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have received additional capital of over NT$10 billion (US$296 million) from parent company the Formosa Plastics Group, according to...

Inotera HQ

ChipMOS diversifying customer base to minimize impact from Spansion insolvency

Mar 20, 12:22

Taiwan's ChipMOS Technologies is looking to diversify its memory customer base, while having lowered its dependence on Spansion significantly, according to company sources. The IC...

DRAM maker Nanya to gain funding from parent company, sources say

Mar 12, 11:31

The Formosa Plastics Group has decided to pour a substantial amount of capital, in the form of equity investment or loans, into its subsidiary Nanya Technology, one of Taiwan's struggling...

Micron adds block abstracted feature to high-speed NAND flash portfolio

Mar 12, 10:19

Micron Technology has announced its high-density portfolio of block abstracted (BA) NAND flash memory for use in personal media players and other applications. Utilizing 34nm process...

DRAM downturn no longer oversupply-driven, say memory makers

Mar 11, 14:23

The downturn faced by memory-chip suppliers is no longer driven by oversupply, since overall transaction volumes in the DRAM spot market have remained poor. Even if DRAM chip supply...

Formosa Plastics and Nanya look to participate in Taiwan Memory

Mar 6, 12:05

The Formosa Plastics Group, parent company of DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, is prepared to pursue talks with John Hsuan, chairman elect of Taiwan Memory Company...

Taiwan finance minister stays mute over pending DRAM consolidation plan

Mar 5, 12:41

The announcement of the Taiwan government-led DRAM consolidation plan, which has been postponed from the originally-scheduled date of February 28, is due to concerns over significant...

Taiwan Economics Minister Chii-Ming Yiin

Elpida said to board Taiwan Memory, with UMC executive taking helm

Mar 5, 11:14

The Taiwan government's pending consolidation plan for the island's struggling memory chip industry will be unveiled later this week, at the earliest, with the introduction of Taiwan...

John Hsuan, vice chairman emeritus of UMC

Micron and Elpida talk over joint technology development, but reach no consensus, Inotera executive says

Mar 4, 17:12

Michael Sadler, executive VP of Inotera Memories, has confirmed that Micron Technology had been in talks with Elpida Memory about technology co-development, but no consensus had been...

Elpida objects to capacity sharing with Micron for Taiwan Memory

Mar 3, 17:02

Although Japan's Elpida Memory and Micron Technology of the US are eagerly looking to work with the Taiwan government's planned state-run memory company (Taiwan Memory) in light of...

Micron agrees to release DRAM technology to Taiwan

Feb 27, 10:45

The Formosa Plastics Group, parent company of Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, has assured the Taiwan government that Micron Technology will release more than 2,500 patents...

Micron still seeking a role in Taiwan DRAM consolidation, sources say

Feb 26, 12:21

Micron Technology president and COO Mark Durcan is expected to talk to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) officials soon in a last-ditch effort to seek a part in the government-led...

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  • Micron+16nm+flash+die

    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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