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  • Last update: Wednesday 11 February 2015 [270 news items]

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...

Micron-Nanya supporter to depart from Taiwan economics ministry

Feb 16, 15:15

Pushing for the consolidation of the local DRAM industry and technological transfers from foreign players, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Afairs (MOEA) has seen two separate camps...

Elpida-led DRAM camp to win Taiwan government aid, sources claim

Feb 16, 11:35

Japan's Elpida Memory and its Taiwanese partners reportedly will emerge as the winning camp in a race to receive support from the Taiwan government, which is seeking ways to forge...

Micron announces co-development with Nanya, updates 34nm NAND process

Feb 12, 14:27

Micron Technology has announced that it has jointly developed a low-power DDR2 (LPDDR2) DRAM technology with Nanya Technology for mobile and consumer applications, with initial die...

Micron mobile low-power DDR2

Qimonda approaches Formosa Plastics for takeover, paper says

Newswatch - Feb 11, 11:49

The Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan's largest petrochemical business group to which Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories belong, has been approached by Qimonda over the possibility...

Even Samsung gets stung; iSuppli cuts 2009 DRAM revenue forecast

Feb 10, 14:28

The downturn in the DRAM industry has become so bad that even the dominant market leader, Samsung Electronics, is no longer immune, with the company in the fourth quarter of 2008...

Taiwan government to turn more active in supporting local DRAM makers, says minister

Feb 4, 14:30

Chii-Ming Yiin, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, has said that the government is looking to be more actively involved in some consolidation among DRAM chip makers. The government...

Chii-Ming Yiin, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs

Inotera accounts receivable from Qimonda total NT$3.4 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 2, 14:06

Inotera Memories, a joint venture between Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, has revealed in a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) that it is working with Micron...

Elpida offers to let Taiwan government become its biggest shareholder in exchange for funding

Jan 22, 01:20

Japan-based DRAM maker Elpida Memory is currently in negotiations with Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), Rexchip Electronics and ProMOS Technologies over a merger deal and...

Timing crucial to DRAM consolidation, says A-Data chairman Simon Chen

Jan 21, 17:11

Digitimes recently talked to Simon Chen, chairman of A-Data Technology, about the Taiwan government's bailout program for the island's fragile DRAM industry. According to Chen, the...

A-Data chairman Simon Chen

Micron CEO to pay another visit to Taiwan this week

Jan 21, 16:03

Micron Technology chairman and CEO Steven Appleton plans to pay another visit to Taiwan this week to meet with executives from Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, according to...

DRAM maker Nanya losses widen in 2008

Jan 21, 11:28

DRAM specialist Nanya Technology's losses widened in 2008, during which its capital expenditure (capex) was sharply slashed due to the general economic decline. Inotera Memories,...

Nanya spokesperson Pei-Lin Pai

Micron, Nanya and Inotera to submit joint bailout proposal soon, says Inotera executive

Jan 19, 11:13

Merger negotiations between US-based Micron Technology, Taiwan's Nanya Technology and the Micron-Nanya joint venture Inotera Memories are expected to be finalized, according to an...

Inotera president Charles Kao

Micron to officially enter board of Inotera, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 10:51

Inotera Memories has scheduled a provisional shareholders meeting today (Jan 16) to re-elect its board of directors. Micron, which bought out Qimonda's stake in November 2008, will...

Commentary: Tech transfer emerging as the key to Taiwan DRAM makers winning government cash

Jan 15, 16:59

The Taiwan government's requests that Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and ProMOS Technologies resubmit their applications for bailout funding with clearer assurances that...

Micron hopes to unite non-Korean DRAM players in an alliance

Jan 15, 01:00

Micron is hoping to form an alliance to unite DRAM players from the US, Japan and Taiwan arranged as three parent companies and five sibling companies, according to sources at DRAM...

Micron CEO visits Taiwan for integration talks with Nanya and Inotera

Jan 14, 01:15

Steven Appleton, chairman and CEO of Micron Technology, paid a low-profile visit to Taiwan last week for merger negotiations with its strategic partners Nanya Technology and Inotera...

Elpida said to be switching camp from PSC to ProMOS

Jan 8, 11:59

Japan's Elpida Memory seems to be moving in a different direction in the DRAM industry integration, switching its alliance from Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) to ProMOS...

DRAM price increase of 11% may slowdown cooperation between Taiwan-makers, Elpida and Micron

Jan 8, 01:00

Following an 11% single day increase in the price of 1Gb DDR2 eTT chips on January 7, some sources at DRAM makers have pointed out that the price rise is due to Samsung Electronics...

Taiwan government should invest in Elpida and Micron, says A-Data chairman

Jan 7, 15:12

The Taiwan government should consider injecting investment into the overseas partners (Elpida Memory and Micron Technology) of local DRAM makers which have developed advances in key...

A-Data Technology chairman Simon Chen

Taiwan MOEA: Government bailout works only if DRAM makers build IP base

Jan 7, 14:42

Chen Chao-Yih, administrator of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) bureau, recently said that the fundamental problem that local DRAM makers must confront amid the current...

ProMOS receives loan repayment extension, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 5, 17:10

ProMOS Technologies has been allowed to extend repayment on a NT$50 billion (US$1.5 billion) loan for six months, becoming the first among Taiwan's DRAM makers to be given repayment...

Nanya to submit application for bailout funds this week

Newswatch - Jan 5, 11:29

Nanya Technology will submit its application to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) for government bailout funds by the end of this week, in a partnership with Micron Technology,...

PSC includes Elpida in proposal for bailout funds, but not its technology

Dec 31, 10:06

Taiwan DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has been asked to resubmit its application for government bailout funds, since the current proposal outlining its cooperation...

DRAM makers cut 2009 capex on dim outlook

Dec 29, 11:16

Due to weakened demand and increased uncertainty, DRAM makers including Micron Technology, Hynix Semiconductor and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) have each announced capex...

Micron-Nanya said to be also keen on ProMOS merger

Dec 29, 11:04

Inotera Memories, a DRAM joint venture between Micron and Nanya Technology, is looking to integrate the 12-inch production and engineering resources from ProMOS Technologies, which...

PSC seeks to control ProMOS via Rexchip

Dec 26, 17:02

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has expressed interest in seeking to control ProMOS Technologies via Rexchip Electronics, according to industry reports in Taiwan.

Micron loss widens in 1Q of fiscal 2009

Dec 24, 16:35

Micron Technology has posted a net loss of US$706 million, or US$0.91 per diluted share, on net sales of US$1.4 billion for the company's first quarter of fiscal 2009 (ended December...

Taiwan DRAM makers may record up to NT$30 billion losses in 4Q08

Dec 24, 16:18

Taiwan's major DRAM manufacturers – Inotera Memories, Nanya Technology, Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and ProMOS Technologies – may post combined losses of...

Non-Korean DRAM makers look to accelerate integration efforts

Dec 19, 12:23

Market watchers have observed that non-Korean DRAM manufacturers have stepped up efforts to exchange resources and enhance partnerships via government support. Such tactics seem to...

Micron and Sun Micro co-develop flash-based storage with one million write cycles

Dec 18, 10:26

Micron Technology on December 17 announced that the company has worked with Sun Microsystems to develop a new single-level cell (SLC) NAND technology to extend the lifespan of flash-based...

Micron Enterprise NAND

Commentary: Does Taiwan DRAM deserve rescue?

Dec 17, 15:09

There have been constant calls for a truce among Taiwan's DRAM makers and for government bailout for Taiwan's DRAM industry: these are the local DRAM makers' tactics to draw attention...

Micron, Nanya and Inotera benefit from closer ties

Dec 17, 01:05

Micron has announced that sampling of 50nm DRAM, developed in partnership with Nanya Technology, has kicked off. In addition, Inotera Memories is benefiting from the improving relationship...

Inotera-MeiYa Technology merger reportedly to finalize during Micron visit

Dec 15, 11:14

Rumors have circulated that talks on a merger with Inotera Memories and MeiYa Technology will be finalized during a low-profile visit by Mark Durcan, president and COO of Micron Technology...

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