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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...

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...

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  • 3D+NAND+die+with+M%2E2+SSD

    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.

  • 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.

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