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Samsung Xian NAND flash plant begins commercial runs

Mar 19, 14:35

Samsung Electronics' new NAND flash plant in Xian, China reportedly has begun commercial operations, adding more pressure to the fragile NAND flash market, according to industry so...

Micron to release more commodity DRAM packaging orders to Taiwan backend service suppliers

Mar 18, 21:37

Micron Technology reportedly plans to release more backend packaging orders for its commodity DRAM chips to Taiwan-based IC testing and packaging companies starting the first half...

Samsung ramping up 25nm production for DRAM

Feb 13, 22:09

Samsung Electronics is ramping up production of DRAM memory using 25nm process technology, posing a threat to Micron Technology and SK Hynix, according to industry observers.

Global DRAM output value grows for fifth consecutive quarter, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 12, 15:53

A fire at SK Hynix' China fab led to a reduction in the global DRAM output during the fourth quarter of 2013, causing memory prices to rise, and an about 5% sequential increase in...

Micron renews DRAM pricing at Inotera

Jan 8, 11:38

Micron Technology and Formosa Plastics Group (the parent company of Inotera Memories) have recently renewed pricing for the purchase of DRAM chips from Inotera with the new prices...

ASE, Micron rumored to set up joint venture fab in China

Jan 7, 11:34

Rumors have circulated in the industry that IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and memory chipmaker Micron Technology will set up a joint venture fab in Xi'an, China...

Global 2013 semiconductor revenues to rise 5.2%, says Gartner

Dec 5, 17:09

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are set to total US$315.4 billion in 2013, a 5.2% increase from US$299.9 billion in 2012, according to Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor vendors'...

Micron announces development of parallel processing architecture

Nov 19, 10:48

Micron Technology has unveiled the development of a new computing architecture. The automata processor is an accelerator that leverages the intrinsic parallelism of memory and aims...

Rexchip ramping up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, says report

Newswatch - Oct 28, 16:12

Taiwan-based Rexchip Electronics, which is now owned by Micron Technology as a result of the US chipmaker's acquisition of Elpida Memory, has scaled up its mobile DRAM capacity to...

Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

Spot DRAM prices soar over 30% in less than 2 weeks

Sep 17, 13:51

Spot DRAM prices have soared over 30% in less than two weeks after a fire broke out at a wafer plant of SK Hynix in Wuxi, China on September 4, jeopardizing wafer production at the...

Micron to reduce PC-use DRAM supply, say Taiwan makers

Sep 16, 10:14

Micron Technology has seen nearly 30% of its PC-use DRAM production capacity booked up by large clients and its supply available for other clients in September-December 2013 will...

NAND flash vendors gearing up for 3D chips

Aug 27, 13:45

Samsung Electronics, Toshiba and Micron Technology have recently disclosed their 3D NAND flash memory developments. The vendors' 3D NAND chips are expected to be in early-stage production...

Samsung stays in lead while SK Hynix regains 3rd spot in 2Q13 NAND flash sales ranking, says DRAMeXchnage

Aug 12, 10:54

DRAMeXchange has released its quarterly sales ranking for branded NAND flash manufacturers. Samsung Electronics remained the leader while SK Hynix surpassed Micron Technology to regain...

Micron pursues profit growth after Elpida acquisition

Aug 5, 10:58

Micron Technology is putting profits first instead of fighting for market share, according to company president Mark Adams. After acquiring Elpida Memory, the US memory chipmaker...

Mark Adams, president at Micron Technology

Micron sampling 16nm, 128Gb NAND

Jul 17, 13:00

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...

Micron 16nm NAND

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

Nanya, Inotera post mixed June results

Jul 8, 22:02

Nanya Technology has reported decreased revenues for June 2013 while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues increased more than 20% on month.

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

Inotera said to bring forward schedule for fundraiser

Apr 10, 10:28

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories is looking to move its planned release of new shares for private placement ahead to mid-2013, instead of the second half of the year scheduled originally,...

Inotera starts making profits in March 2013

Formosa Plastics to raise stake in Inotera

Feb 20, 21:22

Formosa Plastic Group (FPG), the parent company of Nanya Technology, plans to take up new shares that Inotera Memories will release in a private placement, according to industry so...

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Micron-Elpida deal cleared by China Ministry of Commerce

Feb 20, 13:50

China's Ministry of Commerce has given antitrust clearance for Micron Technology's previously-announced proposed acquisition of Elpida Memory, the two memory IC firms have jointly...

Inotera likely to turn profitable as early as March

Feb 7, 21:35

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories is likely to return to profitability as early as March, thanks to more output using 30nm process technology and steady orders from Micron Technology,...

Nanya, Inotera post combined losses of over NT$51 billion in 2012

Jan 23, 22:03

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reported net losses of NT$8.88 billion (US$306.48 million) and NT$3.72 billion respectively for the fourth quarter of 2012. For all of 2012,...

DRAM market may return to growth in 2013, but face major risks, says IHS

Jan 23, 10:29

After two straight years of contraction, the global DRAM market has the opportunity to rebound to double-digit growth in 2013, according to IHS iSuppli. However, major risks - including...

Inotera DRAM ASPs to improve

Jan 4, 12:04

With Micron Technology set to handle sales of all DRAM chips rolled out from Inotera Memories, the Taiwan maker will likely see its product ASPs rise in 2013, according to market...

Inotera now consolidated subsidiary of Micron

Taiwan FTC approves Micron-Elpida merger deal

Jan 2, 22:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned merger among Micron Technology, Elpida Memory and Rexchip Electronics, stating that the deal complies with fair trade...

Commentary: Global 2013 PC DRAM market a three-horse race

Dec 27, 12:07

With Micron Technology's merger with Elpida Memory set to complete, and second-tier players looking to turn their focus away from the PC memory market, the number of commodity DRAM...

Nanya, Inotera to stay in the red in 4Q12

Dec 22, 12:03

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories are set to remain unprofitable in the fourth quarter of 2012, which will mark the twelfth straight quarterly losses...

Japan Fair Trade Commission clears acquisition of Elpida by Micron

Dec 22, 11:34

The Japan Fair Trade Commission has cleared Micron Technology's acquisition of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory, according to the US memory chipmaker.

IC distributor Alltek to post flat performance in 1Q13

Dec 20, 15:47

IC distributor Alltek Technology is expected to post flat performance in the first quarter of 2013, affected by seasonal factors. But sales of IC parts from Micron Technology and...

Nanya to discontinue taking PC DRAM chips from Inotera, say sources

Dec 19, 22:04

Nanya Technology plans to discontinue its rights to take delivery of PC DRAM chips from Inotera Memories, while allowing Micron Technology to handle sales of all DRAM chips rolled...

Nanya Technology, Inotera to receive new financing to move to 30nm process, say sources

Oct 22, 13:21

DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories are expected to receive new financing of up to NT$10 billion (US$341.5 million) each, which will help stabilize their financial operations,...

Micron posts larger loss in fiscal 4Q12

Sep 28, 15:52

Micron Technoloy has posted net losses of US$243 million for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2012, compared with net losses of US$135 million a year ago. The results marked the fifth straight...

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