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  • Last update: Wednesday 22 February 2017 [188 news items]

TSMC reportedly to join bid for stake in Toshiba memory business

Feb 22, 13:45

Toshiba is looking to spin off its flash memory business with plans to sell more than half of the planned separate entity to one or more than one company, and reportedly will initiate...

Walton net profits surge in 2016

Feb 20, 14:29

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering has reported net profits for the fourth quarter of 2016 hiked almost 200% sequentially to NT$317 million (US$10.3 million),...

Global 4Q16 mobile DRAM revenues surge 20%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 16, 22:17

Global sales of mobile DRAM grew about 20% sequentially to US$5.51 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks to a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones, according to DRAMe...

Micron ramping up 1Xnm chip production, says executive

Feb 14, 10:49

Micron Technology's wafer plant in Taichung, central Taiwan is scaling up its output of DRAM chips built using 1Xnm process technology, and will have more than half of its total production...

Micron to offload NOR flash business, says report

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 15:13

Micron Technology is reportedly seeking buyers for its NOR flash memory business, as the US memory vendor intends to concentrate its resources in the more-profitable DRAM and 3D NAND...

Walton to post up to 5% revenue decrease in 1Q17, says report

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 13:59

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering is expected to see its first-quarter revenues buck their typical seasonal patterns, thanks to a ramp-up of orders placed by...

The Inotera model unlikely to be implemented in China, says Micron CEO

Dec 15, 11:02

For Micron Technology, it is no longer meaningful to implement the "Inotera Memories model" in China, according to Mark Durcan, CEO for the US memory vendor.

Micron CEO Mark Durcan

DRAM prices set to keep rising through 2017, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 14, 21:44

DRAM prices, which have been rising in the second half of 2016, are set to continue to rise in 2017 as the supply bit growth will come below 20% to a new all-time low, according to...

Prices of 12-inch blank wafers to rise 10-20% in 1Q17

Dec 8, 10:43

Chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Micron Technology have been informed by their upstream suppliers that prices...

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Nanya completes acquisition of Micron shares

Dec 6, 11:02

Nanya Technology has announced the completion of its investment in Micron through private placement, and expects Micron's takeover of Inotera Memories to materialize on December 6.

Nanya president Pei-Ing Lee

Global DRAM revenues rise 15.8% in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 17, 22:11

Sales in the global DRAM market increased 15.8% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, buoyed by rising prices, according to DRAMeXchange.

Nanya announces investment in Micron

Nov 10, 10:31

Nanya Technology's board of directors has approved plans to acquire an about 5% stake in Micron Technology for a total of NT$31.26 billion (US$997.5 million), according to the Taiwan-based...

DRAM contract prices rise over 20% in October, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 3, 11:16

Average contract prices for PC DRAM memory rose over 20% sequentially in October with prices for 4GB modules coming to US$17.50 compared with US$14.50 in September, according to DR...

Inotera to delist from TSE on December 6

Oct 11, 14:56

Inotera Memories will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 6, the date when its acquisition by Micron Technology becomes effective, according to the Taiwan-based...

Inotera says deal with Micron to complete by December

Stockwatch - Oct 5, 14:37

Inotera Memories expects its share-swap deal with Micron Technology of the US to complete by December.

Micron CEO visits Taiwan to meet Formosa executives

Sep 27, 10:16

Micron Technology CEO Mark Durcan has paid a visit to Taiwan to meet executives at Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) raising speculation that Micron's planned acquisition of Inotera Memories...

Inotera provides update on acquisition by Micron

Stockwatch - Sep 21, 10:59

Inotera Memories has provided an update on the progress of its share-swap deal with Micron Technology, under which the US firm will buy all the shares it does not own in the Taiwan-based...

PTI posts record August revenues

Sep 8, 10:55

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) saw its August revenues climb to a record high of NT$4.24 billion (US$135.8 million).

Global 2Q16 mobile DRAM revenues increase 17%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 19, 12:35

Global sales of mobile DRAM increased 17.2% sequentially to US$3.93 billion in the second quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange. Rising smartphone shipments from China-based...

Micron, Silicon Motion team up for UFS solutions

Aug 17, 11:07

Micron Technology is working with its controller partner Silicon Motion Technology to develop controller solutions for Universal Flash Storage (UFS) chips, according to industry sources...

Global 2Q16 DRAM revenues rise 6%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 12, 10:41

Sales in the global DRAM market increased 6.3% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks mainly to bit supply growth, according to DRAMeXchange.

Micron intros mobile 3D NAND solution for smartphones

Aug 11, 10:20

Micron Technology has introduced the company's first 3D NAND memory technology optimized for mobile devices and its first products based on the UFS 2.1 standard. Micron's initial...

Inotera names new CFO

Aug 10, 11:06

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has announced the appointment of Richard Mealey-Ozawa as company CFO effective August 9, 2016.

PTI to make additional investment in China subsidiary

Aug 9, 11:48

Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced plans to inject an additional US$25 million into Powertech Semiconductor (Xian), its subsidiary responsible for backend services for memory...

Memory chip industry set for an uptick in 3Q16

Aug 3, 16:10

The memory chip industry is set for an upturn in the third quarter of 2016 as inventories in the market have almost been cleared in the last two quarters and price hikes have become...

Nanya, Inotera deals with Micron still proceeding

Jul 28, 09:49

Taiwan-based DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have both reached deals with Micron Technology of the US, which will have Inotera become a wholly-owned subsidiary of...

Micron to acquire Cando plant

Jul 21, 22:11

Micron Technology plans to buy touch panel maker Cando's plant in central Taiwan, which will be operated by Powertech Technology (PTI) to provide the US memory vendor packaging and...

Commentary: Micron losses set to continue

Jul 19, 14:05

Micron Technology has announced that it will continue to suffer losses in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 (June-August 2016), marking three consecutive quarterly losses. The losses...

Micron likely to soon finalize deal for Inotera

Jul 14, 15:00

Micron Technology executives including CEO Mark Durcan and CFO Ernie Maddock have already arrived in Taiwan raising speculation that the US firm will finalize its planned deal to...

Inotera dismisses report about Micron seeking to lower acquisition price

Jun 21, 11:19

Both Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have dismissed a report that claims Micron Technology is seeking to lower the acquisition price for Inotera.

PTI says minimal impact from power outage at Xian plant

Stockwatch - Jun 21, 11:14

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) said in a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) that a power supply disruption at its Xian, China plant will not have...

Inotera says deal with Micron proceeding

Jun 14, 10:55

Inotera Memories' deal with Micron Technology continues to proceed despite a delay in closing the transaction, said company chairman Pei-Ing Lee in response to some speculation that...

Micron pushes back closing of Inotera acquisition

Jun 13, 14:47

Micron Technology has disclosed its acquisition of Taiwan-based Inotera Memories, originally scheduled to complete by July, will be delayed.

Global 1Q16 DRAM revenues fall 16.6%, says DRAMeXchange

May 17, 20:43

Sales in the global DRAM market in the first quarter of 2016 declined 16.6% from the fourth quarter of 2015 on falling chip prices due to oversupply, according to DRAMeXchange.

Inotera swings to loss in 1Q16

Apr 28, 12:09

Inotera Memories slipped into the red in the first quarter of 2016 with revenues falling due to falling DRAM ASPs and shipments.

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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.

  • 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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