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  • Last update: Monday 17 August 2015 [110 news items]

DRAM contract prices bullish on supply shortfall

Apr 1, 21:49

Robust mobile device demand continues to encourage DRAM suppliers to allocate more capacity to produce mobile DRAM chips resulting in a substantial decrease in their production for...

Memory IC backend firms seeing demand pick up

Mar 21, 14:55

Upcoming roll-outs of new smartphones and other mobile devices are set to drive demand for NAND flash and mobile DRAM chips, according to Taiwan-based memory IC packaging and testing...

China white-box tablet makers to use DDR3 instead of mobile DRAM

Feb 22, 15:09

Several of China-based white-box tablet manufacturers have utilized DDR3 chips, instead of mobile DRAM, for their products in order to bring down their manufacturing costs further,...

Samsung, Hynix dominate mobile DRAM market, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 21, 15:28

Nearly 80% of total mobile DRAM revenues were generated by South Korea-based companies in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to DRAMeXchange.

PTI expects recovery starting 2Q13

Feb 6, 22:22

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) expects business to pick up in the second quarter, and continue to recover for the rest of 2013. said company chairman DK Tsai...

Samsung, Hynix cautious about 2013 capex plans

Feb 1, 13:59

Memory chip vendors Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both taken a cautious approach to planning for capital expenditure (capex) in 2013, implying that the pair is looking to...

SK Hynix posts second straight quarterly profit

Jan 30, 11:09

SK Hynix, the world's second-largest DRAM maker, has posted its second straight quarterly profit in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Mobile RAM to account for 30% of global memory chip production in 2013

Jan 23, 22:11

The portion of mobile RAM to global production of memory chips will rise to 30% in 2013 compared to 21% in the previous year, buoyed by strong demand from the smartphone and tablet...

PTI, Walton mobile DRAM capacities running in high gear

Dec 12, 21:58

Memory backend services companies Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have seen their production capacities for mobile DRAM running in high gear recently thanks...

Global 3Q12 DRAM output value shrinks 8.5%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 15, 21:15

Sluggish PC shipments led to an oversupply of DRAM chips in the third quarter – the traditional peak season – causing chip prices to fall substantially. The downward trend...

Mobile DRAM revenues hit record high in 2Q12, IHS says

Oct 18, 10:57

Mobile DRAM revenues rose to the highest level yet in the second quarter of 2012, driven by increased bit shipments and relatively steady pricing, according to IHS iSuppli. Revenues...

Walton expects flat or slight growth in 3Q12 sales

Aug 10, 01:35

Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services for memory chips, expects its third-quarter revenues to be flat or rise slightly on quarter. The firm indicated...

Walton president Yu Hong-chi says company will focus on niche-market DRAM and mobile DRAM markets

Mobile DRAM market expands as usage increases in smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Aug 8, 11:08

With its relatively robust market growth and increasing usage in hot products like smartphones and media tablets, mobile DRAM is playing a more prominent role in the memory business...

Inotera starts trial production of 30nm 4Gb low-power mobile DDR2

Jul 19, 01:35

Inotera Memories has kicked off trial production of 4Gb DDR2 mobile DRAM based on 30nm process, the company announced at a July 18 investors conference.

Inotera

Walton focuses on mobile DRAM in 2012

Jun 14, 01:25

Walton Advanced Engineering, a Taiwan-based provider of memory IC packaging/testing services, has said its is conservative about the market in second-half 2012. The firm's 2012 primary...

Packaging and testing firms see mobile DRAM orders rise

May 22, 14:07

Memory packaging and testing specialists including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have both enjoyed a ramp-up in orders for mobile DRAM chips recently,...

DRAM share of average smartphone BOM falls by half, says IHS

May 21, 10:25

Although smartphones are increasing their usage of DRAM, the memory's share of the total cost of these advanced cellphones actually has fallen by more than half in the course of a...

Samsung expands lead in 1Q12 mobile DRAM market, says DRAMeXchange

May 15, 12:12

Samsung Electronics has managed to grow its already-commanding share of the mobile DRAM market. DRAMeXchange revealed in its recent report that the market leader took a 70.9% share...

Mobile memory market growth propelled by smartphones and tablets, says IHS

May 15, 11:47

New smartphones and tablets will act as key catalysts for continued healthy growth of the mobile memory semiconductor space in the next few years, with revenues growing a modest but...

Apple reportedly books up half of mobile DRAM capacity at Elpida Hiroshima plant

May 15, 01:40

Apple has recently placed huge orders for mobile DRAM memory with Elpida Memory's 12-inch plant in Hiroshima (Japan), securing about 50% of the total chips produced at the facility,...

PTI to grab mobile DRAM orders from Micron, sources say

May 15, 01:20

Market sources generally believe that Powertech Technology (PTI) will not lose orders because of Micron Technology's takeover of its main DRAM customer Elpida Memory, as the backend...

Korean firms leading mobile DRAM market

Feb 14, 14:03

The increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs drove demand for mobile DRAM memory during 2011. Taiwan-based Nanya Technology, Powerchip Technology and Winbond Electronics...

Smartphones spur demand for mobile DRAM

Samsung takes record DRAM share in 3Q11, says IHS

Dec 13, 10:30

Samsung Electronics in the third quarter managed to rise above challenging conditions in the DRAM business to achieve an all-time record-high market share, according to IHS iSuppli...

Winbond swings to small loss in 3Q11

Oct 31, 10:18

Winbond Electronics has reported net loss of NT$41 million (US$1.4 million) for the third quarter, compared to profit of NT$269 million in the prior quarter, with revenues sliding...

Powerchip 3Q11 loss widens

Oct 20, 11:56

Losses have widened at Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology amid persisting oversupply of DRAM chips and dramatic price drops.

Winbond, Macronix August revenues up

Sep 8, 14:24

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported NT$2.34 billion (US$80.5 million) and NT$2.21 billion in August revenues, respectively, up 2% and 10% sequentially.

Winbond talks about its transformation and new business opportunities

Sep 5, 16:27

Having gone through the 2007-2009 downturn, the DRAM industry was just about to celebrate upcoming profitable years. But the rebound lasted only one year, and the industry has slid...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

ProMOS set to exit PC DRAM business

Aug 29, 16:07

ProMOS Technologies is set to switch its business focus away from PC DRAM with an aim of gradually phasing out the business, according to company chairman ML Chen.

ProMOS

Mobile DRAM market hits US$2 billion threshold in 1Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Aug 18, 13:54

In another sign of the growing prominence of mobile platforms like smartphones, handheld gaming devices and tablets, revenues in the first quarter for mobile DRAM exceeded the US$2...

Winbond posts 2Q11 profit growth; sees price pressure

Aug 5, 16:08

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash, has announced that net profits for the second quarter of 2011 climbed 129% sequentially to NT$269...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

Powerchip June revenues up 3% on-month

Jul 4, 16:51

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology has announced revenues of NT$4.18 billion (US$145 million) for June, up 2.65% on month. Company spokesperson Eric Tang attributed the growth to increased...

PTI, Walton seeing weaker-than-expected demand for mobile DRAM

Jun 30, 01:25

Memory IC packaging and testing firms Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering have revised downward their targeted sales contributions from mobile DRAM products...

Elpida develops 4-layer DRAM package with 0.8mm thickness

Jun 22, 10:13

Elpida Memory and its subsidiary, Akita Elpida Memory, have announced development of a four-layer 0.8mm DRAM package. The thin package consists of four low-power consumption 2Gb DDR2...

Elpida shifts partial capacity back to PC DRAM

Jun 17, 01:10

Elpida Memory has recently moved 20,000 to 30,000 12-inch wafers of capacity at its Hiroshima plant back to PC DRAM chips due to an unexpected slowing in orders for mobile DRAM used...

ProMOS diversifying away from PC DRAM

Jun 16, 15:21

Taiwan-based ProMOS Technologies, once primarily known for its commodity DRAM for desktop PCs and notebooks, is devoting considerable efforts in its pursuit of product diversification...

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    Samsung ePoP memory for smartphones

    Samsung Electronics is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and a controller. For use in high-end...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

  • Samsung+20nm+LPDDR4+mobile+DRAM

    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

  • Samsung+30nm+2GB+LPDDR3+mobile+memory

    Samsung 30nm 2GB LPDDR3 mobile memory

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 2GB and low power double-data-rate 3 (LPDDR3) memory using 30nm-class technology for next-generation mobile devices. The new LPDDR3,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

  • Hynix+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Samsung+20nm%2Dclass%2C+4Gb+LPDDR2+

    Samsung 20nm-class, 4Gb LPDDR2

    Samsung Electronics has begun producing the industry's first 4Gb, low power double-data-rate 2 (LPDDR2) memory using 20nm-class technology. Samsung's 20nm-class 4Gb mobile DRAM...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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