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Apple reportedly increases memory purchases from Japan

Sep 22, 01:20

Apple has increased its purchases of DRAM and NAND flash from Japan, according to industry sources, adding that Toshiba and Elpida Memory are being pinpointed as beneficiaries of...

NAND flash contract prices for 1H September mostly flat

Newswatch - Sep 16, 15:41

Contract market prices for mainstream MLC NAND flash stayed flat in the first half of September, while those for 64Gb parts rose 1%, latest data collected by DRAMeXchange show.

Powerchip to halve DRAM output

Sep 9, 01:10

Powerchip Technology has unveiled plans to slash its total PC DRAM output by 50%, while reporting huge declines in revenues for August 2011.

DDR3 spot prices worsen; NAND flash pricing stable, says inSpectrum

Aug 22, 12:37

Overall price trends for DDR3 revised down further in the spot market this week (Aug 15-19) with some brokers dumping products, according to inSpectrum.

NAND flash contract prices fall at slower pace in 1H August

Aug 18, 01:00

NAND flash contract prices fell less sharply in early August than in July, with mainstream MLC chips down 1-2%, according to DRAMeXchange.

NAND flash spot prices stabilize, says inSpectrum

Aug 8, 11:35

The NAND flash market saw price trends stabilize this week (Aug 1-5) in the spot market while DDR3 continued to see price drops on weak demand, according to inSpectrum.

NAND flash outlook still unclear for 4Q11

Aug 3, 12:24

The NAND flash market outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 is still under doubt due to a lack of demand visibility, and current oversupply might appear to be more severe because...

NAND flash contract prices trending down

Aug 2, 16:40

Having engaged in the price negotiations for almost two months, NAND flash buyers and sellers have finally come up with a decision agreeing downward adjustments in contract prices...

Global 2Q11 NAND flash market sees 9% drop; Samsung remains top supplier, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:26

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$4.88 billion in the second quarter of 2011, down about 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

NAND flash densities in video game platforms to climb more than 40% in 2011, says IHS

Jul 26, 10:58

Despite the high cost of NAND flash memory, NAND densities in 2011 will rise more than 40% in home consoles and handheld devices, the principal modes for gaming entertainment, according...

Talks on NAND flash contract prices still ongoing

Jul 20, 14:21

DRAMeXchange, which tracks pricing for memory chips, has posted an announcement on its website that data for NAND flash will not be updated until the end of July. NAND chip companies...

Apple giveth, but iCloud taketh away from NAND flash market, says IHS

Jul 18, 13:56

Apple in recent years has played a key role in expanding the market for NAND flash, but the company's newly-launched iCloud storage service could cause demand for the memory to weaken...

Samsung said to ramp new fab in September

Jul 14, 01:00

Samsung Electronics is expected to open a new memory semiconductor fabrication plant in September, according to industry sources. Dubbed Line-16, the facility will be focused on the...

NAND flash prices to stabilize in 3Q11, says Phison chairman

Jul 8, 01:10

Having declined significantly in the second quarter of 2011, NAND flash contract prices are expected to stabilize in the third quarter, according to Phison Electronics chairman Khein...

Talks over NAND flash contract prices stalled

Jul 4, 14:24

With no consensus being reached between chip suppliers and buyers, NAND flash contract prices have not been settled since June, according to DRAMeXchange. The price tracker expects...

NAND flash contract prices for 1H June still being negotiated

Jun 20, 15:30

Early June contract prices for NAND flash memory will not be available until later in the month as chip suppliers have not yet concluded negotiations with system OEMs, according to...

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DRAM and NAND flash contract market yet seeing any rebound, says inSpectrum

Jun 3, 15:50

Despite claims from leading vendors about a positive memory price outlook for the later half of 2011, a meaningful rebound is yet to be seen in the near term. Seasonal demand weakness,...

NAND flash contract prices fall rapidly in 2H May on lackluster demand

Jun 2, 01:15

NAND flash contract prices for the second half of May 2011 are being negatively affected by a weakening in end-market demand, according to sources at memory module companies. Prices...

Transcend sees more than 20% growth in 2011 shipments

May 27, 01:40

Transcend Information expects its own-brand shipments to top 100 million units of DRAM modules and NAND flash products in 2011, up from the 80 million shipped in 2010, according to...

Transcend chairman Peter Shu

Another quiet week in DRAM, NAND flash spot markets, says inSpectrum

May 20, 17:06

The DRAM and NAND flash spot markets were quiet this week (May 16-20), with prices continuing falling, according to inSpectrum.

Advanced NAND flash processes worthwhile only with volume production

May 17, 15:38

While major NAND chip producers are moving forward to transition their manufacturing processes to below 30nm, the advance makes sense only if volume production is feasible, industry...

NAND flash contract prices slip further in 1H May

May 17, 14:22

Early May 2011 contract prices for NAND flash memory slipped further with 16Gb chips having the largest drop of 6-8%, according to industry sources. Spot prices have also turned soft...

Bearish outlook mutes DRAM and NAND flash transactions, says inSpectrum

May 13, 16:39

Nothing much has changed in the DRAM and NAND flash spot markets in May, with average selling price (ASP) for all mainstream items continuing posting an average weekly drop of 1-2%...

Samsung announces 64Gb MLC NAND with Toggle DDR2 interface for smartphones, tablets

May 12, 14:39

Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first production of a high-performance Toggle DDR 2.0 multi-level-cell (MLC) memory chip, designed to support the...

DRAM and NAND flash outlook optimistic, says Transcend chairman

May 12, 14:27

Transcend Information chairman Peter Shu has expressed optimism about DRAM and NAND flash market conditions in the second half of 2011, which he believes will be favorable on the...

Transcend chairman Peter Shu

Global 1Q11 NAND flash market sees 10% on-quarter growth, says DRAMeXchange

May 10, 15:59

The NAND flash memory market generated revenues of US$5.36 billion in the first quarter of 2011, up 9.9% from US$4.88 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to DRAMeXchange...

DRAM and NAND flash supply to tighten in 2H11, says Kingston co-founder

May 3, 12:31

NAND flash demand for smartphones and tablet PCs will become strong to outstrip supply substantially in the second half of 2011, according to David Sun, co-founder of Kingston Tech...

Kingston embedded NAND shipments to boom, says co-founder

May 2, 16:07

With demand for flash memory in mobile devices and embedded systems on the rise, Kingston Technology is eyeing the growth potential of eMMC-interface NAND memory devices, according...

IC distributor Zenitron counts on NAND flash and touch controller sales in 2011

Apr 27, 13:46

IC distributor Zenitron is positive about the business outlook for the entire year of 2011 and expects strong demand for NAND flash and touch controller ICs from the tablet PC and...

Micron not ruling out possibility of NAND outsourcing

Apr 26, 12:32

In the face of brisk NAND flash demand, Micron Technology does not rule out building a second fab in Singapore. The memory chip vendor also remains open to outsourcing with the aim...

Kingston sees stable DRAM prices, slight NAND supply constraints

Apr 25, 10:46

Contract prices for DRAM chips are set to be flat in the current second quarter of 2011, and will likely trend upward in the third and fourth quarters, according to Kingston Techno...

Intel, Micron open US$3 billion NAND flash facility in Singapore

Apr 22, 01:25

Intel and Micron Technology have expanded their NAND flash memory joint venture operations with the official opening of IM Flash Singapore, according to the companies.

Toshiba launches 19nm process NAND flash memory

Apr 22, 01:10

Toshiba has disclosed it is now capable of producing NAND flash chips using 19nm process technology. The claim was made following Intel and Micron Technology's joint announcement...

Toshiba reportedly to halve NAND flash output in May, June

Apr 20, 12:14

Toshiba has notified its clients that the company plans to slash its total NAND flash output by 50% in May and June, due to limited availability of blank wafers and other raw materials...

Seagate buying Samsung HDD department rumor unlikely to occur shortly

Apr 19, 01:45

Rumor about hard drive maker Seagate may purchase Samsung Electronics' hard drive business has been spreading in IT market after report about Samsung considering selling its hard...

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