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IC companies shutter 49 fabs from 2009-2011, says IC Insights

Feb 21, 14:24

Data compiled by IC Insights reveals that 49 semiconductor wafer fabs were closed between 2009 and 2011.

ProMOS will survive, says chairman

Aug 29, 11:22

DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies has received approval at a special shareholders meeting for plans to reduce its current capital, and then raise additional funds through private placement...

ProMOS chairman ML Chen

Infineon purchases Qimonda assets in Dresden for EUR100.6 million

May 11, 10:59

Infineon Technologies announced on May 10 that the company has purchased real estate and manufacturing facilities from Michael Jaffe, insolvency administrator managing the assets...

Winbond takes delivery of immersion scanner for 40nm-class chips, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 14, 16:41

Winbond Electronics recently took delivery of its first immersion lithography scanner, which is designed for 12-inch wafers at the 40nm-class node and beyond, according to a Chinese-language...

Inotera's reported personnel change sparks speculation

May 11, 16:23

Micron Technology reportedly will transfer Michael Sadler, the executive VP of Inotera Memories, to its US headquarters in Boise, sparking concerns whether the DRAM-manufacturing...

Winbond on track to exit commodity DRAM market, says spokesperson

Apr 13, 11:36

Winbond Electronics is confident that it will successfully transform into a niche DRAM and NOR flash maker in 2010, and gradually withdraw from the mainstream DRAM market, according...

Winbond spokesperson Wilson Wen

Winbond to develop in-house 46nm Buried Wordline process

Apr 9, 12:23

Winbond Electronics has quietly recruited part of former Qimonda's R&D team and will develop a 46nm Buried Wordline stack process, making it the first Taiwan-based DRAM maker...

Winbond

Qimonda Suzhou plant sold to state-backed venture capital

Mar 16, 14:08

China's state-backed Suzhou Venture Group (SVG) has acquired Qimonda's facility for DRAM module assembly and testing in the Suzhou Industrial Park, and renamed it Gerad Technologies...

Memory segment to fall by less than overall chip revenues in 2009, says Gartner

Dec 21, 11:24

Worldwide chip revenues are set to post a 11.4% decline in 2009, following 2008 when the revenues dropped 5.4%, according to Gartner. The research firm commented that 2009 will mark...

Elpida develops 1Gb GDDR5; to start mass production in 2Q10

Nov 23, 11:16

Elpida Memory has announced that it completed development of a 1-gigabit (1Gb) GDDR5 that operates at a speed of six gigabits per second (Gbps). The new graphic memory (GDDR: graphics...

Elpida 1Gb GDDR5 with speed of 6Gbps

Elpida opens DRAM testing lab in Munich

Nov 20, 12:30

Elpida Memory has held a ceremony in Munich, Germany to officially open its test laboratory for DRAM chips at its Munich Design Center, which began operations in May 2009 as a GDDR...

Qimonda sets up IP licensing group

Oct 13, 15:46

Qimonda has announced the establishment of Qimonda Licensing, a company responsible for the licensing and exploitation of its worldwide patent portfolio. The IP licensing company...

Winbond procures US$23 million worth of equipment from Qimonda

Stockwatch - Oct 1, 10:18

Taiwan-based memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics has acquired US$23 million worth of equipment from Qimonda, which filed for bankruptcy in January, according to its filing with the...

Winbond inks GDDR licensing deal with Qimonda

Aug 13, 10:13

Winbond Electronics has entered into a license, sale and purchase agreement regarding GDDR products with the insolvency administrator of Qimonda. Under the deal, Winbond will acquire...

Winbond HQ

Elpida set to enter 40nm in 2010, sources say

Aug 7, 11:03

Elpida Memory is scheduled to migrate to 40nm-class production in 2010 to avoid lagging behind competitors, according to industry sources. The Japan-based memory maker intends to...

Elpida acquires GDDR patents and assets from Qimonda

Aug 7, 09:23

Elpida Memory on August 6 announced that it has reached an agreement with Qimonda, which is now in insolvency proceedings, to acquire the Germany-based chipmaker's technology licenses...

Winbond set to exit standard DRAM business, to add GDDR line

Aug 5, 11:06

Winbond Electronics plans to lower its sales proportion from standard DRAM to 10% in 2010, and gradually phase out the business, according to company president Tung-Yi Chan. The Taiwan-based...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

Winbond seeking to enter licensing agreement with Qimonda for graphics DRAM

Aug 4, 16:50

Winbond Electronics announced on August 4 that its board of directors has approved a proposal to enter a product transfer and technology licensing agreement with Qimonda for licensing...

Zentel 2Q09 sales up over 70% sequentially

Jul 21, 16:46

Taiwan-based niche IC design house Zentel Electronics saw its second-quarter sales increase by 72.3% sequentially to NT$779 million (US$23.7 million) as the company took market share...

Micron pays back loan borrowed from Inotera

Newswatch - May 27, 12:22

Inotera Memories, on May 26, said it has collected US$85 million from Micron Technology in repayment for a six-month loan to facilitate its acquisition of Qimonda's stake in Inoter...

Micron claws way back to third place in DRAM market in 1Q09, says iSuppli

May 13, 09:50

Reports of Micron Technology's demise in the global DRAM market have been greatly exaggerated, with the company managing to return to the top-3 rank in the first quarter of 2009,...

Winbond losses expand in 1Q09

Apr 29, 11:43

Winbond Electronics, one of Taiwan's struggling computer-memory makers, suffered expanded losses in the first quarter of 2009 due to weakening ASP of commodity DRAM, losses from its...

AMD to use Samsung memory to fill Qimonda supply gap, says HKEPC

Newswatch - Apr 8, 17:15

AMD is planning to adopt Samsung Electronics' GDDR5 memory to fill in the supply gap caused by Qimonda's bankruptcy in April, according to a Chinese-language HKEPC report...

Insolvency proceedings begin for Qimonda

Apr 2, 16:15

The local registry court in Munich opened insolvency proceedings today for Qimonda AG and Qimonda Dresden GmbH. Munich-based lawyer Michael Jaffe, who has already acted as preliminary...

DRAM contract prices stay flat in 2H March, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 25, 16:41

Contract prices of DRAM chips remain flat sequentially for the second half of March, implying continuously weak demand, according to DRAMeXchange. Fluctuations in DRAM spot prices...

DRAM spot prices up slightly on tight supply

Mar 18, 11:04

The price of mainstream DDR2 1Gb eTT chips rose over 5% to close at US$0.84 on March 17, as a result of tight supply, according to quotes gathered by DRAMeXchange.

Qimonda still seeking buyers

Mar 16, 11:39

Qimonda, which on January 23 filed for insolvency, said in a recent statement that talks with potential investors regarding a solution to keep the company in operation will continue...

Qimonda reiterates concrete talks with potential buyers

Feb 24, 17:02

Germany-based Qimonda has confirmed that it is in "concrete" talks with numerous international parties that have expressed interest in acquiring its assets. In addition,...

CRM mulling acquisition of 6-inch wafer fabs in China

Newswatch - Feb 19, 11:11

Hong Kong-listed China Resources Microelectronics (CRM), which has been said to be considering taking over Qimonda, has revealed that it is in talks about acquiring 6-inch wafer manufacturing...

DRAM prices may drop again to US$1

Feb 13, 15:10

Spot prices for 1Gb DDR2 may return to US$1, as end-market demand remains sluggish, memory module makers have estimated. Though the memory spot market has recently shown activity,...

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...

Winbond reports net loss for 2008

Feb 6, 17:10

Winbond Electronics posted a net loss of NT$7.37 billion (US$218 million) or a net loss per share of NT$2 in 2008. The company attributed the loss to weakening demand in the PC and...

Taiwan packaging houses not affected by Qimonda insolvency

Feb 4, 12:01

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) Taiwan and Walton Advanced Engineering have said that Qimonda's filing for bankruptcy protection will not impact the companies, as both memory...

Qimonda insolvency improves oversupply-driven downturn; DRAM spot prices up

Feb 2, 15:18

DRAM spot prices have trended upwards since Qimonda filed for bankruptcy last week. The German DRAM maker's insolvency announcement is expected to reduce supply growth, helping to...

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    Qimonda Aeneon-brand DDR3 SO-DIMM

    Qimonda has announced the introduction of a new DDR3 SO-DIMM-1066. The new memory modules will be available in 1GB and 2GB densities from August. The new DDR3 modules are part...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

  • Macronix+chairman+Miin+Wu%2C+left%2C+and+Qimonda+CEO+Kin+Wah+Loh

    Macronix chairman Miin Wu, left, and Qimonda CEO Kin Wah Loh

    Qimonda has announced that it has signed an agreement with Macronix International (MXIC) on a joint development of non-volatile memory technologies. The cooperation project will...

    Photo: Qimonda, Jan 4.

  • Qimonda+starts+sampling+512Mb+mobile+RAM

    Qimonda starts sampling 512Mb mobile RAM

    Qimonda has announced that its 75nm-made 512Mb mobile RAM is now in sampling status, in both component and known-good-die (KGD) forms. The company highlights that its mobile RAM...

    Photo: Qimonda, Jul 16.

  • Qimonda+starts+sampling+183MHz+DDR366+mobile+RAM

    Qimonda starts sampling 183MHz DDR366 mobile RAM

    Qimonda announced on November 9 engineering samples of its 183MHz DDR366 mobile RAM in 512Mbit density. Qimonda highlighted that the data rate of 366Mbit/s is 30% faster than the...

    Photo: Qimonda, Nov 13.

  • Qimonda+DDR3+module+prototypes

    Qimonda DDR3 module prototypes

    Qimonda showcases DDR3 module prototypes at Computex Taipei 2006. The IT trade show, held annually in Taipei, this year runs from June 6 to June 10.

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes.com, Jun 7.

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