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Nanya and Inotera unlikely to secure NT$20-30 billion fund from government, says official

Jul 10, 16:56

The goal of establishing Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) should not be seen as an opportunity for local Taiwan DRAM chipmakers to apply for government funding, according to Taiwan's Economic...

DRAM maker PSC to gain fund injection from PTI and Kingston

Jul 10, 12:36

Powertech Technology (PTI) and Kingston Technology will jointly loan Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) a total of US$125 million, according to a PTI filing with the Taiwan...

Heavy debts may force PSC to exit DRAM business, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 9, 16:52

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), which has just received the nod from bondholders for resetting the conversion price for its ECBs due June 17, 2009, still has debts worth...

Production capacity key to DRAM survival, says Inotera president

Jul 9, 12:21

Taiwan-based DRAM makers should optimize capacity at their 12-inch fabs, which is the key to their survival in the global memory industry, according to Charles Kao, president of Inotera...

Nanya, Inotera sales down in June

Jul 8, 16:50

DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reported larger revenue declines on year for June 2009, with the former ending its run of sequential growth.

Samsung said to be subsidizing DRAM operations with NAND flash profits

Jul 7, 17:02

Samsung Electronics has made efforts to provide NAND flash prices that maintain profitability in contrast to its DRAM pricing strategy, according to industry sources in Taiwan. The...

PSC adjusts ECB conversion price to NT$5.25 per share

Newswatch - Jul 6, 11:10

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has reset the conversion price of its US$157.85 million euro convertible bonds (ECBs) at NT$5.25 (US$0.16) per share, the company has anno...

PSC says DRAM ASP and shipments up in June

Jul 6, 10:17

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has announced unaudited net sales of NT$2.12 billion (US$64.51 million) for June 2009, up 40.9% from May's NT$1.51 billion. The Taiwan-based...

Winbond remains open to Taiwan DRAM industry consolidation, says chairman

Jul 3, 15:45

Winbond Electronics still remains open to the ongoing consolidation in Taiwan's DRAM industry, according to company chairman Arthur Chiao.

Elpida says partnership with PSC remains strong despite its withdrawal from PSC board

Jul 1, 10:01

Elpida Memory has stated that its current relationship with Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) remains the same, despite its exit from PSC's board of directors.

Elpida exits from PSC board

Jun 30, 14:47

Elpida Memory has quietly withdrawn from the board of directors of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), its strategic partner in Taiwan. Industry sources have indicated that...

PSC allowed to reset ECB conversion price; to cut capex

Jun 29, 11:06

DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) gained approval to reset the conversion price of its US$157.85 million worth of euro convertible bonds (ECBs) during its recent...

PSC HQ

PSC says bondholders agree to reset terms

Stockwatch - Jun 22, 16:37

Taiwan's Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has announced that it has received consent from at least 90% of its bondholders, which is sufficient to allow it to reset the conversion...

ProMOS expects slow DRAM bit growth worldwide in 2009

Jun 22, 15:35

The worldwide DRAM bit growth rate will decelerate to less than 16% in 2009, compared to 50-60% in 2008 and 90% in 2007, according to ProMOS Technologies. Despite the conservative...

PTI tougher on payment terms for DRAM customers

Jun 22, 14:35

Taiwan's Powertech Technology (PTI), a memory packaging and testing specialist, has tightened the payment terms for its Taiwan-based DRAM customers to mitigate against the impact...

Taiwan DRAM makers to apply for government funding soon

Jun 19, 17:10

The soon-to-be established Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), along with technology partner Elpida Memory of Japan, is expected to have its decision makers finalize a proposal to apply...

PSC refutes rumors it plans to reduce stake in Rexchip

Jun 19, 14:46

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has dismissed rumors that it may have to lower its stake in Rexchip Electronics, or hand over one of its 12-inch fabs to the joint venture,...

Nanya gets approval to cut capital

Newswatch - Jun 18, 13:38

Nanya Technology has received approval from Taiwan's Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) to reduce its capital by 66.43% to NT$15.76 billion (US$479.03 million). The DRAM maker...

PSC shares to be downgraded for not settling its ECB issue on time

Newswatch - Jun 18, 11:30

Shares of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) will be downgraded to a category that requires full delivery in cash on June 19 as the DRAM maker is unable to complete the process...

ProMOS seeking partnerships for restructuring

Jun 17, 15:15

ProMOS Technologies has drafted a restructuring plan to strengthen its operations, according to industry sources. The DRAM chipmaker plans to divide its facilities at the Central...

ProMOS to sign supply agreement with Elpida, sources say

Jun 17, 11:53

ProMOS Technologies will sign a DRAM supply agreement with Elpida Memory soon, forming a partnership that may be key to success of the Taiwan government-led Taiwan Memory Company...

ProMOS facilities at CTSP

Inotera recent equipment purchases total more than NT$3 billion

Stockwatch - Jun 15, 16:33

Inotera Memories, a DRAM joint venture between Taiwan's Nanya Technology and Micron Technology of the US, has recently announced three separate equipment purchases from Applied Materials...

DRAM maker ProMOS cuts 550 jobs

Newswatch - Jun 15, 10:13

DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has recently laid off about 550 employees working at the Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), where it owns two 12-inch fabs, according to a Chinese-language...

SPIL interested in Taiwan Memory investment

Jun 12, 15:13

IC backend supplier Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has expressed interest in investing in the government-led Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) project, which is seeking investment...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Kingston playing supportive role in Taiwan DRAM rescue: Q&A with company co-founder John Tu

Jun 3, 10:46

Kingston Technology, the US-based memory module maker who has long been a supportive partner for Taiwan's financially-distressed DRAM makers during difficult times, intends to play...

Kingston co-founder John Tu

Nanya to raise NT$30 billion for migration to 50nm

Jun 2, 12:51

The board of directors at DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has approved a plan to raise more than NT$15 billion (US$464 million) through a private placement at the end of June. Backed...

Taiwan DRAM makers scaling up production

May 15, 17:05

Taiwan's Inotera Memories, Nanya Technology and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) have recently increased output, as they expect prices to continue its rally in the third...

PSC fails to secure agreement to reset bond conversion price

May 14, 11:17

DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has failed to secure consent for its plan to reset the conversion price of its US$150 million zero coupon convertible bonds from...

Taiwan DRAM makers see narrower losses in 1Q09

May 4, 15:40

Taiwan-based computer-memory chipmakers Inotera Memories, Nanya Technology, Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), ProMOS Technologies and Winbond Electronics saw their combined...

Nanya expects transition to DDR3 to accelerate in 2H09

May 4, 15:04

The transition to DDR3 will be sped up by the upcoming launch of PCs with DDR3 in the second half of 2009, according to Pei-Lin Pai, spokesperson for DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technolog...

spokesperson Pei-Lin Pai

Government to reduce Taiwan Memory investment to only one-third

Apr 30, 12:26

Taiwan's economics minister Chii-ming Yiin has reaffirmed that the government will definitely follow through with its plans to found Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), but revealed that...

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...

Samsung said to push DDR3 by offering low prices

Apr 28, 17:15

Samsung Electronics has recently offered low pricing for its 2GB DDR3 parts to some first-tier PC vendors, making its DDR3 module just US$1 more expensive than a 2GB DDR2 module,...

Elpida losses expand in fiscal 2008

Apr 27, 17:01

Japan's Elpida Memory has announced preliminary consolidated financial results for its fiscal 2008 ended March 31, 2009 and plans to release actual results on May 12. The memory chipmaker...

ProMOS gets final nod for NT$3 billion syndicated bank loan

Apr 27, 14:29

ProMOS Technologies has announced that a syndicate of banks has finalized an NT$3 billion (US$89 million) loan, which will enable it to buy back its convertible bonds.

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    Samsung 4Xnm 4Gb DDR3

    Samsung Electronics has announced it has begun mass producing what it claims is the industry's first 4Gb DDR3 device using 40nm-class process technology. Production of the 4Gb DDR3...

    Photo: Company, Feb 25.

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    Micron, Nanya co-develop 2Gb DDR3 using 42nm process

    Micron Technology and Nanya Technology have announced that they have jointly developed a 2Gb DDR3 memory device using their new copper-based 42nm DRAM process technology. The new...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

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    Intel, Micron sampling 25nm 8GB NAND flash

    Intel and Micron Technology have jointly introduced a 25nm NAND flash production process technology, which they say provides a more cost-effective path for increasing storage capacity...

    Photo: Company, Feb 3.

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    Hynix 44nm 2Gb DDR2 for mobile applications

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