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  • Last update: Thursday 8 September 2016 [103 news items]

Etron reportedly strikes deal with ProMOS for high-density SDRAM

Jun 28, 15:56

Specialty DRAM design house Etron Technology has reached an agreement with ProMOS Technologies for production of 256Mb DDR2 memory using 72nm process technology, according to industry...

Powerchip shifting product mix; approves NT$12.6 billion for 2010 capex

Jun 28, 14:32

DRAM maker Powerchip Technology is looking to improve its competitive edge by adjusting its product mix and lowering production costs, according to the company. It has also budgeted...

PSC chairman Frank Huang

SDRAM maker Etron to ship USB 3.0 controllers in 4Q10, says chairman

Jun 24, 10:52

SDRAM chipmaker Etron Technology has delivered its USB 3.0 host controller chips to five major motherboard makers for verification, and the company expects to begin volume shipping...

Etron chairman Nicky Lu

NOR flash supply gap reaches 20%, says Winbond president

Jun 21, 14:52

NOR flash supply is currently short of demand by around 20%, according to Tung-Yi Chan, president of Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics. Prices for the memory chip will continue going...

Winbond president Chan Tung-Yi

Nanya to volume produce mobile RAM chips in 3Q10

Jun 15, 15:29

Nanya Technology is scheduled to kick off production of mobile RAM chips in small volumes in the third quarter, according to the company. It will mainly offer low-power DDR and DDR2...

DRAM and driver ICs buoying 12-inch wafer demand, says PSC president

Jun 2, 14:29

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) is seeing tight capacity at its 12-inch fabs, buoyed by brisk demand for DRAM memory, according to company president Alex Wang. Meanwhile,...

PSC president Alex Wang

SDRAM supplier Zentel says no reason to be pessimistic about 3Q10

Jun 2, 14:27

Memory IC design house Zentel Electronics is upbeat about the specialty DRAM (SDRAM) memory market in the third quarter of 2010, as supplies continue to tighten due to strong demand...

Zentel GM Joe Chen

Etron sampling USB 3.0 host controllers

Jun 1, 14:11

Specialty DRAM chip vendor Etron Technology has said it is sampling an in-house developed USB 3.0 host controller for design-in at major motherboard makers with mass shipments slated...

Winbond secures NT$7 billion syndicated loan for technology migration

May 31, 16:41

Winbond Electronics on May 31 announced the signing of a five-year, NT$7 billion (US$218 million) syndicated loan contract with a banking consortium. The loan will be used for technology...

Memory designer Etron to issue new shares and convertible bonds

May 14, 10:56

Etron Technology, which supplies niche memory chips used in LCD TVs, mobile phones and other consumer products, has obtained approval to expand its capital through issuing new shares...

Zentel speeding up 72nm process transfer, says chairman

May 12, 15:26

Memory IC design house Zentel Electronics is stepping up efforts to shift to 72nm from 90nm for specialty DRAM (SDRAM) memory, and expects production of 128Mb and 256Mb chips on the...

Memory chip designer Etron swings to profits in 1Q10

May 4, 14:39

Etron Technology, which mainly designs and supplies specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips used in LCD TVs, mobile phones and other consumer products, has reported net profits of NT$151 million...

Winbond posts profits for second straight quarter

Apr 27, 15:50

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics, which has turned its focus away from the commodity DRAM business, has reported net income of NT$384 million (US$12.3 million) for the first quarter...

SDRAM supply remains tight, says Etron chairman

Apr 27, 12:07

Current supply of specialty DRAM (SDRAM) has fallen 5-10% short of demand, according Etron Technology chairman Nicky Lu. Lu said he is fairly optimistic about the market through the...

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

SDRAM prices surge on rising demand

Mar 31, 11:51

In addition to the tight market for commodity DRAM chips, supply of specialty DRAM (SDRAM) parts is also falling short of demand, according to industry sources. Prices for 512Mbit...

SDRAM prices rise on strong demand, says Etron chairman

Newswatch - Mar 17, 15:49

Specialty DRAM (SDRAM) order visibility has reached three months, according Etron Technology chairman Nicky Lu, who is optimistic about the second-quarter outlook for the chip used...

SMIC quits SDRAM manufacturing, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 25, 13:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) will stop manufacturing specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips since January 2010, and completely withdraw from the DRAM foundry business, according...

Memory IC designers see growing sales from 90nm and 70nm products

Jan 6, 16:47

Etron Technology and Zentel Electronics have seen sales generated from 90nm and 70nm products increase substantially, and both are looking to roll out new SDRAM using 65nm process...

Elpida to mass produce 1Gb DDR3 on extra-shrink 65nm in 1Q10

Dec 17, 16:54

Elpida Memory has developed 1Gb DDR3 SDRAM based on its 65nm XS extra-shrink process technology, according to the company, claiming that the chip is as cost-competitive as 50nm-made...

SDRAM prices remain stable, say Taiwan makers

Nov 26, 16:51

Specialty DRAM (SDRAM) prices have fluctuated less compared to the commodity DRAM segment, according to sources at Taiwan-based niche memory design houses, estimating the price of...

Elpida shipping samples of x32-bit 2Gb DDR2 SDRAM

Nov 26, 12:19

Elpida Memory has begun sample shipments of a 2-gigabit (2Gb) x32-bit I/O DDR2 SDRAM that operates up to 1066 megabits per second (Mbps), according to the company. The new memory...

Elpida reference

SDRAM maker Zentel 3Q09 profits up significantly

Oct 28, 14:34

Niche memory IC designer Zentel Electronics has announced net profits of NT$120 million (US$3.7 million) for the third quarter, compared to profits of NT$48 million in the prior quarter...

Elpida readies 40nm 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM

Oct 8, 10:55

Elpida Memory has announced that it had completed development of a 40nm 2-gigabit (2Gb) DDR3 SDRAM, with sample shipments slated for November and mass production expected to begin...

Hynix introduces 4Gb mobile DRAM for MIDs

Aug 10, 09:44

Hynix Semiconductor has introduced its 4-gigabits (4Gb) mobile DDR SDRAM supported on Intel's Moorestown platform for mobile Internet devices (MIDs), with mass production slated for...

Hynix 4Gb mobile DRAM for MIDs

ProMOS may sell 12-inch fabs to Taiwan Memory, sources claim

Apr 21, 17:05

ProMOS Technologies will likely spin off its 12-inch wafer fabs to assist in establishing Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), which has been identified as a government-led project to overhaul...

ProMOS

JEDEC releases new standard for low-power memory in mobile devices

Apr 3, 17:01

Memory industry standards body JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of JESD209-2 LPDDR2 Low Power Memory Device Standard. The new standard offers...

Niche memory specialists Etron and Zentel record slight sales growth in January

Feb 11, 17:11

Etron Technology and Zentel Electronics saw their January sales increase 14% and 25%, respectively, on month. Both niche memory specialists have migrated their process technologies...

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...

SDRAM maker Etron posts revenue drop for December 2008

Jan 12, 12:30

Etron Technology has announced that revenues for December 2008 were NT$265 million (US$8 million), down 34.6% sequentially and 73.6% on year. Accumulated revenues for 2008 totaled...

Winbond and Macronix post mixed December sales

Jan 8, 16:27

Winbond Electronics has announced its December sales edged up 8.7% sequentially, thanks to contributions from the mobile RAM segment. Meanwhile, Macronix International Company (MXIC)...

SDRAM specialists post November sales drops

Newswatch - Dec 11, 12:22

Memory IC designers Etron Technology and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) both posted revenues drops in November due to soft consumer demand and financial market woes.

SDRAM specialist Etron posts losses for first three quarters

Newswatch - Dec 1, 11:09

Impacted by the economic downturn, SDRAM specialist Etron Technology has posted after-tax losses of NT$322 million (US$9.65 million) for the first three quarters of 2008, with a negative...

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    Acer Chromebook 14

    Acer has released its Chromebook 14 with a battery life of up to 14 hours. The device is equipped with a 14-inch display and an all-aluminum chassis. The Acer Chromebook 14 is the...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

  • Sequans+SQN1280+all%2Din%2Done+WiMAX+SiP

    Sequans SQN1280 all-in-one WiMAX SiP

    Sequans has unveiled its latest Mobile WiMAX solution, the SQN1280, an all-in-one WiMAX system-in-package (SiP) for makers of handsets, tablets, USB sticks, portable hotspots, M2M...

    Photo: Company, Oct 25.

  • Hynix+44nm+2Gb+DDR3

    Hynix 44nm 2Gb DDR3

    Hynix Semiconductor has announced the Intel validation of 2Gb (Gigabit) DDR3 DRAM using 40nm-class process technology. The newly validated products are 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM component, 4GB...

    Photo: Company, Nov 24.

  • Acer+Aspire+Z5610+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    Acer Aspire Z5610 all-in-one PC

    Acer has launched a new all-in-one PC with multi-touch technology, the Aspire Z5610, which features multi-touch technology and Windows 7 Home Premium. The all-in-one PC is equipped...

    Photo: Company, Oct 26.

  • Hynix+4Gb+mobile+DRAM+for+MIDs

    Hynix 4Gb mobile DRAM for MIDs

    Hynix Semiconductor has introduced its 4Gb mobile DDR SDRAM supported on Intel's Moorestown platform for MIDs, with mass production slated for the third quarter of 2009. This high-density...

    Photo: Company, Aug 10.

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