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  • Last update: Monday 27 October 2014 [209 news items]

Winbond posts first profit in 11 quarters

Jan 29, 16:49

DRAM maker Winbond Electronics, which has diversified its product mix to include niche DRAM, NOR flash and GDDR, has announced net income of NT$342 million (US$10.7 million) on revenues...

Memory backend firm Walton sees influx of DDR3 orders

Jan 29, 16:30

Walton Advanced Engineering will continue to operate during most of the Lunar New Year holidays, due to an influx of orders for DDR3 chips, according to the company.

Walton to benefit from Winbond orders for GDDR chips, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 27, 12:21

Backend service supplier Walton Advanced Engineering is expected to benefit from major contracts from Elpida Memory and Winbond Electronics starting in the second quarter of 2010...

Nuvoton to list on OTC market on January 29

Jan 26, 16:30

Nuvoton Technology, a logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, plants introduce 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs) on January 28 and list on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock...

Nuvoton to launch accelerometers

Jan 20, 10:20

Winbond Electronics' subsidiary Nuvoton Technology will enter the MEMS market with the launch of accelerometers initially, according to market sources. The company will further introduce...

Winbond consolidated revenues up in 2009

Jan 11, 11:09

Memory maker Winbond Electronics, which has moved to turn its focus away from commodity DRAM, saw revenues from its core business decrease 10.5% in 2009. But consolidated revenues...

Winbond expected to see profits in 4Q09

Dec 30, 11:10

DRAM maker Winbond Electronics, which has focused more on niche memory, will likely swing back to profitability in the fourth quarter of 2009 following losses for 10 consecutive quarters,...

Rexchip to ramp 40nm-class DRAM production in 2Q10, says Elpida

Dec 22, 17:00

Elpida Memory has announced that its 300mm (12-inch) fab in Hiroshima, Japan has began mass production of 40nm 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM chips, which comes just two months after the company...

Nuvoton expands 32-bit MCU lines

Dec 22, 15:45

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, has licensed ARM's Cortex-M0 processor for its 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs). It plans to introduce a series...

Winbond sees November sales soar 119% on year

Dec 10, 11:46

Niche DRAM maker Winbond Electronics has posted revenues of NT$2.12 billion (US$65.63 million) for November, up 2.8% sequentially and 119.1% on year. For the first 11 months of 2009,...

Winbond booth

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, Winbond ink deal for GDDR foundry service

Nov 11, 11:50

Elpida Memory today (November 11) announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for DRAM foundry services with Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics. The agreement pertains...

Winbond and Macronix post mixed results in October 2009

Nov 10, 13:51

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche DRAM and NOR flash, has announced revenues for October 2009 grew 12.2% on month to NT$2.12...

Winbond posts narrower 3Q09 loss, ups 2009 capex

Oct 28, 14:50

Winbond Electronics has announced net sales for the third quarter of 2009 totaled NT$5.69 billion (US$175 million), up 36% from the previous quarter's NT$4.2 billion. Net losses for...

Taiwan MCU makers developing 32-bit products

Oct 27, 14:58

Taiwan-based IC design house Holtek Semiconductor plans to launch 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs) in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to the company. Nuvoton Technology,...

Taiwan makers entering 32-bit MCU market

DRAM recovery to continue into 2010, says iSuppli

Oct 23, 10:24

The DRAM industry in the second and third quarters of 2009 posted the strongest sequential growth in revenue and pricing seen in at least five years, indicating that the recent market...

Nanya and Inotera may not apply for government funding

Oct 20, 15:04

Taiwan-based Nanya Technology and its joint venture with Micron Technology, Inotera Memories, may be forced to withdraw their application for government funding following the sudden...

Winbond 3Q09 revenues up 12% on year

Oct 12, 12:14

Winbond Electronics, which is exiting the commodity DRAM business, has announced revenues for September 2009 grew 12.8% on year to NT$1.89 billion (US$58.6 million). Its revenues...

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...

Memory backend supplier Walton says DRAM demand picking up

Sep 21, 11:53

Walton Advanced Engineering, a Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing house, expects monthly revenues to grow sequentially through November, according to the company. The backend...

Winbond says no consolidation talks recently

Sep 16, 11:57

Winbond Electronics is striving to phase out standard DRAM production, and has recently not been approached about participating in either Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) or the Micron-Nanya...

Winbond HQ

Taiwan DRAM makers still struggling as competitors turning a profit

Sep 10, 12:18

Hynix Semiconductor will be the second among DRAM makers to swing back to profitability in the third quarter of 2009, followed by Micron Technology and Elpida Memory in 2010, according...

Winbond revenues up 5% in August

Sep 9, 16:52

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which is shifting its focus away from standard DRAM, has posted an on-year revenue growth for the second straight month in August 2009. On a sequential...

Taiwan Memory approved to locate at HSP

Newswatch - Aug 20, 15:46

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC), which recently completed its registration with the Commerce Department of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), has obtained official approval...

Elpida DRAM sales soar in 2Q09, says iSuppli

Aug 20, 01:00

Japan's Elpida Memory was the star of the global DRAM market in the second quarter, with a robust increase in its pricing causing its revenue to surge by 50% from the first quarter,...

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

Spansion executive to pay visit to Taiwan

Aug 12, 12:26

John Nation, director of corporate marketing for Spansion, plans to pay a visit to Taiwan this week, raising speculation that the NOR flash chipmaker is looking to aggressively take...

Winbond July revenues up, outperforming domestic peers

Aug 11, 15:20

Winbond Electronics saw its revenues return to a growth track in July 2009, after posting on-year drops for 26 straight months. The Taiwan-based DRAM maker outperformed its domestic...

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...

DRAM revenues up 27% in 2Q09, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 5, 14:01

DRAM revenues grew 27.1% sequentially to US$4.04 billion in the second quarter of 2009, when the average price at the contract market went up by 23%, according to DRAMeXchange, which...

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...

Taiwan government still calling for consolidation among DRAM makers

Jul 23, 15:04

The Taiwan government will continue to push local DRAM makers to develop in-house technologies, and expects players to eventually consolidate into one or two camps, according to Tu...

Tu Chi-chun, director general of the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's economics m

KYEC sees increased demand for NOR flash

Jul 22, 13:51

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has seen orders for memory chips climb 20-30% sequentially in the third quarter, mainly driven by increased demand from...

Taiwan DRAM makers may gain access to state funds along with TMC

Jul 22, 11:06

Officials from the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's economics ministry on July 21 met with local DRAM makers to spell out requirements to access state funds. The...

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