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  • Last update: Tuesday 9 December 2014 [213 news items]

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...

Winbond remains cautious about expansion

Jul 16, 14:45

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based DRAM maker that has diversified its products to include niche memory and NOR flash, has said its capital spending for 2009 may be less than its...

Winbond signs NT$3.7 billion syndicated loan

Jul 15, 15:17

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based memory chipmaker, on July 15 announced that it has signed a NT$ 3.7 billion (US$112.2 million) three-year syndicated loan agreement with nine banks...

Winbond completes transition to 300mm fab production

Jul 8, 14:09

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which has shifted its focus from standard DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has recently completed its migration to 300mm wafer fab production, according...

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.

Winbond moving toward reliance on NOR flash, specialty DRAM

Jun 23, 16:35

Winbond Electronics has been transforming its product mix through phasing out standard DRAM and maintaining NOR flash and specialty DRAM as a focus, according to company president...

Tung-Yi Chan, president of Winbond Electronics

Winbond running smoothly on 65nm DRAM process

Jun 9, 16:38

Winbond Electronics has said commodity DRAM production at its 65nm process node is progressing with yield rates on the rise. Annual production capacity is expected to reach 8,000...

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 April sales up 31%

May 7, 16:44

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics managed a revenue increase of 31.3% sequentially in April 2009, compared to single-digit growth in February and March. The memory chipmaker also enjoyed...

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...

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...

Elpida CEO to visit ProMOS and Winbond for partnership talks

Apr 13, 11:58

Yukio Sakamoto, president and CEO of Elpida Memory, will pay another visit to Taiwan this week looking to forge trilateral cooperation with ProMOS Technologies and Winbond Electronics,...

Micron-Nanya camp to build IP for Taiwan DRAM, asking support from government

Apr 10, 15:28

The Micron-Nanya camp has similar goals to those of the Taiwan government in respect to restructuring the island's memory-chip industry, according to CJ Wu, chairman of Nanya Technology...

Nanya chairman CJ Wu

Winbond says talks to join Taiwan Memory are ongoing

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 15:41

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, a computer-memory chipmaker that has progressively switched its business focus to specialty DRAM and NOR flash, has responded via a company filing with...

Winbond disposes of HannStar shares

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 17:14

Winbond has disposed of 66,944,000 common shares of HannStar Display at a price of NT$4.80 (US$0.14) per share, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)...

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.

Winbond February sales grow sequentially on niche memory

Mar 9, 17:03

Winbond Electronics has reported a 7.6% sequential increase in revenues for February. The company said that increasing shipments of its niche memory products – which include...

Commentary: Investor confidence still key to Taiwan Memory success

Mar 9, 11:31

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) and its appointed chairman John Hsuan are already in its mission to consolidate Taiwan's DRAM chipmakers and establish home-grown memory technology. However,...

Taiwan Memory to complete DRAM consolidation efforts in three phases

Mar 6, 15:06

Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) will require three phases to complete its mission of consolidating the island's memory-chip sector, as well as allowing the establishment of home-grown...

John Hsuan, chairman elect of Taiwan Memory Company (TMC)

Winbond remains open to DRAM consolidation

Stockwatch - Mar 6, 12:15

Winbond Electronics has reiterated that the company stays flexible in the government's consolidation plan and keeps a close eye on the progress.

Nanya and Inotera submit proposal for consolidation of Taiwan, Japan and US DRAM makers

Feb 12, 11:01

Nanya Technology and its joint venture with Micron Technology, Inotera Memories, have jointly submitted a proposal to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) seeking to consolidate...

Elpida CEO Yukio Sakamoto

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 open to DRAM consolidation, says company executive

Feb 9, 14:26

Winbond Electronics is open to possible consolidation in Taiwan's DRAM industry, according to company vice chairman and deputy chief executive officer (CEO) Ching-Chu Chang.

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...

Winbond vows to protect rights from Qimonda insolvency

Stockwatch - Feb 2, 11:54

Winbond Electronics said in a filing with the Taiwan Stick Exchange (TSE) yesterday that the company has uncollected accounts receivable worth NT$950 million (US$28.12 million) from...

Micron hopes to unite non-Korean DRAM players in an alliance

Jan 15, 01:00

Micron is hoping to form an alliance to unite DRAM players from the US, Japan and Taiwan arranged as three parent companies and five sibling companies, according to sources at DRAM...

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)...

DRAM maker Winbond may lose technological support if Qimonda falls, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 18, 12:29

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Winbond Electronics may have difficulties securing continued technological support from Qimonda, which could be unable to maintain its operations through out...

Winbond executes second-round capacity cut for 2008

Newswatch - Dec 3, 11:55

Winbond Electronics has recently reduced its commodity DRAM capacity by 20% and is moving to allocate more capacity to specialty DRAM output, the Chinese-language Economic Daily...

Winbond benefits from closing Qimonda plant

Oct 30, 01:10

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has recently landed niche memory module orders from Qimonda, which were originally manufactured at Qimonda's soon to be closed 8-inch fab in Richmond,...

Winbond reports 3Q losses of NT$891 million

Oct 28, 17:06

Winbond Electronics reported net sales of NT$5.07 billion for the third quarter of 2008. The company's net losses were NT$891 million. Net loss per share was NT$0.25, representing...

Winbond September sales down 40% on year

Oct 7, 16:00

Winbond Electronics reported September revenues of NT$1.677 billion, a decrease of approximately 9.25% compared with NT$1.848 billion in the previous month. September's sales were...

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