2016 news items tagged DRAM
Taiwan OSAT firms suffer unclear order visibility for 3Q18Friday 22 June 2018
After experiencing lackluster revenue and profit performances in the first half of 2018, Taiwan OSAT (outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) players still see unclear visibility...
DRAM vendors reportedly facing hefty antitrust fines in ChinaThursday 21 June 2018
Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology - the world's top-3 DRAM vendors - could be fined up to US$8 billion in China over alleged price fixing, according to industry...
Samsung, SK Hynix 18nm DRAM production reportedly hit by unstable yield ratesWednesday 20 June 2018
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both been hit by unstable yield rates of their 18nm process technologies for server DRAM production, particularly production for high-end server...
Samsung starts EUV DRAM R&D, says reportTuesday 19 June 2018
Samsung Electronics has started using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography to develop 1ynm DRAM memory, according to a report by News1 Korea.
Winbond to break ground for new fab in southern TaiwanTuesday 12 June 2018
DRAM and flash memory maker Winbond Electronics will start constructing a new fab in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan in September followed by equipment move-in slated for 2020.
Macronix May revenues increase 9.8%, Winbond flatFriday 8 June 2018
Winbond Electronics has reported flat sequential growth in May revenues, while Macronix International's revenues grew 9.8% on month.
Robust DRAM module shipments boost Adata revenuesThursday 7 June 2018
Memory module firm Adata Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.96 billion (US$99.3 million) for May 2018, up about 20% sequentially and 16% on year. Sales of its DRAM...
AMI partners with KingTiger to push computer reliability and performanceWednesday 6 June 2018
As developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services drive rapid industry growth and bring about a wave of products and services that highlight convenience and user...
Nanya posts record May revenuesTuesday 5 June 2018
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.33 billion (US$279.6 million) for May 2018 which hit a monthly record for the second consecutive month.
The new era of GPU computing has arrivedTuesday 5 June 2018
NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Taiwan attracted more than 2,200 technologists, developers, researchers, government officials and media last week in Taipei. GTC Taiwan is...
Automotive IC market on pace for 3rd consecutive record yearMonday 4 June 2018
The automotive IC market is on pace to grow 18.5% to a new record high of US$32.3 billion in 2018, surpassing the previous record of US$27.2 billion set last year, according to IC...
Etron taps into AI application sectorTuesday 29 May 2018
Taiwan-based IC designer Etron Technology, dedicated to application-driven buffer DRAM chips and system on chips, has newly ventured its low-power, high bandwidth memory chip solutions...
China antitrust officials reportedly meet with Micron about PC DRAM pricesMonday 28 May 2018
Officials from China's Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce have recently held a meeting with Micron Technology to "express concerns" about continued price increases for PC...
Nanya gearing up for server memory with 8Gb DDR4Monday 28 May 2018
Nanya Technology expects to start shipping 8Gb DDR4 memory for server applications in small volume in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to company president Lee Pei-ing.
Global DRAM bit demand to increase 22% in 2018, says Nanya chairmanFriday 25 May 2018
Growth in DRAM bit demand will outpace bit supply growth in 2018, according to Wu Chia-chau, chairman for chipmaker Nanya Technology.
Global mobile DRAM revenues hit record in 1Q18, says DRAMeXchangeWednesday 23 May 2018
Global sales of mobile DRAM memory increased 5.3% sequentially to a record high of US$8.435 billion in the first quarter of 2018, according to DRAMeXchange. The industry is expected...
FATC, Walton enjoy stable orders for DRAM memoryWednesday 23 May 2018
Backend houses Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) and Walton Advanced Engineering have seen stable orders for DRAM memory, according to industry sources.
Apacer to start mass shipments of 3D NAND products in 1Q19Wednesday 23 May 2018
Memory module firm Apacer Technology will start mass shipments of 3D NAND flash products for industrial control applications in the first quarter of 2019, according to company president...
IC Insights raises semiconductor capex growth forecast for 2018Wednesday 23 May 2018
IC Insights has revised upward its semiconductor industry capex growth forecast for 2018 to 14% from 8%. The industry capital spending is also forecast to exceed US$100 billion for...
NAND flash price rally may be short-lived in 3Q18, says Apacer presidentFriday 18 May 2018
An anticipated rally in NAND flash memory prices during the third quarter may be short-lived, according to CK Chang, president for memory module firm Apacer Technology.
Server DRAM revenues among top-3 suppliers climb 10% in 1Q18, says DRAMeXchangeThursday 17 May 2018
Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology generated a combined US$6.975 billion in server DRAM revenues in the first quarter of 2018, up 10.3% from the about US$6.32 billion...
Growing SSD demand to stop NAND flash prices from fallingThursday 17 May 2018
An anticipated rise in SSD demand from the handset and PC sectors may stop NAND flash prices from falling in the third quarter of 2018, according to industry sources.
Global DRAM revenues increase 5.4% in 1Q18, says DRAMeXchangeTuesday 15 May 2018
Sales in the global DRAM market rose 5.4% sequentially to a record high of US$23.08 billion in the first quarter of 2018, driven by a rally in the memory prices, according to DRAMe...
Bitmain reportedly places DRAM orders with ESMT, EtronTuesday 15 May 2018
Bitmain has reportedly placed DRAM orders mainly for low-capacity DDR3 chips with Taiwan-based memory design specialists Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology,...
Transcend posts revenue decrease in AprilMonday 14 May 2018
Memory module firm Transcend Information has announced consolidated revenues for April 2018 decreased 18% sequentially and 12.8% on year to NT$1.45 billion (US$48.7 million).