Thursday 18 April 2024
Toshiba cut 5,000 jobs to fuel digitalization and AI
Japan-based manufacturing giant Toshiba is undergoing a significant restructure following its delisting in December 2023.
Thursday 21 March 2024
YMTC promotes QLC NAND for enterprise storage
QLC NAND development will make its way into the business market, according to Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC).
Monday 4 March 2024
AI puts a rocket under HBM demand, SK Hynix rides the wave
The memory industry is set to exit the production cut phase as Generative AI superpowers high bandwidth memory (HBM) and DDR5 demand.
Monday 26 February 2024
Why Kioxia is warming up to SK Hynix for WD merger talks
The memory market has rebounded from the previous trough, led by NAND Flash's multi-fold price surge. However, the NAND business of many integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) is...
Monday 26 February 2024
Will they or won't they? Merger talks to resume between star-crossed Kioxia and Western Digital
Japanese NAND Flash manufacturer Kioxia and American memory company Western Digital (WD) are set to resume merger talks.
Monday 19 February 2024
Kioxia reportedly proposes cooperation with SK Hynix to restart merger with WD
According to reports, Japanese NAND Flash manufacturer Kioxia has proposed production cooperation with South Korean memory factory SK Hynix.
Monday 19 February 2024
Kioxia's losses widen as lack of HBM products takes toll
Japanese NAND flash memory maker Kioxia has reported a significant net loss of JPY254 billion (approximately US$1.7 billion) in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2023 (April...
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Japan lavishes billions on Kioxia, Western Digital's NAND factories
Japan has announced billions in subsidies for NAND manufacturing investments in the country.
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Japan's NTT develops next-gen communication tech with Intel, Kioxia, and SK Hynix
Innovative Optical and Wireless Network (IOWN), the next-generation communication technology of Japan's telecommunication company NTT, is currently being developed in collaboration...
Tuesday 16 January 2024
Smartphone vendors mulling QLC NAND in high storage capacity models
Mobile phone vendors, including Apple and Oppo, are actively evaluating the use of Quad-Level Cell (QLC) NAND flash memory in large-capacity 1TB smartphone models, according to industry...
Monday 25 December 2023
Kioxia seeks integration solutions amid failed merger and financial woes
Following the dissolution of the merger between Japan's Kioxia and the US-based Western Digital (WD) memory division, Kioxia is now exploring integration with other entities. Financial...
Friday 22 December 2023
DRAM capacity expansion to prioritize advanced processes
Future DRAM capacity expansion will prioritize advanced 1-alpha and 1-beta manufacturing processes, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Memory chipmakers seeking profitability
Memory chip manufacturers are currently more concerned with regaining profitability than expanding their market share, according to industry sources.
Friday 20 October 2023
Kioxia is said to approach JIC to back Western Digital merger
Kioxia Holdings Corp. has approached Japan Investment Corp. about making a capital infusion to support its merger with Western Digital Corp. and strengthen the combined company's...
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Powerchip reportedly seeks government subsidies for new Japan fab
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) is reportedly negotiating subsidies with the Japanese government with regards to the establishment of a new 12-inch...
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