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Tuesday 5 March 2024
JCET to buy stake in WD subsidiary in China
JCET and Western Digital (WD) agreed on an equity purchase agreement, under which the former will acquire most of the stake in the latter's data storage subsidiary in China, solidifying...
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.
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.
Tuesday 30 January 2024
512Gb flash wafer price expected to turn profitable in 2Q24
As major memory manufacturers controlled production, market prices have continued to rise over the past six months. Due to low utilization rates at brand manufacturers, industry experts...
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...
Thursday 7 December 2023
Western Digital to raise NAND flash prices by up to 55%
Western Digital has informed customers that prices for NAND flash memory may rise by up to 55% in the coming quarters, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 1 November 2023
Western Digital to separate HDD and flash memory businesses
The board of directors of Western Digital overwhelmingly approved a plan to separate its HDD and flash divisions, according to the company.
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 20 September 2023
Why are NAND flash prices soaring?
The prices of NAND flash memory have experienced an unforeseen increase, occurring earlier than anticipated, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 18 July 2023
China approval would be key to Kioxia-Western Digital merger
China's approval would be key to whether Kioxia could quickly merge with Western Digital's flash business, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 7 June 2023
Global 1Q23 enterprise SSD revenue falls by nearly half
Due to a slump in both volume and prices, revenue in the enterprise SSD market fell 47.3% sequentially to nearly US$2 billion in the first quarter of 2023, according to TrendForce.
Monday 5 June 2023
Kioxia and WD finalizing business integration talks
Japanese NAND Flash manufacturer Kioxia and US memory maker Western Digital (WD) are finalizing the discussion of their business integration.
Monday 5 June 2023
Global NAND flash output value to drop again
The value of the global NAND flash industry output will continue to fall in the second quarter of 2023, albeit at a slower rate than in the first, when it declined 16%, according...
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