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  • Last update: Tuesday 30 September 2014 [1566 news items]

Digitimes Research: Bit demand for non-PC DRAM to grow 38% on year in 2H14

Sep 30, 12:01

Bit demand for non-PC DRAM, mainly niche mobile DRAM and server-use DRAM, will increase 38% on year in the second half of 2014, much higher than 2.7% for standard DRAM, according...

Digitimes Research: Mobile DRAM bit growth rate to top 37.5% in 2H14

Sep 18, 13:59

The bit growth of mobile DRAM is expected to expand 37.5% on year in the second half of 2014, buoyed by a 30% annual growth in smartphone shipments as well as rising demand for mobile...

DRAM industry profits to stabilize in 2015 as Korea-based makers slow capacity ramps, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Sep 10, 15:15

Construction of Samsung Electronics' and SK Hynix's new fabrication plants will not be finished until 2015, with manufacturing capacity for the coming year still under planning, according...

Inotera, Nanya post revenue gains for August

Newswatch - Sep 10, 14:24

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both have reported revenue gains for August as compared to a month earlier and a year earlier.

Digitimes Research: Bit-growth of DRAM chips lower in 2014 on weak PC demand

Sep 2, 14:21

Although global notebook shipments are seeing less impact from tablets, PC shipments in the second half of 2014 are still expected to suffer an on-year drop, which will cause DRAM...

DRAM market oligopoly to face challenges in 2015 as makers expand capacity, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 28, 16:09

An increasing number of DRAM makers are planning to expand their capacity in the fourth quarter of 2014 as DRAM market supply tightens, while bit supply could grow nearly 30% in 2015...

Samsung to produce DRAM chips at Line-17 fab, causes concerns of oversupply

Aug 21, 13:37

The DRAM and NAND flash chip markets are on alert with spot DRAM prices making a downward correction that could upset contract quotes for September 2014. Prices of NAND flash remain...

DRAM contract quotes rise 4.92% on average in 2H July, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Aug 5, 14:41

Contract quotes for 4GB DDR3 modules averaged US$32 in the second half of July, a 4.92% increase compared to the same period a month ago, while the highest contract prices rose 6.45%...

Inotera, Nanya Technology report strong earnings for 2Q14

Jul 30, 11:18

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both have reported strong earnings for the second quarter of 2014 and expect sales and gross margin to continue moving upwards in the third quarter...

Global DRAM module sales grow 32% to US$7.3 billion in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Jul 18, 14:08

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$7.3 billion in 2013, up 32% from US$5.5 billion a year earlier, buoyed by rising standard DRAM chip prices, a booming spot market, and rising ratio...

DRAM chip prices likely to hike 10% in July

Jul 16, 14:54

DRAM chip prices are likely to hike at least 10% in July, reflecting tight supply in the market, according to industry sources.

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips to fall short of demand in 2H14

Jul 8, 15:07

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips are likely to fall short of demand in the second half of 2014, which will further push up spot and contract quotes of related memory chips in...

Nanya Technology to ramp up 2014 capex

Jul 1, 21:55

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...

Spot DDR3 4Gb chips likely to hit new high soon, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 30, 11:06

Spot prices of mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips are likely to hit as high as US$4.60 soon after rising nearly 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014, according to a Chinese-language...

Nanya Technology to reduce capital by 90%

Jun 9, 14:10

Shareholders of Nanya Technology have approved the company's plans to cut its paid-in capital by 90% to NT$23.96 billion (US$797.95 million) from NT$239.61 billion previously as a...

Inotera looks to higher gross margin in 2Q14

May 30, 14:17

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories expects its gross margin for the second quarter of 2014 to be higher than the 54% of a quarter earlier, according to company chairman Charles Kau.

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

DRAM chip clients look to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron

May 20, 22:09

Some downstream DRAM chip clients reportedly are planning to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron Technology in order to ensure steady supply of memory chips, according...

Inotera, Winbond to post strong earnings for 2Q14

May 20, 16:25

Inotera Memories and Winbond Electronics are expected to see their earnings continue to soar in the second quarter of 2014 due to continued hikes in DRAM chip prices, according to...

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value edges up slightly in 1Q14

May 15, 14:32

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry edged up 1.7% sequentially to KRW9.92 trillion (US$9.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, driven by a sequential 20%...

DRAM contract quotes to remain stable or hike slightly in May

May 14, 15:34

Despite off-peak seasonal factors, contract quotes for DRAM chips are expected to remain stable or hike slightly in May due to tight supply of memory chips in the market, according...

Digitimes Research: Non-PC DRAM bit-growth rate to reach 46% in 2014

May 8, 11:17

The bit-growth rate of non-PC DRAM chips is expected to reach 46% in 2014, led by strong demand for mobile, specialty and graphics DRAM parts, according to Digitimes Research.

Micron likely to hike DRAM chip prices

Apr 30, 10:41

Micron Technology is likely to hike prices for DRAM chips in May due to low inventory levels in the supply chain and insufficient supply of memory chips from Samsung Electronics and...

DRAM chip supply to fall short of demand in 3Q14, say Kingston and Nanya

Apr 23, 14:03

Memory device suppliers Kingston Technology and Nanya Technology both expect the supply of DRAM chips to fall short of demand in the third quarter of 2014 due largely to effects of...

Inotera 1Q14 earnings higher than expected

Apr 22, 22:00

Memory chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$11.25 billion (US$372.13 million) for the first quarter of 2014, higher than market expectations of NT$11 billion...

Memory suppliers push NAND flash sales bundled with DRAM chips

Apr 11, 12:25

Some memory device suppliers are pushing sales of NAND flash chips bundled with DRAM chips in order to help ease the oversupply of NAND flash products in the market, according to...

Inotera March revenues meet market expectations

Apr 10, 21:27

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported revenues of NT$6.62 billion (US$220.40 million) for March, up 9.9% on month, which met market expectations for a 10% sequential growth.

Micron to release more commodity DRAM packaging orders to Taiwan backend service suppliers

Mar 18, 21:37

Micron Technology reportedly plans to release more backend packaging orders for its commodity DRAM chips to Taiwan-based IC testing and packaging companies starting the first half...

Inotera, Nanya February sales down on-month

Mar 6, 15:27

DRAM makers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have announced sequential decreases of 16.6% and 10.3%, respectively, in February consolidated sales.

PTI capacity for SSDs to grow robustly

Mar 4, 14:35

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) is looking to boost its overall output for SSD-use NAND flash memory to 150,000-200,000 units a month in May-June, up from the...

Global mobile DRAM output value to rebound in 2Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 24, 13:57

Output value for the global mobile DRAM industry will return to a sequential growth track in the second quarter of 2014, following two quarters of decreases, according to DRAMeXcha...

Walton looks to profit growth in 2014

Feb 20, 21:30

Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services for memory chips, expects to report profit growth for 2014. The firm returned to profitability in 2013.

Inotera to raise more than NT$10 billion through GDR

Feb 14, 11:11

DRAM maker Inotera Memories, the Taiwan-based production subsidiary of Micron Technology, plans to raise more than NT$10 billion (US$330 million) by issuing GDRs (global depositary...

Inotera to raise more than NT$10 billion via GDR

Samsung ramping up 25nm production for DRAM

Feb 13, 22:09

Samsung Electronics is ramping up production of DRAM memory using 25nm process technology, posing a threat to Micron Technology and SK Hynix, according to industry observers.

Nanya to downsize capital by 80-90%, say sources

Feb 13, 22:03

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Nanya Technology will reduce its paid-in capital by 80-90%, according to industry sources. The move is to unload the company's accumulated losses during the...

Global DRAM output value grows for fifth consecutive quarter, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 12, 15:53

A fire at SK Hynix' China fab led to a reduction in the global DRAM output during the fourth quarter of 2013, causing memory prices to rise, and an about 5% sequential increase in...

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    Samsung 20nm DDR4 memory

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing what it calls the most advanced DDR4 memory for enterprise servers in next-generation data centers. With the introduction...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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    Samsung 30nm 2GB LPDDR3 mobile memory

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 2GB and low power double-data-rate 3 (LPDDR3) memory using 30nm-class technology for next-generation mobile devices. The new LPDDR3,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    SK Hynix has developed 20nm-class 4Gb(gigabit) graphics DDR3 DRAM, designed for notebooks requiring low-power consumption. The new 4Gb GDDR3, built using Hynix' 20nm-class technology,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 19.

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    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Samsung 20nm-class, 4Gb LPDDR2

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