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Commentary: Why Micron Technology is being targeted for acquisition

Jul 16, 14:55

China-based state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup has signaled interest in buying US-based Micron Technology, a leading DRAM and NAND flash chip supplier, for US$23 billion, a deal which...

Digitimes Research: Tsinghua Unigroup acquisition of Micron faces difficulties, but is a must for China for further development

Jul 15, 22:16

According to a Wall Street Journal report on July 14, China's Tsinghua Unigroup is planning to spend US$23 billion (or US$21 per share) to acquire US-based Micron Technology. The...

Inotera, Nanya report decreased revenues for 2Q15

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 16:09

Revenues at DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology continued to fall in June 2015 dragging down their revenues for the second quarter.

Gartner cuts 2015 chip market growth forecast again

Jul 10, 10:21

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$348 billion in 2015, a 2.2% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. The prediction, however, is down from Gartner's previous...

Samsung to ramp up shipments of OLED panels, DRAM and flash chips to channels

Jul 1, 11:50

Samsung Electronics may ramp up the supply of standard parts and components, including OLED panels, DRAM and flash chips at more competitive prices starting the third quarter as inventory...

XMC likely to be China DRAM hub, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 1, 10:57

Wuhan, Hubei province will likely be chosen to develop China's home-grown DRAM industry, according to DRAMeXchange. Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC), a local 12-inch...

Global DRAM module sales rise 21% in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 30, 15:27

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$8.8 billion in 2014, up 21% from US$7.3 billion a year earlier, thanks to more stable prices for PC DRAM as well as a rising ratio of contract...

DRAM spot prices hit 28-month low, says CNA

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:01

DRAM spot prices have fallen further, with prices for mainstream 4Gb DDR3 chips reaching US$2.64 - the lowest level in 28 months, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted...

Winbond cautious about 2H15 DRAM market

Jun 22, 23:37

Inventory digestion will continue to take place in the global DRAM industry during the second half of 2015, according to Arthur Chiao, chairman for Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics...

Winbond chairman Arthur Chiao

DDR4 memory prices fall at rapid pace

Jun 22, 23:24

Contract prices for DDR4 memory have recently experienced a dramatic fall, due mainly to Samsung Electronics' price cuts aimed at increasing market share, according to industry sou...

Inotera, Nanya report decreased revenues for May

Jun 8, 15:29

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have both reported revenue decreases for May 2015.

Demand for overclocking surges in the face of declining desktop market, says HWinsights

May 28, 14:07

Demand for enthusiast class PC hardware which offers high-performance, reliability, and above all gives the end-user the ability to tweak, fine-tune and tinker, has seen a rapid increase...

Global 1Q15 mobile DRAM sales slip 1%, says DRAMeXchange

May 26, 11:06

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to about US$3.58 billion in the first quarter of 2015, down 0.9% from US$3.61 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

DRAM prices fall 9% in 2Q15, says paper

May 25, 15:38

DRAM spot prices continue to fall in the second quarter of 2015, with prices for 4Gb DDR3 chips having fallen about 9%, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted DRAMeXchange...

Nanya enjoys brisk orders for LPDDR2 DRAM, says report

Stockwatch - May 20, 15:13

Nanya Technology has landed a pull-in of orders for low-power DDR2 DRAM chips which will buoy the company's performance in the second half of 2015, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Powerchip obtains NT$15 billion syndicated loan

May 20, 14:36

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip Technology has signed a three-year, NT$15 billion (US$491.9 million) syndicated loan contract with a banking consortium, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: South Korea memory-IC industry output value rises 31% in 1Q15

May 19, 22:01

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry soared 31% from a year earlier to almost KRW13 trillion (US$11.9 billion) in the first quarter of 2015, according Digitimes...

Cypress enters race to buy ISSI

May 14, 22:15

Cypress Semiconductor announced on May 13 that the company has made an offer to buy Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) for US$19.75 per share in cash.

DRAM maker Inotera expects better market conditions in 2H15

May 13, 21:27

DRAM market conditions will be better in the third quarter of 2015, recovering from the bad first half of the year, according to Charles Kau, chairman for Inotera Memories.

Global 1Q15 DRAM revenues fall 7.5%, says DRAMeXchange

May 12, 22:06

Sales in the global DRAM market in the first quarter of 2015 fell 7.5% from the fourth quarter of 2014 on lower chip prices and weak end-market demand, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan DRAM makers post mixed April results

May 6, 21:49

Nanya Technology saw its April revenues decline 4% sequentially while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' sales increased 1.3% on month.

China unlikely to develop home-grown DRAM technology within five years, say Nanya and Inotera

May 4, 12:03

Responding to China's ambitions to step into the memory industry, Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both believe that it is unlikely China can develop home-grown DRAM technology...

Nanya nets NT$2.61 per share for 1Q15

Apr 28, 21:54

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported net profits of NT$6.29 billion (US$206 million), or NT$2.61 a share, for the first quarter of 2015. The profits were 26.6% lower than...

Inotera 1Q15 profits drop to 7-quarter low

Apr 28, 15:45

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$7.27 billion (US$238 million) for the first quarter of 2015 - the lowest since the second quarter of 2013.

SK Hynix 1Q15 profits soar

Apr 23, 15:28

SK Hynix has reported net profits of KRW1.3 trillion (US$1.2 billion) on consolidated revenues of KRW4.8 trillion for the first quarter of 2015. Profits and revenues saw on-year increases...

China building home-grown DRAM industry, to pose threat to existing leaders in 2017

Apr 23, 10:41

China is stepping up efforts to establish its own DRAM industry, which will likely pose a threat to the current industry leaders such as SK Hynix and Micron Technology in 2017, according...

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DRAM makers Nanya, Inotera post mixed March results

Apr 13, 14:45

Nanya Technology saw its March revenues increase 2.9% on month while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues decreased 5.6%.

Global 2014 semiconductor revenues rise 7.9%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 21:26

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$340.3 billion in 2014, a 7.9% increase from 2013 revenues of US$315.4 billion, according to final results by Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor...

Specialty DRAM specialists ESMT, Etron report profit growth for 2014

Apr 2, 10:35

Memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its net profits soar 67.6% on year in 2014, while profits at Etron Technology climbed to a 4-year high.

Commentary: China moves step forward to developing DRAM technology with ISSI buyout

Apr 1, 14:36

China imports up to US$200 billion worth of chips a year, an amount which is higher than comparable figures for imports of crude oil and raw materials. Since memory chips account...

Inotera puts capital reduction plans on hold

Mar 30, 10:49

Inotera Memories has put on hold plans to cut its capital, according to Charles Kau, chairman for the Taiwan-based DRAM maker.

Inotera board approves NT$34.4 billion for transition to 20nm

Stockwatch - Mar 26, 22:27

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories' board of directors on March 25 approved a budget of NT$34.4 billion (US$1.1 billion) for transitioning the company's production node to 20nm process...

Rise in Ultra HD TV penetration to drive DRAM market growth, says Nanya president

Mar 13, 15:27

The global DRAM market will register sequential growth in the second quarter of 2015, buoyed by the rising penetration rate for Ultra HD TVs and set-top boxes (STBs), as well as demand...

Nanya to pour NT$40 billion into technology transition

Mar 13, 10:45

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology plans to invest a total of NT$40 billion (US$1.3 billion) to transition its production to a 20nm process node, according to company president Charles...

Nanya president Charles Kau

Inotera buys equipment from Hermes Microvision

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 20:22

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has announced the acquisition of a batch of production equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI) for NT$934.63 million (US$29.7 million).

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