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DRAM market reaches maturity, says IC Insights

Aug 7, 12:34

Forty-three years after Intel introduced the first DRAM device in 1970, the DRAM market has finally matured to the point where there are only three major suppliers remaining - Samsung...

Nanya July sales down 6.6% on-month

Aug 7, 12:10

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.14 billion (US$138.2 million) for July 2013, down 6.6% on month and hitting the lowest monthly level in...

Micron pursues profit growth after Elpida acquisition

Aug 5, 10:58

Micron Technology is putting profits first instead of fighting for market share, according to company president Mark Adams. After acquiring Elpida Memory, the US memory chipmaker...

Mark Adams, president at Micron Technology

Inotera July revenues hit record

Aug 5, 10:22

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Inotera Memories generated consolidated revenues of NT$5.397 billion (US$180 million) for July, hitting monthly record for the second consecutive month and...

Inotera swings to 2Q13 profit

Jul 24, 11:35

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2013, ending a string of 13 consecutive quarter losses.

Nanya continues to post profits in 2Q13

Jul 23, 21:56

Nanya Technology has reported net profits of NT$1.68 billion (US$56.25 million) or NT$0.07 per share for the second quarter of 2013. For the first half of 2013, net profits stood...

DRAM prices rebounding, says IC Insights

Jul 17, 19:23

DRAM prices rose 42% from a year ago in the second quarter of 2013, following a 22% on-year increase in the first quarter, according to IC Insights. Prices are set to maintain double-digit...

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

Samsung steps up purchases of NAND flash memory

Jul 11, 13:56

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its buying of NAND flash chips from outside sources, while reallocating its own NAND flash lines for the production of mobile DRAM parts, a strategic...

Nanya, Inotera post mixed June results

Jul 8, 22:02

Nanya Technology has reported decreased revenues for June 2013 while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues increased more than 20% on month.

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

The lesson to be learned from Samsung: Q&A with Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Jun 27, 11:31

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology, two DRAM subsidiaries under the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), have survived the latest industry consolidation. Nanya has transformed itself...

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Mobile devices to consume more DRAM than traditional PCs in 2015, says IHS

Jun 26, 11:45

For a generation now, the PC and DRAM industries have been tied together as tightly as the automotive and crude oil businesses. However, in a telling sign of the arrival of the post-PC...

DRAM market grows up, IHS finds

Jun 20, 10:52

The global market for DRAM has achieved some maturity in the face of daunting challenges, allowing the industry to achieve a balance between supply and demand in 2013, according to...

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DRAM supply shortage to extend through 2015, says Inotera executive

Jun 19, 13:46

The current DRAM shortage will continue for at least three years, with the supply gap to be widened year by year, according to Inotera Memories chairman Charles Kau, which also serves...

Demand for game console-use DRAM to rise

Jun 11, 12:49

Demand for high-density DRAM is expected to rise significantly on the upcoming roll-outs of new game consoles built with 8GB of memory, which will likely turn the availability of...

Taiwan DRAM industry: Moving forward, or backward?

Jun 5, 12:23

The global DRAM market has entered a new phase in its evolution, as a fundamental shift from PCs to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is underway. Because mobile devices...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, SK Hynix to see sequential revenue growth in 2Q13

Jun 4, 21:09

In the second quarter of 2013, demand in the global PC and smartphone market is expected to increase but most firms have no plans to expand capacity. Hence revenues at Samsung and...

Inotera May sales up over 20%

Jun 4, 11:57

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories has announced that revenues for May 2013 increased 20.6% sequentially and 26.2% from a year ago to NT$4.15 billion (US$138.6 million).

Rising DRAM prices to boost Inotera revenues and profits in 2Q13

Memory chips to fall far short of demand in 3Q13, says Adata chair

Jun 3, 15:32

Supply of DRAM chips will remain mostly tight in 2013, while the NAND flash market will face a shortage of supplies starting the second half of June, according to Simon Chen, chairman...

Adata chairman Simon Chen

SDRAM inventory rising on weaker-than-expected demand

May 30, 22:11

Demand for specialty DRAM has been slower than expected resulting in excessive SDRAM stockpiles in the electronics supply chain, according to industry sources. SDRAM chips are used...

Mobile DRAM revenues slip 5% in 1Q13, says DRAMeXchange

May 16, 21:04

Global mobile DRAM revenues slipped 5.2% sequentially to US$2.60 billion in the first quarter of 2013, due to seasonal factors, with Korea-based companies continuing to dominate the...

Taiwan DRAM module makers perform strongly in 1Q13

May 15, 22:30

All Taiwan-based DRAM module makers were operating with profits in the first quarter of 2013, with Adata Technology leading fellow companies with the highest EPS of NT$3.20 (US$0.11)...

Inotera announces closing of private placement

May 14, 21:50

Inotera Memories has completed the previously announced private placement of 633 million shares at a price of NT$9.47 (US$0.32) per share, raising gross proceeds of NT$6 billion,...

DRAM shortages to impact PC players in 2Q13

May 8, 21:10

DRAM shortages, which started in early 2013, have become worse recently and may impact PC brand vendors' performances in the second quarter, according to sources from PC players.

Inotera 2Q13 sales likely to rise 30%

May 7, 15:21

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories is expected to post revenue growth of 30% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to rising shipments of chips built using 30nm process...

Walton generates more revenues from specialty DRAM, says report

Newswatch - May 7, 10:16

Packaging and testing company Walton Advanced Engineering, which long focused on the PC DRAM market, has seen sales generated from the orders for specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips account...

Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

Samsung making 20nm 4Gb LPDDR3 DRAM for mobile devices

Apr 30, 15:48

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now producing 4-gigabit (4Gb) low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) mobile DRAM chips using 20nm-class process technology.

Nanya sees tight DRAM supply

Apr 24, 13:59

The global supply of DRAM chips including those for PCs, servers, TVs and industrial computers is expected to fall short of demand by 5.5% in the fourth quarter of 2013, Pei-Ying...

Inotera reports losses of over NT$600 million for 1Q13

Apr 23, 21:43

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net losses of NT$613 million (US$20.55 million) or NT$0.11 per share for the first quarter of 2013. But the company is expected to swing...

Backend firms see DRAM market recovery

Apr 23, 16:16

Memory packaging and testing specialists Powertech Technology (PTI), Walton Advanced Engineering and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) are expected to benefit from a recovery in...

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

Contract DRAM quotes rise 8% in 1H April, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 17, 21:36

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules increased by 8% in the first half of April, with an average price of US$25.50 and a high of US$26, according to the latest data compiled by DRAMeXchange...

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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.

  • Samsung+30nm+2GB+LPDDR3+mobile+memory

    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.

  • Hynix+20nm+4Gb+GDDR3

    Hynix 20nm 4Gb GDDR3

    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.

  • Hynix+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    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.

  • Samsung+20nm%2Dclass%2C+4Gb+LPDDR2+

    Samsung 20nm-class, 4Gb LPDDR2

    Samsung Electronics has begun producing the industry's first 4Gb, low power double-data-rate 2 (LPDDR2) memory using 20nm-class technology. Samsung's 20nm-class 4Gb mobile DRAM...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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