Elpida to buy Powerchip's DRAM operations: report
Japan's leading chip maker Elpida Memory will take over the DRAM operations of Taiwan's Powerchip Technology in a bid to increase competitiveness amid falling prices, the Nikkei said Monday.
Hynix Semiconductor 4th-quarter profit plunges
(AP) -- Hynix Semiconductor's fourth-quarter net profit plunged 83 percent amid lower chip prices and a one-time charge related to a legal case.
S.Korea's Hynix says chip price slump will hit Q4 profit
South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor says it expects computer memory-chip prices to fall further early next year and hit its fourth-quarter results this year.
Samsung readies green memory with advanced chip stacking technology
Samsung Electronics today announced the development of an eight gigabyte registered dual inline memory module based on its advanced Green DDR3 DRAM. The new memory module, which has just been successfully ...
Samsung develops industry’s highest density LPDDR2 DRAM using 30nm-class technology
Samsung Electronics announced today that it has developed and started sampling the industrys first monolithic four gigabit (Gb), low power double-data-rate 2 (LPDDR2) DRAM using 30 nanometer (nm) class ...
Samsung, Sony book profits but wary of road ahead
(AP) -- Three of the world's biggest names in electronics - Samsung, Sony and Panasonic - are bracing for weaker global demand and a rocky road even as they reported stellar quarterly profits Friday.
Samsung 3Q profit at record high but outlook mixed
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, said business conditions are deteriorating due to anemic recoveries in advanced economies even as it reported a ...
Hynix net profit surges to record as sales rise
(AP) -- Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, said third-quarter net profit more than quadrupled to a record high as increased shipments helped make up for chip price declines.
IBM to ship z196 - world's fastest microprocessor
IBM has recently announced details of the world's fastest computer chip -- the microprocessor in a new version of the IBM mainframe that begins shipping to customers on Sept. 10.
Elpida Develops Industry's Smallest 2-Gigabit DDR Mobile RAM
Elpida Memory, Japan's leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), today announced that it had developed a 2-gigabit DDR Mobile RAMTM using a 40nm process. The new Mobile RAM has a chip size of less than ...
Elpida Completes Development of Cu-TSV (Through Silicon Via) Multi-Layer 8-Gigabit DRAM
Elpida Memory today announced that it has completed development of a Cu-TSV (Through Silicon Via) multi-layer 8-Gigabit DRAM.
Samsung Announces First Validated 40-nanometer Class DRAM
Samsung Electronics announced today that it has developed and validated the first 40-nanometer (nm) class DRAM chip and module. This new 1-Gigabit DDR2 component (x8) and a corresponding 1-Gigabyte 800Mbps ...
Samsung Develops World's Highest Density DRAM Chip (Low-power 4Gb DDR3)
Samsung Electronics announced today that it has made a significant advancement in the push for higher volume memory chips by developing the world’s first four gigabit (Gb) DDR3 DRAM chip, using 50 nanometer process technology.