SK Hynix posts Q1 surge in net profit
South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said Thursday its first-quarter net profit surged nearly 350 percent from the previous year on a spike in sales of PC memory chips.
Samsung mass producing advanced 4Gb DDR3, using 20 nanometer process technology
Samsung Electronics today announced that it is mass producing the most advanced DDR3 memory, based on a new 20 nanometer process technology, for use in a wide range of computing applications.
Industry first: Four gigabit LPDDR3 mobile DRAM, using 20nm-class process technology
Samsung Electronics today announced the industry's first production of ultra-high-speed four gigabit (Gb) low power double data rate 3 (LPDDR3) mobile DRAM, which is being produced at a 20 nanometer class process node.
Samsung announces production of 2GB LPDDR3 mobile memory, using 30nm-class technology
Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing the industry's first two gigabyte (GB), low power double-data-rate 3 (LPDDR3) memory, using 30 nanometer class technology, for next-generation mobile devices. ...
Samsung samples industry's first 16-gigabyte server modules based on DDR4 memory technology
Samsung Electronics today announced that it has begun sampling the industrys first 16-gigabyte (GB) double data rate-4 (DDR4), registered dual inline memory modules (RDIMMs), designed for use in enterprise ...
Micron, Oracle settle lawsuit over chip prices
(AP) -- Micron Technology Inc. has settled a lawsuit in which Oracle Corp. accused the Idaho memory chipmaker and other companies of artificially inflating prices for microchips.
Taiwan seeks merger with restructured Elpida
(AP) -- Taiwan's government said Wednesday it would continue to push for the consolidation of the island's memory chip makers with Elpida Memory Inc., two days after the Japanese chipmaker filed for bankruptcy.
Japanese chipmaker Elpida files for bankruptcy
(AP) -- Computer chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc. filed for Japan's largest manufacturing bankruptcy Monday after amassing debts from nose-diving prices, competition from Samsung and flooding in Thailand last ...
S. Korea's Hynix swings to red in Q4 on poor demand
South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest maker of memory chips, said Thursday it swung into the red in the fourth quarter as chip prices fell on weak demand for personal computers.
Elpida develops next-generation mobile DRAM product
Elpida Memory, the third largest Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturer in the world, today announced that it had developed the industry's first 4-gigabit next-generation mobile memory chips for ...
Samsung starts new chip line to boost flash memory
Samsung Electronics, the world's largest memory chip maker, said Thursday it has begun mass production at a new line to raise production of flash memory chips used in tablets and smartphones.
Imec demonstrates 3D integrated DRAM-on-logic for low-power mobile applications
Imec and its 3D integration partners have proven the potential of 3D integration of a commercial DRAM chip on top of a logic IC for next-generation low-power mobile applications. Imecs applied 3D EDA ...
Imec achieves breakthroughs in enabling future DRAM and RRAM
In the frame of its research on future memory architectures, imec has made breakthroughs for both DRAM and RRAM memories. For DRAM, MIMcap (metal-insulator-metal capacitor) was established as a clear candidate for 1X DRAM ...
Elpida achieves 4-Layer 0.8mm mobile RAM package
Elpida Memory today announced that its researchers have developed the technology to mass manufacture a 0.8mm four-layer DRAM package, the thinnest memory device in the DRAM industry.