Samsung Electronics shares have risen about 13 percent from early March on an improved outlook for the memory chip
market, putting to rest concerns that the recent boom might end, analysts said.
The 3-D NAND memory chips
are being growingly deployed by the smartphone manufacturers.
SEOUL: Apple has reduced its orders for memory chips
for its new iPhone from its main supplier and competitor Samsung, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said yesterday.
After piling up losses of $10 billion over four years and averting bankruptcy through a creditor-led bailout, Hynix has sold assets to focus on making computer memory chips
, a global market that researcher Gartner Inc.
To address the current technological challenges, the research team, led by Assoc Prof Yang, developed a novel technique to implant a high-performance magnetic memory chip
on a flexible plastic surface.
As other types of electronic memory chips
do, each GST-based chip contains a grid of millions of identical structures, called memory cells.
The recovery of the memory chip
market is welcome news for the world's third-largest memory chip
With non-volatility and enhanced memory efficiency, flash memory chips
will replace the current mainstay DRAM (dynamic random access memory) chips," a Samsung official told a Korean press conference.
As a result, there are times when read/write instructions are competing for the same flash memory chip
which is a factor that degrades performance.
In pursuit of faster and denser memory chips
that might one day enable computers to boot instantly, scientists have created a material that stores bits of data in the soccer ball-shaped carbon molecules known as buckyballs.
Texas Instruments said Thursday the jobs would be cut as part of a broad restructuring that includes the sale of its memory chip
business to Micron Technology for a combination of Micron stock and debt totaling approximately $800 million.
is investing $172 million to produce a new memory chips
for smart phones and expand production capacity of its existing memory chip
manufacturing for servers and personal computers.