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Memory prices have started to improve, despite problems caused by typhoon Zeb in the Far East last week. That is the feedback from two memory majors in the UK. According to Roy Taylor, joint managing director of Vanguard Microelectronics UK, said: "The typhoon did affect supplies, as well as killing some people, but now we're catching up." Prices, he said, had risen over the last two weeks. "Fast page mode 16Mb now costs $4, while EDO is $3," Taylor said. "It's gone up and it's going to stay up. People are not making product any more." That news was confirmed by Dane-Elec, a French company with both UK and US offices. Figures supplied to The Register showed a steady upward trend last week. Taylor said the reason for the rises was that when the large manufacturing companies made a series of announcements that they were cutting down on production, earlier this year, nothing much happened. "It was like turning a big oil tanker round," he said. "But now the tanker has turned round." ®

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