Intel, Micron sample 20nm NAND flash
Intel and Micron Technology today introduced a new, finer 20-nanometer (nm) process technology for manufacturing NAND flash memory. The new 20nm process produces an 8-gigabyte (GB) multi-level cell (MLC) NAND ...
Intel, Micron Introduce 25-Nanometer NAND
Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. today announced the world's first 25-nanometer (nm) NAND technology, which provides a more cost-effective path for increasing storage capacity in such popular ...
IBM to produce Micron's hybrid memory cube in debut of first commercial, 3D chip-making capability
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Micron Technology, Inc. announced today that Micron will begin production of a new memory device built using the first commercial CMOS manufacturing technology to employ through-silicon ...
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.
Micron announces first high-volume Phase Change Memory modules for mobile devices
Micron Technology, one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced an industry first with high-volume availability of its 45-nanometer (nm) Phase Change Memory (PCM) for mobile devices, ...
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.
Micron Technology buying Elpida for about $750M
Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc. has agreed to buy Elpida Memory Inc. for approximately $750 million in cash in a deal that would boost its wafer manufacturing capacity by about 50 percent.
Hynix applauds rejected $4 billion damages claim
South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, the world's number two memory chipmaker, on Thursday welcomed a US court's rejection of claims by American firm Rambus for billions of dollars in damages.
Intel, Micron introduce world's first 128Gb NAND device and mass production of 64Gb 20nm NAND
Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc., today announced a new benchmark in NAND flash technology - the world's first 20 nanometer (nm), 128 gigabit (Gb), multilevel-cell (MLC) device. The companies ...
Apple surpasses HP as largest buyer of chips
(AP) -- Driven by the success of the iPhone and iPad, Apple Inc. has become the world's largest buyer of chips for computers and phones, a research firm said Wednesday.
Calif. jury rejects Rambus antitrust claims
(AP) -- A California jury denied Rambus Inc. billions of dollars in damages as it determined that chip-makers Micron Technology Inc. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. didn't conspire to fix prices of memory chips in order to ...
Intel, Micron Sample 3-Bit-Per-Cell NAND Flash Memory on 25-Nanometer Process Technology
Intel and Micron Technology today announced the delivery of 3-bit-per-cell (3bpc) NAND flash memory on 25-nanometer process technology, producing the industry’s highest capacity, smallest NAND device.
NRI to lead new five-year effort to develop post-CMOS electronics
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today the selection of the Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (NRI), a collaboration of several key firms in the semiconductor industry, ...
EU fines Samsung, nine other chip makers over cartel
The EU Commission fined the world's biggest memory chip makers, including Samsung, Infineon and Toshiba, a total of 331 million euros (403 million dollars) on Wednesday for operating a cartel.