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  • Last update: Tuesday 17 June 2014 [263 news items]

Possible Micron-Elpida merger could rock DRAM market to its core, says IHS

Feb 16, 11:42

A possible merger between US firm Micron Technology and Japan's Elpida Memories has the potential to dramatically redraw the competitive landscape of the DRAM space, yielding a new...

Micron may become the largest shareholder of Inotera

Feb 16, 01:20

DRAM maker Inotera plans to hold a shareholders meeting on February 22 to discuss a NT$1.5 billion (US$51 million) private placement. Industry sources indicated that Micron will likely...

Micron to buy US$500 million worth of Elpida shares, says report

Newswatch - Jan 30, 11:29

Micron Technology reportedly will spend at least US$500 million to buy a stake in Japan rival Elpida Memory, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report...

Nanya welcomes cooperation with Elpida

Jan 17, 01:25

Nanya Technology will not exclude the possibility of discussing with Japan's Elpida Memory and its existing partner Micron Technology about a potential tie-up, according to company...

Hynix, Micron seeking closer ties with Taiwan controller suppliers

Dec 22, 11:56

Hynix Semiconductor and Micron Technology reportedly are looking to strengthen their ties with Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Skymedi amid concerns...

Inotera borrows US$133 million from Micron subsidiary

Dec 14, 01:20

DRAM maker Inotera Memories on December 13 announced the acquisition of a short-term loan of US$133 million from Netherlands-based Numonyx Holding BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of...

Micron, Intel unveil 20nm 128Gb NAND flash

Dec 7, 10:09

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly announced a 20nm, 128Gb multilevel-cell (MLC) NAND falsh device. The companies also announced mass production of their 20nm 64Gb NAND.

Micron expands LRDIMM portfolio for servers

Nov 4, 16:49

In addition to the standard densities of 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, which are sampling in high volume to several customers, Micron Technology has introduced a 64GB LRDIMM to meet the ever-growing...

Samsung, Micron gain share in 3Q11 DRAM market

Nov 3, 11:31

Samsung Electronics and Micron Technology gained share in the DRAM market in the third quarter of 2011, while Hynix Semiconductor and Elpida Memory lost ground, according to DRAMeX...

PTI grabs orders from Micron and SanDisk, says report

Newswatch - Nov 2, 16:32

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) reportedly has landed orders for NAND flash memory from Micron Technology and SanDisk, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Phison looking to expand revenues, market share

Oct 28, 12:03

Phison Electronics expects to make solid earnings in 2011, and is gearing up for significant revenue and market share gains in 2012, according to company chairman Khein Seng Pua.

Micron offers program to secure 10-year supply of memory products

Oct 19, 11:27

Micron Technology has offered a program dubbed "Product Longevity Program (PLP)" to secure 10-year steady supply of memory products of the same specification, including...

Jeff Bader, senior director of marketing for Micron's embedded group

Micron and Samsung form consortium to push HMC interface adoption

Oct 7, 12:23

Micron Technology and Samsung Electronics announced on October 6 the creation of an industry consortium for OEMs, enablers and integrators that will collaborate in developing and...

Micron enhances enterprise SSD portfolio with entry-level solution

Sep 16, 11:50

Micron Technology has introduced a new solid-state drive (SSD), providing enterprise customers with a compelling price-to-performance NAND flash memory storage option. This new drive...

Alcatel-Lucent to use Micron RLDRAM 3 memory for next-generation products

Jun 30, 01:15

Alcatel-Lucent has chosen Micron's third-generation reduced latency DRAM (RLDRAM 3 memory) to drive its next generation network offerings, according to Micron. The RLDRAM 3 memory...

Elpida, Micron reportedly in talks on DRAM partnership

Jun 21, 14:24

High-level executives from Elpida Memory, Micron Technology and Nanya Technology reportedly have been holding frequent talks as a warm-up to some form of partnership in the future...

Micron announces PCIe SSD for data-intensive enterprise applications

Jun 3, 16:25

Micron Technology has announced a new portfolio of PCI Express (PCIe) solid-state storage systems, the RealSSD P320h solid-state drive (SSD) series, targeted at data-intensive enterprise...

Micron becomes Intellectual Ventures licensing customer

Jun 2, 14:08

Micron Technology and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have entered into an intellectual property (IP) license agreement, according to the companies. Specific financial terms were not di...

Micron announces sample availability for RLDRAM 3 memory

May 30, 10:32

Micron Technology has announced that early engineering samples are available for its third-generation reduced latency DRAM (RLDRAM 3 memory), a high-bandwidth memory technology that...

Advanced NAND flash processes worthwhile only with volume production

May 17, 15:38

While major NAND chip producers are moving forward to transition their manufacturing processes to below 30nm, the advance makes sense only if volume production is feasible, industry...

Micron, Inotera deny acquisition rumors

Apr 28, 01:30

Rumors have started to circulate again that Micron Technology is pursuing plans to acquire full ownership of Taiwan-based Inotera Memories. But both firms have denied the possibili...

Micron not ruling out possibility of NAND outsourcing

Apr 26, 12:32

In the face of brisk NAND flash demand, Micron Technology does not rule out building a second fab in Singapore. The memory chip vendor also remains open to outsourcing with the aim...

Intel, Micron open US$3 billion NAND flash facility in Singapore

Apr 22, 01:25

Intel and Micron Technology have expanded their NAND flash memory joint venture operations with the official opening of IM Flash Singapore, according to the companies.

Micron expands China manufacturing operations

Apr 21, 01:45

Micron Technology has announced the expansion of its operations in Xian, China. The expansion involves the completion of a new semiconductor test and module assembly building to complement...

Elpida to have Rexchip make server-use DRAM

Apr 19, 11:49

Elpida Memory has for the first time contracted its Taiwan-based joint venture to manufacture server-use DRAM memory, industry sources revealed. Rexchip Electronics will produce server...

Intel, Micron shrink NAND flash to 20nm

Apr 15, 10:29

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly introduced a 20nm process technology for manufacturing NAND flash memory, about one year after the pair announced 25nm NAND technology

Micron transfers holdings in Inotera

Apr 1, 15:10

Micron Technology has transfered a portion of its stake in Inotera Memories to Numonyx, which it acquired in 2010, according to industry sources. Total shares released are estimated...

Micron, Unity to jointly develop replacement for flash memory

Jan 21, 10:52

Unity Semiconductor announced on January 21 that it has entered into a joint development agreement with Micron Technology to develop CMOx, a new solution for non-volatile solid state...

New Micron SSD uses 25nm NAND with capacities up to 512GB

Jan 5, 15:00

Micron Technology has unveiled a new portfolio of solid-state drives (SSD) for the fast-growing flash-based notebook market. Dubbed RealSSD C400, the new series is the first SSD product...

Micron reportedly taps Phison, Skymedi for eMMC NAND

Dec 30, 01:35

Micron Technology is looking to work with memory controller IC suppliers Phison Electronics and Skymedi for its managed NAND portfolio that supports the eMMC standard for mobile devices...

Intel, Micron to ramp delayed fab in 2Q11

Dec 17, 01:30

Micron Technology has disclosed that a new NAND flash fabrication facility in Singapore, which it invests in with Intel, is scheduled to commence volume production in the second quarter...

Falling 2Gb DDR3 prices to help advance PC memory density

Dec 6, 13:45

Spot prices for 2Gb DDR3 memory continue trending down to average near US$2, with those in the low range arriving at US$1.90, according to market sources. Previously the observers...

New Micron NAND flash integrates error management

Dec 3, 02:00

By integrating error management techniques in the same NAND package, Micron Technology's new ClearNAND devices alleviate the challenges traditionally found in NAND process shrinks,...

Micron sampling 512Mb NOR device for automotive applications

Nov 9, 16:38

Micron Technology has introduced its Axcell-series NOR flash memory for automotive applications. Sampling has already begun, with mass production slated to begin in 2011.

Samsung widens gap with fellow DRAM makers

Nov 3, 12:00

Samsung Electronics continued to retain its lead in the global DRAM market and managed to boost its share in the third quarter of 2010, according to DRAMeXchange. On the contrary,...

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  • Micron+16nm+flash+die

    Micron 16nm flash die

    Micron Technology has announced the sampling of its 16nm, 128Gb MLC NAND flash memory devices, designed for applications like SSDs, USB drives and flash memory cards, tablets, ultra-thin...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

  • Micron+P410m+SSD

    Micron P410m SSD

    Micron Technology has announced a new SAS solid state drive (SSD) targeted at data center appliances and enterprise platforms. Micron's P410m SSD is a 2.5-inch SAS eMLC drive and...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

  • Micron+C400+mSATA

    Micron C400 mSATA

    Micron Technology has announced a new solid-state drive (SSD) for the rapidly emerging ultrabook category. The C400 mSATA drive is designed to work in ultrathin, high-performance...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

  • Micron+RealSSD+P400e

    Micron RealSSD P400e

    Micron Technology has introduced a new solid-state drive (SSD), designed for read caching, direct attached storage (DAS) and booting virtual desktop infrastructures - key applications...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

  • Micron+RealSSD+C400

    Micron RealSSD C400

    Micron Technology has unveiled its new RealSSD C400 SSD series for the fast growing flash-based notebook market. The new portfolio is the first SSD product line to incorporate Micron's...

    Photo: Company, Jan 12.

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