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  • Last update: Friday 18 September 2015 [283 news items]

Micron-Elpida tie-up positive for global DRAM industry, says Inotera executive

Sep 5, 12:35

The integration between Micron Technology and Elpida Memory will be positive for the global DRAM industry in terms of production, technology and client interest, according to Scott...

Inotera president Scott Meikle

Alltek posts record revenues for July

Aug 21, 01:20

IC distributor Alltek Technology has posted record monthly revenues in July 2012 at NT$1.08 billion (US$36 million), up 39% on year. Alltek credited the positive performance to strong...

Risks come with rewards in Micron purchase of Elpida, IHS finds

Jul 25, 15:23

Micron Technology's recent purchase of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory is a bold move not without risk, even though Micron will emerge from the acquisition considerably larger...

Micron enters mass production of 45nm phase change memory

Jul 18, 11:08

Micron Technology has announced high volume availability of its 45nm phase change memory (PCM) for mobile devices featuring 1-gigabit (Gb) PCM plus 512-megabit (Mb) LPDDR2 in a multichip...

With Elpida acquisition, Micron becomes No. 2 DRAM supplier

Jul 3, 09:03

With its planned purchase of Elpida Memory of Japan, US-based Micron Technology will become the world's second-largest supplier of DRAM, according to IHS iSuppli.

Micron announces deal to acquire Elpida

Jul 3, 01:25

Micron Technology and Elpida Memory's trustees have signed a definitive sponsor agreement for Micron to acquire Elpida, according to the US memory chipmaker. The agreement has been...

Micron likely to merge two production subsidiaries after acquiring Elpida

Jul 3, 01:20

Inotera Memories and Rexchip Electronics will likely be merged into a single operating company following Micron Technology's acquisition of Elpida Memory, industry sources speculat...

PTI, Walton to maintain orders after Micron-Elpida deal

Jul 3, 01:05

Micron Technology's takeover of DRAM maker Elpida Memory will not bring negative effects to Elpida's existing backend partners including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced...

Powerchip sells Rexchip shares to Micron

Stockwatch - Jul 2, 15:06

Powerchip Technology has issued two separate filings announcing its shareholdings in Rexchip Electronics have all been sold to Micron Technology. The move indicates that Micron is...

Micron posts another quarter of losses

Jun 21, 16:40

Micron Technology has reported a fourth consecutive quarterly loss. Despite a rise in the company's DRAM product ASPs, prices fell significantly for its NAND flash chips in the quarter...

Powerchip willing to sell stake in Rexchip to Micron

Jun 20, 01:10

Powerchip Technology originally claimed its preemptive rights to acquire Japan-based Elpida Memory's 70% stake in Rexchip Electronics, a joint venture between Powerchip and Elpida,...


Micron CEO visits Taiwan

May 31, 01:10

Micron Technology president and CEO Mark Durcan is expected to attend Inotera's shareholder's meeting on May 31. Durcan is likely to meet up with executives from Powerchip to discuss...

Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron

Irony abounds in 1Q12 DRAM market as Elpida dethrones Micron from third rank, says IHS

May 24, 16:22

In one of the more ironic developments ever to transpire in the DRAM market, now bankrupt Elpida Memory in the first quarter managed to outperform the overall industry and its close...

PTI to grab mobile DRAM orders from Micron, sources say

May 15, 01:20

Market sources generally believe that Powertech Technology (PTI) will not lose orders because of Micron Technology's takeover of its main DRAM customer Elpida Memory, as the backend...

Micron confirms talks to acquire Elpida

May 10, 16:41

Micron Technology today (May 10) issued a company statement that it is engaged in discussions with Elpida Memory's trustees to acquire the bankrupt chipmaker.

Micron and Hynix close gap on NAND flash market leaders in 4Q11, IHS says

May 2, 11:31

Solid manufacturing and strong pricing allowed Micron Technology and Hynix Semiconductor to post strong performances in the global NAND flash business in the fourth quarter of 2011,...

Alcor Micro to launch controller chips for USB 3.0 flash drives, eMMC devices

Apr 20, 01:15

Alcor Micro is scheduled to launch its first USB 3.0 flash drive controller in June, and will expand its offering to include chips for eMMC devices in the second half of 2012, according...

Micron reportedly offers US$1.5 billion to take over Elpida

Mar 21, 13:39

Elpida Memory reportedly plans to release its control over the company to a new management team that will come from an open bid, and industry sources have speculated that Micron Technology...

Xilinx, Micron demo hardware interoperability of FPGA and RLDRAM 3 memory interface standard

Mar 14, 17:03

Xilinx and Micron Technology have jointly announced the first public hardware demonstration of an FPGA interfacing with RLDRAM 3 memory, a new and emerging memory standard for high-end...

Micron becomes largest shareholder of Inotera

Feb 23, 01:05

US-based DRAM maker Micron has taken up new shares released by Inotera Memories in a private placement for about NT$5 billion (US$169.1 million), or NT$6.55 per share. Consequently,...

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...

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    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

  • 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.

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