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

SMIC to acquire part of Wuhan fab ownership

Oct 29, 11:54

China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has said it has reached an agreement with the Wuhan municipal government to share the ownership...

Inotera grabs contract orders for mobile RAM from Micron

Oct 21, 01:35

Micron Technology has decided to outsource mobile RAM production to Inotera Memories, its DRAM-manufacturing joint venture with Nanya Technology. Inotera is set to volume produce...

Micron launches pico projection engine

Oct 20, 11:19

Micron Technology has announced the V100 pico projection engine for integration in smartphones with price expected to drop under US$30. It is scheduled to begin volume production...

Micron swings to profit in fiscal 2010

Oct 8, 12:20

Micron Technology has announced net profits of US$1.85 billion for its fiscal year ended September 2, 2010, making a turnaround after three straight years of losses.

Micron 25nm NAND selected for HLDS hybrid drive

Oct 5, 14:12

Micron Technology recently announced Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has selected its 25nm NAND as the flash memory solution for a new HLDS hybrid optical disk drive (ODD). The hybrid...

Micron likely to buy SMIC Wuhan plant, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 14:25

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is in talks with Micron Technology about taking over the operation of a 12-inch fab in Wuhan, China, according to a Commercial...

Intel, Micron sampling 25nm 3-bit-per-cell NAND

Aug 18, 14:10

Intel and Micron Technology have announced they have begun sampling what they claim is the industry's highest capacity and smallest NAND device with select customers. The 64Gb 3-bit-per-cell...

Micron introduces 2Gb 50nm DDR2 for tablets

Jul 28, 14:01

Micron Technology has announced a new 2Gb 50nm DDR2 memory device to support the upcoming Intel Atom platform - codenamed Oak Trail - specifically designed for tablet and netbook...

Micron cashes in on mobile memory business with Numonyx acquisition, says iSuppli

Jul 26, 10:30

Micron Technology's earlier acquisition of NOR flash technology from Numonyx will allow the company to expand its presence in the burgeoning market for memory for cell phones, and...

Intel, Micron reportedly resume plan to build fab for NAND flash

Jul 15, 12:24

Industry sources have claimed that Intel and Micron Technology plan to break ground for a new NAND flash fabrication facility in Singapore by the end of 2010, raising concerns that...

Micron posts higher profits in fiscal 3Q10

Jun 29, 15:48

Micron Technology has announced net profits for the quarter ended June 3 were US$939 million, compared to profits of US$365 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 and losses...

Inotera buys US$177 million worth of equipment from ASML

Stockwatch - May 20, 15:03

Inotera Memory, a DRAM-manufacturing joint venture between Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, recently announced three separate purchases totaling around NT$5.69 billion (US$177...

Toshiba gains on Samsung in booming NAND flash market, says iSuppli

May 20, 10:33

Amid strong demand and solid pricing for NAND flash memory in the first quarter of 2010, Toshiba managed to outperform the market and close the gap with industry leader Samsung Electronics,...

Samsung 2010 chip capex hints at upcoming boom in PCs, say Taiwan DRAM makers

May 18, 15:04

Samsung Electronics' recently-unveiled capex plans for its memory-chip business in 2010 suggest that the memory chip vendor has foreseen a return to boom times in the PC sector, according...

Inotera's reported personnel change sparks speculation

May 11, 16:23

Micron Technology reportedly will transfer Michael Sadler, the executive VP of Inotera Memories, to its US headquarters in Boise, sparking concerns whether the DRAM-manufacturing...

Micron sampling 2Gb low-power DDR2 chips for smartphones

Apr 23, 10:06

Micron Technology has announced that it is now sampling a monolithic 2Gb low-power DDR2 (LPDDR2) memory device designed for smartphones, tablet PCs and other mobile products, with...

Micron LPDDR2

Micron posts second straight quarterly profit on higher DRAM sales

Apr 1, 11:08

Micron Technology continued to generate profits in its second quarter of fiscal 2010, the second quarter in a row after three years of losses. The computer-memory chipmaker has reported...

Micron says no plans to expand DRAM capacity for 2010

Mar 23, 11:02

Micron Technology has said it has no intention to expand DRAM capacity in 2010, echoing recent remarks made by Samsung Electronics and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC). Micron...

Micron gears up for sub-25nm NAND technology, EZ-NAND solutions

Mar 2, 10:48

Micron Technology is set to advance its NAND flash process technology to sub-25nm nodes in 2011, and is gearing up the development of NAND memory supporting ONFI's soon-to-be available...

Kevin Killbuck, director of NAND market development for Micron

DRAM to see 40% rise after 3-year decline, says iSuppli

Feb 22, 10:10

The global DRAM business is set to return to annual revenue growth in 2010, according to iSuppli. The research firm's preliminary forecast calls for global DRAM revenues to rise to...

Micron's Numonyx acquisition to challenge Samsung, hurt Hynix

Feb 11, 14:04

Market watchers generally believe that Micron Technology's upcoming acquisition of Numonyx, which unseated Spansion in the 2009 NOR flash memory market, may pose a challenge to Samsung...

Micron to buy Numonyx for US$1.27 billion

Feb 10, 11:45

Micron Technology and Numonyx announced on February 9 that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Micron has agreed to acquire privately held Numonyx in an all-stock...

Micron and Nanya intro 42nm DRAM process, working on 3Xnm

Feb 9, 09:38

Micron Technology and Nanya Technology have unveiled their co-developed 2Gb DDR3 chip using copper-based 42nm DRAM process technology, and said they are also working on a 30nm-class...

42nm 2Gb DDR3

Micron makes gains in 2009 NAND flash market, unseats Hynix in top-3

Feb 2, 16:07

Micron Technology captured a 9.4% share of the global NAND flash market in 2009, exceeding Hynix Semiconductor's share by 0.3pp points, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

Intel, Micron unveil 25nm NAND production process

Feb 2, 13:54

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly introduced a 25nm NAND flash production process technology, which provides a more cost-effective path for increasing storage capacity in today's...

25nm NAND fash wafer

Nanya mulling plans to expand DRAM capacity, sources claim

Jan 21, 12:20

Nanya Technology will likely raise its capex budget for 2010 to top NT$20 billion (US$627 million), up from the company's most recent estimate of NT$19 billion, according to industry...

Inotera set to raise NT$15 billion through rights issue

Newswatch - Jan 7, 11:03

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has set the price of its latest rights issue at NT$22.5 per share (US$0.71), and expects to raise a total of NT$15 billion to finance its technology upgrades,...

Micron seeking to strengthen management of Inotera

Jan 4, 15:10

Industry sources have circulated rumors that Micron Technology intends to raise its holdings in its joint venture with Nanya Technology, Inotera Memories. Inotera recently approved...

Three-bit per cell NAND flash to take 70-80% share in 2010

Dec 3, 14:04

NAND flash quotes are likely to drop as 70-80% of 2-bit per cell chips used in entry-level flash drives and memory cards will be replaced by 3-bit per cell ones in 2010, according...

Micron sampling 6Gbps SATA SSD

Dec 3, 11:38

Micron Technology has introduced what it claims is the industry's fastest solid-state drive (SSD) for notebook and desktop PCs. The new RealSSD C300 drive is the first to leverage...

Micron RealSSD C300

Taiwan DRAM restructuring hits dead end

Nov 27, 17:12

Taiwan's legislative economics committee on November 26 voted unanimously against the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA's) request for funds to invest in Taiwan Innovative Memory...

Aptina adds Micron 8-inch fab in Japan to its production line

Nov 20, 16:45

Aptina Imaging plans to use Micron Technology's 8-inch fab in Japan as a CMOS image sensor (CIS) production site since it is still unable to immediately support short lead-time orders...

Aptina CEO David Orton

Top-20 chip suppliers 3Q09 revenues up 19% sequentially, says IC Insights

Nov 9, 11:35

Global top-20 semiconductor companies, in total, registered a sales growth of 19% sequentially in the third quarter of 2009, according to IC Insights. This followed an on-quarter...

Samsung and Micron expand in 3Q09 NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 4, 13:57

Only Samsung Electronics and Micron Technology among the world's major NAND flash producers saw their market shares increase on quarter in the third quarter of 2009, according to...

DRAM contract prices to rise by double-digits in November, says Nanya

Nov 4, 11:06

Contract quotes for DRAM chips may continue to grow by a double-digit percentage in November, according to Pai Pei-Lin, vice president and spokesperson of Nanya Technology. Pai said...

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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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