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  • Last update: Wednesday 24 September 2014 [264 news items]

Micron reportedly in talks with PTI for setting up IC packaging/testing firm

Sep 24, 10:34

Micron Technology reportedly has held back plans to set up a joint IC packaging/testing company in China with Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and instead may build a backend...

Micron, SK Hynix interested in investing in Taiwan SSD controller IC designers, say Taiwan makers

Jun 17, 14:13

In view of continued growth in global demand for SSDs, Micron Technology and SK Hynix are interested in investing in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses including Silicon...

TSMC reportedly to tie up with Micron to develop 3D ICs

Jun 3, 21:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly plans to team up with Micron Technology to develop 3D ICs that will integrate Micron's hybrid memory cube-based DRAM chips...

DRAM chip clients look to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron

May 20, 22:09

Some downstream DRAM chip clients reportedly are planning to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron Technology in order to ensure steady supply of memory chips, according...

MediaTek, SK Hynix, AMD, and Micron sales surge in 1Q14, says IC Insights

May 20, 16:22

The top-20 worldwide semiconductor (IC and OSD-optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) sales rankings for first-quarter 2014 included nine suppliers headquartered in the US, three in...

Micron likely to hike DRAM chip prices

Apr 30, 10:41

Micron Technology is likely to hike prices for DRAM chips in May due to low inventory levels in the supply chain and insufficient supply of memory chips from Samsung Electronics and...

Intel looking to tap entry-level tablet market with Bay Trail-Entry

Apr 22, 19:24

In an attempt to tap China and other emerging markets for Android entry-level tablets, Intel will launch Bay Trail-Entry, a CPU platform specifically for use in entry-level tablets...

Micron, MediaTek likely to invest in Kingston Solutions

Apr 14, 22:02

Micron Technology and MediaTek both reportedly plan to contribute equity investments in eMMC-interface NAND device supplier Kingston Solutions (KSI), a joint venture between Kingston,...

Micron introduces next-generation SSD

Mar 21, 15:19

Micron Technology has announced a new personal storage class solid state drive (SSD), the M550, which is designed to meet the increasingly demanding needs of high-performance computing,...

Micron to release more commodity DRAM packaging orders to Taiwan backend service suppliers

Mar 18, 21:37

Micron Technology reportedly plans to release more backend packaging orders for its commodity DRAM chips to Taiwan-based IC testing and packaging companies starting the first half...

Intel remains top semiconductor R&D spender, says IC Insights

Feb 26, 11:21

IC Insights has released its 2013 ranking of semiconductor companies by R&D spending. Intel continued to top all other chip companies, accounting for 37% of the top-10 spending...

Micron makes gain in 4Q13 NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 14, 12:22

Micron Technology captured a 15.5% share of the global NAND flash market in the fourth quarter of 2013, exceeding SK Hynix' share by 3.7pp, according to DRAMeXchange.

Samsung, TSMC and Micron top list of IC industry capacity leaders, says IC Insights

Jan 9, 12:19

IC Insights has provided a ranking of the industry's 10 largest IC manufacturers in terms of installed capacity. Included in the list are four from North America, two from South Korea,...

Micron posts profits on higher sales in fiscal 1Q14

Jan 8, 14:01

Micron Technology swung to net profits of US$358 million in the quarter ended November 28, 2013, from losses of US$275 million a year earlier, with sales soaring 120% on year to US$4.04...

Micron renews DRAM pricing at Inotera

Jan 8, 11:38

Micron Technology and Formosa Plastics Group (the parent company of Inotera Memories) have recently renewed pricing for the purchase of DRAM chips from Inotera with the new prices...

ASE, Micron rumored to set up joint venture fab in China

Jan 7, 11:34

Rumors have circulated in the industry that IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and memory chipmaker Micron Technology will set up a joint venture fab in Xi'an, China...

Micron collaborates with Broadcom to solve DRAM timing challenge

Dec 18, 11:21

Micron Technology has announced its collaboration with Broadcom to develop the industry's first solution designed for customers challenged by an intrinsic DDR3 timing parameter called...

Micron launches 45nm serial NOR flash for embedded apps

Dec 11, 10:29

Micron Technology has announced the availability of 45nm serial NOR flash memory samples in 512Mb, 1Gb and 2Gb densities with a standard SPI interface. These new MT25Q SPI NOR devices...

Semiconductor sales recover in 2013, says IHS

Dec 4, 11:00

Following a 2.5% decline in 2012, the global semiconductor market has regained its footing in 2013 with revenues set to expand by nearly 5% because of the strong performance of the...

Micron savors success in scaled-down DRAM market, says IHS

Nov 25, 10:19

Having emerged as one of the winners in the game of semiconductor survival that has characterized the memory market, US-based Micron Technology now is reaping the rewards with the...

Micron announces development of parallel processing architecture

Nov 19, 10:48

Micron Technology has unveiled the development of a new computing architecture. The automata processor is an accelerator that leverages the intrinsic parallelism of memory and aims...

Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

Micron swings to profit in fiscal 2013

Oct 14, 14:01

Micron Technology has reported net profits of US$1.71 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2013 compared to profits of US$43 million for the prior quarter and losses of US$243 million...

Micron to reduce PC-use DRAM supply, say Taiwan makers

Sep 16, 10:14

Micron Technology has seen nearly 30% of its PC-use DRAM production capacity booked up by large clients and its supply available for other clients in September-December 2013 will...

Micron unveils serial NOR flash interface with replay-protected monotonic counter for ultrathin devices

Sep 11, 14:43

Micron Technology has announced the availability of a replay-protected monotonic counter (RPMC) feature for its SPI NOR flash memory devices, which are validated for future Intel...

Altera, Micron demo hybrid memory cube interoperability

Sep 5, 12:03

Altera and Micron Technology announced on September 4 that the companies have jointly demonstrated successful interoperability between Altera Stratix V FPGAs and Micron's hybrid memory...

Micron pursues profit growth after Elpida acquisition

Aug 5, 10:58

Micron Technology is putting profits first instead of fighting for market share, according to company president Mark Adams. After acquiring Elpida Memory, the US memory chipmaker...

Mark Adams, president at Micron Technology

New Micron to see market share surpass SK Hynix, nearly on par with Samsung, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:33

Following the closing of its acquisition of Elpida Memory, the new Micron Technology group's DRAM wafer volume will reach up to 350,000 units per month, which is significantly higher...

Micron closes Elpida purchase

Jul 31, 19:01

Micron Technology on July 31 announced the closing of its acquisition of Elpida Memory, and also its takeover of a 24% share of Rexchip Electronics from Powerchip Technology.

Former ARM CEO joins Micron board of directors

Jul 23, 11:05

Micron Technology has announced the appointment of Warren East to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. East served as CEO of ARM Holdings PLC from October 2001...

Micron sampling 16nm, 128Gb NAND

Jul 17, 13:00

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...

Micron 16nm NAND

PTI enjoys rising shipments for mobile DRAM

Jul 15, 21:07

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has enjoyed growth in its shipments for mobile DRAM chips to Elpida Memory since the second half of 2012, according to market...

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

Micron swings to fiscal 3Q13 profit

Jun 20, 12:44

US-based memory chipmaker Micron Technology has reported net profits for its third quarter of fiscal 2013, following seven straight quarters of losses.

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    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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