Samsung prepares for memory price war
Published in Memory
Thursday, 14 April 2016 13:12

Samsung prepares for memory price war


Wants market share over profits

Samsung Electronics changing its approach to its memory chip business and focus on market share over profit margins and the industry will suffer, according to one analyst.

Tsinghua Unigroup to build its own memory Fab
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 10:07

Tsinghua Unigroup to build its own memory Fab


Invites Micron to lend a hand

The Chinese government's Tsinghua Unigroup is going to build its own  DRAM fab and has asked Micron to be involved.

JEDEC officially publishes GDDR5X specification
Published in Memory


To double the bandwidth

Just a few days after it has officially published the 2nd generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2) specification, JEDEC has now officially published the GDDR5X memory standard.

Micron makes surprise loss
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 10:05

Micron makes surprise loss


Suddenly it became like everone else

While the bottom had dropped out of the PC market, Micron had been managing to do quite well.  Today though it suprised observers by forcasting a surprise loss for the second quarter.

Micron buys all of Inotera
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 December 2015 10:58

Micron buys all of Inotera


Thanks for the memories


Micron has bought Inotera's remaining shares for $3.2 billion.

Intel’s memory plans could kill Micron
Published in Memory
Thursday, 22 October 2015 12:10

Intel’s memory plans could kill Micron


Wall Street warns


Wall Street analysts have downgraded Micron technology’s value after Intel’s announcement that it will expand investment in NAND.

Intel gets into Memory
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 12:35

Intel gets into Memory


Converts its China plant

Intel wants to step up its involvement in the memory market by converting one of its Chinese plants to make memory chips.

3D Xpoint memory uses 20nm process
Published in Memory
Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:10

3D Xpoint memory uses 20nm process


Intel confirms

Earlier this wee, Intel and Micron announced a new memory that is 1,000 times faster than 3D NAND. 

Intel and Micron to introduce new 3D Xpoint memory
Published in Memory


Products in 2016, 1000x faster than 3D NAND

Intel and Micron have just announced a new revolutionary memory called 3D Xpoint. 

Tsinghua still wants Micron
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 July 2015 12:21

Tsinghua still wants Micron


Climb every mountain

China's Tsinghua Holdings is still hoping that it can by the US chipmaker Micron, despite offering a price which is too low and for a deal that might be blocked by security watchdogs.