Featured Articles

HP Stream is a Chromebook killer priced at $200

HP Stream is a Chromebook killer priced at $200

We have been hearing reports of a new breed of affordable Windows notebooks for months. It is alleged that a number…

More...
AMD Radeon R7 SSD line-up goes official

AMD Radeon R7 SSD line-up goes official

AMD has officially launched its first ever SSDs and all three are part of AMD’s AMD Radeon R7 SSD series.

More...
KitKat has more than a fifth of Android users

KitKat has more than a fifth of Android users

Android 4.4 is now running on more than a fifth of Android devices, according to Google’s latest figures.

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 10:44

Micron hires Nvidia executive

Written by Nick Farrell

micron logo

Wants to expand memory chips

Micron has hired a former senior executive from Nvidia to manage its expansion of memory chips for tablets and smartphones. Michael Rayfield, who left Nvidia last month, will take the role of Micron's vice president of Wireless Solutions Group.

He will be in charge of DRAM and NAND flash chips for mobile devices. Rayfield was heavily involved in Nvidia's ongoing expansion from its core PC graphics chip business into mobile devices with its Tegra processors.

Micron is looking for new ways to make cash with PC sales barely growing. The plan is to follow Samsung Electronics and other memory chipmakers as they look at chips for tablets and smartphones.

Data released last week by market research firm IHS iSuppli showed that for the first time since the 1980s, personal computers no longer account for the majority of demand for DRAM memory chips,


Nick Farrell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments