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Micron’s 1.5TB microSD card is out
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 26 January 2023 12:07

Micron’s 1.5TB microSD card is out


Could be worth more than its weight in ink jet printer ink

Micron’s MTSD1T5ANC8MS-1WT has arrived bringing the world its first 1.5TB microSD card – unfortunately it will probably cost you your firstborn to own.

Micron releases DDR5 RAM modules
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 18 January 2023 11:51

Micron releases DDR5 RAM modules


24GB and 48GB capacity

Micron has released 24GB and 48GB capacity DDR5 memory modules.

Cuts at Micron as profits slump
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Friday, 23 December 2022 09:10

Cuts at Micron as profits slump


Worst industry glut in more than a decade

Micron said the worst industry glut in more than a decade will make it difficult to return to profitability in 2023 and it has had to decimate its staff and make other cost cuts.

Micron releases 2550 NVMe SSDm
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 07 December 2022 12:26

Micron releases 2550 NVMe SSDm


First SSD with 232-layer NAND

Micron Technology has launched a new 232-layer solid-state drive (SSD) using NAND which does not require power to retain data.

Micron invests about $15 billion in new plant
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Friday, 02 September 2022 12:22

Micron invests about $15 billion in new plant


Despite low demand

Micron will invest about $15 billion over the next 10 years in a new memory-chip manufacturing facility in Boise, Idaho, where it is based, despite the fact that it is seeing low demand now. 

Chipmakers to spend record cash on new fab equipment
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$109 billion in 2022 and 2023

According to a fresh report, big chip manufacturers are increasing spending on new fab equipment, reaching a record $109 billion in 2022, a 20 percent increase compared to the previous year.

Chipmakers talking about price hikes
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 13 May 2022 12:53

Chipmakers talking about price hikes


Up by 20 per cent


Chipmakers are talking about jacking the price of chips up by more than 20 per cent.

Bell sues Micron over layering process
Published in News
Friday, 29 April 2022 13:13

Bell sues Micron over layering process


Hoping to make a ding in Micron profits

Bell Semiconductor has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against computer chipmaker Micron Technology which claims it nicked its layering process for fabricating semiconductor devices.

Micron warns of component shortages
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Wednesday, 30 March 2022 12:35

Micron warns of component shortages


Prices will rise

Chipmaker Micron Technology warned that while production will not drop due to component shortages driven by the Ukraine crisis, costs are expected to rise.

BE Semiconductor predicts rise in first-quarter revenues
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Expects chipmakers to boost investments 

BE Semiconductor has been consulting its Tarot cards and predicts rise in first-quarter revenues as leading chipmakers' plans to boost investments.