Micron doing well
Published in Processors
24 March 2017

Micron doing well


Predicts better revenue


Micron has forecast current-quarter revenue and profit far ahead of what the cocaine nose-jobs of Wall Street predicted.

Micron building a back-end DRAM site in Taiwan
Published in Memory


Making America grate again

US outfit Micron Technology has announced that that it is building a back-end site in Taiwan.

Wafer prices to soar next year
Published in News

It’s the thin edge of the wedge

Prices of 12-inch silicon wafers may rise by as much as 20 percent in 2017.

Micron unveils 5100 series enterprise SSDs
Published in Memory


SATA interface and 3D TLC NAND

Micron has unveiled its newest 5100 series enterprise SSDs that will feature a SATA interface and be based on 3D TLC NAND, aiming at servers and data centers.

MediaTek and Nvidia are the fastest growing chip companies
Published in Processors


Jumping two places since last year


MediaTek and Nvidia will be the two fastest growing companies in 2016, according to a report prepared by beancounters at IC Insights.

Nanya takes five percent stake in Micron
Published in News


Will contribute to long term competitiveness


On Thursday, Nanya Technology’s board of directors approved plans to acquire a five percent stake in Micron Technology for a total of NT $31.26 billion (US $997.5 million), according to company officials.

Intel gears up 3D XPoint Optane
Published in Memory


For consumers and enthusiasts

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that Intel is about to release the first 3D XPoint "Optane" storage products for consumers and enthusiasts.

Micron does better than expected
Published in Memory


Thanks for the memory

Memory-chip maker Micron Technology reported better-than-expected fourth quarter revenue, which saw its smallest decline in a year, as pricing improves and the personal computer market starts to make its big comeback.

Micron launches 32GB 3D NAND memory
Published in News

Smaller layered chips

Semiconductor maker Micron said it has introduced its first 3D NAND memory for mobile devices and products based on Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1.

DRAM makers fall in under Micron umbrella
Published in Memory


Deals going ahead despite delays

Deals between DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories with Micron to work closer together have been reached despite some last minute delays.