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

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

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

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
21 October 2015

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

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

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.

Chinese Micron take-over will be tricky
Published in Processors

Analysts warning

The takeover of the chipmaker Micron by a Chinese government controlled outfit is going to be extremely tricky, warned analysts.

Micron and Intel ship 256Gb 3D NAND
Published in Memory

Toshiba and SanDisk start sampling 48-layer 128Gb chips

Micron and Intel have announced the availability of 256Gb NAND, the world’s highest density flash memory, but Toshiba is hot on their heels.