E-mail messages written by executives at vendors of dynamic RAMs (DRAMs) indicate that the companies conspired to set memory prices and production levels, according to U.S. court documents released this week in the decision dismissing the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) lawsuit against Rambus Inc.
A U.S. district court has set aside a jury verdict from the May trial of Rambus Inc., clearing the memory chip designer of allegations that it set standards relating to a technology used to accelerate memory chips, the company said last Friday.
After losing the battle to eke money out of Infineon Technologies AG for alleged copyright infringement of its patented computer chip technology last week, memory chip designer Rambus Inc. was found guilty of fraud and fined US$3.5 million in punitive damages Wednesday as the judge closed the book on the case.
A U.S. judge has thrown out the remaining three claims of copyright infringement in the case brought by memory chip designer Rambus Inc. against Germany's Infineon Technologies AG, Rambus said on Friday.
Japan's Mitsubishi Electric Corp. has become the seventh memory chipmaker to agree to pay royalties to Rambus Inc. for some of the most commonly used computer memory interface technologies, the Mountain View, Calif.-based technology developer announced Tuesday.