Micron’s uMCP5 with LPDDR5 is ready for mass production

Computer parts manufacturer Micron Technology announced that its UFS-based multi-chip package 5 (uMCP5) with embedded LPDDR5 is now ready for...

October 21st, 2020 Tom Li

SK Hynix acquires Intel NAND flash memory division for $9 billion

South Korean semiconductor company SK Hynix is acquiring Intel’s NAND flash memory division for US$9 billion. The acquisition, announced on...

October 20th, 2020 Tom Li

Embrace faster memory and storage

Embrace the shift in memory and storage A bit shift is underway for memory chips. Manufacturers are promoting DDR4, which...

November 24th, 2015 Chris Lau

The Internet

Network storage gets faster, bigger with 3D NAND

A fundamental shift is happening in hardware. The shift from good old, reliable DRAM (DDR3) towards DDR4 and 3D NAND...

May 26th, 2015 Chris Lau

Elpida signs tech, production deal with China’s SMIC

Elpida signs tech, production deal with China’s SMIC

Japan's Elpida Memory Inc. has signed a deal with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) to transfer advanced chip-making technology to...

December 28th, 2003 Martyn Williams

Intel invests US$450M in memory maker Micron

Intel invests US$450M in memory maker Micron

Intel Corp. invested US$450 million in Micron Technology Inc. and said it would team with the memory chip maker to...

September 25th, 2003 Joris Evers

IBM backs emerging chip-making technology

IBM backs emerging chip-making technology

IBM Corp. has announced it will join with other leading chip makers to develop a new manufacturing technology viewed by...

March 22nd, 2001 James Niccolai

Sony, IBM, Toshiba chips to bring supercomputers home

Sony, IBM, Toshiba chips to bring supercomputers home

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI), IBM Corp. and Toshiba Corp. will begin development this month on a teraflop-class microprocessor that,...

March 12th, 2001 Martyn Williams

NEC joins high-speed memory development group

NEC joins high-speed memory development group

NEC Corp. announced Monday it has joined with three other companies to develop next generation high-speed memory chips for networking...

January 29th, 2001 Martyn Williams