Elpida to invest in Chinese DRAM plant

Elpida to invest in Chinese DRAM plant

SINGAPORE - Japanese memory-chip maker Elpida signed a deal on Wednesday to invest in a joint-venture DRAM (dynamic RAM) fabrication...

August 6th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

AMD, IBM step up strain on 65nm chips

AMD, IBM step up strain on 65nm chips

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) and IBM Corp. have added two new forms of strained silicon to their jointly developed...

December 6th, 2005 Tom Krazit

Samsung moves to lower flash memory prices

Samsung moves to lower flash memory prices

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has started producing its first NAND flash memory chips on an advanced process, a move that...

May 30th, 2005 Paul Kallender

Elpida to announce new DRAM factory plans on Thursday

Elpida to announce new DRAM factory plans on Thursday

Elpida Memory Inc. is to announce plans for a new memory chip fabrication plant in Hiroshima in western Japan on...

June 8th, 2004 Martyn Williams

Motorola sells chip plant to China’s SMIC

Motorola sells chip plant to China’s SMIC

Motorola China Electronics Ltd. has signed an agreement to sell its MOS-17 chip fabrication plant (fab) in the northeastern Chinese...

October 27th, 2003 Sumner Lemon

IBM cuts 600 semiconductor jobs, sets unpaid leave

IBM cuts 600 semiconductor jobs, sets unpaid leave

IBM Corp.'s struggling semiconductor business will lay off 600 workers and require employees to take a week of unpaid vacation,...

August 18th, 2003 Tom Krazit

Infineon to invest $240M in Chinese chip venture

Infineon to invest $240M in Chinese chip venture

Looking to grab a larger chunk of the Chinese memory market, German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG plans to invest US$241...

July 31st, 2003 Sumner Lemon

Motorola claims semiconductor breakthrough

Motorola claims semiconductor breakthrough

Claiming a revolution for the semiconductor industry, Motorola Inc. announced Tuesday a breakthrough in materials science that it says will...

September 5th, 2001 Rick Perera

Barrett: Intel will ride economic storm

Barrett: Intel will ride economic storm

Faced with an uncertain economic climate, Intel Corp. president and CEO Craig Barrett sought to deliver a strong message Tuesday...

February 28th, 2001 James Niccolai