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DRAM Maker Merger Could Create New Dynasty
2012-05-10 12:21:11

American chipmaker Micron Technology announced today they are in talks to buy Elpida Memory, Inc, winning exclusive rights to acquire the company. Earlier this year, Elpida filed for Japan´s largest-ever manufacturing bankruptcy. Such a move could make Micron more of a competitive threat against other South Korean and Taiwanese chipmakers. The company could end up paying up to $3.75 billion for Elpida. According to a statement, Micron wants to become Elpida´s financial supporter...

2010-07-21 15:06:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., and TOKYO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elpida Memory, Inc. (TOKYO: 6665) and Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), today announced broadening an existing relationship for joint development of NAND process technology and products to include a foundry services agreement for NAND Flash memory. Elpida has also secured a non-exclusive license to Spansion® NAND IP based on MirrorBit® charge-trapping technology. Elpida will produce the new...

2010-06-21 03:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Elpida Memory Inc., Powertech Technology Inc. (PTI), and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) ("UMC"), today announced their entry into a 3-way cooperation to advance 3D IC integration technologies for advanced processes including 28 nanometer (nm). This collaboration will leverage the strengths of Elpida's DRAM, PTI's assembly, and UMC's foundry logic technologies to develop a total 3D IC Logic+DRAM integration...

2008-06-20 18:00:29

Tokyo, June 20 (Jiji Press)--NEC Electronics Corp. and Elpida Memory Inc. said Friday they will set up a joint company in December to develop and sell display driver integrated circuit chips. The unit, whose capital size is still undecided, will be owned 80 pct by NEC Electronics and 20 pct by Elpida, according to the parent firms. The two chipmakers intend to combine their technologies to improve competition with rivals and to cut costs by outsourcing production to Elpida's advanced...

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