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Jedec absorbs MultiMedia Card Association
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9/23/2008   Post a comment
Standards organizations Jedec Solid State Technology Association and the MultiMediaCard Association have merged.
Update: Micron-Qimonda deal appears likely, analysts say
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9/22/2008   Post a comment
Micron Technology, long rumored to be working toward an acquisition of Qimonda's stake in Inotera Memories, ay now be on the verge of a deal to acquire more assets of the struggling Infineon Technologies spinoff, according to an analyst.
Is China growing weary of the chip business?
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9/19/2008   Post a comment
A few years and billions of dollars after Chinese companies stormed into the silicon foundry market, at least one analyst wonders if being a top player in the global chip business is still a Chinese priority.
Hynix cutting manufacturing capacity
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9/18/2008   Post a comment
Hynix Semiconductor announced plans to accelerate the retirement of its 200-mm fabs, saying it would shutter its M7 plant in Icheon, South Korea by the end of the month.
IC Insights cuts '08 forecast; sees ASPs firming
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9/18/2008   Post a comment
Market research firm IC Insights has cut its semiconductor industry revenue forecast for 2008 by $6 billion, but believes that long-term trends will support pricing stabilization that will enable the industry to achieve a compound annual growth rate of 10.6 percent between 2007 and 2012.
iSuppli: Chip biz has lost 'money-making touch'
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9/17/2008   Post a comment
The semiconductor industry now has a lower profit percentage than the historically low-margin PC business, something that occurred only once before, according to iSuppli.
5 reasons why SanDisk is an acquisition target
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9/17/2008   Post a comment
There are at least five good reasons why SanDisk is an acquisition target, and could end up as part of Samsung.
Analysis: Who should buy SanDisk?
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9/17/2008   Post a comment
First things first: SanDisk Corp. will most likely be acquired by a rival. The only outstanding question is which of its NAND memory competitors or partners will buy the Milpitas, Calif., company.
Samsung goes public with SanDisk acquisition bid
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9/16/2008   Post a comment
South Korea's Samsung Electronics has gone public with a proposal to acquire SanDisk for $26 per share. SanDisk's board unanimously rejected the proposal.
Startup debuts novel network-storage system
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9/15/2008   Post a comment
Startup Greenbytes (Westerly, R.I) emerges from stealth mode today with unique algorithms that can help reduce the size and power consumption of the rising tide of network-attached storage systems in the data center.
DRAM gets more exotic
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9/11/2008   Post a comment
If not already available when this article goes to press, it won't be long before Samsung's latest generation of DRAM enters the market.
Creditors reportedly considering sale of Hynix stake
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9/9/2008   Post a comment
Reports out of South Korea indicate that Korea Exchange Bank, the single largest shareholder of Hynix Semiconductor, is pushing for the sale of the combined 36 percent stake that it holds with eight other companies in the chip maker.
Learning from iPod, Zune and iPhone failure modes
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9/5/2008   Post a comment
Connectors, batteries, LCDs and component placement top the failure modes for the Apple iPod and iPhone, as well as the Microsoft Zune, according to mobile device repair specialists Rapid Repair.
Samsung reportedly mulls SanDisk acquisition
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9/5/2008   Post a comment
South Korea's Samsung Electronics is considering acquiring flash memory maker SanDisk, according to reports.
Analyst: NAND flash market has 'fallen apart'
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9/3/2008   1 comment
While the market remains strong for many semiconductor categories, the NAND flash memory market has "fallen apart" over the past two months, according to Bryan Lewis, an analyst at Gartner.
Gartner lowers 2008 IC forecast
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9/3/2008   Post a comment
Market research firm Gartner has revised its 2008 and 2009 semiconductor forecasts downward, saying macroeconomic trends, the collapse of the flash memory market and disturbing reports of slowing revenue growth from the industry's No. 1 foundry are weighing on the sector even as individual chip markets remain strong.
IBM, EMC storage gurus debate future of flash
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9/3/2008   Post a comment
In a candid online exchange, storage gurus from IBM Corp. and EMC Corp. agreed solid-state drives will rewrite the rules for system storage, but took significantly different views on how to implement solid state disks in servers.


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