Technology Trends: DDR4 first look
Design How-To 9/27/2012 1 comment
The new DRAM standard leverages a pseudo-open-drain design and techniques like an on-die Vref to position itself for faster performance and lower power consumption in the same size package.
HP, Hynix delay memristor debut
News & Analysis 9/26/2012 10 comments
A two-terminal, nonvolatile memory version of a memristor, in development by Hewlett-Packard since 2008, won't be ready for commercialization at the end of 2013.
Cypress grabs Ramtron, at last
News & Analysis 9/19/2012 2 comments
After several rejections, non-volatile memory vendor Ramtron agreed to be acquired by Cypress Semiconductor in a deal valued at $109.8 million.
ISSI backs Nanya in specialty DRAM plan
News & Analysis 9/7/2012 2 comments
DRAM maker Nanya Technology received about $200 million in backing from parent Formosa Plastics Group, including a $27 million equity investment from Integrated Silicon Solution as part of a foundry supply deal.
NAND flash memory in short supply
News & Analysis 9/7/2012 5 comments
Just six weeks after Toshiba announced it was cutting its production of NAND flash memory chips, a maker of solid-state drives has signaled it can't get enough of the memory chips.
Apple and its Samsung memory order
News & Analysis 9/7/2012 11 comments
Apple has reduced its order with Samsung for memory ICs intended for its forthcoming model of iPhone, according to a Reuters report that referenced an unnamed source.