Micron dismissed an informal $23 billion offer by state-backed investment firm Unigroup in July because it thought that the US regulatory committee that reviews foreign acquisitions of sensitive US companies would block the deal on national security concerns.… Read the rest
SK Hynix is the second biggest manufacturer of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) in the world, ranking second behind the other big Korean memory manufacturer, Hynix.… Read the rest
Jon Peddie Research, a consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, said that’s much greater than the fall in the desktop PC market – down 14.77 percent in the quarter.… Read the rest
Well, it just doesn’t have an earthly or a clue. INTC is showing every sign of being a has been rather than a here and now company.… Read the rest
That’s emerged as GlobalWafers Co, the sixth biggest wafer supplier in the world, said that the whole semiconductor industry is being affected by a combination of forces including the devaluation of the Chinese yuan and slower general overall growth.… Read the rest
Of the 165,000 companies worldwide that buy semiconductor chips, the top 10 account for nearly 40 percent of total revenues, those between 11 and to 100 spend about 30 percent, while the rest also spend 30 percent.
But, according to data provided by Gartner, the top 10 have cut orders over the last five years and that’s led to challenging times for the semiconductor vendors, which are worried about the risks involved.… Read the rest
Former chip behemoth Intel (tick: INTC) opens its developer forum for business today in the dreadful Moscone Centre (sic), but despite what the CEO will say, things or thongs ain’t what they used to be.
When it started the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) way back in the 1990s, it used to actually attract developers, also known as programmers.… Read the rest
The memory chips are aimed at enterprises and will be called the RB26. It’s already started sampling the chips to customers.… Read the rest
Graphene is a sheet of carbon atoms only one atom in thickness and which is a better conductor than silicon.… Read the rest
Market research company DRAM Exchange said that there’s weak demand for both notebooks and smartphones and the major manufacturers all showed a revenue fall.… Read the rest