Elpida Memory

Micron Technology (MU) in talks to buy Elpida

Micron Technology (MU), is looking to buy Elpida Memory in a sale, its being widely reported. Elpida filed for bankruptcy last February. The approval from a Tokyo District Court was delivered today, allowing Micron (who recently lost its CEO in a plane crash) to negotiate to acquire Elpida. TPG Capital, a private equity firm, also […]

Elpida enters reRam production fray: 30nm DRAM competitor by 2013

Elpida Memory Inc. has produced a ReRam [nonvolatile resistance memory, a DRAM/flash memory competitor] prototype on 50nm at a 64-Mbits capacity, with 10ns write cycles, and 1 million read-write endurance cycles. The substrate material is undisclosed: The prototype was jointly developed with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), a Japanese-funded public institution. […]

This Week, in Memory

As spice modeling for memristive circuits matures and begins to show the possible scope of theoretical applications, and Apple pushes towards SSD adoption, and Sandisk flash memory conquers investor outlooks, and memcapacitance mutators are successfully modeled, and flexible graphene oxides move towards experimental reram fabrication, and spin computing gets its own graphene boost, it may […]