Micron CEO Steve Appleton dies in small plane crash

Sadly, it’s being reported that chipmaker Micron’s CEO, Steve Appleton, has died in a small airplane crash in Boise, Idaho. Micron [NASDAQ:MU] has become a real player in multiple fields under his leadership. In 2010, Micron also aquired Numonyx Holdings, and added strong capabilities in NOR and NAND Flash, DRAM, and Phase Change memory. More […]

HP Labs and Hynix Semiconductor move towards Memristor Production Schedule

The HP Labs and Hynix partnership is currently producing “hundreds of wafers through a Hynix full-size fab.”, Stan Williams was quoted at the International Electronics Forum 2011 yesterday. No word on how many of HP’s memristive, phase change PCM, and resistive RAM patents are still in process, especially with other competitors such as Samsung and […]