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 information will be provided later today (friday feb 3) at Micron Inc’s website [micron.com]

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