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Micron to buy Elpida Memory to compete with Samsung

Micron to buy Elpida Memory to compete with Samsung

Micron Technology Inc. has agreed to acquire debt-ridden Japanese chip maker Elpida Memory for about $750 million in cash to boost Micron’s manufacturing capacity and bump them up behind Samsung–the global market leader for DRAM memory chips. The agreement involves a sponsorship which will require Micron to spend about $2.5 billion to acquire Elpida’s equity and pay off some of its debt.

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Elements Micron Standard Line brings professional support for small cameras

Elements Micron Standard Line brings professional support for small cameras

If you've read up on our coverage of the camera gear group called 3ality Technica, you know there's a lot going on behind the scenes when it comes to supporting the cameras that capture the biggest-name films in the industry. Elements, a division of 3ality Technica, has launched a brand new product this week by the name of Micron. This "Micron Standard Line" is a set of accessories created specifically for digital cameras that are small and lightweight. The first solution they're releasing is a set of hardware made specifically for the Sony NEX-FS700 - that camera having been revealed just earlier this year, mind you.

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Micron CEO dies in experimental airplane crash

Micron CEO dies in experimental airplane crash

Micron Chairman and CEO Steve Appleton died from a small airplane crash this morning. Appleton has long been a stunt plane pilot and was flying a single-engine experimental aircraft solo before it crashed at the Boise airport. This wasn't the first time Appleton had crashed but it is his last. He was 51 years old.

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Rambus claims rejected by US court, Hynix and Micron throw party

Rambus claims rejected by US court, Hynix and Micron throw party

I had honestly forgotten all about this legal case that has been running since 2004. Back in 2004, Rambus filed suit claiming that DRAM firms Hynix and Micron conspired to prevent the adoption of the Rambus memory in computer systems. Rambus sued the other companies for $4 billion. That $4 billion could have turned into $12 billion with California treble damages.

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Micron unveils RealSSD P320h PCIe SSD drive with blazing performance

Micron unveils RealSSD P320h PCIe SSD drive with blazing performance

There are a number of SSDs and storage devices on the market today that get around the bottleneck imposed by the SATA port by going directly to the PCIe bus using an expansion slot. Micron has announced a new SSD that slips into your PCIe slot and offers performance that is just incredible for geeks that are used to SATA SSD speeds. The new PCIe SSD is called the RealSSD P320h and it comes in two high capacity versions.

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Micron RealSSD C300 SATA 6Gbps drive teases awesome performance [Video]

Micron RealSSD C300 SATA 6Gbps drive teases awesome performance [Video]

Only a fool argues with more speed in their computer, and by that logic only a fool would argue with the Micron RealSSD C300.  The first SSD to comply natively with the new SATA 6Gbps specification, the RealSSD C300 is capable of up to 355MB/sec read speeds and up to 215MB/sec write speeds and will be available in 128GB and 256GB sizes.

Video comparison demos after the cut

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