Sunday, August 31, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel Hopes To Improve Its Mobile Business With Ex-Qualcomm exec
Kingston HyperX Demos DDR4 Memory at PAX Prime
Corsair and ASUS Fastest DDR4 Memory Kit
Intel Unleashes its First 8-Core Desktop Processor For Gaming
Samsung Partners with Nike On Running App
Samsung Applied for Samsung Quantum Dot TV Trademark
New iPhones Expected at Sept. 9 Event
Google Tests Drones For Delivery Of Goods
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Toshiba Touted as Elpida's Next Memory Partner


Toshiba is being discussed as a potential purchaser of Elpida Memory, according to a report from DRAMexchange, a market research company.

The shortage of investments and a debt to the Japanese government could force Elpida be integrated by another Japanese chipmaker, Toshiba. According to note from DRAMexchange, Elpida has a total debt of about $6.26 billion and that about $485 million of that debt is held by the Japanese government and is due to be repaid by the end of April 2012.

The note added that Elpida had been seeking a renewed bail-out from the Japanese government but also of Toshiba taking over the DRAM vendor.

DRAMexchange said that the Japanese government is eager to help negotiate a partnership between Toshiba and Elpida in the belief that a converged DRAM and NAND flash memory strategy will better target tablet computers and solid-state disc drives. Rivals Samsung and Hynix have also parnered in the DRAm and flash memory segment.

The report also said that Elpida could ally Micron Technology. Such an alliance would help with DRAM and NAND flash manufacture by keeping costs down and help the companies break into the mobile DRAM market, DRAMexchange said.

Elpida's and Toshiba's executives have declined to comment on the rumored negotiations.


Previous
Next
Nintendo 3DS Crosses 4 Million Mark        All News        Pioneer And Samsung Join The One-blue Licensing Program
TiVo and AT&T Enter Into a Patent Licensing Arrangement     General Computing News      Toshiba Releases New TransferJet Wireless LSI

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Toshiba Responds To Samsung, Introduces 3-Bit SSD
Toshiba's New Wearable Wristband Fitness Tracker Runs Two Weeks without Recharging
Toshiba Launches 8 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor for Smartphones
Toshiba Launches 5TB Surveillance HDD
Toshiba to Release Wearable Biological Sensor
Toshiba Introduces Storage Place Solution
Toshiba Brings Suit Against Powerchip for NAND Flash Memory Patent Infringement
Toshiba Debuts the Satellite Radius Multimode Laptop, New Detachable Notebooks And Windows 8.1 Tablets
Toshiba Announces 5TB, 7,200 RPM Enterprise HDD
SanDisk and Toshiba License Memory Technology IP
Toshiba to Start Vegetable (!) Production at New Factory
Toshiba, SanDisk To Challenge Samsung With Mass Production Of '3D' Memory

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .