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Falling RAM prices mean easy speed upgrades

A sharp decrease in RAM prices because of a surplus in a low-demand market makes it easier to upgrade your current system.

By September 9, 2011


Samsung settles with Rambus for $900 million

Samsung Electronics and Rambus say they have reached an agreement settling all claims between them.

By January 19, 2010


Report: Taiwan scotches chipmakers' merger plan

Taiwan government rules out state-backed consolidation of memory chipmakers. New government-backed entity will focus on acquiring technologies and tapping existing plants.

By March 12, 2009


Report: Taiwan to overhaul memory chip industry

Taiwan named a chip industry veteran to head a state-backed company that will merge six memory chipmakers.

By March 5, 2009


U.S. Supreme Court hands Rambus a win

Court declines to hear appeal by the Federal Trade Commission in seven-year antitrust battle with chip designer.

By February 23, 2009


Rambus patent infringement trials put on hold

Shares of the memory chipmaker plunge after a federal judge postpones indefinitely the long-running cases filed against a slew of memory makers.

By February 3, 2009


After chipmaker's collapse, memory prices rise

Memory chip prices shot up on Monday--a welcome bit of news for beleaguered chipmakers. But it took the failure of a large German chipmaker to make this happen.

By February 2, 2009


Micron shares surge as Hynix cuts offer relief

Hynix, one of the world's largest memory chipmakers, is slashing output. This may ease oversupply in the market.

By December 19, 2008


Micron to buy $400 million stake in memory maker

Micron will buy Qimonda's 35.6 percent stake in Inotera Memories.

By October 12, 2008


The topsy-turvy world of intellectual property companies

Intellectual property companies live in a hellish world of epic legal battles, rollercoaster stock rides, and fanatical investors. But their technology helps make almost all your gadgets work the way they do.

By March 28, 2008