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Tech layoffs: The scorecard

Follow the companies that are shedding workers with this live layoff tracker, which we'll continue to update as more news surfaces.

By June 16, 2009


Bleak week for memory chipmakers

Companies that make memory chips faced bankruptcy, layoffs, and rough prospects. Included in the mix: Micron, Spansion, Qimonda, and Intel.

By February 27, 2009


Memory chipmaker's U.S. unit files for Chapter 11

Qimonda, an affiliate of Germany-based Infineon Technologies, is seeking bankruptcy protection for its U.S. unit.

By February 23, 2009


Micron to cut up to 2,000 more jobs

Largest U.S. maker of memory chips cites decreased demand for its DRAM products. The cuts come on top of a 15 percent reduction in the workforce announced in October.

By February 23, 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


Intel, Nvidia bookend top-20 chip ranking

iSuppli's preliminary 2008 top-20 chip rankings are out as memory chipmakers fall upon hard times.

By December 3, 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


Chip forecasts head south

Industry outlook quickly getting downgraded as the economy falters.

By October 10, 2008


Memory chipmakers face survival test

Market and industry are in a brutal downturn, with little relief in sight. And it's forcing some companies to either merge or perish.

By October 3, 2008