Micron wins an important case against Rambus, which had alleged that companies conspired to lock it out of the memory chip market.
Patent litigation between Rambus and Nvidia has been settled, the two companies said, without providing much in the way of detail.
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Rambus has prevailed once again in a case claiming it obtained crucial patents on memory technology through fraudulent means, which could set the stage for future royalties.
CEO Harold Hughes says it's no fun suing people. But the company will do so if the memory makers won't agree to pay royalties.
It's the first time a system maker has licensed Rambus' chip interface tech, signaling a possible new front in patent battles.
AMD's chips are touted as performance leaders today, but Intel thinks it's set to reclaim that crown later this year.
Just when you thought the Rambus lawsuits might be coming to a close, the memory designer has filed a suit against Samsung.