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A bid by Rambus to collect royalties clears a major roadblock thanks to a Supreme Court decision. Motorola, meanwhile, says its chip unit will fare better as an independent company.

roundup A bid by Rambus to collect royalties clears a major roadblock thanks to a Supreme Court decision. Motorola, meanwhile, says its semiconductor unit will fare better as an independent company. Also: Pentium price cuts.


The U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Infineon Technologies' appeal against the memory chip maker, clearing the way for Rambus to prove that memory makers are violating its patents.
October 6, 2003


To help sharpen its focus on communications and electronics systems, Motorola intends to create a separate company out of its semiconductor unit, which builds chips such as the PowerPC.
October 6, 2003


The price drops, along with additional cuts expected later this month, could help offset cost increases on some components.
October 6, 2003


Dynamic RAM is starting down the road to recovery, but the market for the technology is still in guarded condition, according to a new report.
October 3, 2003

previous coverage

roundup Chipmakers take center stage at Computex Taipei, as Nvidia makes a move toward handhelds, TI talks wireless, and Intel voices optimism.
September 26, 2003