|Micron named new CEO|
Micron Technology, Inc. named former SanDisk CEO and co-inventor of NAND flash Sanjay Mehrotra as its president and chief executive officer, effective May 8. He succeeds Mark Durcan.
|Will be a tight supply of waffers|
GlobalWafers anticipated that wafer prices will see larger growth in the second half of 2017 than in the first half, as the ongoing shortage will become more acute in the second half of the year.
|Micron brags about its integrated global memory operations|
Micron has four manufacturing sites worldwide, while setting up backend facilities in Xian (China), Taiwan and Singapore, said Allan. The backend site in Taiwan is dedicated to providing wafer-level packaging services for DRAM memory, while that in Singapore is engaged in the backend services of NAND flash memory.
|Trump picks Canada on trade topics|
Before sunrise Tuesday in Washington, Trump went on Twitter to declare: "Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very difficult. We will not stand for this.
|AMD demos GPU for 8K graphics|
The Vega GPU handling 8K video processing in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017. The other focuses on 4K post-processing with Radeon ProRender, which renders high-end graphics.
|SK Hynix posted record quarterly profit|
Operating profit was 2.47 trillion won ($2.2 billion) in the three months ended March. That compares with the 2.25 trillion-won average of estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Sales were 6.29 trillion won, topping projections for 5.98 trillion won.
|A wild card in bidding for Toshiba|
U.S. private equity fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and the public-private Innovation Network Corp. of Japan will tender a joint offer for Toshiba's memory unit that would likely put them in pole position.