Micron

  • Micron CEO Dead At 51

    Micron CEO Dead At 51

    The CEO of Micron Technology, Steve Appleton, died in a small plane crash today in Boise, Idaho. He was 51. Appleton worked at the company since 1983, starting on the night shift production line. He died piloting a Lancair experimental aircraft around Boise. Read More

  • Ooh, a 256GB SSD from Micron is on the way

    Ooh, a 256GB SSD from Micron is on the way

    Another manufacturer has thrown its hat into the ever expanding, fantastically dull realm of solid state drive development. This time it’s Micron, which today announced that it plans to release a 256GB SSD early next year. And just to keep things interesting, Micron claims, while puffing its chest out and standing on its tippy toes, that its 256GB SSD can read data at 250MBps, to… Read More

  • Micron pumps out 256GB solid-state drives

    Micron pumps out 256GB solid-state drives

    Welcome to the era of no moving parts. Micron is preparing 256GB solid state drives for use in laptops and mini PCs and expect to have working models available in the next year. No pricing, but the drives use 2.5 watts when active and require limited cooling, ensuring your mini notebook won’t fry your lap. SSD manufacturers have been on a learning curve, Klein said. “One of the things… Read More

  • Micron Develops 5 Megapixel HD Video Sensor For Cameras

    Although the megapixel count for still cameras have been steadily growing into the double figures, their video capture is still stuck in the 30FPS and VGA (640×480) range. Micron just developed a 5 megapixel HD sensor that lets digital cameras capture video at 60FPS in 720p, or 30FPS in 1080p, a big leap from VGA quality. The sensor will have image stabilization, and will be in development… Read More