Elpida Memory, Inc. (Elpida) has announced that it has reached a basic agreement with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Cension Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (Cension) concerning the sale of 200mm wafer processing equipment to Cension.
Intel Corporation has announced the mobile clinical assistant (MCA), a device which enables nurses to spend more time with patients, do their jobs on the move while remaining connected, and manage the administration of medications.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has announced that it produced 117 million units in 512 megabit (Mb) equivalents of its OneNAND Flash fusion memory in 2006, a 130 percent increase in production volume from 2005.
Catherine Bréchignac and Arnold Migus, respectively CNRS President and General Director, and Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, President of AIST (National Japanese Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), signed an agreement to create a GDRI (International Research Network) known as ECSAW (Environmental catalysis for sustaining clean air and water).
Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. has announced that ChipX Corporation, 29% held by Elron has completed the acquisition of the US ASIC business assets of Oki Semiconductor Company, a division of Oki America Inc.
ColorChip has announced that it has completed a $7.4 million funding led by Vertex Venture Capital, joining existing investors including Bessemer, Eurofund , Motorola , Polytechnos and Walden Israel Venture Capital.;;
Dongbu Electronics and Dongbu Hannong Chemicals, both publicly held Korean companies that operate within The Dongbu Group, have announced that their respective boards have agreed to a merger, effective in May 2007.
Silicon Valley Solar announced that they have finalized an agreement with ErSol that will ensure the supply of high efficiency cells to support the development and early production stages of the company's Sol-X2 internal concentrator solar modules.
Avago Technologies has announced the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has denied Elan Microelectronics Corp.'s motion to dismiss for non-infringement of Avago's U.S. patents 6,433,780 and 5,786,804 in the patent infringement lawsuit Avago filed against Elan in Dec, 2004.