Micron Claims Rambus Destroyed Documents

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Micron Technology, the largest U.S. maker of computer-memory chips, pressed claims of document destruction against semiconductor designer Rambus as a trial began in federal court. Micron sued Rambus in 2000, alleging it tried to control...

EU Alleges Rambus is Overcharging for Chip Patents

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European Union regulators have charged memory chip maker Rambus Inc. with antitrust abuse, alleging that the company demanded "unreasonable" royalties for its patents that were fraudulently set as industry standards. Rambus allegedly deceived a standards-setting...

AMD Licenses Rambus Technology

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Fear not readers, this is not an announcement that AMD will be shifting to RDRAM for Socket AM2, so sit back and relax. Advanced Micro Devices has agreed to pay Rambus...

Rambus Promises Graphics Memory Speed Increases

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Memory developer Rambus, creators of the ill-fated RDRAM for the Intel desktop platform, are touting their upcoming XDR graphics memory as being five times faster than current graphics memory products such as GDDR3. The...

Rambus files more antitrust suits

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Chip designer Rambus has filed antitrust lawsuits against Siemens and Micron Technology, furthering its legal assault on rivals. The Los Altos, Calif., company filed an antitrust lawsuit in the Superior Court of...

FTC Appeals Rambus Ruling

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Staff lawyers at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission are appealing an administrative judge's decision to strike down antitrust charges against Rambus. On Friday, the FTC's Web site published a notice filed Monday by a lawyer...

Judge Dismisses Rambus Suit

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A U.S. judge has dismissed a complaint brought against Rambus by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that the company tried to unfairly monopolize the memory-chip market. Judge Stephen J. McGuire, the FTC's chief administrative law...

Rambus marks finish line for new memory

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Chip designer Rambus and its manufacturing partners said Thursday that their new high-speed memory will hit the market next year. The XDR DRAM technology (formerly code-named Yellowstone) will transfer data at 3.2GHz...

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Rambus Denies Document Destroying Charges

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Beleaguered, litigious Rambus is vigorously denying it destroyed internal documents in "bad-faith" and is attempting to block a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) motion to declare a summary judgment against the Los Altos, Calif.-based semiconductor chip...

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FTC declares war on Rambus

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The Federal Trade Commission is filing suit against Rambus for its 'deception' of JEDEC, the DRAM standards-setting organisation. In a no holds-barred statement, the FTC accuses the fast DRAM chip designer of...

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FTC to take action against Rambus

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Rambus yesterday confirmed that it was the subject of an Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation. Shares fell 5 per cent on the news in after-hours trading. The FTC will not say what the...

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Rambus makes money in DRAM downturn

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Rambus, the pugnacious owner of all sorts of fast memory patents, many obtained legitimately, has turned in a profit for the December quarter, its Q3. So it was down - $6.2m, compared...

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