Items tagged with Spansion

You may have never heard of Spansion, but we'd be willing to wager that you've heard of Fujitsu and Advanced Micro Devices. As it turns out, Spansion was jointly set up by AMD and Fujitsu, who own 8.7 percent and 11.4 percent of the company, respectively. Also of note, Spansion is the world's largest maker of NOR-type flash memory with a market share of about 40 percent. Oh, and today its Japanese subsidiary is filing for bankruptcy protection.Just weeks after DRAM maker Qimonda waved the white flag, yet another low-key -- but remarkably influential -- tech company has caved to the pressures of... Read more...