Samsung Sinks Seventy Million Into AMD Spinoff Spansion
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 10:41
AMD's memory spinoff Spansion has filed for bankruptcy. Thinks looked bleak. Well now according to the
Samsung owes Spansion 70 million dollars thanks to a patent settlement. It looks like Spansion will survive a bit longer.
The patent suit involved the use of processes owned by Spansion regarding floating gate technology used in 90 per cent of flash memory modules. Spansion attempted to prevent the sale of any device containing Samsung memory in the USA.