Micron (MU +6.1%) has approached TSMC (TSM) and other Taiwanese chip foundries about forming...

|About: Micron Technology Inc. (MU)|By:, SA News Editor

Micron (MU +6.1%) has approached TSMC (TSM) and other Taiwanese chip foundries about forming partnerships, says CEO Mark Durcan. Micron is a commodity memory supplier, which means outsourcing DRAM and flash manufacturing is unlikely. But speculation exists that Micron could partner with another manufacturer to produce solid-state drive controller chips or hybrid memory cubes, or to develop 3D transistor tech. (earlier)