DigiTimes claims executives from Elpida, Micron and Nanya are holding talks to discuss how they can cooperate with Samsung:
High-level executives from Elpida Memory, Micron Technology and Nanya Technology reportedly have been holding frequent talks as a warm-up to some form of partnership in the future. They are discussing how they can cooperate to compete with Samsung Electronics, the long-time market leader for DRAM memory, according to industry observers.
Their latest talks have touched on the possibility of Inotera Memories, currently the joint venture between Micron and Nanya, being run as an integrated platform under the pair's planned partnership with Elpida, according to the sources. Elpida is also mulling plans to acquire some Inotera shares held by the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG).