DOJ Launches SRAM Antitrust Probe

Law360 (October 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Department of Justice has launched a probe into price-fixing in the market for static random access memory (SRAM), and requested information from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. and Samsung Semiconductor Inc.

SRAM is a type of semiconductor memory that is used to speed up the performance of microprocessors in smaller computing tasks.

San Jose, Calif.-based Cypress, the world’s second-largest producer of SRAM, disclosed that it had been “notified that there will be an investigation of the SRAM market,” and said that it would “make available employees, documents...
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