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Founded Year

1978

Stage

Corporate Minority - P2P - II | IPO

Market Cap

87.76B

Stock Price

80.71

About Micron

Micron (NASDAQ: MU) focuses on memory solutions, operating within the semiconductor industry. The company offers a range of products including memory and storage systems such as dynamic random access memory (DRAM) modules, NAND flash, and solid-state drives (SSDs), which are used for storing and retrieving digital information in various electronic devices. Micron primarily serves sectors such as the data center, automotive, mobile, and intelligent edge industries. Micron was formerly known as Pico Computing. It was founded in 1978 and is based in Boise, Idaho.

Headquarters Location

8000 South Federal Way

Boise, Idaho, 83707,

United States

208-368-4000

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Enterprise Tech / Semiconductors & HPC

The memory chips market is a vital component of the semiconductor industry, which produces electronic components for various devices. Memory chips are used to store data and program code in electronic devices such as smartphones, laptops, and servers. The market has been growing steadily due to the increasing demand for memory-intensive applications like artificial intelligence, big data analytics…

Micron named as Leader among 15 other companies, including Winbond, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, and Infineon Technologies.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Micron in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Sep 19, 2023.

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Micron is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Fortune 500 Investor list.

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Micron Patents

Micron has filed 10000 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • computer memory
  • integrated circuits
  • sdram
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Application Date

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Status

2/25/2020

2/20/2024

Computer memory, Error detection and correction, Embedded systems, Microcontrollers, Disk file systems

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2/25/2020

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2/20/2024

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Computer memory, Error detection and correction, Embedded systems, Microcontrollers, Disk file systems

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Micron Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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