Memory chip majors NEC and Toshiba are to move from 64Mbit to 128Mbit Dram devices earlier than expected because of unprecedented demand for notebook PCs.
They will shift production to the more profitable memory chips towards the end of next year as opposed to mid-2000.
While desktop PCs are showing only a moderate rise in sales, the lucrative notebook market gives companies the opportunity to sell higher margin parts.
Including a 15-inch Intel Core-powered device weighing less than a bag of sugar
Tuomo Suntola's ALD technology extended Moore's Law, but was only adopted by chip-makers in 2007
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