Rambus acquires Unity Semiconductor

Rambus has acquired privately held Unity Semiconductor for an aggregate $ 35 million in cash. The boards of directors of both companies have approved the takeover. Unity Semiconductor ranks as a specialist for nonvolatile memory technologies, having been granted almost 150 patents. Unity is the originator of socalled CMOx, a memory cell technology that, compared to ongoing NAND, features greater memory density, faster speed, lower fabrication costs and higher reliability.