Micron Agrees to Acquire Elpida in $2.5 Billion Transaction

Micron Agrees to Acquire Elpida in $2.5 Billion Transaction

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Elpida Memory Inc. memory chips are displayed in this arranged photograph in Tokyo. Acquiring Elpida, an Apple Inc. supplier, would double Micron Technology Inc.'s share of the global market for DRAM, the most widely used memory chips in personal computers, to about 24 percent.