Dallas, Texas 04/11/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – Micron Technology, Inc.(NASDAQ:MU) is expected to see drop in sales of shipment of PC. In industry research reports, leading research firms, IDC as well as Gartner, have reported that the in the past quarter the sale of PC have indeed dropped drastically. The fall is to the tune of 73.4million. However, there has been a trace of internal confusion with IDC and Gartner reporting differently. Gartner forecasts that the drop is shipments are in the range of 1.7% at about 76.6 million.
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) will remain affected by the overall PC hardware sales, as it is one of the leading manufacturer of semiconductor devices as well as Memory cards, such as DRAM and NOR Flash.
Proactive on the Educational grant scene as well
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has announced on April 10, 2014 through its foundation that it will offer a professorship in microelectronics in the College of Engineering, University of Idaho. This will further increase its position in the Microelectronics education and research sections.
CEO Mark Durcan announced support for STEM
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) CEO Mark Duncan has also announced that with the programs of the University of Idaho’s College of Engineering, the “One of the missions of the Micron Foundation is to help cultivate the next generation of scientists and engineers. The impressive work being done in UI’s College of Engineering is helping accomplish this objective”
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is also expected to set up the Next Generation NGeM Research Center in the College of Engineering. The research center is expected to hold faculty from both electrical as well as computer engineering sectors.
Micron Technology Foundation which is a private as well as non-profit organization which was formed in 1999 to focus on the advancement of local communities as well as education.