Micron announced that it would end all development of 3D XPoint technology this March, and decided to sell the Utah fab to Texas Instruments shortly after. Why did the technology that Micron had invested billions of dollars in failed to be profitable for the company? We invited Jim Handy from Objective Analysis to unfold unique features of the memory market. Handy is founder and general director at Objective Analysis. He’s a respected semiconductor industry analyst, and also well known for his blogs (The Memory Guy and The SSD Guy).