Samsung starts mass production of industry's first 3-bit 3D V-NAND flash memory
Samsung Electronics today announced that it has begun mass producing the industry's first 3-bit multi-level-cell (MLC) three-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory, for use in solid state drives (SSDs).
Memory reformat planned for Opportunity Mars rover
(Phys.org) —An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover's flash memory.
Rice's silicon oxide memories catch manufacturers' eye
(Phys.org) —Rice University's breakthrough silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory is one step closer to mass production, thanks to a refinement that will allow manufacturers ...
Samsung introduces new branded SSD powered by 3D V-NAND
Samsung Electronics today launched the 850 PRO, a new solid state drive (SSD) line-up featuring Samsung's cutting-edge three-dimensional (3D) vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory technology. The new Samsung ...
Graphene quantum dot flash memories look promising for data storage
SanDisk buys storage rival Fusion-io for $1.6 bn (Update)
US computer storage company SanDisk said Monday it was buying flash memory firm Fusion-io for $1.6 billion.
Samsung introduces new branded SSD lineup for data centers
Samsung Electronics today introduced the Samsung 845DC EVO Solid State Drives (SSD), adding a new SSD line designed for use in data centers to its award-winning memory portfolio.
Toshiba, SanDisk to mass produce high-power '3D' memory
Japan's Toshiba is teaming up with US chip giant SanDisk to produce a "3D" memory chip they hope will allow users to save up to 50 hours of ultra-high definition video.
Toshiba starts mass production of world's first 15nm NAND flash memories
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed the world's first 15-nanometer (nm) process technology, which will apply to 2-bit-per-cell 128-gigabit (16 gigabytes) NAND flash memories. Mass production ...
SDSC assists in whole-genome sequencing analysis under collaboration with Janssen
A recent whole-genome sequencing (WGS) analysis project supported by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego has demonstrated the effectiveness of innovative applications of "flash" ...
Toshiba sues South Korean rival for corporate spying
Japan's Toshiba has slapped South Korean rival SK Hynix with a lawsuit seeking damages claiming that it received sensitive trade secrets from a Japanese engineer.
Samsung mass producing advanced 4Gb DDR3, using 20 nanometer process technology
Samsung Electronics today announced that it is mass producing the most advanced DDR3 memory, based on a new 20 nanometer process technology, for use in a wide range of computing applications.
Toshiba launches application processors supporting wireless communication of high quality video
Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of the "TZ5000 series" of application processors supporting wireless communication of high quality video, as the latest addition to its ApP Lite. Sample shipments ...
28nm process technology achieves increased capacities in on-chip flash memory in microcontrollers
Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced that it has developed the industry's first 28-nanometer (nm) flash memory intellectual property (IP) for microcontrollers (MCUs) using a 28 nm process technology.