New software design technique allows programs to run faster
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach to software development that will allow common computer programs to run up to 20 percent faster and possibly incorporate new security ...
Physicists demonstrate 100-fold speed increase in optical quantum memory
Fujitsu Develops New NOR Flash Memory Macro
Fujitsu Microelectronics today announced the development of new flash memory macro that enables NOR flash memory circuits to achieve high-speed read operations while operating at low power currents.
SanDisk Ships 64GB SDXC Card
SanDisk Corporation today announced that it has begun shipping the 64 gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Ultra SDXC card, the company's highest capacity SD card ever. With its 64GB capacity, up to 15MB/sec read speed and Class 4 speed ...
SanDisk Announces iNAND Embedded Flash Drive Line
SanDisk Corporation today announced that the SanDisk iNAND Embedded Flash Drive (EFD) product line offers new performance enhancement features that go beyond the existing e.MMC 4.4 specification. The new features improve ...
SSDs the size of a postage stamp coming soon
High-Reliability Read-Method for Spin-Torque-Transfer MRAM, Next-Generation Non-Volatile Memory
Fujitsu Laboratories and the University of Toronto today announced that they have jointly developed the world's first high-reliability read-method for use with spin-torque-transfer (STT) MRAM that is insusceptible ...
Apple's Jobs unveils 'intimate' $499 iPad tablet
(AP) -- Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the company's much-anticipated iPad tablet computer Wednesday, calling it a new third category of mobile device that is neither smart phone nor laptop, but something ...
Researchers suggest new memory storage mineral
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researcher Derek Stewart says the mineral kotoite could be an ideal insulator for memory storage devices called magnetic tunnel junctions.
Samsung's new flash chips for mobile devices
Report: Google phone $5 less to make than iPhone
(AP) -- Google Inc.'s new Nexus One phone costs about $5 less to make than Apple Inc.'s iPhone, partly because Google's device has far less memory, according to new data from research firm iSuppli Corp.
Scientists improve chip memory by stacking cells
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Arizona State University have developed an elegant method for significantly improving the memory capacity of electronic chips.
Toshiba Introduces 320GB 1.8-inch HDD
Toshiba Corporation today introduced a new line up of 1.8-inch HDDs with a maximum capacity of 320GB, the highest yet announced by the industry, targeted at thin and light mobile PCs and portable external ...
Intel Reports Breakthrough in Stacked, Cross Point Phase Change Memory Technology
Intel Corp. and Numonyx today announced a key breakthrough in the research of phase change memory (PCM), a new non-volatile memory technology that combines many of the benefits of today's various memory types.