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posted in January 2012
Ruggedized SSD offers 200 GB of capacity
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1/31/2012   Post a comment
SSD meets MIL-STD-810 while achieving sustained read/write reads of 280 MB/sr.
Why MLC is the Best SSD choice for many enterprise applications
Memory Designline Blog  
1/26/2012   Post a comment
Recently enterprise MLC technology has advanced to where it can successfully manage challenging enterprise applications—at a cost far lower than SLC.
Elpida announces ReRAM chip, aims to enter market 2013
News & Analysis  
1/25/2012   8 comments
Struggling DRAM maker Elpida Memory Inc. has announced the development of a non-volatile resistance memory (ReRAM) prototype. The company said it plans to work with Sharp Corp. on commercialization with a view to volume production of a gigabit-scale ReRAM in 2013.
8GB DDR3 modules target high-end industrial PCs and servers
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1/23/2012   Post a comment
Swissbit's 8GB modules are compliant to the respective JEDEC DDR3 specifications and are supported by the latest DDR3 memory controllers.
Kingston Digital offers portable flash solutions
Product News  
1/21/2012   1 comment
Kingston Digital, Inc. announced several portable flash memory-based solutions for thin notebook, tablet and smartphone users.
Not All MLC SSDs are created equal
Design How-To  
1/21/2012   3 comments
In this article, we focus on SSD devices intended for use in demanding enterprise environments, with a focus on the attributes, features and requirements needed to support the data center for access and reliability of user data.
ST’s voltage-level translator supports SD 3.0 standard, enables more storage, faster speeds on portables
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1/20/2012   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics (ST) has introduced what the company claims is the industry’s first voltage-level translator compliant with the latest SD (Secure Digital) 3.0 standard.
PCM Progress Report No. 6: Afterthoughts, part II
Design How-To  
1/20/2012   2 comments
Recent advances to phase change memory (PCM) by companies like Hynix may show promise, but real progress requires a rigorous method for analyzing and reporting PCM write/erase lifetimes.
HP responds to memristor debate
Blog  
1/20/2012   6 comments
Hewlett-Packed Co. has responded to a discussion in the online pages of EE Times about the usefulness of the term memristor and theoretical and practical research associated with the term.
Apple buys Anobit for $390 million
News & Analysis  
1/12/2012   15 comments
Consumer electronics giant Apple has bought flash memory controller startup Anobit Technologies Ltd. for about $390 million, according to Bloomberg report that referenced two unnamed Anobit shareholders as its sources.
Toshiba accelerates flash memory devices
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1/9/2012   Post a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) unveils its new lineup of USB flash memory products – the TransMemory-EX TM series
Rethinking embedded memory
Blog  
1/9/2012   2 comments
Let's face it, conventional embedded memories have serious limitations.
DesignCon memory preview
Design How-To  
1/9/2012   Post a comment
It's nearly time for DesignCon 2012, and the place to be is the Santa Clara Convention Center January 30-February 2nd.
JEDEC goes wide with mobile DRAM
RF & Microwave Designline Blog  
1/8/2012   2 comments
Last week, JEDEC announced a new standard for wide I/O mobile DRAM: JESD229 Wide I/O Single Data Rate (SDR).
New metric for phase-change memory
Design How-To  
1/8/2012   2 comments
A team from IBM Research-Zurich proposes a new non-resistance-based cell-state metric for phase-change memory.
TI introduces power management ICs for SSDs
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1/8/2012   Post a comment
Texas Instruments Incorporated has introduced three single-chip, power management integrated circuits (PMICs) for all the supply rails in solid state drives (SSDs), hybrid drives and other flash memory management applications.
Toshiba offers error-correcting NAND flash memory
Product News  
1/8/2012   3 comments
Toshiba has announced the development of BENAND, a form of single-level cell, NAND flash memory with embedded error correction code.
Sony unveils 1 Gb/s memory cards
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1/6/2012   Post a comment
The new Sony XQD™ memory cards support the recently adopted XQD specification for high-speed, high-performance digital image capture
Samsung Chinese wafer fab gets OK
News & Analysis  
1/4/2012   2 comments
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has received permission from the South Korean Ministry of Knowledge and Economy to build a NAND flash memory wafer fab in China with the proviso that the ministry provides security support to prevent technology leaks, according to reports.
Toshiba touted as Elpida white knight
News & Analysis  
1/3/2012   4 comments
Japan's Elpida Memory Inc. could be the first casualty of the DRAM nuclear winter and Toshiba is being discussed as a potential purchaser, according to a report from DRAMexchange, a market research division of TrendForce Corp. (Taipei, Taiwan).


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Max Maxfield
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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Larry Desjardin
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Karen Field
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