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.
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.
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.
TI introduces power management ICs for SSDs
Product News 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.
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).