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Tight 32-Gb NAND flash supply pumps up prices
4/30/2013   Post a comment
Chasing mobile high-density NAND flash leaves an underserved market in low-end devices.
Can surface-mount SSDs replace high-density NOR flash?
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4/30/2013   3 comments
Using traditional PC architectures can give a new twist to embedded system design and the need for non-volatile memory.
Infineon goes to GloFo for embedded flash
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4/29/2013   Post a comment
To maintain its position in automotive and security Infineon is turning to Globalfoundries to provide its MCUs with embedded flash at 40-nm.
Industry view: iSuppli on the hybrid memory cube
4/23/2013   3 comments
HMC rollout, the future of DDR5 and the memory wall you’ve probably never heard of.
DDR4: Not just a speed bump
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4/23/2013   Post a comment
The new DRAM interface standard includes more than 20 new features that enhance speed, increase accuracy and facilitate testing.
SP/Silicon Power unveils two new SSDs
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4/22/2013   Post a comment
The SATA III 6 Gb/s devices feature read/write speeds of up to 550 MB/s and 440 MB/s.
Japanese electronics industry debates future amid turmoil
4/22/2013   39 comments
Japanese engineers from competing electronics companies gather in one room to exchange punches, parries, and predictions for Japan's electronics industry.
Why flash storage needs MEMS
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4/20/2013   Post a comment
Solid state drives operate at higher temperatures. MEMS devices can withstand that environment because they regulate themselves. Discera explains.
IBM invests $1 billion in flash development
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4/19/2013   2 comments
Big Blue to demonstrate the technology with competency centers and a line of all-flash storage appliances.
Smartphones will use 26% of NAND flash in 2013
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4/17/2013   Post a comment
IC Insights forecasts the break down by application of a 2013 NAND flash memory market that will be driven by smartphones, tablet computers and solid-state drives.
JEDEC forum puts the focus on mobile memory
4/16/2013   1 comment
Learn more about mobile memory testing, universal flash storage, and what's ahead in LPDDR4.
STT-MRAM cuts power use by 80%
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4/15/2013   2 comments
Perpendicular multi-tunnel junction modification makes STT-MRAM a good candidate for mobile apps.
Kilopass claims success despite legal judgment
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4/15/2013   Post a comment
Provider of non-volatile memory intellectual property expressed disappointment at a ruling in its legal fight with rival Sidense but says it is enjoying business success.
Sidense claims legal victory over Kilopass
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4/12/2013   Post a comment
Embedded non-volatile memory IP licensor is claiming victory over rival after it won an appeal that affirmed it does not infringe its rival's patents.
London Calling: Where will Apple get flash memory now?
4/11/2013   15 comments
Could Samsung, reportedly the ousted manufacturer of processors for Apple, be able to control the Silicon Valley company by putting it on a rationed supply of NAND flash memory? How should Apple respond to the danger?
Samsung takes 128-Gbit flash memory below 20-nm
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4/11/2013   1 comment
Memory maker has begun mass production of 128-Gbit NAND flash memory aimed at driving the transition from magnetic to solid-state drives.
U.S. spy agency funds 8-bit per cell MRAM
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4/9/2013   8 comments
A company with French roots and a $300 million Russian funding deal has won a contract from IARPA, the spying equivalent of DARPA, to develop an 8-bit per cell MRAM.
Don't miss May's Monterey memory meeting
4/8/2013   Post a comment
International Memory Workshop to highlight ReRAM, MRAM and other advances.
ST-MRAM gets practical
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4/8/2013   4 comments
Fully functional 64-Mb ST-MRAM demonstrates DDR3 operation.
London Calling: ReRAM gets video treatment
4/5/2013   7 comments
Panasonic has produced an English language video explaining resistive RAM technology and its application in microcontrollers.
JEDEC releases universal flash storage test standard
4/5/2013   Post a comment
JESD224 defines strict protocols and parameters for a variety of test cases ranging from inquiries to power management.
SanDisk sees no EUV until ReRAM replaces flash
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4/5/2013   12 comments
Storage memory supplier does not expect to use extreme ultraviolet lithography to make memories until it begins manufacturing resistive RAM sometime in the second half of this decade.
Tech Beat: Monolayer molybdenite forms first-rate flash memory
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4/3/2013   Post a comment
Graphene floating gate delivers device with four orders of magnitude difference between write and erase states.
20-nm planar cell produces 128-Gb NAND flash
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4/2/2013   Post a comment
Approach maintains read-window budget to deliver denser devices with a scalable process.
Altis upgrades embedded non-volatile memory
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4/2/2013   2 comments
Specialty foundry has upgraded its offering of embedded conductive bridging RAM technology on 130-nm CMOS to offer higher reliability and faster write speeds.


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