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posted in September 2013
ReRAM Is Memory Focus at IEDM
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9/30/2013   29 comments
Advanced memory research is focused on ReRAM, MRAM, and vertically stacked memory, to judge from the advance program of the International Electron Devices Meeting 2013. However, there is at least one NAND paper due to be presented that could grab attention.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Teardown: Original Phablet Sets Bar
News & Analysis  
9/27/2013   10 comments
With Qualcomm still in the house, 32-Gbit NAND, Samsung goes for substance over kitsch. See a view inside the phone in this TechInsights' teardown.
Apple A7 First Look From Chipworks
News & Analysis  
9/27/2013   30 comments
A first peek into the Apple A7 in the iPhone 5s suggests a quad-core GPU cluster and a honking 3 Mbyte SRAM fingerprint storage block.
Intel-Backed Chinese Chip Firm Files for IPO
News & Analysis  
9/26/2013   4 comments
A Chinese analog and mixed-signal fabless chip company that has been supported by Intel has filed for an initial public offering of shares and listing on the Nasdaq market.
Freescale, Micron Extend Memory Research
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9/24/2013   2 comments
Freescale Semiconductor and Micron Technology have extended separate memory research partnerships in attempts to add to their capabilities at the leading-edge of chip production and find technology that can scale beyond the limits of NAND flash memory.
iPhone 5s Innovates Beyond A7
Blog  
9/23/2013   3 comments
Apple changes the iPhone NAND flash and combo radio connectivity device.
China Foundry Extends Embedded Memory Range
News & Analysis  
9/23/2013   2 comments
Chinese foundry SMIC is offering memory compilers for a range of nonvolatile memory types at critical geometries down to 55nm.
SanDisk Samples Special Memory for Intel Tablets
News & Analysis  
9/20/2013   8 comments
Flash-based storage specialist has announced that it has optimized its 19nm iNAND flash memory for use in tablet computers based on the Bay Trail 22nm Atom processor.
Plastic Memory Firm Plans Pilot Line
News & Analysis  
9/17/2013   5 comments
Thin Film, a developer of organic ferroelectric nonvolatile memory technology, has ordered equipment for a pilot production line in Linkoping, Sweden, and announced a plan to raise about US$23 million via the sale of shares.
EDA Startup Offers Language, Hardware IDE
News & Analysis  
9/16/2013   24 comments
Two researchers have teamed up to launch an EDA startup. They already have an IDE-style product for hardware designers that is available to license.
Schlumberger Backs Nantero's CNT Memory
News & Analysis  
9/16/2013   7 comments
A company that uses carbon nanotubes within a non-volatile memory device has raised funds from new strategic investors.
China Is the Only Reason the iPhone 5c Matters
News & Analysis  
9/10/2013   39 comments
The iPhone 5c matters, because Apple's China strategy goes nowhere without it.
Chinese Memory Firm Pursues NVM Research
News & Analysis  
9/10/2013   7 comments
A memory-chip company based in Beijing, China, has formed a consortium with the Institute of Microelectronics of Tsinghua University (IMETU) to undertake research into non-volatile memory.
Winbond at a Crossroads
Blog  
9/10/2013   4 comments
Winbond is a Taiwanese memory maker that has weathered the economic storms of the last few years. Krishna Shekar, director of strategic marketing at Winbond, spoke to me about how the company is moving forward.
Fab Fire Causes DRAM Price Surge
News & Analysis  
9/6/2013   16 comments
A fire at a wafer fab belonging to SK Hynix in Wuxi, China, is likely to push up the price of DRAMs used in personal computers and smartphones in the second half of 2013.
Slideshow: Q'comm Turns on 3DTV, MEMS, More
Slideshow  
9/4/2013   8 comments
An auto-stereoscopic 3DTV was one of two dozen demos that plugged into Snapdragon chips at an event the day before Qualcomm's Uplinq conference.


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