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Intel, Micron develop flash chips for USB drives

The NAND flash memory, capable of 3 bits per cell, is based on 34-nanometer technology. The chips will be limited initially to flash drives.

By August 11, 2009


Smartphones moving to fancier flash drives

Better flash memory for smartphones will be comparable to the solid-state drives found in laptops today, according to Micron Technology.

By August 19, 2009


Windows 7 will give boost to PC hardware

Improvements in the operating system will include how Windows handles multitasking, graphics acceleration, and solid-state drives.

By July 26, 2009


Apple cuts $500 million flash memory deal

Company says it has made a $500 million prepayment to Toshiba for flash memory chips and indicates that the market is stabilizing.

By July 22, 2009


Lexar releases new solid-state drive in Crucial brand

Lexar releases a new solid-state drive in the Crucial brand that's available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB versions.

By July 20, 2009


Intel boosts speed, cuts prices of solid-state drives

Company announces new solid-state drives with increased performance and lower cost. The chipmaker will also offer updates to boost drive speed in Windows 7.

By July 21, 2009


Controllers become the focal point for solid-state disk

As the use of flash memory for solid-state disk progresses, vendors who make SSD controllers are also worth watching. Fusion-io is one who just announced a major advance.

By July 15, 2009


Storage heavyweights: Way big and not big enough

EMC snags Data Domain at last, then Broadcom drops its hostile takeover bid for Emulex. Is that all for storage industry M&A activity this year?

By July 13, 2009


The end of battery-backed cache?

Adaptec has announced a RAID controller series that uses NAND and Supercapacitors to protect data in cache in case of failure. Will Adaptec stand alone?

By June 26, 2009


Hard disk or solid-state? Think again

Although solid-state drives are in vogue, market forces and technical issues are making them a little less appealing than before.

By July 2, 2009