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phase-change memory


Storage that's both fast and roomy? It's on the way

Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity.

By March 26, 2015


Big Blue, Big Bang, big data: Telescope funds computing R&D

IBM is trying to advance the supercomputing state of the art in memory, optical links, and processing with research stemming from a massive radio telescope project.

By March 5, 2013


IBM, SK Hynix team up for PCRAM work

The companies will develop phase-change random access memory, an advance for memory chips that will allow storage of high data volumes, according to the Korea Times.

By June 12, 2012


IBM leaps two hurdles for next-gen memory

Big Blue finds a way to double the data that a cell of phase-change memory can store for a long time. It expects the new memory technology in servers in 2016.

By June 29, 2011


Intel's next-gen memory closer to reality

Intel and Numonyx announced practical advancements they believe will make phase-change memory meet its performance and capacity promise.

By October 28, 2009


Samsung: PRAM to push mobile battery life

Will flash eventually give way to phase-change random access memory? Samsung is hopeful as it begins manufacturing, but there's still a ways to go.

By September 29, 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


Intel toots its research horn for chips--and more

The chipmaker struts its stuff for next-generation networking, processors, energy efficiency, and wireless power transmission at its research day.

By June 18, 2009


After 38 years, a new type of memory to hit market

Phase change memory could actually make its debut later this year. It's only taken decades to wring out the problems.

By March 31, 2008


HP makes memory from a once-theoretical circuit

Over three decades ago, a Berkeley professor theorized that there should be a circuit that can remember what's happened to it. Now, HP is demonstrating it actually exists.

By April 30, 2008