Micron unleashes technical details about next generation NAND flash that takes the vertical route to the future.
Few users may have ever reached the end of life of a flash drive, yet we know that mainstream drives can, realistically, not exceed 100,000 read/write cycles and many cheap flash drives are even rated well below that.
Continued erosion in NAND flash drives will see overall revenues of flash memory makers decline by 5 percent from $25.5 billion in 2011 to $24.3 billion in 2012.
Fusion-io, one of the most visible makers of enterprise flash drives, does not believe that solid state disk drives will be able to replace the traditional hard drive anytime soon.
IBM announced that it will be acquiring Texas Memory Systems (TMS), a manufacturer of high-end flash memory products.
LSI announced new SandForce client flash storage processors that promise lower power consumption and improved performance.
Just about when the HD wars were settled between HD DVD and Blu-ray, IBM submitted a patent for yet another disc format.
Good news for Chinese speaking Yahooers in Hong Kong and Taiwan: Yahoo! is adding handwriting technology to its search engine so you don't have to go through the trouble of typing out each character.