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Micron said to be mulling action against Chinese DRAM maker CXMT – report

According to reports along the Korea supply chain, Micron Technology has told DRAM module manufacturers that DRAM chips being developed by China-based ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) might...

Optane Persistent Memory vs Optane SSDs – confused? Then read on

Sponsored Intel® Optane™ is a memory technology that has the potential to boost performance in key areas of the data centre, thanks to attributes that combine access...

Catalog bags $10 mil to fund DNA storage tech

DNA data storage startup Catalog has completed a $10m A series round and hired ex-IBMer David Turek as its first CTO. The news was...

Intel Alder Stream Optane SSDs deliver ‘multiple millions of IOPS’

Intel has teased out some more details for the upcoming Barlow Pass PMEM 200 Optane DIMMs and Alder Stream Optane SSDs. These are the second generation versions...

Spin Memory raises $8.5m for MRAM push to market

Spin Memory, a developer of Magnetic RAM, has raised $8.5m in addition series B funding. This is valued at "the same terms as the last closing...

Slowing growth in NAND shipments follows Covid-19 impact on smartphones

Falling sales of smartphones in the first months of the pandemic has in turn slowed NAND flash shipment growth. Ssmartphones account for 35-40 per cent of...

Why DRAM is stuck in a 10nm trap

Why is DRAM confined in a 10nm semiconductor process prison when microprocessors and the like are being built using 7nm processes, with 5nm on the horizon? If...

Catalog claims DNA data storage is economically feasible for the first time

A DNA-based data storage system can store millions of times more data in the same volume as a conventional system, lasts for thousands of years at room...
Coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak: Which NAND and disk suppliers are at risk?

NAND and disk drive supplies could be reduced after China put entire cities into lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak. So far some...

Intel flags up delay for Optane 3D, gen 2 delivery slowdown

Intel’s latest annual report signposted a delay in bringing second generation Optane SSD and DIMM products to full availability. The report states: "With our...