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Micron to duke it out with Optane on memory

Micron told the Sanford C. Bernstein Operational Decisions Conference last week that it has 3D XPoint SSD and memory DIMM roadmaps. This will take the company into...

Western Digital, Microsoft and all that DNA storage jazz

Western Digital, Microsoft, Twist Bioscience and Illumina have set up the DNA Data Storage Alliance to develop a commercial DNA archival storage ecosystem.

Message in a space capsule: Art works preserved in DNA break free of...

Art works stored on DNA data storage will be fired into Space in 2022. The pieces by three members of the all-female Beyond Earth collective, are responses...

Taiwain’s UMC pleads guilty to Micron IP theft

Taiwan-based UMC (United Microelectronics Corp.) has pleaded guilty in a San Francisco court to trade secret theft from Micron and will pay a $60m fine. 

Mainframe downcycle: IBM’s storage revenues slump in Q3

IBM’s storage revenues dipped 20 per cent in Big Blue’s third 2020 quarter, driven down by adverse mainframe cycle dynamics. The company reported Q3...

Bits and bytes in bacteria: DNA data storage in living cells

Chinese scientists in Tianjin University have stored and retrieved 445KB of digital data from living E. coli bacteria cells and say E.coli represents a stable DNA storage...