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Molecular flash memory could store massive data

Researchers focus on metal-oxide molecule clusters that can retain electrical charge and act as RAM

Next DRAM bust will slow down chip market in 2016, Gartner says

But the semiconductor market will record fast revenue growth until then


7 far-out technologies that are closer than you think

Some of these technology innovations sound like science fiction, but they may land in your data center sooner than you'd imagine

Flash storage faces challenge from Crossbar's RRAM

Crossbar's new memory type, called RRAM, will come in capacities of 1TB or more per chip

NetApp gets serious about all-flash shared storage with FAS8080 EX array

With performance gains, NetApp says the high end of its line is now optimized for flash

'The Machine' will supercharge Android phones to 100TB, HP says

New computer architecture could massively increase the storage in mobile devices

HP's 'Machine' is a big bet on the future of server hardware

The system could be a game changer, but it won't get to market for at least a few years

Fusion-io's Atomic flash cards can talk to applications for a bigger speed boost

New generation of ioMemory flash, with as much as 6.4TB each, can accelerate databases, virtual desktops, and other software

Toshiba, SanDisk NAND flash memory shrinks to 15-nanometer process

The chips feature a data transfer rate of 533 megabits per second, according to Toshiba

Hynix reveals world's first 128GB DDR4 memory module

The new memory module can process up to 17GB of data per second

IBM X series servers now pack flash into speedy DIMM slots

IBM will offer its next-generation X servers in both four-socket and eight-socket configurations

Intel set to bring DDR4 DRAM to computers in third quarter

Intel is bringing support for DDR4 memory to its server chips code-named Grantley, which are based on the Haswell architecture

New types of RAM could revolutionize your PC

MRAM and RRAM chips are starting to move beyond niche and could change your PC experience in a few years

Rambus, Micron settle patent, antitrust disputes

Rambus will get $280 million from a broad cross-licensing agreement

Elevation plays a role in memory error rates

A study by AMD and the Department of Energy showed supercomputers at higher altitudes had more memory problems

Hefty price premium awaits early DDR4 memory adopters

New DDR4 memory will have a 30 percent price premium over DDR3 next year

DRAM shortage from Hynix fire to hit PCs hardest

Repairs to the fabrication plant could take three to six months

NAND flash prices are sliding on low demand

Flash makers will continue to restrict supplies to keep prices from crashing

Samsung starts mass production of DDR4 memories

Samsung is targeting the new memory at enterprise servers in next-generation data centers

Toshiba takes step toward 3D flash memory chips

The new chips could offer a much higher capacity in a small case

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