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Samsung mass produces 256Gb 3D vertical NAND chips

The flash memory doubles the density of conventional 128Gb NAND flash chips, according to Samsung

Researchers develop astonishing Web-based attack on a computer's DRAM

The Rowhammer problem can be exploited using JavaScript over the Web, researchers have found

Intel, Micron claim a new class of memory between flash and DRAM

3D XPoint is 1,000 times faster than flash and 10 times more dense than DRAM, the companies say

Nantero NRAM

Fab plants are now making superfast carbon nanotube memory

NRAM has an almost infinite number of write cycles, and is thousands of times faster than flash

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Rowhammer hardware bug threatens to smash notebook security

Google researchers blow the whistle on a hardware bug that renders notebooks vulnerable to a memory-based exploit

Memory prices to fall this year after stabilizing in 2014

Gartner cuts its revenue growth forecast for DRAM from 5.8 percent to 5.4 percent

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

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