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Panasonic, Sony, Samsung, others launch HD content security initiative

Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, and SanDisk Monday announced plans to jointly develop better security for memory cards, embedded memory, and other flash storage devices.

Intel, Micron double density of NAND flash memory

Intel and Micron Tuesday announced that their joint NAND flash manufacturing venture will begin using a more dense circuitry that will allow a terabit of data, or 128 gigabytes, to fit on a fingertip.

Pricing of RAM to plunge, analyst says

The price of DDR3 memory used in laptops, desktops and servers will drop over the next two months as memory companies try to clear out excess inventory.

Could NAND flash kill DRAM in PCs?

NAND flash memory in PCs is posing a significant threat to the future market for DRAM, according to a new report that states solid state storage yields better...

SanDisk, Toshiba one up Intel, introduce 19nm flash memory

SanDisk and its partner Toshiba announced this week a 64Gbit NAND flash memory chip using 19-nanometer (nm) technology.

Companies recover in aftermath of Japan earthquake

Companies with operations in Japan are repairing factories and accounting for employees as recovery continues in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Flash, DRAM prices spike on worries over supplies from Japan

The price of NAND flash memory, which has grown in importance as the main data storage in iPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices, has increased by as much as 20 percent since the earthquake struck as companies try to figure out if chip factories in the area were damaged.

Samsung announces first DDR4 DRAM module

Samsung has completed development of the industry's first DDR4 DRAM module that has twice the performance of today's DDR3 DRAM.

Oversupply sends DRAM prices to one-year low

DRAM chip prices reached a one-year low on Tuesday and approached their cheapest ever due to a post-holiday oversupply.

Samsung unveils '3D' memory modules with 50 percent greater density

Samsung announced today that it is ready to release a new set of 8GB DIMMs that takes advantage of stacking memory chips vertically to achieve 30% fewer...