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The alphabet soup of different flash memory technologies is already a little bewildering, but it looks like the latest entrant could end up being the most promising of all, with single chip storage capacities of 1TB expected within ten years. Called array-based memory, the tech has been under devel...

March 21st 2008 at 6:46pm 0 Comments
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It's like we can't make it through the week these days without word of some outlandish memory technology solving all worldly ills; but it's not that we're complaining. This week's featured tech comes from Nanochip, and promises gains in storage quantity and cost per chip over flash memory. The firs...

February 12th 2008 at 8:40am 0 Comments
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In additional cost-reducing maneuvers, the troubled Japanese electronics giant has announced that they're no longer going to develop the manufacturing technology for producing microchips with circuitry of 32 nanometers or less. These responsibilities will be handled by partners Toshiba and IBM. This...

November 7th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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In a tidbit of news which will get avid Neal Stephenson readers all hot and bothered, researches have outlined a blueprint for a mechanical nanochip similar in design to Charles Babbage's difference engine. Using the massive, steam-driven Victorian computer as a model, scientists have begun work on...

July 26th 2007 at 5:16am 0 Comments