Chrome to kill Flash soon
Published in News
Monday, 16 May 2016 12:25

Chrome to kill Flash soon


Google goes all Ming the Merciless


Google developers have announced a cunning plan to disable the playback of Flash content in Chrome by default and use HTML5 instead.

Adobe’s Flash tester behind the times
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 10:44

Adobe’s Flash tester behind the times


Chrome is more up-to-date

There has been a cock-up with Flash’s updates system which has left Chrome with a newer version of Flash than Adobe thinks is the latest.

SK Hynix expanding memory making
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 13:14

SK Hynix expanding memory making


Building a new chip plant by 2025

SK Hynix is building a new memory chip plant by 2025, joining an investment race driven by growing demand for semiconductors.

EMC gets flash with new VMAX and DSSD
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Tuesday, 01 March 2016 11:49

EMC gets flash with new VMAX and DSSD


Hard-drives getting out-of-date

In sign that hard-drives are being replaced by flash, EMC has updated its VMAX line-up with new models that feature all-flash storage or the first time, and unveiled a new array line-up.

TV companies about to shoot themselves in the foot
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Plan to hold back programmes from web distribution for years

In a move which is almost certain to kill off television for good, the top TV companies are planning to declare war on web-distribution companies buy delaying the release of television programmes to them.

Nanya wants to get into 20nm process
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 12:10

Nanya wants to get into 20nm process


DRAM maker in deals with Kingston

Taiwanese DRAM maker is signing deals with Kingston and other DRAM makers to upgrade its 12 inch production process to 20nm.

Toshiba releases new generation of BiCS FLASH
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 12:17

Toshiba releases new generation of BiCS FLASH


Nice to be in the news for the right reasons

Troubled Toshiba took time out from its busy schedule of apologising for its billion dollar accounting schemes to actually release an interesting product – a new generation of BiCS Flash.

Microsoft kills off the DVD
Published in News
Friday, 17 July 2015 12:48

Microsoft kills off the DVD


USB drives for everyone

Microsoft has decided that there is no point putting Windows 10 on a DVD and insisting that people install from a Flash drive.

Mozilla kills  Flash
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 12:13

Mozilla kills Flash


It will kill every one of us

The big cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have disabled all versions of Flash in Firefox, by default. 

Facebook calls for the death of Flash
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 10:40

Facebook calls for the death of Flash


The world is ready now

The world is now ready for Flash to be killed off, according to Facebook's new chief security officer.