Ten per cent increase
Prices of SSDs and eMMC gear will increase by 10 percent next year due to a shortage of NAND flash, according to beancounters at DRAMeXchange.
End of an error
Chrome 55, released earlier this week, now blocks all Adobe Flash content by default.
Look out Samsung
Chipzilla has seen how NAND flash storage rising and memory makers are speeding up 3D NAND flash product development and thought “I’ll be ‘aving some of that”.
Thanks to increased notebook demand
DRAM and NAND flash memory prices are forecast to increase in the fourth quarter of 2016, with contract prices for DRAM set to rise more than 10 percent.
256GB and speeds up to 530MB/s
Samsung has announced the introduction of the first Universal Flash Storage (UFS) memory card line-up, which it claims has capacities of up to 256GB and speeds up to 530MB/s.
Trouble at Samsung plant might be sparking hoarding
A power shortage at a key Samsung plant might cause a shortage of flash chips.
IDC reports gloom
The external storage systems revenues fell 4.9 per cent to $1.64 billion in the first quarter of 2016, with only Flash storeage doing well.
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.
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.