Chrome now disables Flash by default
Published in News
Monday, 05 December 2016 13:57

Chrome now disables Flash by default


End of an error


Chrome 55, released earlier this week, now blocks all Adobe Flash content by default.

Intel going flat out on NAND flash
Published in News
Friday, 02 December 2016 11:58

Intel going flat out on NAND flash


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”.

DRAM prices go up
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:01

DRAM prices go up


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.

Samsung releases UFS memory card line
Published in Memory
Thursday, 07 July 2016 12:02

Samsung releases UFS memory card line


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.

Power shortage might cause Flash shortage
Published in Memory


Trouble at Samsung plant might be sparking hoarding 


A power shortage at a key Samsung plant might cause a shortage of flash chips.

Flash is the only joy in the European storage market
Published in News


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.

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
Published in News
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.