UFS 2.1 storage quietly removed from spec
After Huawei has been caught using different RAM and storage chips on its flagship smartphones, it appears that the time has come for Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which have been spotted with both UFS 2.0 and UFS 2.1 storage chips.
Making light of memory
A Vancouver Island chemist has come up a light induced magnetoresistive random-access memory (LI-RAM) that uses light instead of electricity to store and process data.
iPad maker might go for another pile old Tosh
The fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of dropping a billion or two for the troubled Toshiba semiconductor unit.
Smells like Teen Spirit
Researchers at Duke University have developed "spray-on" digital memory using only an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle inks.
The Flare X and Fortis series DDR4 memory
Following the launch of AMD's Zen-based Ryzen 7 CPUs, G.Skill has announced two new DDR4 memory series, designed and tested specifically for the AM4 socket platform, the G.Skill Flare X and Fortis DDR4 memory series.
Bidders having various thoughts
Toshiba may delay the sale of its flash memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Investing $70 billion
China's Tsinghua Unigroup is set to put the fear of god into the chip industry by rapidly expanding its chipmaking capability.
SK Hynix has joined Samsung with its ability to deliver LPDDR4 8GB memory for future phones and tablets. Fudzilla expects to see quite a few phones with 8GB or RAM in the high end market next year, but we think that 8GB is pure marketing and unnecessary for most phone tasks.
Coming at CES 2017
Corsair will be following the recent trend of including RGB LEDs on almost every piece of computer hardware by launching its new Vengeance RGB DDR4 memory that will probably be announced at the CES 2017 show.
Two new IC companies to enter market by late 2017
According to a report from IC insights, the market for DRAM and NAND flash ICs is expected to increase 10 percent in 2017 after weak market conditions left the market in a one percent decline by the end of 2016.