flash memory

Apple, Amazon, and Google Seek to Buy Toshiba’s NAND Unit

At the end of last month, Toshiba’s shareholders voted to sell off the company’s NAND flash memory unit in order to cover nearly $9 billion in losses, and it has now ...

April 2, 2017 at 9:00 pm by

Toshiba Starts Construction of Fab 6 for 3D NAND

Despite facing a variety of finance related issues over the past year, Toshiba appears to be committed to flash memory as ever. Due to the ongoing NAND shortage, many flash ...

February 10, 2017 at 10:15 am by

Toshiba Offered Whopping $3.6b for Flash Memory Business

Toshiba announced last month that it was selling a stake in its flash memory business, and reports have emerged suggesting that an unnamed company has offered a huge $3.6 ...

February 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm by
Western Digital WD SanDisk Merger

Western Digital’s Acquisition of SanDisk Finally Approved

In a deal that has been months in the making, Western Digital today announced that their shareholders had voted to approve the $19 billion purchase of SanDisk.  It was ...

March 17, 2016 at 1:10 pm by
Samsung

SSD Prices Sinking Closer to HDDs

For a long time, while SSDs have often been regarded as the higher performance drives, that performance has placed a premium on capacity. This has been changing recently, with ...

March 5, 2016 at 10:40 am by

Samsung Unveils First 256GB Flash Storage Chip

Samsung has announced that it has begun producing the world’s first 256GB Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 chip, for use in next-generation, high-end mobile devices. The ...

February 25, 2016 at 4:40 pm by

Flash Memory Density Surpasses Traditional Hard Drives

SSDs are most definitely on the rise, being the go-to source of faster boots and the best loading experience for software and games. Traditional disk-based hard drives have ...

February 9, 2016 at 12:22 pm by


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