New NAND flash components fit more data into the same space, which reduces power consumption and per-gigabyte cost. The catch: Flash gets slower and more error-prone when it gets that dense
Crossbar’s Resistive RAM (RRAM) technology can fit 1TB of memory on a postage stamp and could soon replace Flash memory.
PernixData, a startup founded by VMware veterans, says its software can turn server-based flash storage into a resource shared across a standard VMware cluster of as many as 32 systems.
In the ongoing quest for faster access to data, Diablo Technologies has taken what could be a significant next step.
Amazon is trying to give mobile Flash a new lease on life, long after Adobe left the plug-in for dead on phones and tablets.
Adobe has released scheduled security updates for its Reader, Acrobat, Flash Player and ColdFusion products on Tuesday in order to fix many critical vulnerabilities, including one that is already actively exploited by attackers.
Adobe Systems has appointed Brad Arkin, the company's senior director of security for products and services, to become its first CSO. With a mature product security program already in place, the top priorities for Adobe's new security chief are to strengthen the security of the company's hosted services and its internal infrastructure.
Microsoft had spurned Flash when developing its new operating systems, but Redmond apparently had a change of heart about the Adobe plug-in.
Java, Reader, and Flash are irresistible targets for hacking exploits. So what's it like living without the oh-so-vulnerable trio?