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Thursday, 22 Oct 2015

Western Digital gets serious about flash, announces deal to acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion

Western Digital gets serious about flash, announces deal to acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion

Recognizing the importance of flash memory, Western Digital, one of the largest manufacturers of hard disk drives, has announced a deal that will see it acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion.

Friday, 16 Oct 2015

PSA: Another Flash exploit confirmed, everyone should just delete Flash for good

PSA: Another Flash exploit confirmed, everyone should just delete Flash for good

We don’t mean to sound like we’re railing on Adobe Flash Player, but at this point it’s just getting from bad to worse. Yet another Flash exploit has been confirmed, and this one is a critical vulnerability with no available fix right now.

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? Beware, because the company's ad network has been used by hackers to send malicious code to computers that have visited Yahoo's portal since July 28.

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015

Facebook's security chief wants Adobe to kill off Flash

Facebook's security chief wants Adobe to kill off Flash

Facebook's security chief, Alex Stamos, has said in a tweet that he wants Adobe to set a date for Flash to be killed off.

Thursday, 9 Jul 2015

PSA: The first thing you do today should be to update your Flash player (like, now)

PSA: The first thing you do today should be to update your Flash player (like, now)

Not to make you worried, but actually, you should be worried. Adobe has released an emergency update for Flash player, and you should really go and update it now. Here's why.

Friday, 15 May 2015

Take note, heat can kill data stored on SSDs

Take note, heat can kill data stored on SSDs

A senior researcher at Seagate has just published a paper that says that heat can significantly reduce the "shelf life" of data stored on SSDs.

Friday, 24 Apr 2015

Patriot launches own M.2 drives with Ignite series SSDs

Patriot launches own M.2 drives with Ignite series SSDs

Patriot has completed its SSD line-up with the M.2 version of its Ignite series SSDs. The company now offers the full range of SSDs in the 2.5-inch, M.2 and mSATA form factors.

Monday, 9 Mar 2015

SanDisk announces new InfiniFlash all-flash array for enterprise users

SanDisk announces new InfiniFlash all-flash array for enterprise users

SanDisk has just announced a new all-flash storage platform called InfiniFlash that is targeted at enterprise use and big data applications, and costs as little as US$1 per gigabyte.

Friday, 3 Oct 2014

Fujitsu launches new Extreme Series SSDs

Fujitsu launches new Extreme Series SSDs

The latest player to enter the local SSD market is Fujitsu, who has just announced its new Extreme Series SSD, which will be powered by an LSI SandForce controller.

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014

OCZ has a new entry-level SSD called the ARC 100

OCZ has a new entry-level SSD called the ARC 100

OCZ has just launched its new ARC 100 SSD, which is powered by its in-house developed Barefoot 3 controller and is targeted at entry-level and budget-conscious users.

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