December 12, 2006

Phase' Memory Beats Flash

Flash memory and hard-disk drives could face a challenge from a new chip technology, dubbed "phase-change" memory, being developed by a group of companies led by IBM.

The companies today announced results of their latest research into the technology, which they say does a better job of storing songs, pictures and other data on iPods and digital cameras than current flash memory, and could someday replace disk drives.


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