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Viasat cyberattack blamed on Russian wiper malware

The recent cyberattack on U.S. satellite communications provider Viasat, an incident that triggered satellite service outages across central and eastern Europe, was likely the result of destructive wi

Intel agrees to sell its NAND business to SK Hynix for $9 billion

SK Hynix, one of the world’s largest chip makers, announced today it will pay $9 billion for Intel’s flash memory business. Intel said it will use proceeds from the deal to focus on artificial int

Powering the brains of tomorrow’s intelligent machines

Sense and compute are the electronic eyes and ears that will be the ultimate power behind automating menial work and encouraging humans to cultivate their creativity. 

The Velop AC3900 mesh router offers cheaper whole-home Internet

The whole-home wireless craze peaked and waned last year with the rise of Orbi, Eero, Google WiFi, and Linksys’ Velop. These routers use mesh technology to blanket your home in soft, velvety Wi-

Toshiba chip business set for $18B sale to Bain-led group backed by Apple

The long-running saga over the future of Toshiba’s memory chip business — the world’s second largest supplier of NAND memory used in phones and PCs — took a big step forward af

Western Digital To Aquire SanDisk For $19 Billion

Western Digital just bought a bunch of memory cards. The storage giant just announced that it has agreed to buy SanDisk Corp for about $19 billion. This comes after speculation that SanDisk was shoppi

Cloud-Based Phone Service RingCentral To Debut At $13 On NYSE, Offering 7.5M Shares To Raise $97.5M

RingCentral, the cloud-based phone service, will open trading tomorrow on the New York Stock Exchange at $13 per share, offering 7.5 million shares and raising $97 million. It will trade under the tic

Why Apple Bought Anobit

Apple finally <a href="http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-01-11/apple-acquires-israel-based-flash-memory-part-maker-anobit.html">confirmed</a> earlier <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/12/20/app

Super Talent Outs Affordable USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Most motherboard manufacturers already have USB 3.0 support in their products. And while there are a few good USB 3.0 flash drives out, the majority have been expensive. Super Talent just released som

Smartphones And Tablets Continue To Consume All The Mobile DRAM

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/2671615966_f0286542cf_o-620x399.jpg" />In 2011, the market for mobile DRAM is expected to increase by 71% according to IHS. It's projecte

$3.9 Billion Of Apple's Massive Cash Reserves To Go Toward LCD Displays?

When Apple announced their Q1 2011 numbers on Tuesday, Apple’s Tim Cook made an interesting comment about what Apple plans to do with their massive, nearly $60 billion, war chest of cash. Apple

News Flash: Hot Deals on Flash Memory

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/925647046_aKko6-M.jpg" />Flash memory prices have continued to fall in the recent months. With the advent of HD video and now HD movies o

Toshiba hits 128GB with new NAND flash memory

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/toshiba_nand.jpg" /> Expect your smartphone, digital camera or tablet computer to get a big spec bump in the near future: Toshiba today

Super Talent SuperCrypt flash drive is both super with USB 3.0 and cryptic with 256-bit encryption

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/supercrypt.jpg">This is more like it. After seeing Corsair out <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/02/the-128gb-corsair-flash-voya

New SanDisk CF cards hit huge transfer speeds

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/ExtremePro.jpg">If you thought that anything with EXTREME in the title meant that it was the absolute best of its kind, think again! SanD

Secure Digital EXTREME Extended Capacity holds up to 2 TB

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/sdxc-01.jpg" alt="sdxc-01" title="sdxc-01" /> The venerable Secure Digital memory card is getting a refresh at CES this year. The new SDX

Buffalo introduces a super-slim 16GB thumb drive

Thin is in! The RUF2-KL, introduced in Japan, would be your run-of-the-mill 16GB thumb drive, if it weren’t for the fact that it’s only 8mm thick. (0.315 inches) The lilliputian thumb driv

Rumor: New Xbox 360 mobo to get 256MB flash memory

Image credit: Moddage Images of Jasper, the new (manufactured Oct 23) Xbox 360 mobo, show some neat features that haven’t been announced or confirmed by Microsoft. Among them are the run of the mill

Spansion suing Samsung over flash memory patents [Update]

Smaller, lesser known (to Joe Blow consumer) tech companies have been known to take on the big guys with lawsuits that may or may not hold up in court, but this one seems to hold a bit of water. At le

Eye-Fi wireless SD card gets bumped up to 4GB

Everyone’s favorite wireless memory card is now available with four gigabytes of storage. The Eye-Fi Anniversary Edition has just been announced to commemorate one year of wireless photo slinging fr
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