|Nokia to go at it again|
Nokia is reportedly planning for a comeback to the smartphone market with two new smartphones powered by Google's latest Android Nougat operating system version 7.0. The handsets are expected towards the end of 2016.
|Verizon to get Yahoo for $4.83 Billion|
Parties as diverse as Warren Buffett and The Daily Mail were interested in buying Yahoo. But after a sale process that dragged on for months, Verizon (VZ, Tech30), long viewed as the frontrunner, is walking away with Yahoo's more than one billion monthly active users.
|Storage startup gets investment from major players|
The Auburn-based company, which launched in December 2014, has developed technology to allow cloud data center servers to quickly access solid-state memory that is not physically in or near the server.
|Flash prices rebounded|
Buoyed by a significant demand increase as Chinese and Taiwanese smartphone makers introduce products with larger memory capacity, prices of NAND flash memory chips have rebounded significantly.
|Semi automated Bus will serve the public|
The bus requires specially equipped bus lanes, so-called BRT lanes (bus rapid transit). It drives at speeds up to 70 kmph autonomously. During the ride, a driver is required to monitor the system, but as long as he does not intervene, the bus can maneuver automatically.
|Intel revenue increased while profit dropped|
Intel said that for the quarter ended July 2, it earned $1.3 billion, or 27 cents a share, less than half the $2.7 billion, or 55 cents a share, it earned in the same period a year ago. However, revenue rose to $13.5 billion from last year's second-quarter sales of $13.2 billion.
|Toshiba to go 64 layer 3D NAND|
Toshiba is planning to start the manufacturing of the world’s first 64-layer 3D NAND flash memory chips in the third quarter of this year.
|Microsoft bets on cloud|
Microsoft poured billions of dollars into building new data centers around the world, hoping to position Microsoft as the leading alternative to Amazon in selling online computing power — housed in remote centers or "clouds" — to internet startups and big corporations, as well as consumers.
|Memory system down to atom level demonstrated|
This allowed the scientists to create a medium with a storage density of 500 terabits per square inch (Tbpsi). That's 500 times denser than the best commercial hard disk and lead-scientist Sander Otte says that it could theoretically allow every book ever written to be stored on something the size a postage stamp.