PORTLAND, Ore. — MRAM speed can be boosted and power consumption cut by using a new electrical switching technique that requires much less energy to write bits, according to Chinese researchers.

IDC predicted PC microprocessor unit growth would reach 19.8 percent in 2010 but expressed some reservations about a market that softened in the second quarter and has continued to do so in the third. 

Newark, Calif. – SMART Modular Technologies Inc. announced the XceedIOPS SAS SSD, a serial-attached SCSI (SAS) solid-state drive (SSD) equipped with 34nm enterprise-grade multi-level cell (E-MLC) NAND flash technology .