Stories by Lucas Mearian

IBM claims spintronics memory breakthrough

In a paper to be published in the scientific journal Nature this week, IBM researchers claim to have had a huge breakthrough in spintronics, a technology that could significantly boost capacity and lower power use over today's memory and storage devices.

EMC buys app development management firm Pivotal Labs

EMC announced Tuesday that it has acquired application development consultancy, Pivotal Labs , which will help Greenplum customers more quickly develop software for big data business analytics through the use of methodologies and programming frameworks such as Ruby on Rails.

Panasonic, Sony, Samsung, others launch HD content security initiative

Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, and SanDisk <a href="">Monday announced plans</a> to jointly develop better security for memory cards, embedded memory and other flash storage devices.