Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Is Rolling Out First New Windows 10 Preview Build
Yahoo Reports High Revenue and Profit
New Samsung Galaxy S5 'Plus' Released With Faster Processor
Google, Facebook And Comcast Spend The Most On Lobbying
Google Play Music App To Follow Your Mood
Login To Google Using A USB Security Key
Toshiba Debuts New 2-in-1 Convertible PC with a 360-Degree Design
Acer Leads The Growing Chromebook Market
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
 Home > News > General Computing > Start-u...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, July 26, 2004
Start-ups search for hard-drive replacements


A number of start-ups are tinkering with technology that could enhance or replace hard drives, flash memory cards and other storage devices. The new technology will benefit consumers, but, just as important, reduce the onerous capital budgets facing manufacturers.

England's NanoMagnetics, for instance, has developed a method for inserting a magnetized particle inside a sphere of ferritin, a protein produced by animals. Assembled in arrays, the magnetized protein globs can be flipped to represent 1s and 0s, the basic units of digital information.

"I'll go to conferences and people will ask, 'This stuff is a protein. Can you eat it?'" said Eric Mayes, NanoMagnetics' founder and CEO.

On one level, the mission of these companies is a Pyrrhic quest. Hard-drive manufacturers regularly report financial losses and, until recently, profits in flash memory often proved elusive. Moreover, both industries are notoriously conservative when it comes to adopting new technologies.

Visit Cnet.com to read the whole article, by clicking at the 'Source' link!


Previous
Next
Macrovision's CDS300 beats 99% of common rippers!        All News        Microsoft Says Longhorn to Be HD DVD Compatible
Seagate Introduces 5-Year Warranty on all Internal HDD     General Computing News      AMD Opteron Processor Drives Powerful New Servers From Sun

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New WD My Passport Portable Storage Drive Has Wireless Function And SD Card Slot
Western Digital Introduces 6 TB NAS Hard Drive, Seagate Starts Sampling 8GB Models
HDD Market Seen To Post Modest Growth in 2014
HGST Debuts Touro S Mobile External Hard Drives, 15K RPM Enterprise-class Ultrastar C15K600 family
SDK Starts Shipments of 2.5-Inch 670GB HD Media
Scientists Unveil Million-Year Data Storage Disk
WD Releases Faster 7,200-RPM Black Hard Drives
Ultrathin Notebooks and PC Tablets Push SSD Market
Sales of Thin Hard Disk Drives Soar as PCs Slim Down
New 5.0- and 7.0-mm. HDDs Could Rival SSDs
Seagate Takes On WD With New NAS Storage Solutions
Western Digital Launches New WD SE Enterprise-Class Hard Drives

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .