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Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Hard Drive Killer? 

Could flash memory someday replace spinning disks in laptops? In about 5 to 6 years says Steve Appleton, CEO of Micron Technology. Flash memory is faster, generates much less heat and its rate of growth is accelerating past Moore's Law. Appleton concedes though that hard disks will still be needed for storage heavy applications.
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