Monday, July 17, 2006

Chips and Dips: News on the Hardware front

Looking at news stories about developments with memory chips:

Price-fixing Scandal
Multi-state antitrust suit against many DRAM (dynamic RAM) chip makers for price fixing: link, and here, and here.

New Development
At the same time, a new break-through from Hewlitt-Packard, who created a rice-sized wireless-enabled memory chip that needs no power source. It could be attached with adhesives to documents for sound files, verification or updating, for instance. Cool. link and here.

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