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Samsung announces 16TB NGSFF SSD for hyperscale data centres

South Korean tech giant Samsung has announced a new 16TB Next Generation Small Form Factor (NGSFF) solid-state drive (SSD), which aims to significantly improve server storage capacity and tackle data processing challenges. According to a company release, as well as increasing memory capacity, the new SSD will enable an improvement in IOPS (input/output operations per… Read More

Data centre success raises Nvidia stock target price to $180

An analyst at Canaccord Genuity has raised the target price for Nvidia stock from $155 to $180, based on the company’s success in the data center. The change in target price was made after Matthew Ramsay, a leading Wall Street analyst for Canaccord specializing in technology, reviewed the market and concluded that Nvidia will be… Read More

AMD unveils EPYC data centre processor

AMD has introduced the EPYC 7000 series high-performance data center processor. The largest processor in the EPYC 7000 series features to 32 high-performance ‘Zen’ cores and 64 threads, significantly more than the current competition. The EPYC processors boast record-breaking performance metrics, on both one-socket and two-socket server systems. AMD has stated that due to EPYC’s high-performance metrics,… Read More

Western Digital files for arbitration in Toshiba dispute

Western Digital has filed a request for arbitration with the International Chamber of Commerce, stating that Toshiba violated the companies’ joint venture contracts by spinning off the flash memory business into a separate unit for sale. Last week, Western Digital CEO Steve Milligan met with Toshiba President Satoshi Tsunakawa to discuss the Japanese company’s effort to… Read More

New flexible semiconductor is easily degradable

A flexible, biodegradable semiconductor which decomposes when it is no longer needed is being developed by leading researchers at Stanford University. A release from the University cites a report from the United Nations Environment Program which estimates that almost 50 million tonnes of electronic waste will end up in landfill in 2017 alone. To combat… Read More