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Ever the vertical marketeer, Apple is reported to be in talks to acquire flash maker Anobit, according to a Reuters report. Anobit already makes some components in Apple products including the iPad and iPhone, so the acquisition would enable Apple to house some of its hardware under its own very protective wing. The price tag for the Israel-based company is said to be between $400-$500 million. The apparent key to the purchase would be Anobit’s MSP (Memory Signal Processing) technology, which is to simultaneously drive down the cost of flash storage and improve its performance and longevity.... Read more...
Seagate, Western Digital, OCZ, the regulars. You've heard of those guys, and you know what they create. But have you heard of Anobit Technologies? Likely not, but it may not be long before they're also a household name in the storage sector. This Israeli start-up has recently emerged onto the public scene, and the product they are touting could very well shift the way we look at SSDs. The company's first product is a MLC NAND-based solid state drive, which they say is as "reliable as today's higher-end and higher-cost single-level cell (SLC) enterprise-class flash drives." According to the company,... Read more...