Woojer Wants to Be Both a Gadget for Gamers and a Helpful Oomph for the Hearing Impaired

SanDisk founder and Woojer investor Eli Harari says the device could be a trojan horse for good — if it gets funded on Kickstarter.
Woojer with Phone Image

Magisto Lands $13 Million Investment for Polished Home Movies on Your Phone

Pushing back against raw video.

Media Device Stores and Shares Well With Others

SanDisk’s Connect Wireless Media Device may relieve some of your devices’ storage burden and could serve as a media-sharing godsend on a long car trip.

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SanDisk Pays $307 Million for Smart Storage Systems

Flash chip manufacturer SanDisk said it will pay $307 million to buy Smart Storage Systems, a provider of flash-based storage products, from the private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. The firm had invested in Smart when it went private during the summer of 2011. About 250 people will join SanDisk once the transaction is completed.

SanDisk Joins Investment Round in Storage Startup Panzura

Boosting the flash ecosystem.

Apple’s iPhone 5 Is Pried Open and Its Profitable Secrets Start Bursting Out

Is Apple curtailing the parts it buys from Samsung? Maybe.

Apple Joins the Flash Madness Club With Anobit Deal

Flash memory has some troubles that an Israeli company call Anobit appears to know how to solve. Apple is the world’s biggest consumer of flash memory, so naturally it appears to have consumed Anobit.

Eye-Fi Partners With SanDisk to Expand European Distribution

The Mountain View, Calif., start-up, whose chips bring wireless capabilities to standard digital cameras, will tap the flash memory giant to help sell its cards in Europe.

Seven Questions for Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners

Asheem Chandna is a director in the Greylock-backed Palo Alto Networks, the fast-growing network security start-up that just hired away the CEO of Verisign.

HP’s TouchPad Teardown: Its Deepest Secrets Revealed

The release of Hewlett-Packard’s TouchPad tablet — its answer to Apple’s iPad — may not have brought out many consumers lining up to buy it. But it did bring out the gearheads wanting to take it apart, see what’s going on inside and make an educated guess on what it cost to build.


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