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Micron Technology Just Announced an Important Technological Breakthrough

After the market closed on Monday, Nov. 9, memory chipmaker Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) made an announcement that slipped under most investors’ radar. Given the unfolding political drama, positive vaccine news, and massive rotation from growth stocks to value stocks, it’s unsurprising that Micron’s recent press release and presentation were overlooked.

Yet in the words of President-elect Biden, Micron’s announcement could very well be a “big f—ing deal” — at least in the storage industry.

A NAND-based flash drive.

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176-layer NAND flash

In the press release, Micron announced that it had begun volume shipments of the world’s first 176-layer NAND flash

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Anonymous social media trolls who abuse tennis players face being unmasked after technology breakthrough

Anonymous trolls who attack tennis players online face being unmasked in a major breakthrough in the sport’s fight against social media abuse.

The betting-data company Sportradar conducted a pilot investigation into around 70 abusive messages sent to the players at exhibition events in Germany and the USA. They discovered the real identities of 21 different culprits.

Some of those names – which were drawn from 12 different countries – have now been passed to police forces in the relevant jurisdictions. In other cases, social-media companies have been advised to shut down the abusers’ accounts, including the everyday accounts they use

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