Sony has announced a new high-speed XQD memory card series. Aimed at sports photographers, the S series cards offer sustained read and write speeds of 168MB/s, considerably faster than the first generation of XQD cards.
SanDisk announced two new SSD drives today — the Extreme SSD aimed at consumers looking to upgrade, and the X100 aimed at ultrabook manufacturers.
Panasonic, Samsung, SanDisk, Sony, and Toshiba announced today that they're teaming up to launch the "Next Generation Secure Memory Initiative," which is a new step in the DRM (digital rights management) saga. It's designed to allow users to easily (and legally) use their HD content on "Android-based smartphones and tablets, TVs and Blu-ray products."