Who invented the flash drive&when?

Answer A Toshiba developer, Dr. Fujio Masuoka, invented the flash drive in 1984. Early versions of the flash drive ran on a NOR memory base. Current versions run on a NAND memory base.Source:USB Pen Drives

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Who invented the USB flash drive?

The inventor of the universal serial bus (USB) flash drive is long disputed. Both IBM and Netac Technology released versions under different names in 2000. IBM claims their manufacturer, M-Systems,... Read More »

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Who invented the flash drive in 1998?

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