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Seagate preps for 30TB laser-assisted hard drives

Seagate Technology is boosting investments in laser-assisted hard disk drive technology that it projects will allow it to increase capacity five-fold.<p>…

Seagate Technology

MWC: SanDisk boosts Micro SD to 20 hours of HD video

SanDisk has boosted its highest capacity MicroSD card to 200GB of memory.

Microsoft Previews Windows Server 2016 Storage Quality of Service

Early Windows Server 2016 testers can now natively manage and monitor the storage performance of their virtual machines with a new feature called …

Virtualization

Nexenta Unveils Big Data Storage System for OpenStack

Nexenta, one of the few big data storage providers that specializes in direct-attached, software-defined storage, on May 18 launched NexentaEdge, a …

Software Defined Storage: Two Newcomers To Watch

Software defined storage still has some way to go before it is seen as mature enough for the traditionally ultra-conservative storage market.

Hadoop

HGST Claims Enterprise SSD Endurance Crown

SSDs are fast, but will they last? The Western Digital subsidiary announces its SAS SSDs will help keep flash-enabled storage systems going longer …

EMC

Backblaze pulls 3TB Seagate HDDs from service, details post-mortem failure rates - ExtremeTech

By on April 16, 2015 at 8:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For the past few years, online …

Massive 6TB SSD hitting the market in July - ExtremeTech

By on May 11, 2015 at 2:09 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ever since solid state drives hit the …

SSDs can lose data in as little as 7 days without power - ExtremeTech

By on May 11, 2015 at 3:40 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>SSDs have a number of advantages over …

Use Evernote's Web Clipper to Save Entire Gmail Threads

Chrome: Evernote's Web Clipper extension is great for saving anything you want from the web, and as Finer Things in Tech points out, it can also save …

Western Digital 'Green' hard drives now available in capacities up to 6TB

Look no further than a solid state drive for breakneck speed. If a large-capacity drive for storage is what you're after, however, traditional …

Western Digital

Western Digital makes a 48TB home NAS a reality

The amount of capacity your home network attached storage (NAS) device has comes down to two factors: the number of bays and the size of the hard …

Review: 4TB G-Drive By G-Technology

This perforated aluminium box offers capacity and speed<p>When a PC is out of storage space, there are several ways to fix the problem. People used to …

Forget the cloud, researchers are working on 1TB memory for smartphones

What if your smartphone shipped with 1TB of memory, which would be not only be able to store all the digital content you want to carry with you at …

The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

D o we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, <i>paying</i>. Just not with cold hard cash, but with our privacy — as digital business models rely on gathering and selling intel on their …

​Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies Cards Break Down Creative Blocks

We all encounter creative blocks from time to time. Writers suffer with writers' block, but people in all fields of work hit a wall every now and …

Samsung supplier 'used child labour' to meet high demand, report alleges

Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its Chinese suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand from the South Korean electronics giant.<p>Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it is looking into the allegation by China Labor Watch that a supplier, …

How to Prepare a Storage Device for Resale

If you want to sell a storage device, first back everything up on it with a flash drive, external drive or automated backup service. For Android or iOS, activate the Google Auto Backup service or Apple’s iCloud.<p>Next, wipe the device. No, not with a rag, but wipe out the data, completely. …

Google Buys Songza

Google has acquired music streaming service Songza after weeks of speculation around a potential buyout.<p>Songza uses information about the user and context to determine the best playlists for you at any given time, all of which are curated by music experts (DJs, Rolling Stone writers, etc.).<p>Very few …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Singapore Is Planning The World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

“The vast majority of photovoltaic installations in Singapore will obviously be on rooftops, but even those are limited,” says Thomas Reindl, deputy …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

Google Buried A Clever Jab At The NSA Inside Its New Encryption Tool

The big tech companies are fighting back against government spying— with legal challenges, advanced encryption, and software updates — and in the case of Google, that also includes a message buried within its source code aimed directly at the National Security Agency, according to PCWorld.<p>Inside …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Lexar High Capacity Storage Drives And Thunderbolt 2 Reader Hub

Lexar has expanded its Professional Workflow line to include 512GB and 256GB USB 3.0 storage drives, and the new Lexar Professional Workflow HR2, a …

OoberDocs Will Now Sync Your Incoming Email Attachments To Google Drive

OoberDocs, a neat little tool built and presented at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon, has expanded its feature set to include support for Google Drive. The service, which puts a copy of all incoming email attachments in your preferred cloud storage system, launched with initial support for …

Exclusive: Security enthusiasts may revive encryption tool after mystery shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A team of security experts may seek to restore and improve a popular computer encryption system after its developers mysteriously shut it down, claiming “unfixed security issues,” a leader of the effort told Reuters on Thursday.<p>A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet …

Out in the Open: The Tiny Box That Lets You Take Your Data Back From Google

The National Security Agency is scanning your email. Google and Facebook are hoarding your personal data. And online advertisers are selling your …

Outlook.com Bests Gmail’s Filters With A New Inbox Automation System

Microsoft’s Outlook.com announced a new method for users to create complex “rules” for how to handle email today — think of them as similar to IFTTT recipes for your inbox — along with a number of quality-of-life improvements.<p>Outlook.com has been a success for Microsoft. When Microsoft completed …

Report: Google is testing a complete redesign of Web-based Gmail

Detailed by Geek.com recently, the development team that works on Gmail is internally testing a simplified layout of the Web-based version. With more …

Security pros find deficit in enterprise security, says global study

SAN DIEGO, USA: Websense, Inc. released the first report of the Ponemon Institute survey, “Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective,” …