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  • News: Big data vital for Large Hadron Collider project: CTO

    When you’re trying to learn more about the universe with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which generated 30 terabytes of data this year, using big data technology is vital for information analysis, says CTO Sverre Jarp.

  • News: LTO-6 tape with up to 6.25TB capacity ships

    Tandberg Data, Imation and Fujifilm have announced separately that they are shipping the new LTO-6 tape drive technology offering up to 1.4TB per hour throughput.

  • How-Tos: What's the best file system for an external drive?

    Cyberknight asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum if a new flash drive should be formatted in FAT32 or NTFS.

  • Buying Advice: Fractal Design Node 605 review: ultimate HTPC case?

    Overall we are in a bit of a quandary regarding the Fractal Design Node 605. It's a stylish chassis with a solid build. It does offer a lot of interior space, and a flexible lay-out. You can fit a full ATX motherboard, a full ATX power supply, and a fairly large graphics card. It makes it a great solution for an allround HTPC that can also handle a demanding video game. However, the question remains how useful it actually is to use ATX-sized components.

  • News: China prepares new processor for PCs, servers

    China will take the wraps off its latest 8-core Godson processor early next year to show its chip-making ability compared to Intel, Advanced Micro Devices and ARM.

  • News: Western Digital boosts Black hard drive capacity to 4TB

    Western Digital has had 4TB internal hard drives for a little while now, but the drives were suited for the enterprise. On Tuesday, WD announced that with its new 4TB Black drive, WD customers on the consumer level can now get a 4TB performance-based internal hard drive.

  • News: Imation launches first partner program for mobile security

    Storage and data security vendor, Imation, is launching its first mobile security partner program which is “fairly typical for the security space,” according to Asia-Pacific (APAC) general manager, Sven Radavics.

  • News: WD releases 4TB version of high-performance drive

    Western Digital today released a 4TB version of its highest performance desktop drive, the WD Black, a 3.5-inch, 7200rpm drive with 64MB of cache and SATA 6Gbps interface.

  • News: Sharp ends early retirement plan as volunteers abound

    Japan's Sharp, struggling with deep losses and searching for a financial savior, has cut short an early retirement program after being flooded with volunteers.

  • News: With Intel's Otellini phasing out, new CEO may bring fresh mobile focus

    Intel CEO Paul Otellini is getting ready to leave the company, and analysts say this could be a positive change for the world's largest chip maker.

  • News: Candidates emerge to succeed Intel CEO Otellini

    Three top executives promoted Monday at Intel are among the leading candidates under consideration to replace Paul Otellini as the company's CEO, according to sources familiar with the chip makers' plans.

  • Opinion: Why can't 32-bit Windows access 4GB of RAM?

    32-bit processors and operating systems, in theory, can access up to 4GB of memory. So how come Qasim Zaib's PC, with 4GB installed, only sees 3GB?

  • News: How to pick the best desktop display for Windows 8

    Windows 8 doesn't require a touch-sensitive display, but once you begin using a monitor that supports all those groovy new touch gestures, you'll find that the OS offers a completely different (and more engaging) experience.

  • News: How to maximize battery life when you travel

    Admit it: Your carry-on bag is stuffed with digital gear that you can’t bear to leave at home. Your iPhone, iPad, or MacBook will keep you entertained while en route, and it’ll make a great navigation, research, and photo tool when you reach your destination. But keeping these devices charged when you’re constantly on the go or stuck in the air can be a challenge. Luckily, you can do a few things to extend battery life and conserve power.

  • News: STORE: Data storage holiday gift ideas

    If you're gadget fans like we are, all of this digital content creation leads us to need more places to store the stuff we're making.

  • News: China's Baidu to bring free cloud storage to devices built with Qualcomm chips

    China's largest search engine Baidu said on Monday the company would provide 30GB of free cloud storage to Android devices built with certain Qualcomm chips, in what's the latest move by the company to carve out a presence in the country's mobile services sector.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks in doldrums

    Though U.S. political leaders managed to spark some good news for the economy Friday, technology stocks are down for the week, showing a continued lack of confidence in the sector.

  • News: Microsoft adds selective sync to SkyDrive cloud storage

    Microsoft updated its SkyDrive app for PC desktops that lets you pick specific folders to sync with your computer instead of downloading all your SkyDrive files at once.

  • News: The top 5 issues with the top 5 cloud storage services

    A new survey by technical support website FixYa indicates that users of the top five cloud storage services are most concerned about capacity, security and missing files.

  • News: How to make your own Fusion Drive

    A Fusion Drive gives you the best of two worlds: the high storage capacity of a traditional platter-based hard drive, and the speed boost of a solid-state drive, without you having to manually manage files. Apple offers the Fusion Drive as build-to-order options for the $799 Mac mini and the upcoming iMac, but if you are willing, able, and have the parts, you can make your own Fusion Drive.



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