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  • News: Hitachi releases first enterprise-class 4TB hard drive

    Hitachi Global Storage Technologies today announced its first enterprise-class 4TB desktop hard drive, which offers one-third more capacity than its predecessor.

  • News: LSI launches Nytro application acceleration cards

    LSI announced three new PCIe-based NAND flash cards that are aimed at three market segments -- primary storage on an application server, all-in-one application caching and a RAID data protection product.

  • News: Samsung, NTT DoCoMo chip group abandon planned LTE chip joint venture

    NTT DoCoMo said Monday a planned joint venture with Samsung Electronics, Fujitsu, NEC and other Japanese companies to design and sell chips for high-speed mobile networks based on the LTE (Long Term Evolution) standard has been abandoned.

  • News: Do Insecure Open Source Components Threaten Your Apps?

    Open Source components are a boon to developers, allowing them to efficiently write code without reinventing the wheel. But since open source lacks the notification infrastructure of commercial software, organizations must maintain a running inventory of open source components and their dependencies in production applications or risk deploying apps with known vulnerabilities.

  • News: Qualcomm's quad-core chips to counter Intel's ultrabooks

    Qualcomm is preparing a quad-core version of its Snapdragon S4 chip for thin and light Windows 8 laptops, which the chip maker hopes will steal some thunder from Intel's second wave of ultrabooks due later this year.

  • News: Intel plans 'superchip' for high-performance computing

    Intel this week said it was investing in the development of a "superchip" for high-performance computing systems that the company hopes will raise its supercomputing profile.

  • News: PCIe SSD task force to tackle interoperability issues

    The Storage Networking Industry Association is forming a task force to tackle interoperability issues related to PCIe-based solid-state drives. So far, 50 industry representatives have agreed to participate.

  • News: Micron settles memory price-fixing lawsuit from Oracle

    Micron Technology has reached an agreement to settle a lawsuit filed by Oracle over an alleged conspiracy to increase DRAM prices, it said on Thursday.

  • News: New iPad Battery Life: Not as Good as iPad 2

    Apple has said that the third-generation iPad should equal the iPad 2 in battery life. However, PCWorld Labs battery-life tests show that, in a controlled environment, Apple's claims don't hold up: The new iPad lasted just 5 hours, 41 minutes, nearly 2 hours less than the iPad 2, which logged 7 hours, 37 minutes.

  • News: Druva, TeamDrive update data services

    Cloud file-sharing service provider Druva and backup company TeamDrive announced upgrades to their respective mobile data services that include either a combined repository for all data regardless of the device or security through encryption.

  • News: Box releases mobile app menu for iOS devices

    File sharing and collaboration service Box announced a new menu of third-party iOS applications that work on its service and can be more easily accessed with a single mouse click.

  • News: Is Google Drive Coming Soon?

    The press is once again abuzz with rumors of the mythical Google Drive (GDrive), which will reportedly launch in early April.

  • News: IT supply chain security weak at major US agencies, says GAO

    U.S. lawmakers called on three large U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Energy, to start monitoring their IT purchases for possible malware, counterfeits or other security flaws, after a watchdog agency pointed out potential vulnerabilities in their IT supply-chain procedures.

  • News: Retrospect's long and twisted road

    1984 was the beginning for both the Mac and Dantz Development, the vendor responsible for the backup program Retrospect. The Mac is obviously still with us, but it might surprise many Mac vets to know that Retrospect is, too. A new version of the software ( Macworld rated 3.5 out of 5 mice ) was recently released by a new company, Retrospect, Inc., that was started specifically to develop and market that software. The story of Apple’s ups and downs over the past couple of decades are well known, but Retrospect’s long and twisted tale is not.

  • News: Foxconn parent invests US$806 million in Japan Sharp, buys LCD plant share

    Hon Hai Precision Industry, the parent company of Foxconn Electronics and one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers, will acquire a stake of almost 10 percent in Japanese consumer electronics maker Sharp, and almost half of its LCD panel subsidiary Sharp Display Products, in a deal announced Tuesday.

  • News: HP seeks pretrial ruling in Itanium lawsuit against Oracle

    Hewlett-Packard filed Monday for a pretrial ruling that Oracle is contractually required to offer future versions of its software on the Itanium platform, claiming that an agreement between HP and Intel ensured that the Itanium was not an end-of-life processor as claimed by Oracle.

  • News: HP's server strategy focuses on SSDs, storage bottleneck

    In its upcoming ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array, HP uses solid-state drives and a caching algorithm it calls Dynamic Workload Acceleration to address I/O throughput issues.

  • News: Apple 'Must Fix' iPad Battery Issue, Study Warns

    Apple needs to immediately fix the new iPad’s battery charging algorithm, or it may have to replace batteries for all users, a study by DisplayMate Technologies warns. The new iPad's battery needs an extra hour of charge after it shows it is fully juiced in order to get the maximum life on a charge. But this could damage the longevity of the battery, Apple said, so what are users of the new iPad meant to do?

  • News: NatGeo Moves Media Archive to Public Cloud

    The National Geographic Society announced that it is moving its backup and archive of large unstructured multimedia files -- including video, photos and graphics -- to Nirvanix's Cloud Storage Network.

  • News: Asetek brings liquid cooling for faster laptops

    Asetek this week revived the promise of bringing liquid cooling to laptops, which the company is pitching as an alternative to noisy fans.

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