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  • News: CloudSigma goes all SSD in its cloud

    In what one analyst calls a harbinger of future advancements by cloud providers, European infrastructure as a service (IaaS) company CloudSigma has announced that its cloud storage will run completely on solid state drives (SSD).

  • News: Project stores 3D images of world historic sites in limestone mine

    The nonprofit organization CyArk creates 3D digital images of the world's historic sites, but stores them on disk drives dropped each week into a bank security box. As the data is expected to grow to two petabytes over the next five years, the group chose a new archival strategy that includes stashing tape drives in a limestone mine storage facility owned by Iron Mountain.

  • News: Cloudian upgrades storage software with management, encryption features

    Cloudian has upgraded its storage platform with improved reliability and security, as well as better integration with Amazon's Simple Storage Service.

  • News: New Hybrid Memory Cube spec to boost DRAM bandwidth by 15X

    The three largest memory makers announced the final specifications for three-dimensional DRAM, which is aimed at increasing performance for networking and high performance computing markets.

  • News: Trade groups look for uses for recycled CRT glass

    An electronics and a recycling trade group are looking for ways to reuse recycled cathode ray tube (CRT) glass from computer monitors and television sets, with a US$10,000 prize for the best proposal.

  • News: In honor of World Backup Day: How to protect your data

    Happy World Backup Day, an occasion dedicated to encouraging you to make sure all your digital data is kept safe and secure. If you've procrastinated on implementing a backup strategy for your PC, why not mark the occasion by making backup copies of all your documents, digital photos, music, videos, and other invaluable files? We'll help you get started.

  • News: As Exynos 5 Octa heads to production, less power-hungry smartphone chips could be in Samsung's game plan

    Samsung' 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor, which goes into mass production starting Monday, has drawn criticism for power consumption that may be excessive for smartphones, leading to speculation that the next chip Samsung creates for its phones may have fewer cores and a more energy-efficient architecture.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: As markets rise, guarded optimism for IT

    Though IT trailed other sectors as market indices rose to milestone highs this quarter, some bright spots in earnings and market research reports this week indicate continuing confidence that things will go better for tech this year than in 2012.

  • News: Look but don't touch: displays defy distraction at New York Auto Show

    Step into one of the glitzy cars at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, and you may be tempted to reach out and poke at the dashboard touchscreen to see what it can do. The answer, in many cases, may come as a surprise: absolutely nothing.

  • News: Dell consolidates, plans unified software and all-flash arrays

    In the midst of going private, Dell executives said today they've already consolidated their three storage product divisions into one, they are working on merging their system management interfaces, and they have a number of new products coming out over the next year.

  • News: Peering into the sci-fi future of PC displays

    Moore's law may keep us supplied with octa-core smartphone processors and PCs packed with millions of transistors, but not all areas of technology keep the pedal to the proverbial metal as enthusiastically as the chip technology. Specifically, desktop displays--the portals through which we glimpse the output of those hulking CPUs--are stuck in neutral while the technology in the rest of your PC tears ahead at breakneck speed.

  • News: Intel debuts Haswell-related tools at 2013 Game Developers conference

    Intel CPUs have long been popular with PC gamers, but their enthusiasm for the platform has had little to do with the processors' relatively weak integrated-graphics cores. Intel hopes to change that perception with its fourth-generation Core family, code-named Haswell.

  • News: Outsourcing to increase, but so might insourcing: SolarWinds

    The view on insourcing and outsourcing is a mixed one, a SolarWinds study has found.

  • News: AMD provides a sneak peek at its Radeon HD 7990

    AMD took the wraps off a new high-end reference-design videocard at the end of the company's GDC press briefing Tuesday night: The dual-GPU Radeon 7990.

  • News: What's the best way to charge your mobile devices?

    You're packing for a trip. You've already crammed the chargers for your smartphone and laptop into your bag, but your tablet charger is MIA and you're debating whether to bring along a spare charger for your laptop--just in case.

  • News: Silver Peak announces virtual appliance for offsite replication

    Silver Peak Systems announced a new virtual application designed to dramatically speed up data duplication for disaster recovery without the purchase of additional hardware.

  • News: Foxconn's Hon Hai still working with Sharp on investment deal

    Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. said it was still committed to buying a stake in Japanese display maker Sharp, and expects an investment could be completed within three months if a price can be agreed on.

  • News: Turn kicks into light with the Soccket

    Free energy is a fun idea to ponder. While Uncharted Play's Soccket (funding through March 28), an energy producing soccer ball, may not produce literally free energy, it still rings delightfully similar to that hypothetical idea.

  • News: Nvidia launches a 'sweet spot' GPU of its own

    Nvidia today fired the next salvo in the GPU arms race: The GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost. Nvidia and arch-rival AMD have decided that 30 frames per second at 1080p resolution is the gaming sweet spot, and so the GPU designers have set about beating each other over the head to build the best chips for delivering that performance at a $150 price point.

  • News: Renesas hopes to put powerful ARM processor in cars

    Renesas Electronics' latest system-on-a-chip has eight ARM processing cores to help next-generation, in-car infotainment systems handle multiple streams of 1080p video and augmented reality apps.



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