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04.16.12
WD's 1TB VelociRaptor HDD gets reviewed: substantial gains, moderate price
04.16.12

WD's 1TB VelociRaptor HDD gets reviewed: substantial gains, moderate price

Western Digital has expanded its line of desktop-grade VelociRaptors to include a 1TB model that's...

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02.09.12
That's hot: Heat-based recording could boost magnetic drive speed, performance
02.09.12

That's hot: Heat-based recording could boost magnetic drive speed, performance

Magnetic fields are pretty nifty for levitating stuff, carving sponge-like thingamajigs and, of cou...

By J. Hidalgo,   02.09.12
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12.20.11
Seagate shores up its hard drive business, finalizes Samsung purchase
12.20.11

Seagate shores up its hard drive business, finalizes Samsung purchase

It's taken the pair a fair few months to hammer down the details, but it's finally official: Seag...

By M. Smith,   12.20.11
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06.09.11
The under-appreciated hard drive gets torn apart and explained (video)
06.09.11

The under-appreciated hard drive gets torn apart and explained (video)

We don't know about you, but we generally don't give much thought to our hard drives or how they...

By T. O'Brien,   06.09.11
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04.22.11
'3D Towers' double disk storage capacity, don't require glasses
04.22.11

'3D Towers' double disk storage capacity, don't require glasses

Here's some exciting news for all you data storage enthusiasts and academics out there: researcher...

By A. Toor,   04.22.11
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04.19.11
Samsung sells HDD division to Seagate for $1.375 billion
04.19.11

Samsung sells HDD division to Seagate for $1.375 billion

We're firmly of the belief that SSDs are our future and Samsung would seem to agree. The Korean ele...

By Vlad Savov,   04.19.11
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03.15.11
Mini disks with slanted edges could save your data, not the music industry
03.15.11

Mini disks with slanted edges could save your data, not the music industry

No, not those MiniDiscs. The ones we're talking about, created by researchers at the Helmholtz-Zent...

By T. Stevens,   03.15.11
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12.27.10
IBM makes racetrack memory breakthrough, which could come in handy someday
12.27.10

IBM makes racetrack memory breakthrough, which could come in handy someday

If you can't tell your DRAM from your STT-MRAM, you'll need to bear with us for a sec: IBM's figured...

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08.18.10
Toshiba demonstrates successful BPR HDD, is 2.5Tb per inch a platter's last stand?
08.18.10

Toshiba demonstrates successful BPR HDD, is 2.5Tb per inch a platter's last stand?

We'll be honest: we thought SSDs would suck down most of platter-based storage's milkshake by now --...

By T. Stevens,   08.18.10
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