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Here's some exciting news for all you data storage enthusiasts and academics out there: researchers in France have found a way to double the storage capacity of magnetic disk drives by constructing \"3D towers\" of information. The team from SPINTEC created these pillars out of bit-patterned media -

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We're firmly of the belief that SSDs are our future and Samsung would seem to agree. The Korean electronics giant has just announced that it's selling its hard disk drive-manufacturing arm to Seagate Technology for a neat $1.375 billion in equal measures of cash and stocks. As a result, Samsung Ele

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It's all well and good to cut corners when you're ridding durable, miniature electronics of their brittle plastic clamshells -- but this time, Amazon's \"Frustration-Free Packaging\" initiative has gone too far. The company's shipping computer hard drives in the stuff. According to dozens of irate cu

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