Data storage

05.25.12
Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape
05.25.12

Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape

Remember the Cray XK6 at the University of Illinois that drives the National Science Foundation's...

View
03.20.12
Western Digital unveils new My Passport portable hard drives, upgrades visa to 2TB
03.20.12

Western Digital unveils new My Passport portable hard drives, upgrades visa to 2TB

Sure, six terabytes of storage might seem like hot stuff, but Western Digital's stackable MyBook T...

View
02.26.12
Facebook's Open Compute takes on data storage, designs a better home for your photos
02.26.12

Facebook's Open Compute takes on data storage, designs a better home for your photos

Facebook wasn't kidding when it said it wanted to build better backends for the digital world -- af...

View
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...

View
09.07.11
Google Takeout comes to Voice, get your SMS and voicemail to go (video)
09.07.11

Google Takeout comes to Voice, get your SMS and voicemail to go (video)

Those militant leftists at the Data Liberation Front are at it again, bringing their tool for fom...

View
07.01.11
Google Takeout promises radical left wing-themed data extraction for Circles, more (video)
07.01.11

Google Takeout promises radical left wing-themed data extraction for Circles, more (video)

A team of khaki-clad Google engineers, calling itself the Data Liberation Front, has taken up the...

View
09.09.10
Carry more iPad data with you, using HyperDrive
09.09.10

Carry more iPad data with you, using HyperDrive

No matter what size iPad or other portable device you get, many times it seems that you're going to...

View
08.28.10
Researchers set new record for ferroelectric data storage
08.28.10

Researchers set new record for ferroelectric data storage

Ferroelectric isn't just a ridiculously fun word to say, it might just also be the future of comput...

View
02.11.10
HP opens wind-cooled, rain-collecting data center
02.11.10

HP opens wind-cooled, rain-collecting data center

You know, as much as we love our complex high-minded gadgets, we've always had a soft spot for simp...

View