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Lucas Mearian covers consumer data storage, consumerization of IT, mobile device management, renewable energy, telematics/car tech and entertainment tech for Computerworld.

Sharp Stock Market Drop Likely Human, Computer Error

Human error combined with market volatility due to high-speed trades and automatic sale orders appears to have caused a precipitous drop in the Dow today.

Iomega Releases Lower-cost Storage Array for SMBs

EMC's Iomega Corp. today unveiled a rack-mountable storage array, the StorCenter ix12-300r, aimed at small to mid-sized businesses with a starting price of...

Imation Debuts Line of Secure Removable Storage Devices

Imation announced a flurry of new removable storage products from hard drives and flash drives to encrypted optical media.

Why Aren't SSDs Getting Cheaper?

Solid-state drives have been among the hottest hardware products for more than two years, with a good deal of uptake within the consumer PC, notebook, and netbook markets.

Blu-ray Disc to Hit 128GB

The Blu-ray Disc Association announced two new formats for the high-definition media platter, one of which is a commercial version with 128GB capacity.


Western Digital Releases Its Fastest VelociRaptor Hard Drive

Western Digital announced today that it is shipping its fastest-ever VelociRaptor hard-disk drive, which uses a 6Gbit/sec. serial ATA interface and comes in 45GB...