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Google invests $608 million in Finnish data center

Google is investing $608 million into its Finnish data center in a bid to meet mobile video demand.

Beamforming

All about beamforming, the faster Wi-Fi you didn't know you needed

It focuses the signal for faster transmission, and it's built into many of the latest 802.11ac routers.

Work From Anywhere Like a Pro

Here are the four things you need to focus on to turn anywhere you go into a productive work environment.

BitTorrent Sync hits 1 million users as it aims to decentralize cloud services

The company also announced some new features: faster sync and an updated iOS app.

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Western Digital's HGST fills hard drives with helium to inflate storage capabilities

Hermetically sealed helium helps hard drives run cooler, sip less power, and fit more storage into the same space.

Transporter Sync with hard drive

Transporter network storage device cuts cost with bring-your-own-drive option

The new Transporter Sync provides all the features of the original, but you bring your own hard drive.

Storage 101: Secure, Accessible Options at Home and in the Cloud

A breakdown of storage types and how to make them work for you.

Puppet users to get visual cues for troubleshooting systems

Puppet has added some visual pizzazz to its namesake open source IT automation software, providing a graphic event inspector for administrators to see at a glance where trouble spots in their systems reside.

Building blocks are snapping together virtually to handle big storage

Easy expansion, lower costs and cloud-like internal services are common themes in storage today, and startup Coho Data is playing all three with a "micro-array" architecture that it's introducing on Tuesday.

Backup starts to scale out along with storage, data growth

Backup and recovery is starting to get some of the same capabilities as primary storage systems to handle the rising floods of data with less management overhead.

Google cozies up to Apple developers with cloud platform

For Apple developers that want an easy way to add cloud storage or device-to-device push notifications to their apps, Google has announced Mobile Backend Starter for iOS.

Western Digital's 'My Cloud' drive transforms your PC into a personal Dropbox

WD has done connected hard drives before, but My Cloud is all about simplicity.

IBM acquiring LTE analyzer Now Factory

Launched in 2007, Now Factory sells to telecommunications providers that are building LTE (Long Term Evolution) networks.