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Seagate crams a massive 5TB into a portable hard drive

You probably can't fit it in your pocket, but Seagate's 5TB portable hard drive won't weight down your backpack either.

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Seagate drops the world's largest tiny hard drive

Seagate pushes the 2.5-inch drive needle all the way to 5TB.

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These 5 SMART errors help you predict your hard drive's death

Want to know if your hard drive is about to fail? These SMART error reports can help.

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Seagate will cut 6,500 staff despite uptick in hard disk demand

Seagate Technology will cut about 6,500 jobs worldwide, or 14 percent of its workforce, it said Monday.

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Used hard drives on eBay, Craigslist are often still ripe with leftover data

Before you throw away that old hard drive, make sure you purge the memory clean. A new study has found that most users are accidentally giving up photos, social security numbers and financial data, by failing to properly delete the files on their recycled hard drives.

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Western Digital's 8TB hard drives mix helium with mammoth storage

Western Digital's bringing big-time storage to NAS boxes and external drives with new helium-filled 8TB hard drives.

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Marvell, Carnegie Mellon settle patent dispute over hard drive chips

Chip company Marvell Technology Group has settled with Carnegie Mellon University to end a long-standing patent dispute over chips used in hard disk drives.

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Seagate slapped with a class action lawsuit over hard drive failure rates

Seagate faces a lawsuit over allegedly high failure rates in 3 TB consumer hard drives.