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Flash memory's density surpasses hard drives for first time

The production of 3D or stacked NAND flash in recent years has led to non-volatile memory exceeding the areal density of HDDs. This means that flash memory products with higher capacity can be built using the same surface area.

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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.

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Today's your last day to claim your free 15GB of OneDrive storage

Act today, or your free OneDrive account will get cut from 15GB of storage to a paltry 5GB.

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Backblaze will send you a hard drive with your backup data for free, if you return it after

Backblaze has long offered a pricey option for its online backup subscribers to restore their data via physical drives. But now it's free—if you send the drive back.

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The world's first 13TB SSD is here

The 13TB SSD has more than two times the storage of the world's highest-capacity SSD, also from Fixstars.

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Seagate reveals a gargantuan 8TB hard drive for NAS boxes and desktop PCs

Seagate's 8 TB NAS HDD is the largest non-archival drive yet for consumers and small offices.

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New flash drives pack faster speeds, higher capacity with USB 3.1 support

It'll take less time to transfer files from a PC with faster USB 3.1 thumb drives announced at CES, which also have more storage capacity.

This liquid cooling rig keeps crazy-fast Intel SSDs from getting too hot

SSDs are getting ridiculously fast—and rather toasty.

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DeepSpar's RapidSpar is a pro tool to recover SSDs, HDDs with data loss

DeepSpar's tool combines the cloud and local diagnostics to recover data.

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Samsung's latest portable SSD banks on USB-C connections

The pocket-size T3 isn't just for PCs.

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How Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s words were freed from old floppy disks

When Gene Roddenberry's computer died, it took the only method of accessing some 200 floppy disks of his unpublished work. Here's how this tech mystery was solved.

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Plextor's M8Pe SSD is loaded with the latest storage tech to satisfy your need for speed

The M7e SSD died an unfortunate death before it could even see the light of day. Now Plextor is back with the M8Pe .

SolidFire deal gives NetApp the season's hottest gifts: flash and cloud

NetApp wants to be at the intersection of two hot trends in a rapidly changing storage industry with its planned US$870 million acquisition of startup SolidFire.