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Chinese approval clears the way for Dell's huge EMC buy

Dell’s massive acquisition of EMC reportedly has passed legal muster in China, clearing what is expected to be its last hurdle.

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Intel will provide early access to fast Optane SSDs via the cloud

Intel isn't yet shipping its Optane SSDs, but they soon will be available for testing over the cloud.

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Software-defined storage hits the bargain rack

On Monday, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise extended two of its storage product lines into more affordable territory, in one case adopting an ARM processor to help cut the cost of a system.

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Behold the blazing-fast future of storage: 60TB SSDs, 3D chips, and more

The annual Flash Media Summit gives PC enthusiasts a glimpse into the future of storage.

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Samsung's massive 32TB SSD includes cutting-edge 3D chip technology

SSDs are being sized up at a dizzying pace, and Samsung is intensifying the race with its highest-capacity 32TB SSD.

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Lenovo crams 48TB of SSD storage onto a single board

Lenovo is developing an SSD storage board with a monstrous 48TB capacity, and the company plans to release it by the middle of next year.

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Seagate built a whopping 60TB SSD that it aims to ship next year

Nobody expected this: Seagate has announced a monster 60TB solid-state drive -- the highest capacity SSD to date -- that could ship next year.

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Intel paves way for 3D XPoint SSDs and memory to work on AMD PCs

Intel's lightning-fast Optane SSDs and memory won't be limited to PCs featuring the company's own chips, but could work with PCs based on AMD processors as well.

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Micron aims to cram more storage into smartphones with stacked 3D NAND flash

Micron announced its first 3D NAND chip for mobile devices with the goal of cramming more storage into handsets, and maybe reducing reliance on SD card slots.

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Lightning-fast 3D Xpoint SSDs won't just come from Intel

Intel won't be the only company selling super fast SSDs based on the new 3D Xpoint storage and memory technology; other storage companies will also offer them with technology provided by Micron.

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Toshiba raises SSD storage capacity to 7.68TB

Toshiba's been lagging in the race to raise storage capacity in solid-state drives, but has taken a step forward with its new 7.68TB ZD6000 SSD.

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HPE's cloud chief is leaving the company

The head of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s cloud team is leaving the company in a reorg that will also see the creation of a new cloud division.

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July's powerful new PC hardware: Pushing new limits in graphics, storage, and more

July's new PC hardware is more quality than quantity, with graphics cards, storage drives, and laptops cranking things to 11.

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Samsung’s gargantuan 15TB SSD can be yours—for $10,000

Samsung began shipping its 15TB SSD in March to equipment makers, but the drive recently began showing up on retail sites with a price tag of about $10,000.

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WD preparing to ship flash chips with a whopping half a terabit of capacity

Western Digital is now manufacturing 3D-stacked NAND flash chips that have 64 layers, 16 stories higher than its previous 48-layer technology -- meaning its 33% more dense.