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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.

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Intel experiments with 3D Xpoint as it ships out SSDs to testers

Intel's groundbreaking 3D Xpoint technology is poised to shake up computer memory and storage with its blazing fast speed and high capacity, but the chipmaker is still trying to figure out the best fits for the technology.

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Atomic-scale memory can store 500 times more than today’s best hard drive

Scientists at Delft University in the Netherlands have developed an atomic-scale “hard drive” that can store the entire U.S. Library of Congress on a 0.1mm wide cube.

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Seagate's 10TB Barracuda Pro is the world's largest consumer hard drive

Seagate brings back the Barracuda Pro with 10TB of storage and 7,200rpm speed.

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Microsoft starts downsizing free OneDrive accounts from 15GB to 5GB of storage

OneDrive users have begun receiving notifications from Microsoft that their storage allotments have already, or will soon be, reduced to 5GB.

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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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Samsung announces the largest SATA SSD: 4TB 850 EVO

Samsung's 4TB 850 EVO offers consumers a viable alternative to hard drives for bulk storage.

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Samsung's blazing-fast UFS storage could replace micro-SD cards one day

Samsung has announced super-fast removable data storage cards that could one day replace the slower micro-SD cards in devices.

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Amazon's Elastic File System is now open for business

Following an extended preview period, Amazon's Elastic File System is now generally available in three geographical regions, with more on the way.

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With Android apps inbound, Google preps a storage manager for Chrome OS

The current methods for managing local storage on a Chromebook suck. Google is fixing that.

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Seagate targets storage for drones and robots

Seagate is targeting drones and robots as it looks to add its storage technologies to new devices.

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WD's new external drive is the first self-contained, fully portable Plex media server

WD's My Passport Wireless Pro external drive is the first self-contained, fully portable Plex media server.

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This external Seagate drive can add 8TB of storage to Raspberry Pi and Chromebooks

Seagate's packing an 8TB hard drive in its new external Backup Plus Hub, which can be hooked up to a Raspberry Pi 3 or Chromebooks for expanded storage.

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Pure Storage offers a novel way to upgrade flash arrays

Pure Storage already lets enterprises buy new controllers for their flash arrays by subscription. Now it’s offering a way to trade in old flash media when new and improved versions come out.

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How Intel plans to change servers as it breaks away from PCs

From PCs to servers, Intel is trying to redesign the way computers operate. We've already seen how PCs are changing, with 2-in-1 hybrids and tiny Compute Sticks, but some of the chip maker's groundbreaking technologies will initially appear in servers.