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The surprise power hog for mobile storage: software

Most of the power consumed by phone and tablet storage is from software, according to a UCSD-Microsoft paper

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Microsoft makes OneDrive transition official, gives away free storage

Microsoft rolls out the OneDrive brand across all its platforms—and essentially raises the minimum SOneDrive account size to 10 gigabytes.

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Fibre Channel will come with 32-Gigabit, 128-Gigabit speeds in 2016

The Fibre Channel Industry Association announced the SAN technology's Gen 6 standard

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Box to enlist CIOs as it targets vertical industries

The first one to come on board is Manjit Singh, former CIO at Chiquita Brands and the Las Vegas Sands Corp.

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HP starts charging for server firmware updates

Hewlett-Packard says its firware updates for servers are valuable intellectual property, and soon the company will charge for access.

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Storage and servers will help boost IT spending, says IDC

There's significant pent-up demand in the U.S. and Europe for infrastructure upgrades, capacity and bandwidth investments, according to IDC

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Facebook uses 10,000 Blu-ray discs to store 'cold' data

Who says optical discs are dead?

Evernote upgrades make sync four times faster

Evernote has completed upgrades to its servers, making synchronization four times faster for users -- with more improvements to come.

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Microsoft renames SkyDrive to OneDrive

SkyDrive's getting a new name after Microsoft lost a costly trademark battle.

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Your backup drive needs a backup plan: Three ways to safeguard the data

Files on your backup drive may be as vulnerable as those on your PC, unless you take some important precautions.

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OCZ lives, debuting new SSDs with Toshiba's backing

OCZ has begun life as a Toshiba storage subsidiary, with a new 480GB SSD.

Bugs & Fixes: Dropbox improves performance and setup

The latest release includes faster syncing and new installers for Windows and Mac OS X.

It's official: Toshiba owns OCZ's SSD business

The Silicon Valley SSD maker is now part of Toshiba but will continue to operate independently