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samsung 840 evo msata

Big storage in a little space: Samsung's 840 EVO is the world's first 1TB mSATA SSD

The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD packs 1TB of storage into hardware a full inch thinner than traditional notebook drives.

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Storage hardware sales hit by lower government spending

NetApp was the big winner as other vendors suffered from revenue declines

Box fuels international expansion with $100 million in new funding

Telstra in Australia will start selling its service soon and a launch in Japan is planned for next year

Google (finally) lets you download your Gmail and Calendar data, here's how

This crucial feature was a long time coming, but now you can ditch the third-party backup tools and arcane workarounds.

Fibre Channel hits key landmark on the way to 32Gbps speeds

The specification for the next standard is finished, though products may not ship until 2016

Find the right drive to backup your data

Want a solid backup plan for the new year? You'll need to pick a good storage solution first.

Toshiba buys OCZ's belly-up SSD business: Where does that leave your warranty?

Mere days after OCZ declared bankruptcy, Toshiba's agreed to buy its assets for $35 million. But where does that leave your warranty?

Cyber Monday deals: 15 more decent PC buys from the seedy discount jungle

Black Friday may be gone, but the deals keep coming, particularly for PC users.

Flash startup Pure Storage fights EMC in trade-secrets battle

A legal war between EMC and flash startup Pure Storage has escalated to charges of patent infringement and illegally obtaining a storage array to mine it for intellectual property.

Symantec to shut down Backup Exec.cloud

The cloud-based backup and recovery service was introduced in February 2012.

WD Black

WD's Black2 SSD/HDD combo drive promises to solve the capacity-versus-speed storage conundrum

Laptop users can now have SSD speed and HDD capacity in a single 9mm package

DDR4 memory won't show up in PCs, tablets until 2015

Another memory vendor expects to ship DDR4 this year, but Intel and AMD don't expect to support the new memory boards with their processors until late 2014 or early 2015.

SkyDrive now auto-uploads photos from iOS devices

Although iOS users may want to store their photos within Apple's iCloud, Microsoft now gives them the option of autouploading them to SkyDrive.

Bitcasa's jacks unlimited storage plan pricing tenfold

Say goodbye to the days of Bitcasa's cheap, unlimited cloud storage—prices just jumped from $99 per year to $999 per year.