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PCWorld's December Digital Edition: M.2 SSD Roundup

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF Replica Edition.

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Microsoft reneges on unlimited cloud storage for some business users

Microsoft reneged on its promise of unlimited OneDrive for Business storage for all organizations, announcing Wednesday that only premium Office 365 subscribers will get access to limitless cloud storage.

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Microsoft launches new OneDrive for Business sync client, developer kit

OneDrive for Business entered the next stage of its evolution as a product on Wednesday when Microsoft launched a series of updates that are aimed at improving its cloud storage and productivity service for businesses and other large organizations.

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VisionTek's new Pocket SSD delivers PC-sized storage in a flash drive-sized package

VisionTek's new USB 3.0 Pocket SSD slips into your pocket, but it's faster than the hard drive in your PC—and just as spacious.

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Salesforce and Box join forces to put files where employees need them

Box and Salesforce announced a new partnership Wednesday aimed at helping their joint customers get work done more efficiently by bringing documents from their cloud storage and content management solution into Salesforce.

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Notebook hard drives are dead: How SSDs will dominate mobile PC storage by 2018

Trends in SSD pricing and laptop sales could kill the mobile hard drive in three years. But don't write off traditional drives entirely just yet.

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HGST’s helium-filled Ultrastar He10 is the first 10TB hard drive for common storage

HGST's 10 TB helium hard drive is the first that's ready for routine recording.

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Plummeting SSD prices are quickly closing in on traditional hard drives

With solid state prices plummeting, a 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD should cost about the same next year.

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HPE's Synergy is a new type of 'composable' infrastructure

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has developed a new type of "composable' hardware that it claims will cut data center costs and slash the time it takes to spin up new applications.

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Intel's crazy fast Optane memory and storage will hit enthusiast PCs first

Enthusiast desktops will be the first to get Intel's new class of Optane products, which could bring much faster SSDs and memory to PCs.

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OneDrive dumps unlimited storage, slashes free storage amount by two-thirds

It was nice while it lasted, but Microsoft is dropping the unlimited storage limit for Office 365 subscribers to 1TB.

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Storage giants get bigger, but prices will stay small as Western Digital buys SanDisk

Western Digital's planned US$19 billion acquisition of SanDisk won't impede the competition that has made storage a good deal for buyers.

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Europe fines optical drive cartel $132 million for colluding against Dell and HP

Buyers of Dell and Hewlett-Packard PCs may have paid over the odds for their optical drives between 2004 and 2008 as a result of a cartel arrangement between eight component manufacturers

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Storage shake-up: Western Digital is buying Sandisk for $19 billion

Hard disk drive specialist Western Digital has agreed to buy flash memory vendor Sandisk for $19 billion.

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Dell will buy EMC for $67 billion in record tech takeover

Dell has agreed to acquire EMC in a cash-and-shares deal valuing the company at $67 billion, the companies announced Monday.