Don't-Miss Storage Stories

Kim Dotcom's 'Mega' storage service dumps its beta tag, picks up some new features

Megaupload may be dead and gone, but Mega—the file storage and sharing service that rose from Megaupload's ashes—is going strong.

Legal ruling

EMC sues startup for stealing trade secrets through staff hires

EMC has sued Pure Storage for allegedly colluding with some of the storage giant's former employees to misappropriate and bring to the startup confidential EMC information and trade secrets, including lists and notes on current and potential customers.

EMC's Syncplicity service tightens controls on shared files

Data can be made unavailable even when it's stored offline, EMC says.

Western Digital's HGST fills hard drives with helium to inflate storage capabilities

Hermetically sealed helium helps hard drives run cooler, sip less power, and fit more storage into the same space.

Cloud-based app suite takes aim at e-discovery speed and cost

A company that helps enterprises through e-discovery will give customers new tools to streamline the process and cut costs.

Storage 101: Secure, Accessible Options at Home and in the Cloud

A breakdown of storage types and how to make them work for you.