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Samsung launches Android-based media center HomeSync

Samsung Electronics introduces the Android-based HomeSync media center, which can be used to watch movies, play games, and also provide private and shared storage.

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Buffalo sets February launch date for 'world's fastest' external PC hard drive

Buffalo Technology has set the end of this month as the launch date for its DriveStation DDR external hard disk enclosure, which uses a 1GB DRAM cache to achieve what Buffalo says is the world's fastest transfer speed.

Ultimate Google toolbox: 20 tips, tricks, and hacks

With this arsenal of tips, tricks, and third-party tools, you can bend Google to your will and extract more from its services than ever before.

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SkyDrive now allows document editing without requiring login

Microsoft has modified its Office Web Apps to allow users to give access to others for editing or viewing on the fly, without requiring an account.

Box's new partner program could yield benefits to enterprise customers

Box Partner Network is designed to let Box increase and deepen its relationships with ISVs, developers, resellers and systems integrators

Intel shrinks its SSDs, aims for tablets, smartphones

Intel's new Solid-State Drive 525 packs performance identical to a standard 2.5-inch SSD into a device one eighth of the size, the company announced.

File-sharing site Mega fields 150 copyright infringement warnings

The file-sharing service Mega has fielded 150 copyright warnings since its recent launch as founder Kim Dotcom grows a risky new business while under indictment by U.S. prosecutors for running Megaupload.

Hitachi unveils first 10K rpm 1.2TB hard drive

Hitachi today announced the industrys highest-capacity 10,000rpm enterprise-class hard drive, the Ultrastar C10K1200.

Wanted: 40 trillion gigabytes of open storage, stat!

The world's storage needs are growing at an alarming rate, but are existing technologies ready to meet the challenge? Unfortunately, a sci-fi solution is not in the cards.

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Solid-state storage hits 2TB

Flash storage vendor STEC is super-sizing the kind of flash storage used in smartphones and portable music players, coming out on Monday with 2TB solid-state drives for servers.

Cloud storage grows, but backup is weak

More and more companies are turning to the cloud for storage, but failing to back up critical data--especially from mobile devices.

Western Digital acquires Arkeia to boost SMB storage offering

Western Digital has acquired data protection company Arkeia Software as it looks to address growing storage demands among small and medium-size companies.

Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

Kim Dotcom's bold new venture, the file-storage and sharing service Mega, is drawing criticism as security researchers analyze how the site protects users' data. In short, they advise: don't trust it.

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Mega: Hands-on with the encrypted cloud storage service

After the controversial shutdown of MegaUpload, Kim Dotcom has returned with the Mega storage service. Here's a look at its functions and shortfalls.

Fusion-io takes its flash cards for Web giants to smaller companies

Fusion-io has taken the flash storage cards it's been making for its biggest customers and turned them into products that almost any company can buy.