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Western Digital releases its first 1.5TB mobile drive

HGST has announced its highest capacity 9.5mm-high mobile drive, a 1.5TB, three-platter model that is being targeted at the "prosumer" market.

Google Play Books puts sideloaded ebooks in the cloud

Google now lets you upload your own PDFs and ePub-formatted ebooks into your Play Books library. Once there, you can sync them across the Web as well as Android and iOS devices.

on techhive.com

Megaupload can appeal evidence ruling in New Zealand Supreme Court

New Zealand's Supreme Court on Thursday granted Megaupload leave to appeal a ruling that denied it access to evidence the U.S. government holds.

Google dumps data silos, announces a unified storage pool for Gmail and Drive

Chafe at those Gmail storage limits no more: Now, all your Google Drive space is your Gmail and Google+ Photo storage space, too.

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Western Digital ships hybrid drive sporting SanDisk memory

Western Digital has released more information on its first hybrid solid-state drive, revealing that it worked with SanDisk to create the 500GB drive.

Amazon launches iOS photo app for Cloud Drive

Got photos? You'll be happy to know you can use your iPhone to safely store them on Amazon Cloud Drive thanks to the company's new—and free—iOS app.

on macworld.com

Fusion-io CEO resigns, is replaced by former HP executive Robison

Fusion-io President and CEO David Flynn has resigned and will be replaced by Shane Robison, the former CTO of Hewlett-Packard.

Isilon OneFS software to expand scope of EMC's scale-out NAS

EMC will continue extending its Isilon OneFS network-attached storage operating system to new use cases later this year, adding deduplication, compliance auditing and object storage features.

EMC's Syncplicity to gain hybrid-cloud storage capability

Only a year after acquiring Syncplicity, EMC is getting ready to make the company's enterprise file management system work with hybrid clouds.

Seagate unleashes first consumer SSD

Seagate Technology today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory devices, taking the wraps off its first consumer SSD and its next generation of enterprise models.

Verizon Announces New Cloud Service for Android Mobile Devices

New cloud storage option from Verizon may give the provider an edge.

5 disk backup tips to help avoid future missteps

Ask the right questions upfront to avoid the consequences of buying an undersize system that quickly exceeds capacity.

EMC's storage business keeps growing while net profit shrinks slightly

EMC reported first-quarter revenue rose 6 percent to $5.39 billion, while net income fell about 1 percent year-over year to $580 million as costs rose.