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Malware infects US power facilities through USB drives

Two U.S. power companies reported infections of malware during the past three months, with the bad software apparently brought in through tainted USB drives, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT).

Lenovo and EMC partner on storage for SMBs

The new LenovoEMC joint venture targets the storage needs of small and medium businesses.

Kingston's 1TB thumb drive packs massive storage capacity in tiny package

The USB 3.0 flash drive is not yet shipping, but you can get it in a 512GB model, which costs a whopping $1750

Seagate launches Wireless Plus and Central networked drives

Seagate launches Wireless Plus and Central networked drives.

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LaCie's new storage trio, all designed for heavy content users

LaCie announces new storage for consumers, small businesses, and content pros.

Speedy 8Gbit, 16Gbit SATA Express systems coming this year

The new SATA Express specification will define new device connectors and motherboard connectors that will support both PCIe drives and existing SATA devices, offering a low-cost solution to fully utilize the performance of SSDs and hybrid drives

Imation buys solid-state storage vendor Nexsan

Imation, a storage and data security company, has acquired Nexsan, a vendor of disk-based storage systems, in a deal worth about US$120 million, the company announced.

Marvell ordered to pay $1.17 billion in patent case

A jury in Pennsylvania has ordered chip maker Marvell Technology to pay $1.17 billion for patent infringement in one of the largest awards of its kind.

Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

Unlike Google Drive, which lacks Linux software, Canonical's cloud storage service is now fully cross-platform.

SSD prices continue to plunge

Solid-state drive pricing has dropped about 30% this year, reaching what researchers call the magic price point of $1-per-gigabyte of capacity, according to information from IHS iSupply and Dynamite Data

This 85-pound IBM hard drive from 1989 will make you love modern tech even more

EEVblog tears down an 85-pound, 1GB IBM 3390 hard drive from 1989. Don't ever complain about your 16GB iPad again.

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Get a free 25GB Box account when you sign up for Hojoki

And what the heck is Hojoki? A cloud-app aggregator with some interesting team-centric features.

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Google buys BufferBox, a parcel storage service for shoppers

Google has bought some more storage, but not the digital kind. The company has acquired BufferBox, a Canadian startup that offers temporary storage lockers where people can receive online purchases when they're not at home.