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HP starts charging for server firmware updates

Hewlett-Packard says its firware updates for servers are valuable intellectual property, and soon the company will charge for access.

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Storage and servers will help boost IT spending, says IDC

There's significant pent-up demand in the U.S. and Europe for infrastructure upgrades, capacity and bandwidth investments, according to IDC

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Facebook uses 10,000 Blu-ray discs to store 'cold' data

Who says optical discs are dead?

Evernote upgrades make sync four times faster

Evernote has completed upgrades to its servers, making synchronization four times faster for users -- with more improvements to come.

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Microsoft renames SkyDrive to OneDrive

SkyDrive's getting a new name after Microsoft lost a costly trademark battle.

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Your backup drive needs a backup plan: Three ways to safeguard the data

Files on your backup drive may be as vulnerable as those on your PC, unless you take some important precautions.

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OCZ lives, debuting new SSDs with Toshiba's backing

OCZ has begun life as a Toshiba storage subsidiary, with a new 480GB SSD.

Bugs & Fixes: Dropbox improves performance and setup

The latest release includes faster syncing and new installers for Windows and Mac OS X.

It's official: Toshiba owns OCZ's SSD business

The Silicon Valley SSD maker is now part of Toshiba but will continue to operate independently

Three-year, 27,000 drive study reveals the most reliable hard drive makers

Who makes the most reliable hard drives? Backblaze's vast server farms may hold the answer.

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IBM updates all-flash storage array to complement X6 servers

The FlashSystem 840, building on last year's 820, will fit a petabyte of storage in a rack with low latency

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Corsair unveils USB stick to back up smartphone, tablet

The USB OTG standard shows future of portable drives.

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Intel set to bring next-gen DDR4 DRAM memory to computers later this year

Intel is bringing support for DDR4 memory to its server chips code-named Grantley, which are based on the Haswell architecture, sources said

Turbo-charged mobile storage coming soon from Toshiba

Toshiba's drive is based on the UFS 2.0 specification, with data transfers as fast as 1.2GBps

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Microsoft offers new workaround for SkyDrive problems in Windows 8.1

The company has now posted troubleshooting steps on its official support discussion forum for affected users