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Samsung takes “world’s largest storage drive” crown with 16TB SSD

Speed or storage capacity? That question may prove irrelevant as solid state storage leapfrogs the hard disk drive.

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Samsung goes big on storage with 256Gb V-NAND chips

Samsung says it can cram more storage capacity into SSDs thanks to a new 48-layer V-NAND technology that puts 32GB of storage on a single chip.

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Seagate's stylish 2TB Xbox hard drive packs ample room for games, DVR recordings

Need an external hard drive for your Xbox? This one will look really nice next to your console.

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SanDisk, Toshiba reveal world's highest capacity 3D NAND flash chips

SanDisk and Toshiba today announced a new fabrication plant: a 48-layer 3D NAND flash chip that doubles the capacity of previous chips.

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What 3D XPoint says about the PC of the future

Vast amounts of 3D XPoint memory, always loaded and ready to go, represent a fundamental change in how PCs handle data. Assuming all goes to plan. We break down the possibilities.

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Intel, Micron announce new 3D XPoint memory type that's 1,000 times faster than NAND

You heard right: The new 3D Xpoint memory will perform 1,000 times faster and last 1,000 times longer than today's NAND memory. And it could be out as soon as next year.

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U2 tours with all-flash array to rock latest video effects

A ruggedized EMC VNXe3200 drives giant transparent LED screens

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Facebook to use all renewable energy in its next data center

It will invest at least $500 million in a 110-acre site in Texas

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EMC sells Syncplicity to focus on core storage business

Investment firm Skyview Capital plans to keep evolving the file-sharing system

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Samsung rolls out whopping 2TB SSDs for home PCs

You can already get a Samsung 850 Evo or 850 Pro in 1TB versions, but soon you'll be able to grab 2TB drives for all your insane storage needs.

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Red Hat builds on its open source storage portfolio

Red Hat has updated both its Ceph and Gluster file systems for enterprise usage

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Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

General availability of the cloud computing service comes alongside a $45 million funding round

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World's smallest 128GB USB 3.0 drive: PKParis K'1 picks a fight with SanDisk Ultra Fit

In a battle of millimeters, a relatively unknown vendor claims victory, though it'll have to ship the product first.

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Microdia introduces microSD with laptop-sized storage

It won't be cheap, but if you need a large amount of storage in a package the size of a fingernail, Microdia's microSD is it.

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Nantero's radical carbon-nanotube memory could replace SSDs and DRAM

Nantero's new carbon-nanotube chips could replace DRAM, solid-state and hard drives in PCs, and bring more storage to wearables