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Samsung's latest portable SSD banks on USB-C connections

The pocket-size T3 isn't just for PCs.

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How Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s words were freed from old floppy disks

When Gene Roddenberry's computer died, it took the only method of accessing some 200 floppy disks of his unpublished work. Here's how this tech mystery was solved.

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Plextor's M8Pe SSD is loaded with the latest storage tech to satisfy your need for speed

The M7e SSD died an unfortunate death before it could even see the light of day. Now Plextor is back with the M8Pe .

SolidFire deal gives NetApp the season's hottest gifts: flash and cloud

NetApp wants to be at the intersection of two hot trends in a rapidly changing storage industry with its planned US$870 million acquisition of startup SolidFire.

NetApp to buy flash storage startup SolidFire for $870M

NetApp is acquiring startup SolidFire for US$870 million cash for a foothold in the fast-growing market for scale-out flash storage.

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PCWorld's December Digital Edition: M.2 SSD Roundup

Enjoy the best of in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF Replica Edition.


Microsoft reneges on unlimited cloud storage for some business users

Microsoft reneged on its promise of unlimited OneDrive for Business storage for all organizations, announcing Wednesday that only premium Office 365 subscribers will get access to limitless cloud storage.

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Microsoft launches new OneDrive for Business sync client, developer kit

OneDrive for Business entered the next stage of its evolution as a product on Wednesday when Microsoft launched a series of updates that are aimed at improving its cloud storage and productivity service for businesses and other large organizations.

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VisionTek's new Pocket SSD delivers PC-sized storage in a flash drive-sized package

VisionTek's new USB 3.0 Pocket SSD slips into your pocket, but it's faster than the hard drive in your PC—and just as spacious.

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Salesforce and Box join forces to put files where employees need them

Box and Salesforce announced a new partnership Wednesday aimed at helping their joint customers get work done more efficiently by bringing documents from their cloud storage and content management solution into Salesforce.

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Notebook hard drives are dead: How SSDs will dominate mobile PC storage by 2018

Trends in SSD pricing and laptop sales could kill the mobile hard drive in three years. But don't write off traditional drives entirely just yet.


HGST’s helium-filled Ultrastar He10 is the first 10TB hard drive for common storage

HGST's 10 TB helium hard drive is the first that's ready for routine recording.

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Plummeting SSD prices are quickly closing in on traditional hard drives

With solid state prices plummeting, a 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD should cost about the same next year.