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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

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Pure says users can upgrade the same all-flash array for a decade

The company says it can eliminate rip-and-replace upgrades

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SanDisk's new 128GB flash drive is the size of a penny

The SanDisk Ultra Fit claims the crown for smallest 128 GB USB 3.0 drive, while also doubling the capacity of its standard thumb drives.

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Sony keeps optical discs alive with storage startup acquisition

Sony has acquired Optical Archive in a bid to get businesses to put 'cold storage' data on optical discs

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Rubrik adds $41m in funding, releases backup appliance

The company's r300 Series hybrid cloud appliance is now generally available

Synology patches serious security flaws in its network-attached storage devices

One vulnerability could let attackers compromise NAS boxes and data stored on them

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ReVault smartwatch promises wireless, wearable storage on your wrist

The $199 wristwatch will serve up 32 GB of storage to any nearby device.

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BitTorrent Sync's cloudless cloud storage just became a lot easier to manage

BitTorrent is beefing up Sync organization with a new search function, more columns, and the ability to hide offline devices.

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IBM cloud will reach back into tape for low-cost storage

Project Big Storage combines data on flash, disks and tape under a single namespace

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This 6TB Fixstars SSD could be the last hard drive you'll need for a good long while

Japanese drive maker Fixstars says it will release a 6TB drive by this summer, pushing SSD capacity points to dizzying heights.

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Leaving unpowered SSDs in a warm room can kill your data fast

Unlike mechanical hard disk drives, solid state storage drives may lose data if left alone for too long, especially in warmer environments.

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Facebook's software smarts put cold storage on a power diet

The company's new backup storage centers get by with less energy

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EMC hopes to extend ViPR Controller's reach with open-source release

Third parties will be able to contribute code and build their own products with it

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VCE's VxRack systems want to be Vblocks for the next generation

The hyperconverged systems for cloud, social and mobile will scale out to thousands of racks

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EMC's XtremIO gets bigger, packs in more flash

XtremIO 4.0 software will deliver higher scale as new hardware blocks hold more data