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Self-driving cars may crank out data at 1GB per second

While self-driving cars may be safe and efficient, they certainly won't be economical in terms of data storage, according to one big data strategist.

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SanDisk outs a pair of portable, streaming-ready Wi-Fi drives

Sandisk announces two new portable, flash-based Wi-Fi drives for sharing data and streaming multimedia

Sony to sell 'world's first' SD card-based backup for PCs

Sony wants to simplify laptop backups.

Toshiba SD cards with word's fastest write speed.

Toshiba outs 'world's fastest SD cards' with blazing-fast write speeds

Toshiba will soon launch the world's fastest SD cards, which will offer write speeds of up to 240MB/s.

The promise and perils of replacing your hard drive with Dropbox

Dropbox's plan to replace your hard drive with seamless storage in the sky sounds awesome—except for the for the parts that don't.

Dropbox update eases worries over offline access to business data

New Dropbox APIs mean any app could become a hybrid online/offline system, allowing true access from anywhere, anytime.

EMC battles rogue backups, pushes storage convergence

With a new set of hardware and software releases, EMC is promising to simplify its customers' storage infrastructure by combining different types of operation into a single EMC system.

Review: The Patriot Aero streams media without wires—not even a power cable

The Patriot Aero creates a Wi-Fi hotspot for multimedia streaming, and it works well. In battery life and performance, however, it's a step behind the competition.

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Internet visionary Cerf proposes 'digital vellum' to preserve Internet data

Vinton Cerf, one of the computer scientists who turned on the Internet in 1983, is concerned that much of the data created since then, and for years still to come, will be lost to time.

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Review: Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD brings big storage to tight spaces

The Laptop Ultrathin HDD's name says it all: Just 5mm thick, this hard drive with decent performance will allow thinner laptop form factors and could be used in tablets, too.