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Hynix reveals world's first 128GB DDR4 memory module

SK Hynix said it has developed the world's first 128GB DDR4 memory module, with twice the capacity of the company's current 64GB module.

Seagate releases 6TB hard drive, its fastest yet

Seagate has released its first 6TB hard drive, saying that it was able to reach that capacity without using helium like rival Western Digital.

WD releases Thunderbolt drive with selectable RAID settings

The My Passport Pro comes in 2TB and 4TB models and can be set to RAID 0 or 1.

Samsung achieves DDR3 size, calls it an efficiency breakthrough

Samsung's new DDR3 memory has shrunk transistor size from 25nm to 20nm, and uses 25% less power, meaning your next laptop or tablet could have longer battery life.

LaCie ships world's fastest external drive

The new LaCie Little Big Disk, featuring Thunderbolt 2 delivers speeds up to 1,375 MB/s.

Disk storage sales gets year-end boost

The market for external disk storage systems has recovered from a slump, with factory revenues up 2.4% to $6.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to an IDC study.

Seagate plans high-capacity storage for tablets

Seagate Technology thinks the storage capacity could be larger in tablets, most of which come with a relatively small amount of native storage.

SanDisk unleashes world's first 128GB microSD card

SanDisk today released what itsaid is the world's first 128GB microSD card, capable of storing up to 24 hours of high-definition video on an object smaller than your fingernail.

Read this before you buy another hard drive

It's rare that a company would release internal data on drive failure rates -- even more so when that company, Backblaze, earns its living storing consumer data in the cloud. That makes the hard drive data released this week even more valuable.

Toshiba has bought OCZ Storage

Toshiba has completed its acquisition of OCZ Storage Solutions, a failed Silicon Valley maker of solid-state drives, the company said Tuesday.

Asus simplifies router configuration to protect external hard drives

Asus is distributing a firmware update that will change the default security settings on its broadband routers after files on thousands of external hard drives were found easily accessible over the Internet.

Intel plans to bring speedy DDR4 DRAM to computers in Q3

Intel will add support for DDR4 memory to its high-end computers in the third quarter, sources familiar with the company's plans said.

SanDisk boosts wireless memory with 64GB Connect drive

SanDisk showed off a 64GB version of its Connect Wireless Flash Drive at the 2014 International CES show on Monday, an upgrade to a small drive announced last July that lets users send data such as photos and videos across platforms via Wi-Fi.

Seagate offers disk 'rescue' service through Staples, releases 4TB portable drive

Seagate said that its disk drive and data recovery service "Seagate Rescue" will now be offered through Staples stores. The company also unveiled 2TB and 4TB portable drives.

Lacie brings 1TB of wireless storage to iPad, iPhone

Apple's iPhone and iPad users will now be able to add 1TB of external storage with LaCie's new Fuel wireless hard drive.

DDR4 memory may not find way into PCs, tablets until 2015

Crucial earlier this year joined the ranks of leading venders to announce it will be shipping DDR4 memory by the end of the year, but Intel and AMD aren't expected to begin supporting the new memory boards with their processors until late next year.

NetApp updates flash, hybrid dedicated storage arrays

NetApp is upgrading its lineup of dedicated storage systems, rolling out a faster all-flash array and improved platforms for branch offices and large enterprises.

Western Digital's HAMR tech could increase disk capacity five-fold

Western Digital demonstrated a 2.5-in laptop drive using HAMR recording technology that has the potential to increase areal density on disk platters five-fold.

Fire at Internet Archive reaffirms need for an Internet archive

The Internet Archive, a massive, publicly accessible online repository of everything on the World Wide Web, suffered major fire damage to one of its San Francisco facilities Wednesday night.

Seagate releases industry's thinnest 2TB laptop drive

Seagates Samsung HDD division today announced it is shipping the industrys thinnest 2TB 2.5-in drive. It's intended for laptops and external storage.