IBM Stuffs a Whopping 330TB of Data into a Tiny Cartridge

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IBM just announced a new record in data storage density — 201 gigabits per square inch on a magnetic tape.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253528-ibm-stuffs-330tb-data-single-tape-drive-cartridge?source=Computing

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Google reduces JPEG sizes by 35 percent

Google’s research team managed to combine excellent compression density with high visual quality resulting in a significant reduction of file sizes for JPEG images.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/google-reduces-jpeg-sizes-by-35-percent.html

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Stop obsessing over transistor counts: It’s a terrible way of comparing chips

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As TSMC and Intel head closer to direct competition discussions of transistor density and die size have become increasingly contentious. Such comparisons, however, are fatally flawed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/190946-stop-obsessing-over-transistor-counts-theyre-a-terrible-way-of-comparing-chips

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