Western Digital Reveals MAMR Technology That Could Allow 40TB Hard Drives

Spinning drives could continue to offer a better price per GB for another decade.

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Seagate Unveils Massive 12TB BarraCuda Pro Desktop, IronWolf NAS Hard Drives

Seagate announced new 12TB drives for consumer and professional backup markets today. While they aren’t quite as large as the 14TB drives Western Digital announced last week, these drives will be sold to individuals and businesses rather than reserved for enterprise deployments.

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Western Digital Adds Helium-Filled 10TB Drives to Consumer, Business Lines

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Western Digital is pushing its business and commercial storage array drives up to 10TB and offering them in helium-sealed flavors as well.

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Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

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Intel’s new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped.

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Intel launches Optane memory with cache acceleration for PCs

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Intel’s new Optane cache drives, based on its 3DXPoint memory technology, are finally up for pre-order. Performance gains from adding a cache drive are impressive, and the drives themselves are quite affordable in absolute terms.

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Seagate plans 16TB drives for 2018, 20TB by 2020

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Seagate has big plans for its storage divisions, with 16TB drives planned for mid-2018 and a 20TB push for 2020. Hard drive growth has plateaued somewhat of late; can helium and new drive recording methods put things back on track?

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Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements

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A new pair of Blu-ray drives from Panasonic promise enhanced audio playback and full support for UHD Blu-ray discs — but full compatibility is much more involved this time around, and you’ll need an entire hardware stack capable of playing back 4K content.

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Western Digital announces high-capacity 12TB, 14TB helium-filled hard drives

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Western Digital has announced new 12TB, helium-filled hard drives, with a 14TB drive coming in the near future. The company has squeezed an eighth platter into a conventional 3.5-inch form factor, where other conventional drives top out at six.

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Who makes the most reliable hard drives?

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While it’s generally known how long hard drives actually live for, it stands to reason that some manufacturers make drives that are more reliable than others. But whose?

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Spotify may be killing your SSD

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Spotify has had a bug for months that causes enormous amounts of data to be written to local drives. On hard drives, that’s a nuisance. On SSDs, it could prematurely kill the drive.

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Samsung unveils next-generation 960 Pro, 960 Evo M.2 SSDs with blistering speeds, up to 2TB capacity

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Samsung has unveiled new M.2 SSD drives that break new records for overall performance while increasing storage capacities.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/236064-samsung-unveils-next-generation-960-pro-960-evo-m-2-drives-with-blistering-speeds-up-to-2tb-capacity

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Seagate revives Barracuda name, launches multiple 10TB hard drives for consumer, professional product lines

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Seagate unveiled its new lineup of 10TB hard drives today — a 25% boost over current 8TB products and with multiple consumer and professional products.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231972-seagate-revives-barracuda-name-launches-multiple-10tb-hard-drives-for-consumer-professional-product-lines

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Salesforce VP Lynne Zaledonis: Intelligence Is the Next Generation of CRM


Salesforce VP Lynne Zaledonis drives product marketing and sales enablement for Sales Cloud. In order to succeed in the age of the customer, companies need to understand that the new cloud, mobile and social world we find ourselves in “has produced trillions of pieces of customer data, and it’s totally changed how we engage with our customers, and how they engage with us,” Zaledonis said. “They expect us to know things about them, they expect to engage with us, and they want to engage in a way that works for them.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83646.html?rss=1

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Seagate now shipping seven-platter, helium-filled 10TB hard drive

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Seagate’s new 10TB helium hard drives are shipping in volume, with 7 heads, 14 platters, and a return to faster data storage methods.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/227580-seagate-now-shipping-seven-platter-helium-filled-10tb-hard-drive

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Amazon is having a big one-day sale on flash drives and memory cards

Every time you think memory products like flash drives, SD cards and MicroSD cards can’t possibly get any cheaper, Amazon goes ahead and hosts a killer sale with insanely low prices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/11/amazon-is-having-big-one-day-sale-on-flash-drives-and-memory-cards.html

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Waze for iOS gets 'planned drives' for upcoming commutes

Article Image The iOS version of Google’s Waze navigation app has been updated with “planned drives,” allowing drivers to schedule commutes up to several days ahead of time and accomodate for traffic.

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