Pentagon accidentally exposes web-monitoring operation

The Department of Defense accidentally exposed an intelligence-gathering operation, thanks to an online storage misconfiguration.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/20/pentagon-accidentally-exposes-web-monitoring-operation.html

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SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card

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A new microSD card delivers far more storage than previously available, with support for full HD videos and photos.

The post SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB microSD Card appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254891-sandisk-breaks-storage-record-new-400gb-microsd-card?source=Computing

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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.

The post IBM Stuffs a Whopping 330TB of Data into a Tiny Cartridge appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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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Amazon has a patent for an underwater storage facility that looks like something out of James Bond

Amazon has been awarded some interesting patents in recent months, including a storage facility that looks like a beehive. But this latest one may top them all.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/12/amazon-has-patent-for-underwater-storage-facility-that-looks-like-something-out-james-bond.html

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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.

The post Western Digital Adds Helium-Filled 10TB Drives to Consumer, Business Lines appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249709-western-digital-adds-helium-filled-10tb-drives-consumer-business-storage-solutions?source=Computing

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Hands On With the Synology DS1517+ NAS: Affordable 10Gbps

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Storage for small offices has been a tradeoff between network-accessible and high performance. Now that there are relatively inexpensive 10 Gigabit options available, its possible to have both.

The post Hands On With the Synology DS1517+ NAS: Affordable 10Gbps appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249245-hands-synology-ds1517-affordable-10gbps-soho?source=Computing

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Google is teaming up with Samsung to bring Google Play Music to the Galaxy S8

Get storage for 100,000 of your own songs, a three-month Google Play Music streaming trial, and YouTube Red on your new Galaxy S8.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/21/google-is-teaming-up-with-samsung-to-bring-google-play-music-to-galaxy-s8.html

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HPE to Buy One-Time Rising Star Nimble for $1B Cash


Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced a deal to acquire flash storage firm Nimble Storage, once viewed as a darling of Wall Street, for $12.50 a share in cash, or $1 billion. HPE also agreed to assume or pay out Nimble Storage’s unvested equity awards, which are valued at $200 million. Upon completion of the deal, Nimble Storage will merge with a unit of HPE and become a subsidiary of the company. The Nimble Storage acquisition is meant to strengthen the breadth of HPE’s offerings as it competes in the mid-to-high end flash storage market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84357.html?rss=1

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Scientists invented a battery that could work for a decade without degrading

Energy storage degradation in rechargeable batteries is a pretty serious problem that many of us put up with on a regular basis.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/13/scientists-invented-battery-that-could-work-for-decade-without-degrading.html

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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?

The post Seagate plans 16TB drives for 2018, 20TB by 2020 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243530-seagate-plans-16tb-drives-2018-20tb-2020?source=Computing

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SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand

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NAND prices are expected to jump in Q4 2016 thanks to increased demand for flash-based storage on PC laptops. If you’re planning to buy an SSD for Christmas we recommend pulling the trigger sooner rather than later.

The post SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/240531-ssd-pricewatch-ssd-prices-expected-jump-quarter-thanks-limited-nand-supply-surging-demand?source=Computing

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New PC industry consortium to develop next-gen memory interconnect

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A new memory standard consortium wants to revolutionize how we connect new storage devices to future computers, and it’s promising near-term results.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/237537-new-pc-industry-consortium-to-develop-next-gen-memory-interconnect?source=Computing

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Dropbox data breach: 68 million user account details leaked

Four years after a data breach at cloud storage service Dropbox, details of more than 68 million user accounts have reportedly been leaked.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/31/dropbox-data-breach-68-million-user-account-details-leaked.html

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China Subjects Tech Imports to Heavy Security Scrutiny


China reportedly is investigating the encryption and data storage features of technology products sold there by large foreign companies to determine whether the products pose a security threat. A committee associated with the Cyberspace Administration of China reportedly is conducting reviews that include interviews of company executives and other employees. Other countries, including the U.S. and the UK, do review some tech products, but they tend to focus on those to be used by the military or government departments involved with security.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83526.html?rss=1

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Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

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Intel’s Optane is making waves as a high-end, next-gen storage solution — but its raw performance over NAND isn’t quite as high as the company is claiming it is. Optane’s reliability and long-term scaling could be where it shows its strengths as opposed to shorter-term performance comparisons.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226721-intel-demos-3d-xpoint-showcases-optanes-2gbs-performance-2

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