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Intel Optane Memory has a mission: Make hard drives faster than SSDs

Intel debuts Optane Memory as a "revolutionary" technology that could make hard drives feel like SSDs, but enthusiasts were hoping for more.

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HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for US$650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

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Best Buy is selling a 256GB SanDisk thumb drive for $55

This SanDisk Ultra 256GB flash drive is about $13 less than the going street price.

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Huawei sees switch to flash as right time to rethink whole storage infrastructure

Huawei Technologies is going all flash with its latest enterprise storage system, the OceanStor Dorado V3. It's part of the new storage-as-a-service (STaaS) offering the company unveiled at Cebit.

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Intel claims storage speed record with first large-capacity Optane SSD

Intel says large-capacity Optane drives with up to 1.5TB of storage are on their way.

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Why laptops won’t come with larger SSDs this year

Laptop makers are expected to continue using 128GB and 256GB SSDs for now as prices for the storage technology are expected to rise this year.

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IBM stores one bit of data on a single atom, showing how small storage could become

While many IT departments grapple with big data, IBM says it has the smallest data in the world: one bit on one atom. Researchers at IBM have written and read a bit of data on a single atom using magnetism, a feat they say is a world first.

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HPE to pay $1 billion for Nimble Storage after cutting EMC ties

Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to acquire Nimble Storage, a vendor of all-flash and hybrid flash storage products, for US$1 billion in an effort to pump up its offerings in those areas.

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Samsung's Evo+ 128GB microSD card has dropped to $40 at B&H

Need more storage? Samsung's EVO+ microSD card is a great card at a great price.

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Kingston's mammoth 2TB flash drives launch and immediately sell out

Kingston's DataTraveler Ultimate 2TB flash drives hit the streets, but this tiny storage will put a big dent in your wallet.

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Sony reveals the 'world's fastest' SD card

Sony's new SF-G Series SD cards will let you record your 4K home movie at a good clip.

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Intel supercharges Atom chips with 16 cores and pro-level features

Intel's Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.

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Arrest of Samsung’s Lee may not affect smartphone business in short term

The arrest of Samsung Electronics’ vice chairman Lee Jae-yong on Friday in South Korea may not have a direct impact on the company’s high-profile electronics business, including its smartphones unit, according to analysts.

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Toshiba's in chaos, but not quitting PCs—yet

Toshiba is more than a laptop maker, but the vast Japanese conglomerate shrunk on Tuesday under a wave of bad news.

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Intel works on next-generation Optane SSD, memory technologies

Intel is now shipping the first-generation Optane, but is also working on next-generation technologies as looks to up density in this new class of storage and memory.