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USB Type-C peripherals are on the way, and storage devices are first up

After Apple's introduction of USB Type C in the new MacBook, companies have announced peripherals and cables for the connector

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Portable storage for the paranoid: We test two secure USB drives on keypad vs. software security

Encrypted storage on a stick is expensive, so consider security method as well before you buy. We test examples of each approach.

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Samsung mass produces 128GB smartphone memory with 2X-plus performance

Samsung said it is mass producing the first embedded NAND flash memory based on the UFS 2.0 specification, which offers 2.7 times the speed of common eMMC flash.

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When backup Is a disaster

Utility Company AMP overhauls a mishmash of backup and recovery procedures to create one coherent plan.

File storage service Rapidshare to shutter in wake of legal woes

Users have until the end of March to save their content

Google hands out free Drive space for running quick security checklist

Google today said it would give users of its Google Drive cloud storage service an additional 2GB if they ran a three-step security checkup.

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The world of containers doesn't end with Docker

Docker, the open-source app containerization startup has built up quite a bit of momentum in the past six months, but it's still not entirely ready for enterprise. (Insider, registration required.)

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Self-repairing disk arrays: Cheaper and more reliable than RAID 6

A group of researchers have come up with a better storage resiliency solution that gets around maintenance problems by never requiring disks to be replaced and ensuring "five nines" reliability. The authors point out that with...

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EMC shoots down break-up talk: 'We’re better together'

EMC President of products and marketing Jeremy Burton shot down calls for the company to split off VMware or RSA.

Samsung jumps into external SSD market

Samsung's Portable SSD T1 offers storage from 250GB to 1TB, and starts at $199

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Linksys unveils a storage companion for its WRT-series routers, and a passel of other devices at CES 2015

The collection includes new 802.11ac routers, innovative range extenders, and high-gain antenna upgrades.

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A terabyte on a postage stamp: RRAM heads into commercialization

Crossbar is announcing a breakthrough in the ability to build large chip arrays using its 3D resistive RAM (RRAM) technology, which can greatly increase the capacity and performance of non-volatile memory.

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The paranoid person's guide to a complete Mac backup

You think you have a complete data backup plan? Then you haven't seen the lengths Rob Griffiths goes to to secure his data.

Grueling endurance test blows away SSD durability fears

Worried your SSD won't last long? Don't be.

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Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

As Docker grows in popularity, a question burns: What is it, and why do you need to care about containers?

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Everything you need to know to supercharge your PC's storage

Configuring multiple drives in RAID can protect against disaster and provide face-meltingly fast transfer speeds.

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What's eating up your hard drive? These 5 utilities tell all

No matter how slimmed down you believe your Mac's hard drive to be there are likely large files consuming space you could use for better things. These tools ferret out those files.

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Intel doubles capacity of its data center SSD

Intel's SSD DC S3500 Series is jumping from 800GB to 1.6TB and the company also announced a M.2 SSD card for data center servers.

Book Report: Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet

Worthwhile read for those who want to understand the where the Internet resides and what it looks like

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