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21% off Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 - Deal Alert

With no software to install, the Expansion Portable drive is ready to use immediately. Simply attach the USB cable to your computer and you're ready to start sending files.

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33% off SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 32GB for iPhone and iPad - Deal Alert

The perfect companion for your iPhone, the iXpand Flash Drive lets you free up space on your iPhone, back up your camera roll, and even watch videos straight from the drive4. The flexible Lightning connector works with most cases and...

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Toshiba is selling off part of its memory business

Toshiba on Friday officially unveiled plans to sell off a portion of its memory business, including its solid-state drive unit, to an as-yet unnamed buyer.

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Intel ships first Optane memory modules for testing

Intel's Optane technology is already shipping in the form of storage, but you'll have to wait until next year to buy Optane memory modules.

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Nasuni CEO: ‘We’re going to liberate you from the bottleneck around your files’

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, Rodriguez spoke with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about how the Nasuni UniFS file system works, how customers deploy it and what kind of savings and flexibility they can...

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Seagate's roadmap includes 14TB, 16TB hard drives within 18 months

Seagate is getting closer to reaching its goal of making 20TB hard drives by 2020.

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Synology DS416play: A phenomenal NAS server for small business or home

If you don’t need any of macOS Server’s Apple-specific features, the DS416play is an excellent way to share files.

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8 data storage and recovery tips

Data storage experts share their advice regarding the best ways for small and midsized businesses to protect electronic information.

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Box launches standalone Notes app to help teams collaborate

Box Notes is getting its own standalone web app and a new desktop app for Windows and Mac. It’s a new turn for the product, which allows users to collaboratively edit documents in real time.

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22% off Kingston Digital 64GB Dual USB 3 and C Flash Drive - Deal Alert

Works with newer USB Type-C devices such as smartphones and tablets, and is also compatible with USB Type-A ports on existing USB host devices. Designed to be simple and fast. The 64GB model is currently 22% off.

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34% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

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Toshiba considers spinning off its memory business

Toshiba said it is may split off its memory business into a separate company but added that nothing had been finalized at this point.

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Researchers create memory chips that store and process data

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor.

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NRAM set to spark a 'holy war' among memory technologies

Nano-RAM, which is based on carbon nanotubes, is now being produced in seven fabrication plants in various parts of the world and is expected to challenge traditional memory and flash for dominance.

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Intel's Optane: What users can expect in PCs and when it will ship

Intel is known for cranking up PC speeds to new highs, and now it's doing the same for storage with Optane.

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Samsung expects big profit despite Note7 crisis

The financial impact of the Note7 recall seems to be largely behind Samsung Electronics, which on Friday forecast that its profit has grown year-on-year by close to 50 percent in the fourth quarter.

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SanDisk’s new thumb drive can transfer a 4K movie in under 15 seconds

SanDisk today announced its fastest USB thumb drive, which approaches internal SSD drive speeds with up to 420MBps data transfer rates.

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Kingston will release massive 2TB thumb drive

Kingston has announced what is likely the highest-capacity USB thumb drive available today, a 2TB model in a shock-resistant, zinc-alloy metal casing.

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Seagate, DJI to create new type of storage for drones

Drones can generate a lot of data when in flight and, especially when collecting video, need a lot of on-board storage.

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Intel unveils its Optane hyperfast memory

Intel said it would ship its Optane memory, also known as 3D XPoint, in 16GB and 32GB M.2 memory expansion cards in the second quarter this year.

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