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Dropbox Is Rolling Out a Private Network to Speed Up File Access 40 comments
Google Drive Will Soon Back Up Your Entire Computer 188 comments
Developer Accidentally Deletes Production Database On Their First Day On The Job 418 comments
Microsoft To Shut Down Its Docs.com File-Sharing Site December 15 37 comments
Why Does Microsoft Still Offer a 32-bit OS? 367 comments
Amazon Kills Off Unlimited Cloud Storage Option For Amazon Drive 76 comments
Malware Uses Router LEDs To Steal Data From Secure Networks 105 comments
Apple's New iOS File Manager Coming This Fall As Part of iOS 11 63 comments
Apple Announces Native HEVC Support In MacOS High Sierra and iOS 11 136 comments
What To Do If the Laptop Ban Goes Global 344 comments
China's Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent To Protect a Precious Commodity: Data 27 comments
Google Chrome Bug Lets Sites Record Audio and Video Without a Visual Indicator 36 comments
SSD Drives Vulnerable To Rowhammer-Like Attacks That Corrupt User Data 93 comments
Open19 Launches Open Hardware Project Targeting Edge Computing 15 comments
Microsoft Wants To Use DNA For Cloud Data Storage 50 comments
Vint Cerf Reflects On The Last 60 Years 66 comments
Endless OS Now Ships With Steam And Slack FlatPak Applications 95 comments
HPE Unveils The Machine, a Single-Memory Computer Capable of Addressing 160 Terabytes 150 comments
Tesla's Highly-Anticipated Solar Roofs Go Up For Pre-Order Today 143 comments
Fedora Will Get Full Mp3 Support, As IIS Fraunhofer Terminates Mp3 Licensing Program 133 comments
Samsung May Overtake Intel As World's Largest Chip Maker In 2017 56 comments
Developer Shares A Recoverable Container Format That's File System Agnostic 133 comments
Intel Launches Optane Memory That Makes Standard Hard Drives Perform Like SSDs 145 comments
G.SKILL Hits 4500MHz With All-New Trident Z DDR4-4333MHz 16GB Memory Kit 72 comments
New 'Spray-On' Memory Could Turn Everyday Items Into Digital Storage Devices 38 comments
'Arctic World Archive' Will Keep the World's Data Safe In an Arctic Mineshaft 71 comments
Norway's Doomsday Vault Will Now Store and Protect the World's Data 84 comments
Next-Generation DDR5 RAM Will Double the Speed of DDR4 In 2018 77 comments
With Optane Memory, Intel Claims To Make Hard Drives Faster Than SSDs 109 comments
Steve Wozniak Invests In Robot-Powered Paper-Digitizing Startup 54 comments
Intel Unveils Optane SSD DC P4800X Drive That Can Act As Cache Or Storage 63 comments
'Sorry, I've Forgotten My Decryption Password' is Contempt Of Court, Pal - US Appeal Judges 522 comments
Laptop SSD Capacity To Remain Flat As NAND Flash Dearth Causes Prices To Rise 167 comments
New 'USG' Firewalls Protect USB Drives From Malicious Attacks 67 comments
Ancient Technique Can Dramatically Improve Memory, Research Suggests 190 comments
PlayStation 4.5 Update Brings HDD Support, PS4 Pro 'Boost Mode' 40 comments
IBM Researchers Prove It Is Possible To Store Data In a Single Atom 84 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best File System For the Ages? 475 comments
Amazon Pledges To Cover 15 Massive Warehouse Rooftops With Solar Panels 44 comments
Researchers Store Computer OS, Short Movie On DNA 95 comments
Court Throws Out $533 Million Verdict Against Apple Over Data Storage Patent 47 comments
Battle of the Carriers: T-Mobile's New Promotion Offers Three Unlimited Data Lines For $100 61 comments
Toshiba Plans To Ship a 1TB Flash Chip To Manufacturers This Spring 26 comments
Sony Unveils World's Fastest SD Card 48 comments
Western Digital Unveils First-Ever 512Gb 64-Layer 3D NAND Chip 78 comments
Sony PlayStation 4 Is Finally Adding Support For External Hard Drive 45 comments
Annual Hard Drive Reliability Report: 8TB, HGST Disks Top Chart Racking Up 45 Years Without Failure 114 comments
GitLab.com Melts Down After Wrong Directory Deleted, Backups Fail 356 comments
Razer Buys Nextbit 12 comments
Seagate Says 16TB Hard Drive To Hit Market Within 18 Months 232 comments
Tesla Sues Former Autopilot Executive For Allegedly Stealing Secrets, Poaching Coworkers 47 comments
Dropbox Kept Files Around For Years Due To 'Delete' Bug 73 comments
Netflix Will Now Let Android Users Download Content Onto SD Storage 62 comments
Malwarebytes Discovers 'First Mac Malware of 2017' 60 comments
Raspberry Pi Upgrades Compute Module With 10 Times the CPU Performance 71 comments
Verizon Purges Unlimited Data Customers, Targets Those Using 200GB 196 comments
AMD Unveils Vega GPU Architecture With 512 Terabytes of Memory Address Space 125 comments
'Forza Horizon 3' Update Accidentally Published Unencrypted Build of the Game 70 comments
Scientists Turn Memory Chips Into Processors To Speed Up Computing Tasks 73 comments
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT 2TB Is World's Largest Capacity Flash Drive 79 comments
Dropbox Kills Public Folders, Users Rebel 158 comments
French Man Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Visiting Pro-ISIS Websites 414 comments
Seagate Introduces External Hard Drive That Automatically Backs Up To Amazon's Cloud 106 comments
Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Diamond Batteries 156 comments
Samsung Launches SSD 960 EVO NVMe Drive At 3GB/Sec and Under .50 Per Gigabyte 108 comments
Apple's New 15-Inch MacBook Pros Have Storage Soldered To the Logic Board 478 comments
Spotify Is Writing Massive Amounts of Junk Data To Storage Drives 196 comments
New Software Remembers Everything Your Computer Has Ever Displayed 117 comments
Researchers Make a High-Performance Battery From Junkyard Scraps 117 comments
Chipmaker Broadcom To Buy Network Gear Maker Brocade For $5.5 Billion 33 comments
NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Sends Back Last Bit of Data From 2015 Pluto Flyby 60 comments
New MacBook Pros Max Out At 16GB RAM Due To Battery Life Concerns 319 comments
Delta Now Lets You Track Your Baggage In Real-Time 74 comments
Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices 100 comments
VeraCrypt Security Audit Reveals Many Flaws, Some Already Patched 75 comments
Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power 44 comments
32GB iPhone 7 Has 8 Times Slower Storage Performance Than 128GB Model 159 comments
Evernote Confirms a Serious Bug Caused Data Loss For Some Mac Users 31 comments
Researchers Restore the First Recording of Computer-Generated Music 127 comments
FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say 500 comments
Vint Cerf Warns About the Perishability Of Human Knowledge 348 comments
With HDDs On The Ropes, Samsung Predicts SSD Price Collisions As NVMe Takes Over 161 comments
LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free 10 comments
Amazon Is Killing Off Its $12/Year Plan For Unlimited Photo Storage 50 comments
SanDisk's 1TB SD Card Aims To Solve Your Storage Problems 98 comments
Malware Infects 70% of Seagate Central NAS Drives, Earns $86,400 98 comments
Amazon Launches Updated Fire HD 8 Tablet Now With Alexa Voice Services 61 comments
HP Enterprise Reaches $8.8 Billion Deal With Micro Focus For Software Assets 31 comments
Meet URL, the USB Porn-Sniffing Dog 299 comments
Staff Breach At OneLogin Exposes Password Storage Feature 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Way To Backup Large Amounts Of Personal Data? 366 comments
RIP John Ellenby, Godfather of the Modern Laptop 33 comments
Intel Launches Flurry of 3D NAND-Based SSDs For Consumer and Enterprise Markets 145 comments
Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows 103 comments
Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government? 136 comments
HPE Acquires SGI For $275 Million 100 comments
Seagate Reveals 'World's Largest' 60TB SSD 162 comments
8TB Drives Are Highly Reliable, Says Backblaze 209 comments
AMD Unveils Radeon Pro WX and Pro SSG Professional Graphics Cards 53 comments
Facebook's Android App Can Now Save Offline Videos 30 comments
Researchers Develop Atomic-Scale Hard Drive That Writes Information Atom By Atom 68 comments
Encrypted DNA Storage Investigated by DOE Researchers 42 comments
A Smaller Version of Raspberry Pi 3 Is Coming Soon 89 comments
Microsoft To Begin Reducing Your Free OneDrive Cloud Storage Starting Today 212 comments
FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program' 32 comments
Seagate Fires 6,500, Or 14% of Workforce, Stock Soars 224 comments
UW, Microsoft Successfully Encoded 200MB of Data Onto Synthetic DNA Molecules 46 comments
Samsung Unveils World's First UFS Storage Cards, Could Replace MicroSD 221 comments
iPhone 7 To Start at 32GB Storage, Says WSJ 235 comments
The Fight To Save the Australian Digital Archive Trove 87 comments
Study: 78% of Resold Drives Still Contain Readable Personal or Business Data 207 comments
SanDisk Made an iPhone Case With Built-In Storage 48 comments
Online Backup Firm Carbonite Tells Users To Change Their Passwords Now 35 comments
PayPal Dumped Cloud Company After It Refused To Monitor Customers' Files 126 comments
Microsoft Warns of ZCryptor Ransomware With Self-Propagation Features 71 comments
Department of Homeland Security Still Uses COBOL 217 comments
Backblaze Releases Billion-Hour Hard Drive Reliability Report 130 comments
Google Unveils 'Gigapixel' Camera To Preserve and Archive Art 71 comments
IBM's Optical Storage Is 50 Times Faster Than Flash, And Also Cheaper 77 comments
Samsung Unveils 256GB MicroSD Card, Highest Capacity In Its Class 117 comments
Datto Launches Datto Drive For SMBs; Offers 1TB at $10 a Month For Unlimited Users 51 comments
Slashdot Asks: What's Your View On Benchmark Apps? 50 comments
Microsoft Buys Into DNA Data Storage 81 comments
Tesla Will Install More Energy Storage With SolarCity In 2016 Than The US Installed In 2015 149 comments
Intel Confirms Major Layoff: 12,000 Worldwide, 11 Percent of Workforce 238 comments
Up To 35,000 Gallons of Nuclear Waste Leak At Washington State Storage Site 135 comments
In Major Cloud Expansion, Google To Open 12 More Data Centers 42 comments
Study Finds That Humidity Has More Effect On Drive Failures Than Temperature 85 comments
Facebook Preps Its Infrastructure For a Virtual Reality Future 53 comments
Dropbox Moves Users' Data Off Amazon S3 to Its Own Infrastructure 45 comments
Raspberry Pi Gets Affordable, Power Efficient 314GB Hard Drive On Pi Day 144 comments
Intel's Optane SSD Compatible With NVMe; Could Boost MacBook Storage Speeds By 1000x 76 comments
9 Open Source Alternatives To Picasa 86 comments
Thanks For the Memories: Touring the Awesome Random Access of Old 89 comments
There's No End In Sight For Data Storage Capacity 107 comments
OwnCloud Server 9.0 Officially Released 82 comments
Seagate Debuts World's Fastest NVMe SSD With 10GBps Throughput 66 comments
Samsung Ships 15.38TB SSD With Up To 1,200MBps Performance 103 comments
Google-Backed SSD Endurance Research Shows MLC Flash As Reliable As SLC 62 comments
Google Proposes New Hard Drive Format For Data Centers 202 comments
Opera Founder Opens Up About New Vivaldi Browser 73 comments
Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Officially Released 61 comments
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS To Have Official Support For ZFS File System 191 comments
Intel and Micron Partnership Soon To Launch 10TB SSD For Enterprise Market 94 comments
Data Written With "Superman Memory Crystal" Could Last Billions of Years 151 comments
Backblaze Dishes On Drive Reliability In their 50k+ Disk Data Center 145 comments
Samsung Returns To 2D, Releases 250GB 750 EVO For $75 37 comments
Nanostructured Glass Could Provide Highly Durable, Deeply Dense Data Storage 118 comments
OCZ Toshiba Breaks 30 Cents Per GB Barrier With New Trion 150 SSD 141 comments
NAND Flash Density Surpasses HDDs', But Price Is Still a Sticking Point 185 comments
Storing Very Large Files On Amazon's Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage 229 comments
Barracuda Copy Shutting Down 52 comments
Triple M.2 NVMe RAID-0 Testing Proves Latency Reductions 73 comments
Six Missing HDDs Contain Health Information of Nearly a Million Patients 87 comments
Facebook Building World's 'Most Advanced' Data Center In Irish Village 60 comments
Anti-Terrorism Hypothetical: Bulk Scanning of Hosted Files? 284 comments
Service Provider Builds National Network of Unmanned Data Centers 33 comments
Seagate Adopts Helium For a 10TB HDD 175 comments
Uber Scaling Up Its Data Center Infrastructure 33 comments
OCZ RevoDrive 400 NVMe SSD Unveiled With Nearly 2.7GB/Sec Tested Throughput 117 comments
Panasonic To Commercialize Facebook's Blu-Ray Cold Storage Systems 56 comments
Verizon Launches Auction To Sell Data Centers 39 comments
Gene Roddenberry's Floppy Disks Recovered 277 comments
Lessig: Future Tech Will Help Privacy Catch Up With the Internet 35 comments
Tech Segments Facing Turbulence In 2016 72 comments
HAMR Hard Disk Drives Postponed To 2018 122 comments
Do Tax Breaks For Data Centers Make Sense? 94 comments
Netflix To Re-Encode Entire 1 Petabyte Video Catalogue In 2016 To Save Bandwidth 285 comments
Microsoft Backs Down, Lets OneDrive Users Keep Their Free 15GB of Storage 80 comments
Low Redundancy Data Centers? Providers Adapt As Tenants Seek Options 57 comments
Greener Colo: Service Providers Get Serious About Renewable Energy 33 comments
Western Digital Announces World's First 10TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive 145 comments
SSDs Approaching Price Parity With HDDs 272 comments
TrueCrypt Safer Than Previously Thought 42 comments
Tape Disintegration Threatens Historical Records, But Chemistry Can Help 76 comments
Self-Encrypting Drives Hardly Any Better Than Software-Based Encryption 73 comments
Sony To End Sales of Betamax Tapes Next Year 103 comments
Ask Slashdot: Open Source Back-Up Tool For Business? 118 comments
Paris Data Center Not Too Noisy, After All 77 comments
Ask Slashdot: Secure, Yet Accessible E-mail Archive Storage? 74 comments
Cloud Growth Spurs Data Center Land Grab In Northern Virginia 20 comments
Microsoft Cuts OneDrive Storage Limits, Citing Abuse 330 comments
Compromised CCTV and NAS Devices Found Participating In DDoS Attacks 64 comments
Samsung 950 Pro Brings NVMe To M.2, Over 2.5GB/s 36 comments
Not Just Paris: Community Activists Target Data Centers 151 comments
Samsung Demos PCIe NVMe SSD At 5.6 GB Per Second, 1 Million IOPS 88 comments
Noise Protests Close Paris Data Center 157 comments
Western Digital To Buy SanDisk 99 comments
Self-Encrypting Western Digital Hard Drives Easy To Crack 74 comments
How a Frozen Neutrino Observatory Grapples With Staggering Amounts of Data 49 comments
China's Flash Consumption Grows To 30%; 8TB SSDs Are Coming 67 comments
USB Killer 2.0: a Harmless-Looking USB Stick That Destroys Computers 229 comments
Ion-Based Data Allows Atom-Sized Storage Cells Similar To Brain Structure 19 comments
Dell To Buy EMC For $67 Billion 116 comments
Amazon: a Single Disaster Made Us Rethink Our Cloud Supply Chain 37 comments
Amazon To Offer Sneakernet Services: Data Upload By Mail 94 comments
Dell, EMC Said To Be In Merger Talks 97 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Country For Secure Online Hosting? 113 comments
$50 Fire Tablet With High-capacity SDXC Slot Doesn't See E-books On the SD Card 145 comments
Switch To Build Largest Data Center In the World In Reno 62 comments
The Install Size of Every PS4 and Xbox One Game 106 comments
Testing Old Tapes To Save Them 62 comments
Ask Slashdot: Storing Family Videos and Pictures For Posterity? 174 comments
Police Body Camera Business All About the Video Evidence Storage 99 comments
Oakland Changes License Plate Reader Policy After Filling 80GB Hard Drive 275 comments
MIT's New File System Won't Lose Data During Crashes 168 comments
Object Storage and POSIX Should Merge 66 comments
Meet Linux's Newest File-System: Bcachefs 132 comments
Lightning Wipes Storage Disks At Google Data Center 141 comments
Intel Promises 'Optane' SSDs Based On Technology Faster Than Flash In 2016 80 comments
Wuala Encrypted Cloud-Storage Service Shuts Down 128 comments
Samsung Unveils V-NAND High Performance SSDs, Fast NVMe Card At 5.5GB Per Second 61 comments
Toshiba, SanDisk Piloting 3D NAND That Doubles Previous Capacity 61 comments
Samsung Finds, Fixes Bug In Linux Trim Code 184 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Store a Half-Petabyte of Data? (And Back It Up?) 219 comments
Toshiba CEO, 8 Others, Resign Over $1.2 Billion Accounting Cover-Up 85 comments
A Note On Thursday's Downtime 75 comments
As Cloud Growth Booms, Server Farms Get Super-Sized 57 comments
Samsung Releases First 2TB Consumer SSD For Laptops 195 comments
Facebook's New Data Center To Be Powered Entirely By Renewables 80 comments
Where Facebook Stores 900 Million New Photos Per Day 121 comments
Ask Slashdot: Keeping Cloud Data Encrypted Without Cross-Platform Pain? 107 comments
When Will Your Hard Drive Fail? 297 comments
Sony Releasing New 1TB PlayStation 4 In July 98 comments
1 In 3 Data Center Servers Is a Zombie 107 comments
TRIM and Linux: Tread Cautiously, and Keep Backups Handy 182 comments
How To Store Your Data For 1 Million Years 110 comments
Artist Uses 3D Printing To Preserve Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS 73 comments
Google Photos Launches With Unlimited Storage, Completely Separate From Google+ 175 comments
Cloud Boom Drives Sales Boom For Physical Servers 94 comments
No, Your SSD Won't Quickly Lose Data While Powered Down 106 comments
Linux 4.0 Has a File-System Corruption Problem, RAID Users Warned 226 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Is the Best Open Document Format? 200 comments
Is Big Data Leaving Hadoop Behind? 100 comments
Enterprise SSDs, Powered Off, Potentially Lose Data In a Week 184 comments
Samsung's SSD 840 Read Performance Degradation Explained 65 comments
Dropbox Moves Accounts Outside North America To Ireland 135 comments
USBKill Transforms a Thumb Drive Into an "Anti-Forensic" Device 288 comments
Kingston HyperX Predator SSD Takes Gumstick M.2 PCIe Drives To 1.4GB/sec 51 comments
Samsung SSD On a Tiny M.2 Stick Is Capable of Read Speeds Over 2GB/sec 72 comments
New Samsung SSD 840 EVO Read Performance Fix Coming Later This Month 72 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Medium For Storing Data To Survive a Fire (or Other Disaster) 446 comments
220TB Tapes Show Tape Storage Still Has a Long Future 229 comments
Has Google Indexed Your Backup Drive? 121 comments
Intel Launches SSD 750 Series Consumer NVMe PCI Express SSD At Under $1 Per GiB 67 comments
Amazon Announces Unlimited Cloud Storage Plans 122 comments
Micron and Intel Announce 3D NAND Flash Co-Development To Push SSDs Past 10TB 93 comments
Endurance Experiment Kills Six SSDs Over 18 Months, 2.4 Petabytes 204 comments
Google Nearline Delivers Some Serious Competition To Amazon Glacier 71 comments
Ask Slashdot: Video Storage For Time Capsule? 169 comments
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