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Android gaming console startup Ouya raises $8.6 million from Kickstarter

Don't get too excited about IBM

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The market was all set to throw itself a big pity party, and along comes IBM to ruin it all. But it's too soon to say Big Blue's sunny report will be enough to breathe life back into tech stocks. More from Big Tech New design in HP's business displays...
Don't get too excited about IBM

Canonical unveils Ubuntu OS for phones, doubles as desktop OS

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In a world dominated by iOS and junk-food-inspired Android operating systems, Canonical, developers of Ubuntu, feel there’s room for a mobile version of its user-friendly Linux distribution. However, rather than provide what is solely a mobile OS, Canonical boasts that this OS can actually plug into a PC and turn...
Canonical unveils Ubuntu OS for phones, doubles as desktop OS

Tim Cook Shares Details About New 'Made in USA' Mac Model

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In his interview with Politico earlier today, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some additional details about the new Mac model that will be manufactured in the United States when it is announced later this year. Cook said that not only will the machine be assembled in the U.S., many of...
Tim Cook Shares Details About New 'Made in USA' Mac Model

Apple Offering Stripped-Down $999 13" MacBook Air to Educational Institutions Buying in Bulk

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Apple has begun offering a stripped-down 13" MacBook Air to educational institutions purchasing in bulk, replacing the two-year old white plastic MacBook offering the company recently discontinued. Apple had ceased sales of the MacBook to consumer customers back in July of 2011. The new educational-exclusive MacBook Air is a 13"...
Apple Offering Stripped-Down $999 13" MacBook Air to Educational Institutions Buying in Bulk
Microsoft licenses file system patents to BlackBerry maker RIM

Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth

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Times are a-changin' for Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, as the company's CEO David Flynn has resigned alongside co-founder and CMO Rick White. It seems that both are stepping away in order to "pursue entrepreneurial investing activities," leaving the act of running one of the world's leading flash storage makers...
Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth

iFixit Tears Down Apple's Fifth-Generation iPod Touch

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The teardown experts at iFixit have turned their attention to Apple's fifth-generation iPod touch, moving quickly to examine the internals of the company's redesigned device. The teardown reveals few surprises, but offers a good look at how Apple has been able to pack all of the components into a body...
iFixit Tears Down Apple's Fifth-Generation iPod Touch

What if Google misses?

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More from Big Tech New design in HP's business displays (Photos 1-5) Flash storage and more in HP's redesigned laptops (Photos 1/6) HP's new Blackbird: The Lexus of PCs? (Photos 1/6) Tech stocks have had a wild ride so far in January, with the Nasdaq swooning dangerously close to bear-market...
What if Google misses?

SanDisk acquires FlashSoft for enterprise SSD tech

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SanDisk has announced that it has moved to acquire FlashSoft, a software company that specializes in flash storage for enterprise products. The latter company's software is geared for Windows, Linux and VMware platforms, helping to improve application performance by implementing SSD-based data caching that operates alongside standard disk drives.......
SanDisk acquires FlashSoft for enterprise SSD tech

Test finds Surface Pro's storage space comparable to MacBook Air

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After wide-ranging media reports bashed Microsoft over questionable claims regarding the new Surface Pro's built-in flash storage, a side-by-side comparison between the tablet and Apple's 11.6-inch MacBook Air reveal the two devices share the same amount of disk space....
Test finds Surface Pro's storage space comparable to MacBook Air
Lexar announces 256GB SD memory card available in October for $900
Hot Startup Pure Storage Just Became The CIA's First Flash Storage Investment
Google Music and Amazon Cloud Player take on iTunes Match. Who wins?
Apple's new Fusion Drive promises vastly improved hard drive performance
Poor flash storage could be slowing down your smartphone

IBM to invest $1 billion in R&D for flash storage

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With the move, Big Blue is the latest on the bandwagon to aggressively push flash into data centers. IBM's flash push comes courtesy of its Texas Memory Systems acquisition. [Read more]...
IBM to invest $1 billion in R&D for flash storage

Apple Lowers The Price Of The Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

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Here's an unexpected press release from Apple. It announced this morning that it's lowering the price of its MacBook Pro with Retina display. It's also bumping the speed of the computer.  The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina will now cost $1,499 at entry-level, a 12 percent price cut just four...
Apple Lowers The Price Of The Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

Android mini computer selling for just $74

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The MK802 is slightly larger than a thumbdrive and has a microSD card slot to add to its built-in 4GB flash storage. Wi-Fi is also supported. [Read more]...
Android mini computer selling for just $74

Vizio Tablet PC hands-on

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Vizio's not exactly a stranger to tablets -- it came out with an Android product back in 2011 -- but it's only just debuting its first Windows 8 slate, the Tablet PC. (How's that for an appropriate name?) Like so many other Win 8 tablets it has an 11.6-inch...
Vizio Tablet PC hands-on

Kingmax intros UI-05 USB flash drive with glass ceiling, lets you see memory storage 'in action'

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If you ever thought the world of flash storage was, well, a little pedestrian, then you've clearly never met Kingmax. The memory-maker likes to spice things up with world firsts, and exhibits an enthusiasm for the utilitarian product that can only be admired. The latest innovation? A USB drive...
Kingmax intros UI-05 USB flash drive with glass ceiling, lets you see memory storage 'in action'

Welcome to the golden age of enterprise IT -- and get used to it: It'll be here for a while

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In case you didn’t notice, it’s the golden age of enterprise startups. And some investors believe it will continue for another seven years or more. No one is completely sure what will come after that, but it’s worth reflecting on what brought us here and what the dynamics are of...
Welcome to the golden age of enterprise IT -- and get used to it: It'll be here for a while

This Startup Should Be Scaring The Pants Off Of Dell And EMC

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Startup Nimble Storage is on a tear. Today it announced another $40.7 million round of funding, led by Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners. That's $98 million to date in three rounds.  Although Nimble was founded five years ago, its only been shipping its product since 2010, CEO Suresh Vasudevan told...
This Startup Should Be Scaring The Pants Off Of Dell And EMC

DealNN roundup: 1.8GHz MacBook Air, now $1149

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Today's deals from DealNN include price breaks on MacBook Airs, Blu-ray players, and more. Macmall.com this week is offering an Apple Blowout sale, which includes the 11.6-inch, 1.8GHz MacBook Air with 4GB of RAM, 256GB of Flash storage, and dual-core Intel Core i7 processor. Currently featured at DealNN, the MacBook...
DealNN roundup: 1.8GHz MacBook Air, now $1149
Ars Technica System Guide: Bargain Box, February 2013
MacBook Pro with Retina display gets full configuration options, even at base specification

Samsung Eyes Next Generation of NAND to Lower Laptop Cost

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A new type of NAND flash storage for consumer electronics that can store data more densely might lower the cost of devices such as tablets and thin "ultrabook"......
Samsung Eyes Next Generation of NAND to Lower Laptop Cost

Toshiba ships first NAND flash chips with faster transfer standard

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Toshiba has started shipping the first NAND flash chips to support Universal Flash Storage, a new standard that is 50 percent faster than current technology....
Toshiba ships first NAND flash chips with faster transfer standard
GreenBytes nabs $12M to improve energy-efficient SSD tech

EMC’s XtremIO Buy Could Trigger Flash-Storage Consolidation

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EMC's $430 million purchase of XtremIO, a pre-revenue flash storage start-up, shows that bets in the data-storage industry are poised to pay off....
EMC’s XtremIO Buy Could Trigger Flash-Storage Consolidation
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