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Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x with new graphics, same old processors

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Sure, they may look the same, but Alienware's decided to give what's going on inside its glowing gaming laptops a thorough refresh. Starting with graphics support, the 2012 update of the M14x, M17x and M18x will all be able to handle NVIDIA's 600 series graphics with GDRR5 memory, bolstered...
Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x with new graphics, same old processors
Harvard Medical School researchers encode full-length novel in DNA

Scientists encode Shakespeare sonnets, MP3 and more into glitch-free DNA

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We've seen scientists experiment with DNA as a storage medium -- most recently with a Harvard team fitting 704TB of data onto a single gram of the genetic material -- and it looks like that research trend is only picking up. Scientists at the European Bioinformatics Institute in the...
Scientists encode Shakespeare sonnets, MP3 and more into glitch-free DNA

Hitachi targets 2015 for glass-based data storage that lasts 100 million years

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Hitachi has developed a glass-based data storage medium that is highly heat and water resistant, capable of holding data for hundreds of millions of years, and says it may be able to bring it to market by 2015. The company's main research lab has developed a way to etch...
Hitachi targets 2015 for glass-based data storage that lasts 100 million years

Researchers find a way of storing data in DNA

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It’s the ultimate floppy disk, with the ultimate information density. Bioengineers at Stanford University have discovered a way to encode, erase, and rewrite data within the strands of life itself: DNA. Researchers have previously been able to write data in DNA, but only once. Once written, the information was read-only....
Researchers find a way of storing data in DNA

SanDisk co-founder: Flash to squeeze out hard drives and DRAM by 2020

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The co-founder of SanDisk and one of the illustrious fathers of flash memory, Eli Harari, says that flash memory will “checkmate” hard drives by 2020. This is in stark contrast to Microsoft Research and UCSD, which earlier this week claimed that solid-state storage would meet its maker by 2024.Speaking at...
SanDisk co-founder: Flash to squeeze out hard drives and DRAM by 2020
Micron first to market with mobile phase change memory

Quartz storage medium developed by Hitachi researchers

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Hitachi has developed a prototype storage media, filing information on slivers of quart glass that can endure extreme environmental conditions without degrading. The new technology stores data in binary form by creating dots inside a thin layer of quartz which can be read with an ordinary optical microscope and associated...
Quartz storage medium developed by Hitachi researchers

Harvard Stores 70 Billion Books Using DNA

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Research team stores 5.5 petabits, or 1 million gigabits, per cubic millimeter in DNA storage medium....
Harvard Stores 70 Billion Books Using DNA
Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram

11 Tech Sounds That Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

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It feels like it was just yesterday when we had to wait an eternity for our dial-up modems to log us on to the Internet. The lengthy wait to sign-on was always worth it, though, because AOL always made us feel "Welcome" once our 56k modems made the connection. This...
11 Tech Sounds That Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Kodak's announces 'asset protection' cinema film, thumbs nose at your digital movie collection

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Kodak may not be beloved by digital filmmakers, but it's not fallen out of love with the talkies. It's new "asset protection" cinema film is designed to save motion pictures from being lost if your digital-storage-medium-of-choice is rendered obsolete. It's designed for long-term archive storage, with your Hollywood blockbuster...
Kodak's announces 'asset protection' cinema film, thumbs nose at your digital movie collection
Mimico CEO discusses designer USB drives and licensing the Star Wars and DC Comics universes (interview)

Moby Dick on a DNA strand: Harvard encodes data in life's language

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Imagine taking the entirety of the world’s digital information – about 1.8 zettabytes, according to Harvard bioengineer Sriram Kosuri – and storing it on materials weighing only 4 grams. It’s not only possible, but the technology has been around for billions of years: DNA. Kosuri and geneticist George Church, both...
Moby Dick on a DNA strand: Harvard encodes data in life's language

Android appears to infringe Nokia patent relating to multifunctional phone-computer USB connections

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A few hours ago I attended a first hearing held by the Munich I Regional Court on a Nokia v. HTC patent infringement complaint. The patent-in-suit is EP1246071 on a "method of configuring electronic devices". Unless this patent is invalidated, which won't happen to the German part of this patent before...
Android appears to infringe Nokia patent relating to multifunctional phone-computer USB connections

The care and feeding of SSDs: what makes these speedy drives hum

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Your solid-state drive sits there in silence. It's sleek. Elegant. More than a little mysterious. The hard drive it replaced was easy to understand: A soft hum assured you that its platters were spinning. A quiet mechanical click informed you of its read/write operations. You'd groom it with the occasional...
The care and feeding of SSDs: what makes these speedy drives hum

Sponsor post: AmpliStor big data “green” low-power storage platform

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Storage industry experts agree that the market is ready for more efficient and reliable solutions for petabyte-scale digital storage. Recent trends in big data are driven by many factors, including the advent of higher resolution media data, the success of online software applications (SaaS) managing huge volumes of rich media....
Sponsor post: AmpliStor big data “green” low-power storage platform

Review: The Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt HD-PATU3

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Reviewing a drive isn’t very exciting. What can you say? “It contains a storage medium, is small, and surprisingly light.” Thankfully, the Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt can add one important point to that litany of mundanity – a Thunderbolt port and cable that jacks the read and write speed up to...
Review: The Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt HD-PATU3

Sponsor post: AmpliStor big data “green” low-power storage platform

gigaom.com
Storage industry experts agree that the market is ready for more efficient and reliable solutions for petabyte-scale digital storage. Recent trends in big data are driven by many factors, including the advent of higher resolution media data, the success of online software applications (SaaS) managing huge volumes of rich media....
Sponsor post: AmpliStor big data “green” low-power storage platform

Hitachi targets 2015 for storage medium that lasts 100M years

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Hitachi has developed a glass-based data storage medium that is highly heat and water resistant, capable of holding data for hundreds of millions of years, and says it may be able to bring it to market by 2015....
Hitachi targets 2015 for storage medium that lasts 100M years

NAND flash gets baked, lives longer

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An article has been published in the December 2012 edition of IEEE Spectrum that highlights an interesting and potentially useful discovery by ROM manufacturer Macronix. Researchers there have discovered that applying heat to NAND flash cells can drastically extend their life, thus overcoming one of the biggest problems with the...
NAND flash gets baked, lives longer
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