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February, 2012


February 27, 2012  10:37 PM

Facebook Starts Designing Its Own Storage

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
facebook, open compute

Remember when Facebook started designing its own servers and data center? Now it's designing its own disk drives. This is all supposed to be part of the company's Open...

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February 23, 2012  11:17 PM

Suspects May Not Need to Decrypt Storage for Law Enforcement After All

Posted by: Sharon Fisher
eff, encryption, privacy

Contradicting earlier court actions in other states, the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals of the 11th Circuit has ruled that a man suspected of holding child pornography on his hard disk drive

February 13, 2012  11:46 PM

Experimenters Set Stage for Real Real Fast Disk Storage

Posted by: Sharon Fisher

A few weeks ago, we were hearing all about how IBM researchers were developing teeny-weeny disk storage. Now we're hearing about how other researchers are...

February 9, 2012  11:26 PM

Storage Industry Loses One of Its Stars

Posted by: Sharon Fisher

Neither the storage industry nor the state of Idaho are known for having flashy technical CEOs like Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs, but they both lost one last Friday when Micron CEO Steve Appleton died unexpectedly in a crash of his plane. A daredevil and adrenalin junkie who excelled in...


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