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April, 2017

April 30, 2017  9:59 PM

New Micron CEO Comes From SanDisk

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Flash, Micron, SanDisk

It wasn’t a merger, exactly, but two storage companies have recently gotten together, sort of, when Micron Technology got its new CEO from SanDisk. Sanjay Mehrotra, cofounder of SanDisk in 1988, had been its CEO from 2011...

April 26, 2017  11:16 PM

Can Google Books Turn Into Spotify for Books?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Books, copyright, Google, Storage

Isn’t it cool how you can search for a genre of music, run across a new-to-you recording artist, decide you like them, then be able to listen to a whole lot of their work? And then if you like them, you can buy their CDs or higher-quality recordings and keep them forever? Wouldn’t it be cool...

April 21, 2017  10:36 PM

New York to Destroy IDNYC Data

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Data destruction, privacy, Security, Storage

We’ve written before about government agencies concerned that President Donald Trump’s administration could end up destroying data that those agencies find useful but which the...

April 17, 2017  11:35 AM

What Does Its Troubles Mean for Toshiba’s Hard Disks?

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Hard disk, Storage, toshiba

As you may recall, the number of hard drive makers has been steadily shrinking as the product becomes more of a commodity and the industry consolidates. Now, it looks like, one way or another, Toshiba will be next on the block. This is not, in itself, an astonishing development.

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