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HDDs Still Max Out at 15,000rpm – SanDisk
Since 15 Years
2015.07.29 | Press Release
Spintronics: Molecules Stabilizing Magnetism
Organic molecules fixing magnetic orientation of Cobalt surface/building block for compact and low-cost storage technology
2015.07.27 | Press Release
Magnetic Patterning
Local manipulation of intergranular exchange coupling via grain boundary engineering
2015.07.21 | In Brief
Toshiba : Multilayer Magnetic Recording to Realize High-Density HDDs
Technnology in R&D
2015.07.16 | In Brief
Comparing IO/s for SSDs and HDDs for Video Servers
Hard Disk drives so far more economical solution - at least for most long-form content
2015.07.14 | In Brief
1:5 HDD Copy Dock Drive Duplicator by Aleratec
$899, with sanitization functions, supporting 2.5" and 3.5" SATA HDD/SSD
2015.07.08 | Press Release
Highest Capacity Toshiba HDD
3.5-inch, 6TB, 7,200rpm, 6 disks and 12 heads
2015.07.06 | Press Release
Durable Protective Overcoat for High Density Magnetic Storage
Ultrathin carbon with interspersed graphene/fullerene-like nanostructures
2015.07.02 | In Brief
OWC Bringing Out Kit for Apple iMacs to Upgrade HDD
From $57 to $59
2015.07.01 | Press Release
Seagate Backup Plus Drives With 200GB of Cloud Storage From Microsoft OneDrive, Not Wuala
And new portable HDD at 4TB in 20.5mm form factor ($240)
2015.06.30 | Press Release | [with our comments]
OWC External Storage Upgrade Kit for Xbox One Gaming Console
From $90 (1TB) to $134 (2TB)
2015.06.30 | Press Release
Samsung Electro-Mechanics to Exit HDD Motor Business
Selling assets related to operations
2015.06.29 | In Brief
Sigma Pro Assigned Patent
Magnetic storage medium comprised of magnetic nanoparticles contained within nanotubes
2015.06.29 | In Brief
$/TB of HGST 8TB Helium HDDs 1.6X More Than Drives Backblaze Is Purchasing
"The premium we'd have to pay doesn't make sense for us."
2015.06.26 | Press Release
Urban Mining Technology Assigned Patent
Magnet recycling to create Nd--Fe--B magnets with improved or restored magnetic performance
2015.06.24 | In Brief
Some 3TB HDDs in 27-Inch iMac Failed
Probably from Seagate
2015.06.23 | Press Release
4TB, Record for 2.5-Inch HDD by Samsung/Seagate
Available this month in external version only
2015.06.22 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Imation IronKey H350 USB 3.0 HDD With FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification
500GB nd 1TB, starting at $289
2015.06.19 | Press Release
Undisclosed HDD Maker Adopts Jordan Valley JVX7300RF (XRR&XRF) Platform
For metrology of advanced magnetic heads
2015.06.17 | Press Release
WD Media Assigned Four Patents
Thermally stabilized perpendicular magnetic recording medium, controlling damping of magnetic media for heat assisted magnetic recording, measuring media performance associated with adjacent track interference
2015.06.17 | In Brief
Highest Capacity HDD Never Seen
10TB by HGST with helium but with SMR for archiving only, 7 disks/14 heads
2015.06.09 | Press Release
WD Redesigns My Passport Portable HDD
Up to 3TB at $200
2015.06.04 | Press Release
Nearline HDD Disk-Per-Drive Ratio to Top 6 Disks by 2019 – Trendfocus
Aluminum disk substrate shortage on horizon
2015.06.01 | Press Release
HGST 8TB HDD for iMac in OWC Portfolio
2015.06.01 | Press Release
HDD Reliability Stats for 1Q15 – Backblaze
Comparison of HGST, Seagate and WD units
2015.05.29 | Press Release
Toshiba Entering Into Ethernet HDD/SSD for Object Storage
Combining SMR HDD, SSD, GbE Ethernet and compute-for-storage in 3.5-inch form factor
2015.05.27 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Why Don’t We Have More Toshiba HDDs?
Backblaze report
2015.05.26 | In Brief
HDD Market Challenging for JCY International
Malaysian producer of hard disk drive parts for Seagate, WD and Toshiba
2015.05.26 | In Brief
MIT Assigned Patent
Reduce access time in storage device using coded seeking
2015.05.26 | In Brief
New Campaign by Violin Memory: « Disk is Dead »
Marketing stuff ompletely false
2015.05.18 | Press Release | [with our comments]
STMicroelectronics Assigned Patent
Rendering data write errors detectable
2015.05.18 | In Brief
Loss of Videotaped Milwaukee Police
Because of HDD failure
2015.05.13 | In Brief
By Buffalo, MiniStation Extreme NFC Portable HDD
$130 for 1TB, $200 for 2TB
2015.04.30 | Press Release
Ultrafast Tracking of Electron Spins
Research to make use of charge and spin of the electron simultaneously
2015.04.29 | Press Release
Hardwareverschlüsselte USB-Festplatte DataLocker DL3 IT bei Origin Storage German
Verträgt Temperaturen von -30°C bis +85°C, 1.299€
2015.04.28 | Press Release
Sony Unveiling Portable 1TB and 2TB HDDs
With Thunderbolt and USB 3.0
2015.04.24 | Press Release
WD Purple NV HDD for Network Video Recorder Surveillance Systems
3.5-inch HDDs at 4 and 6TB
2015.04.23 | Press Release
Zhongshan Innocloud Assigned Two Patents
HDD enclosure and module having temperature detecting function
2015.04.23 | In Brief
At Blackblaze, Only 10% of Seagate 3TB HDDs Deployed in 2012 Still in Service
4,345 units failed
2015.04.22 | Press Release
Kanguru: Defender HDD300 and SSD300 FIPS 140-2 Certified
Starting at $200
2015.04.22 | Press Release
Fuji Electric Assigned Patent
Magnetic recording medium having soft magnetic underlayer with tailored relative permeability regions
2015.04.17 | In Brief
A*STAR Reveals Operational Parameters for HAMR
To understand thermo-magnetic reversal process and recording performance
2015.04.08 | Press Release
WD My Passport X External 2.5-Inch HDD for Xbox One and PC Gamers
$140 for 2TB
2015.04.06 | Press Release
HGST Assigned Three Patents
PMR disk, HDD with write assist, disk drive with different synchronization fields
2015.04.01 | In Brief
One Million HGST Helium-Filled HDDs Deployed
By 2017, 50% of company's enterprise drives to be helium
2015.03.31 | Press Release
Enhanced Magnetic Anisotropies of Single Transition-Metal Adatoms on Defective MoS2 Monolayer
Ultimate limit of bit miniaturization for storage
2015.03.31 | In Brief
Toshiba Adds 3TB 2.5-Inch HDD to Canvio External Range
At €244 with USB 3.0
2015.03.26 | Press Release
Best Hard Drive 2015
Top HDDs for speed and price
2015.03.24 | In Brief
Echostreams Assigned Patent
Removable hard disk drive holder
2015.03.23 | In Brief
LaCie: USB-C Reversible Connector on Porsche Mobile External HDD
500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities
2015.03.18 | Press Release