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Carnegie Mellon University Vs. Marvell
Federal Circuit affirms infringement and validity of HDD patents.
2015.09.01 | Press Release
Lenovo System x With New 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SAS and SATA HDDs
From 120GB to 2TB, 7,200 and 15,000rpm
2015.09.01 | Press Release
WD Red Pro HDDs Now at 6TB
2015.08.27 | Press Release
SP/ Silicon Power: Armor A85/A85M Portable HDD
500GB, 1TB and 2TB, encryption, shockproof, waterproof, pressure-resistant
2015.08.27 | Press Release
WD Black HDDs Expanded to 6TB at $294
7,200rpm, 128MB cache, dual stage actuator, 6Gb SATA, dual processor
2015.08.26 | Press Release
First HDDs With HAMR Will Arrive With Only 4TB
According to Jan-Ulrich Thiele, head of HAMR development, Seagate
2015.08.24 | In Brief
Ily Enterprise With Open Platform HDD Duplicator
4 or 9 targets, copy speed up to 9GB/mn
2015.08.20 | Press Release
Few More Signs Your HDD About to Die
Other signs can show up well in advance of dead drive.
2015.08.19 | In Brief
UC Berkeley Researchers Discovered New Way to Switch Polarization of Nanomagnets
Paving tway for high-density storage to move from HDDs onto integrated circuits
2015.08.13 | Press Release
WD Delivers Ultra HD Movie Content For New Samsung TV Generation
With My Passport Cinema 4K Ultra HD HDD at $90 for 1TB
2015.08.12 | Press Release
Seagate Game External HDD for Xbox
2TB 2.5-inch unit at $110
2015.08.12 | Press Release
HighPoint Unveils USB 3.1 HDD Docks and PCIe 2.0 Host Adapter
From $39 to $99
2015.08.11 | Press Release
Seagate 1200.2 12Gb SAS SSD, First Product Following Alliance with Micron
4TB, 2.5-inch form factor, up to 1,800MB/s sequential read
2015.08.10 | Press Release
Nidec Assigned Patent
Manufacturing disk drive
2015.08.06 | In Brief
Emtec Connect Series: Wireless HDD for Mobile Devices
$140 (1TB) and $200 (2TB)
2015.08.05 | Press Release
Operational Shock Modelling of HDDs
From A*STAR, Data Storage Institute
2015.08.04 | Press Release
Research: Hard Disk of Future
It will be possible to store data at speeds ten thousand times higher than those achievable with current technology.
2015.07.30 | Press Release
Kao Assigned Patent
Manufacturing aluminosilicate glass substrate for HDDs
2015.07.30 | In Brief
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