The invention of thin-film heads, the rise of storage competitors, and the landscape as it exists today.
Stories by Lucas Mearian
Ford is hiring 400 engineers to support its efforts to build connected-vehicle tech and plans to establish a new Research and Engineering Center to focus on connectivity in Ottawa, Ontario.
Intel's new Optane memory for PCs will let laptops and desktops boot up twice as fast and boost storage performance 14x for a range of activities.
A U.S. company that 3D prints liver and kidney tissue for pharmaceutical testing expects to commercialize a process for printing portions of specific livers that could extend the lives of patients waiting for a transplant.
Over the past 50 years, data storage development has blown past barrier after barrier to give us denser, higher-capacity hard drives (and flash storage) at ever-cheaper costs.
John Goodenough, 94, a professor at the University of Texas and co-inventor of the original lithium-ion battery, responded to skeptics who say his technology for a new, safer, lithium-ion battery appears on the surface to defy the laws of thermodynamics.
Laptop makers are expected to continue using 128GB and 256GB SSDs for now as prices for the storage technology are expected to rise this year.
The revelation that the CIA has looked into hacking vehicles, possibly for the purpose of assassinations, flies in the face of a presidential order requiring U.S. agencies to reveal flaws to manufacturers to protect Americans.
The TarDisk is a half-length SD card that fits flush with the body of an older MacBook or MacBook Pro and seamlessly doubles storage capacity via pairing software that creates a single virtual volume.
SanDisk today announced it has doubled the capacity of its iOS mobile flash drives that use wireless or USB/Lightning connectors to store up to 256GB of images, videos or other data from iPhones or iPads.
Toshiba has begun shipping samples of its third-generation 3D NAND memory product, a chip with 64 stacked flash cells, compared to its previous 48-layer product. The move comes as suitors are eyeing a majority share of the company's memory business.
As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.
Apple's next iPhone, expected later this year, will have wireless charging, according to a financial analyst for KGI Securities who has a solid track record at sussing out Apple's plans.
Stratasys today announced a new line of professional 3D printers aimed at office workgroups that need to print in multiple industrial-grade materials for rapid prototyping.
WD today announced its densest 3D NAND -- a 64-layer product that it plans to begin shipping later this year.