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Growing Data: DNA Data Storage

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Advancements in data storage technology have not ended with flash. Have you heard of storing data in DNA? Growing Amount of Data As computers, smartphones and tablets become more and more widespread, the amount of data being produced is growing at an exponential and staggering rate. It seems that … Continue reading Growing Data: DNA Data Storage

“Superman” Data Storage Crystals May Outlast Mankind

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering at DriveSavers Tiny Glass Disks Promise Huge Data Storage Potential Researchers in England say they have developed working models of a 5-D glass storage device that can hold more data per square inch than anything else on Earth, is nearly indestructible and can possibly outlive the human race. The … Continue reading “Superman” Data Storage Crystals May Outlast Mankind

Intel and Micron Debut Blazing Fast Memory Chips

A new memory chip, capable of working 1,000 times faster than current NAND flash chips, is due for release next year from a joint partnership between Intel and Micron. While the two tech firms didn’t give out too many details regarding the new 3D XPoint technology, they said in a news release that their discovery … Continue reading Intel and Micron Debut Blazing Fast Memory Chips

What’s Ahead: Bigger, Faster, Smaller, More Vulnerable?

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Technology predictions for the coming year include more hacking and data breach incidents, and the introduction of higher capacity hard drives and solid-state drives to handle the ever-growing amount of data created worldwide. According to a report from Cisco, the amount of data created globally will increase six times over the next two years, with … Continue reading What’s Ahead: Bigger, Faster, Smaller, More Vulnerable?

Holiday Computer Safety Tips

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If you are going to be away from home or shutting down your business during the holidays, here are some tips to keep your important data safe from harm’s way. Back Up First and foremost, make sure you have everything important backed up. A backup is just a copy, stored in a second location for … Continue reading Holiday Computer Safety Tips