It seems the optical disc is not quite dead yet. Researchers in Australia have developed a new process for optical data storage that increases the possible storage on a dvd sized disc to one petabyte (1000 terabytes). If you are wondering just how much data that would be, in the researchers’ terms, that is enough … Read moreNew technique for optical storage allows petabyte of data on a DVD
Lulzsec hackers jailed in UK
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ADATA has launched its enterprise grade of SSDs tailored for server applications, the SX1000L 100GB and 200GB. The series features the SandForce SF-2281 SSD processor, MLC NAND and are capable of delivering up to 550MB/s read and 340MB/s write.
RapidShare is restricting free account holders to 5GB of data and from the 3rd April, RapidShare will mass-delete all data in excess of the 5GB limit.
We’re proud to announce a partnership with OakGate Technology. This company develops test equipment for (enterprise) SSD vendors and with our partnership comes the opportunity to use their test equipment. This means that besides the most thorough and extensive consumer level SSD reviews as you’re used to from us, you can now also expect the most extensive and thorough enterprise SSD reviews. Of course this will also pave the way for articles where we can compare consumer and enterprise level performance and explain which kind of drive is suitable for which situation.
The MK809 II is an Android powered device that effectively turns any TV (with HDMI input) into an advanced Smart TV, with access to a huge range of Android apps such as on Google Play. How well does it stream HD video, display web pages, etc.? Find out in the review.
Giada has announced their ARM based Mini PC, the Giada Q11 which runs Android 4.0, capable of playing Full HD H.264 MPEG4 video, features 1GB RAM, 8GB Flash, 2.5″ HDD bay and is battery backed to run when unplugged or during a power outage.
The latest version of SimCity which was made practically unplayable since soon after its launch could have been avoided after a Reddit user “AzzerUK” claims to have been able to successfully mod the game to work without any Internet checks.
Working under an order issued by the US District Court of Alexandria, Virgina, and accompanied by federal marshals, technicians from Microsoft and Symantec disabled servers that controlled a botnet called Bamital. This botnet affected as many as eight million users over several years, and hijacked their search results and redirected them to potentially harmful sites. … Read moreMicrosoft and Symantec take down Bamital botnet
Massive hack affects Twitter accounts
Blu-ray and DVD discs are still the largest revenue stream for movie companies. According to a report by research company NPD the discs were good for 61% of home-video spending on movies in 2012. In 2011 they accounted for 64%. Although the revenue of discs declined, the number of discs sold has likely stayed the … Read moreResearch: You still like to own Blu-ray and DVD discs
Sony has added high quality audio streams to its Music Unlimited service.
Intel announced today the Intel Solid-State Drive 525 Series in a small mSATA form factor with 6 Gb/s performance.
Anonymous launches prominent attack against the US Government
BitTorrent Inc. has developed a new free application that securely syncs folders between multiple devices like Dropbox, but works totally independent of third party servers and encrypts data using an encryption key only known to the user.
A video called “Buffy vs Edward” is giving us a clear view of the abuse of power afforded to movie studios over videos at Youtube. “Buffy vs Edward” is the creation of Jonathan McIntosh, who remixed parts of Buffy the Vampire slayer tv series and scenes from the Twilight movie series into a new creative … Read moreLionsgate studio abusing Youtube takedowns and ignoring fair use
Sony has patented a new technology to block second hand games use
The French internet provider, Free, has released a firmware update to their DSL routers that includes a surprising new feature, a built-in ad blocker that is enabled by default. The ad-blocker is in beta status, and doesn’t seem to be universally effective yet, but it does work for certain sections of their network, including Paris. … Read moreFrench ISP Free installs an adblocker into their modems
Following a change of leadership China takes measures to quash Internet anonymity
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Harddisk manufacturers seem to try to find new markets. WD has released HDDs specially designed for Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices and now Seagate has announced HDDs that are designed specifically for DVRs, set-top boxes and surveillance video storage.
The Taiwanese website Digitimes reports that SSD joint venture CoreSolid Storage has ceased operations.
Massive $2.7bn fine for Yahoo!
We are going to move Myce.com to new servers the coming hours. We do not expected downtime but a partly service interruption. During the next hours the site might temporarily become read-only. This means that posting might not be possible and if possible your posts might be lost. Also new users that register a new … Read moreService message: Server move the coming hours