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Lucas Mearian covers consumer data storage, consumerization of IT, mobile device management, renewable energy, telematics/car tech and entertainment tech for Computerworld.

Seagate kills 5900 rpm desktop drives, all Barracudas now 7200 rpm

Seagate announced that it's bumping the platter rotation speed in all of its Barracuda hard drives from 5900 rpm to 7200 rpm.

Dropbox adds new file-sharing service for work groups

Dropbox for Teams starts at $795 annually for five users and offers 1TB of storage.

Intel: Thunderbolt not in competition with USB 3.0

Intel will tell you its new high-speed interconnect technology, Thunderbolt, is not in competition with Universal Serial Bus (USB), the ubiquitous standard for connecting computers with other devices.