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Symantec acquires LiveOffice cloud-based archiving company

Symantec has acquired LiveOffice, a provider of cloud-based data archiving and storage, for $115 million, the companies announced Monday.

Buffalo Technology previews gigabit wireless router

At the International Consumer Electronics Show, Buffalo Technology previewed a prototype of what will eventually be its first 802.11ac wireless router, estimating the data rate at 1.3Gbps.

IBM smashes Moore's Law, cuts bit size to 12 atoms

IBM announced that after five years of work, its researchers have been able to reduce from about one million to 12 the number of atoms required to create a bit of data.

Remains of the Day: Full house

Cupertino confirms that it's betting on a small Middle East hardware company, even as many of its employees may be dealing with the labyrinth that is CES. And one Spanish company may be pressing its luck by trying to flush Apple in court.

AT&T pushes ahead after T-Mobile bid

AT&T dropped its $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA in December, but the company demonstrated that it is still running on all cylinders at the AT&T Developer Summit.

CES: Thunderbolt peripherals gather steam

It wasn't so long ago that Apple observers were wondering why it was taking Thunderbolt peripherals so long to get to market. This week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may be putting an end to that conversation.

CES: Gigabit Wi-Fi takes center stage

Vendors at CES 2012 will show the future of Wi-Fi: multi-gigabit data rates. First products are expected as early as mid-year.

Report: SSD prices will fall below $1 per GB in 2012

The price for SSDs (solid state drives) that are going into PCs are expected to fall below $1 per gigabyte during the second half of 2012, further boosting adoption.

Iomega unveils StorCenter ix2 network storage device

On Monday, Iomega announced a new desktop network storage device for small offices and homes, the StorCenter ix2.

China wants Western Digital to address monopoly concerns

Western Digital's planned acquisition of Hitachi's hard drive business may have hit a snag: China's anti-monopoly regulators want the company to address...

Insync targets Dropbox with new file-syncing service

Insync opened to the public Friday, after 15 months in beta development. The service lets users save, share, and sync local document files between computer hard drives, utilizing Google Docs’s cloud to facilitate the syncing process.

Apple's purchase of Anobit would give it a leg up on rivals

As the leading consumer of NAND flash, Apple figures to benefit from a reported purchase of Israel-based solid-state drive maker Anobit Technologies.

Seagate completes acquisition of Samsung's hard drive business

Seagate Technology said Tuesday it has completed the acquisition of the hard disk drive (HDD) business of Samsung Electronics, after it recently received...