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Seagate to acquire storage company LaCie

On Wednesday, hard drive manufacturer Seagate announced that it will acquire a controlling interest in LaCie.

Report: 60TB disk drives could be a reality in 2016

Advanced technologies such as HAMR could mean disk drive capacities from 30TB to 60TB by 2016, according to a new report by IHS iSuppli.

iSuppli: iPad way ahead of the pack

After a brief dip in late 2011, the Apple iPad has firmly reasserted its position as the dominant player in the tablet market.

Pixorial leads with Google Drive: Will developers follow?

Can Google Drive make inroads with iOS developers? And with cloud-based services proliferating, how can developers choose among them?

LightSquared declares bankruptcy after GPS worries sank its mobile dream

LightSquared, the startup that planned a nationwide wholesale mobile network only to be shot down by regulators because of GPS interference concerns, is declaring bankruptcy.

CTIA: At a show full of pom-pom waving, Sprint's Hesse sounds a warning

CTIA is normally a show where you hear about the dazzling future that the wireless industry will bring about. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, however, thinks carriers...

AT&T sees an end to Wi-Fi-only tablets

Tablet makers are moving toward selling only models equipped with cellular radios and away from having separate Wi-Fi-only units, according to an AT&T executive.

Remains of the Day: Fortunate ones

Apple's fortune is rising, AT&T's inflating a new pool, and if you work at an Apple Store, John Browett would like to shake your hand.

Remains of the Day: Tender is the night

Apple tenders a settlement proposal in China, Warner Bros. puts tender loving care into its new high-definition movie purchases, and your iPhone will soon be legal tender (as far as your Amtrak ticket goes).

iCloud storage upgrade extended for MobileMe users

Users of Appleā€™s older, soon-to-be defunct cloud-storage service still have until June 30 to move to iCloud, but MobileMe customers now have until September 30 to enjoy free upgrades to their iCloud storage.

Researchers use diamonds to boost computer memory

Researchers were able to use diamond tipped tools to add pressure to a phase-change memory alloy and increase its data storing capacity and performance.

Mobile experts disagree on who should protect privacy

Users of mobile apps need more information about the ways those apps use their personal information, a group of experts agreed Thursday, but they didn't agree on who is most responsible for protecting user privacy.

FCC launches new mobile broadband subsidy

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun seeking competitive bids for new mobile broadband subsidies for 3G or 4G service.