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Retrospect's long and twisted road

Launched in 1989, it was once the most successful backup app for the Mac. Then it it was passed from one corporate owner to another in a series of mergers and acquisitions. Through it all, Retrospect managed to survive. Here's how.

Seagate promises 60TB drives this decade

Seagate said it is the first hard-drive maker to achieve the milestone storage density of 1 terabit (1 trillion bits) per square inch on a disk platter.

Western Digital's new Thunderbolt hard drive now available

Western Digital on Thursday revealed that its new My Book Thunderbolt Duo, a two-drive desktop RAID array equipped with Thunderbolt connectivity, is now available for purchase for $600 (4TB capacity) and $700 (6TB capacity).

iPad to push global demand for flash memory through 2015

The Apple iPad is expected to dominate the worldwide demand for NAND flash in media tablets at least through the year 2015.

Intel: Optical cables for Thunderbolt coming this year

Optical cables for Thunderbolt ports that enable faster data transfers over longer distances on computers such as Apple's Macintosh will be available later this year, Intel said Monday

OCZ talks up Thunderbolt-enabled SSD

OCZ announced new PCIe-based flash cards this week, while at the same time it showed off a new Thunderbolt-enabled SSD at CeBIT. It also talked up two...

Intel aims for faster Thunderbolt with PCI-Express 3.0

Intel is working to boost data transfer speeds with a faster pipe on Thunderbolt, a high-speed connector technology that link computers with peripherals.

Apple releases update that resolves Time Machine issue

Apple issued a supplemental update on Monday to fix an issue found when trying to restore a Mac from a Time Machine backup.

Thai floods catapult Seagate into hard drive market lead

Seagate technology for the first time in two years, Seagate technology reclaimed the throne as the leading hard disk drive suppler, usurping Western Digital's lead after devastating floods in Thailand last year.

Intel hopes for SSD boost in memory asset sale to Micron

Micron Technology has bought out Intel's stake in two wafer factories that are part of a NAND joint venture between the two companies.

Toshiba and SanDisk shrink 128gbit memory chips

Toshiba said Thursday it has shrunk the size of its 128gbit NAND flash memory chips, in the race to bring more and tinier storage to portable devices.

Analysts: Hard drive prices to remain high through 2014

Hard disk drive supplies will continue to languish due to last year's floods in Thailand and prices will continue to remain high through 2014, according to...

Thunderbolt: One year later

It has been almost 12 months since Thunderbolt made its debut on the 2011 MacBook Pro. In that time, just a few dozen Thunderbolt products have shipped, to the disappointment of users eager to take advantage of the fast connection.