Monthly Archives: March 2012

Seagate: 60TB HDDs possible with next-generation storage tech – TechSpot

It’s increasingly rare for mechanical drives to make headlines, but Seagate is beating the PR drum over an advancement that promises to drastically increase the capacity of hard drives. The company has achieved a storage density of 1 terabit per square inch, about 55% more than today’s 620 gigabits per square inch. More abstractly, Seagate […]

IBM News room – 2012-03-08 Made in IBM Labs: Holey Optochip First to Transfer One Trillion Bits of Information per Second Using the Power of Light – United States

IBM News room – 2012-03-08 Made in IBM Labs: Holey Optochip First to Transfer One Trillion Bits of Information per Second Using the Power of Light – United States. LOS ANGELES – 08 Mar 2012: IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists today will report on a prototype optical chipset, dubbed “Holey Optochip”, that is the first parallel […]

T-Mobile’s German Parent Unveils World’s Fast Fiber Signal — 512 Gbps – DailyTech

Usable data rate is 400 Gbps, 4x current top speeds; should allow for supercharged smartphone networksThere are two major determinants of cellular data network speeds. The first is the physical broadcast infrastructure, which takes into account factors such as number of towers, placement, type of spectrum, and amount of spectrum available. The second major determinant […]

DailyTech – AMD Acquires Cloud Server Maker SeaMicro for $334M USD

AMD’s heavily threaded Bulldozer, APUs, GCN are good fits for Seamicro’s compact cloud computing serversAdvanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) has struggled mightily in the server market in recent years, seeing its market share fall from nearly 15 percent in 2007 to less than half that — roughly 6.5 percent in 2011. I. AMD Server Division […]