Storage

Adidas Launches Smart Shopping App, Tailors Suggestions Based on Consumers’ Personal Style (The Drum)

Adidas has launched its own AI shopping app, which has been specially designed to offer a personalised experience for every customer based on their style and behaviour. The move ma... More

The Dynamic Value of Storage? (Data Center Tech Blog)

What do Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and blockchain technologies have in common? First, they all aspire to improve experiences in our day-to-day life, whether through t... More

In 1,000 Years, This Recording of Miles Davis Preserved in DNA Will Still be Perfect (Fast Company)

Three hundred years from now, if someone wants to listen to a classic recording of Miles Davis playing at the 1986 Montreux Jazz Festival, they can reach for a piece of DNA. After ... More

Western Digital Invests in Cloud Storage in M&A Wave (Data Economy)

Western Digital has made one of its strongest bets yet in the cloud market with the acquisition of cloud storage companies Tegile and UpThere. The buys follow from early reports th... More

How an Active Archive Helped Drive Efficiency During the 2017 NFL Draft (SVG)

Michael Arthur, Ian Retzlaff, Wazee Digital: Considering the massive stores of high-value content at stake, it’s important for sports-rights holders to choose the right content-m... More

Sony Wants to Digitize Education Records Using the Blockchain (TechCrunch)

Sony said today that it has finished developing a digital system for storing and managing educational records on the blockchain. The Japanese firm is now looking to commercialize t... More

IBM, Sony Cram Up to 330 Terabytes Into Tiny Tape Cartridge (Ars Technica)

IBM and Sony have developed a new magnetic tape system capable of storing 201 gigabits of data per square inch, for a max theoretical capacity of 330 terabytes in a single palm-siz... More

This New Breakthrough Could Make Data Storage Problems a Thing of The Past (Forbes)

Our lives today revolve around creating and consuming data. From our phones to businesses and banks; we live in a world where data storage is vital. With the ever-increasing demand... More

In 100 Years, Will Today’s Digital Files be Accessible? Planning for ‘Digital Obsolescence’ (St. Louis on the Air)

If you’ve happened to glance through an old family album, it is likely you’ve found photographs still around from over a century ago. Perhaps, too, you’ve found old letters y... More

Major Tech Companies See DNA Storage as the Future (Digital Journal)

Major technology companies, like Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft are investigating the use of DNA to store vast quantities of digitized data. Such data storage solutions woul... More

Connected Cities Demand a Great User Experience (Techonomy)

The seemingly endless capabilities of the Internet of Things (IoT) are uniting city planners and technology experts around the world. They want to transform otherwise sprawling met... More

HGST Archive System to Store, Retrieve more than 17,000 Hours of Live Recordings from the Montreux Jazz Festival (SCN)

Western Digital announced that the HGST Active Archive System is enabling the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) to archive more than 17,000 hours’ worth of live ... More

Storage in 2017: Big Improvements are on the Way (ZDNet)

AI will make stored data - and therefore storage- more valuable. When you can take - as we can today - a grainy surveillance video or a blurred face and read a license plate number... More

7 Signs You Should Move to Big Data Storage (Dataconomy)

Relational databases have been in place for decades, but many organizational owners as well as administrators have come across the concept of big data. Big data defies the laws of ... More

Dell EMC, DarkMatter to Deliver Next-Generation Storage, Analytics Solutions in a Secure Package (SCN)

DarkMatter and Dell EMC announced a partnership to help regional customers leverage the business benefits of next-generation storage and analytics, while incorporating advanced cyb... More

University of Utah Marriott Library Deploys Qumulo Data-Aware Scale-Out NAS for Enterprise-Class Storage System (SCN)

Qumulo announced that the University of Utah Marriott Library has selected Qumulo Core for an enterprise-class storage system that would significantly enhance functionality. The Un... More

How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple  (Backchannel)

If you’re an iPhone user, you’ve come across Apple’s AI, and not just in Siri’s improved acumen in figuring out what you ask of her. You see it when the phone identifies a ... More

Spotify Now Has A Tool To Help Organize All Those Songs You’ve Saved (Forbes)

Some of Spotify’s biggest users have been loyal to the company for years now, and since so many of them are avid music fans that pride themselves in both their vast knowledge and... More

Microsoft Stored an OK Go Music Video in Strings of DNA (The Verge)

Hundreds of years from now, today’s DVDs, web servers, and flash drives will all be long dead. But one copy of a music video — for alternative rock band OK Go’s song "This To... More

Nuxeo Adds Persistence Engine for MarkLogic Enterprise NoSQL Database for Advanced Capabilities (SCN)

Nuxeo and MarkLogic today announced the Nuxeo Platform now supports the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database as a storage backend. Made possible by the modularity and flexibility ... More