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Seagate eyes 20TB hard disk drives by 2020

Hard disk maker Seagate has an ambitious target to ship 20TB hard disk drives by 2020, and is investing in laser-assisted drive technology to do so.

Western Digital leapfrogs Seagate with new 8TB and 10TB hard disk drives

Barely a month after Seagate announced a new 8TB hard disk drive, Western Digital has unveiled two new drives that relies on the use of pressurized helium.

Seagate ships world's first 8TB hard drive, sans helium

Seagate has announced the world's first 8TB hard disk drive, which will not use helium--a method used by Western Digital.

And the most reliable hard disk drive model is…

Data storage provider  Backb laze  on Tuesday published a detailed blog that offered recommendations on the brand and make of hard disk drives (HDD) based on their failure rates.

Seagate to ship 5TB hard disk drives next year

Seagate on Monday announced that it has sold more than one million hard disk drives using a new technology called shingled magnetic recording, or SMR.

Spotlight: StarTech encrypted HDD enclosure

The StarTech Encrypted hard disk enclosure is a USB 3.0 device that works with a standard 2.5-inch hard disk drive.

Your next tablet could come with 500GB of storage

Among the new products and announcements is a somewhat unorthodox deployment suggestion: To use its new 5mm ultrathin HDD in a tablet.

Seagate ships 5mm HDD for ultra thin laptops, tablets

Seagate today announced that it has started shipping a new family of hard disk drives designed specifically to cater to ultrathin laptops, as well as tablets.

Spotlight: Seagate Slim portable drive

The Seagate Slim portable drive is an external hard disk drive measuring 9.5mm thick and is slightly larger than an iPhone 5.

SSD shipments expected to rise by 300 percent

Shipments of solid-state drives should rise by over 300 percent between 2013 and 2017, according to market researchers from IHS iSuppli.