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Holographic Storage Come True

InPhase Technologies has developed a computer storage medium that has the potential to store over a terabyte of data on one disc.

Storage Costs Continue to Drop

After reading the /. story about IBM trying to build a 100TB tape drive, I found myself over on Pricewatch.com …

Storage Costs Decrease

The ability to store data is one of the rudimentary functions of a computer. Numerous devices are used in order to keep copies of work and/or backups. When storage is mentioned, the standard internal hard drive is what usually comes to mind. As with most peripherals in the computer medium, storage costs are continuing to fall, making large amounts of storage space available at reasonable prices.

IBM Offers Next Generation Storage Software

IBM announces new storage automation and IBM Virtualization Engine technologies to help enable clients to simplify their infrastructure.

VERITAS Storage Management Offerings to Include Features for AIX

Storage Management Solutions Now Span Industry Leading Operating Systems; Maximizing Choice and Flexibility for Customers While Driving Down Costs.

FalconStor Releases Next Generation of IPStor Enterprise Edition

Company Raises the Standard for Network Storage Infrastructure Software with New Version of IPStor Enterprise Edition.

Intel and Others Lead Iniative to Define Storage Interface

A new initiative to define a storage interface tailored to the unique needs of handheld and portable consumer electronic devices is being led by Intel Corporation, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Marvell Semiconductor, Seagate Technology and Toshiba America Information Systems.

HP Introduces HP StorageWorks XP12000 Disk Array

HP StorageWorks XP12000 Delivers Low-cost, Tiered Storage for 50 Percent Savings on Additional Disk Capacity.

Yahoo China Unveils 1G Email Storage

Yahoo China has recently started providing email users with one gigabyte of email storage. The new storage space makes Yahoo China the largest capacity email storage in the entire country.

Hotmail Suffers Storage Gaffe

Members that signed up for Microsoft’s free version of Hotmail last Wednesday (7-21-04) were treated to an unexpected gift. Upon completion of their registration, some new members were rewarded with 2 gigabytes of storage, the upgraded amount reserved for paid members.

Ask Jeeves Upgrades Email Storage Too

Not to be left out of all the email storage upgrade fun, Ask.com has announced that they too would be increasing the amount of email storage its customer’s receive.

MSN Hotmail Takes on Google with 250 MB of Email Storage

In a few weeks, users of MSN Hotmail will be offered 250MB of storage space. The upgrade will take place in early July, Microsoft announced today.

Yahoo Announces Email Storage Upgrades

Yahoo has announced they will be increasing the storage capacity of its email service. The changes are to be implemented today, June 15, 2004.

Tolkien Geeks Launch Shiremail Email Service With 1GB Storage

Gmail has another competitor, this one coming from Middle Earth. The Hobbits over at Planet-Tolkien.com have launched Shiremail, an email service that offers a 1 gigabyte storage amount for its members. Because they were not blessed with Google’s resources, Shiremail costs members 3.50 (pound sterling) a month.

Is Google Now Offering 1 Terabyte For Gmail Storage?
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Yesterday, May 18, 2004, saw the announcement of Lycos Europe offering its paid members 1 gigabyte worth of email storage, while Yahoo announced similar updates last week.

Gmail Terabyte Storage Fixed
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Although some believe it to be a test by Google, the terabyte worth of storage that was showing up on Gmail accounts is now gone. As reported earlier today, some Gmail members were seeing email storage amounts that equaled close to a terabyte of space. Gmail’s actual storage capabilities are 1 gigabyte. A terabyte is roughly equivalent to 1000 gigs.

Lycos Offering 1 Gig Storage For Paid Email Members

Incorrectly claiming to be the first to offer this service, Lycos has announced that it will be offering 1 Gigabyte worth of storage to members of its email service. The service will cost around 3.49 Pounds a month, or $6.31 USD.

Yahoo To Increase Email Storage

In a response to Gmail and its highly publicized storage capabilities (1 gig), Yahoo announced that they would be changing the amount of storage it offers its members.

Gmail Spam Test
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Aaron Pratt wants you to spam his Gmail account. He wants to know a)how long it takes to fill up a gig of space and b)how well Gmail’s spam filters work. For the record, and the spam bots, his address is prattboy@gmail.com.

Russian Internet Portals To Offer Email With Unlimited Storage

Russian Internet portals Yandex.ru and Mail.ru have announced they will be launching email services that will have unlimited storage for its members. Each company will be offering their email services for free.

Spymac Gives 1 Gig Of Email Storage

A Mac-based Web hosting company is following Google’s email lead. Spymac announced they would be giving away 1 gigabyte worth of email storage to its members.