Robin Harris

Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, a storage research and consulting firm he founded in 2005. Based in Sedona, Arizona, TechnoQWAN focuses on emerging technologies, products, companies and markets. Robin has over 35 years experience in the IT industry and earned degrees from Yale and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

Ricardo Bilton

Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.

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Are your CDs dying?

Are your CDs dying?

Perhaps you thought that since music CDs are mechanically stamped and sealed in tough plastic, they'd last forever. Wrong! Some may already be dead. Here's why.

published May 16, 2014 by

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HDD warming: global data threat?

HDD warming: global data threat?

If there's one thing I hate, it's unsettled science. For instance: the effect of temperature on disk drives. Shorten their life or not? Most studies say no - including a new one - but Microsoft researchers disagree. Can’t we all just get along?

published May 14, 2014 by

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Why would Apple buy Beats?

Why would Apple buy Beats?

The rumor that Apple may buy Beats, the fast growing audio accessories firm, has excited a lot of negative comment, based partly on race. But it makes good sense from multiple Apple exec perspectives. Here's why.

published May 12, 2014 by

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Violin Windows Flash Array debuts

Violin Windows Flash Array debuts

Need screaming-fast Windows server performance? A new, integrated all-flash array with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 integrated on board promises just that. Here's what you need to know.

published April 22, 2014 by

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The optical storage surprise

The optical storage surprise

Have you bought a $40 BDXL Blu-ray disc? Me neither. But someone must be - the same people who are driving research into even higher density optical drives and media. Who is it?

published April 17, 2014 by

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