Month: March 2021

Russia’s delinquent payday loan portfolio hits new high

The number of overdue payday loans in Russia hit a record 5.4 million in February, according to credit rating agency Equifax. In total, Russians owe 172 billion rubles ($2.2 billion) to microfinance organizations – very short-term loans that usually come…

Spectra Logic and OpenDrives Partner to Provide End-to-End Data Storage and Lifecycle Management Solution | Daily News

The combined solution integrates OpenDrives’ low-latency primary storage with Spectra Logic’s StorCycle Storage Lifecycle Management software. “To stay competitive, companies need to continually assess their existing workflows and modernize their IT infrastructures,” said Jeff Braunstein, director of product management for…

WekaIO Wins Data Storage Company of the Year Award

Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Data Technology Products and Companies WekaIO™ (Weka), the fastest growing data platform for artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI / ML), life science research, enterprise technical computing and technology High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA), announced…

Weka Wins Data Storage Company of the Year Award

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 24, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), a rapidly growing data platform for artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI / ML), life science research, enterprise technical computing and data analytics High Performance (HPDA), today announced that it has been…

New ultra-fast control scheme for the energy-efficient data storage of the future

Figure 1. A schematic illustration of the demonstrated ultrafast and energy-efficient switching of a ferromagnet driven by a single femtosecond laser pulse. The laser pulse demagnetizes the ferrimagnetic layer and generates a spin current, which passes through the non-magnet and…

Datadobi adds Azure Blob as an unstructured data storage target

Datadobi has updated its DobiProtect product to enable NAS replication to Azure Blob, providing customers with a cloud object storage target in addition to AWS S3. In DobiProtect 5.11, customers can move unstructured data from any NAS or cloud…

Cambridge Audio says don’t rule out brilliant compact disc

I’ve got my hands on a lot of great products from UK hi-fi giant Cambridge Audio. In addition to their combination of high value and high performance, they are easy to use. Here are some of their more recent products…

Synthetic Molecule Offers More Robust DNA Data Storage

A team of researchers led by Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences John Chaputa at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is developing methods to store large amounts of data on synthetic DNA strands that are much stronger than DNA natural. The…