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Dropbox to open first overseas office in Dublin

Dropbox to open first overseas office in Dublin

Dropbox, the increasingly popular online storage service, has announced that it will open its first international office in Dublin, Ireland. By doing so, it will join the likes of Facebook and Google in establishing business in a place known for attracting tech companies. In addition to being its first international office, the Dublin location will be Dropbox's second office.

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Microsoft sued over the Surface’s storage capacity

Microsoft sued over the Surface’s storage capacity

Microsoft's tablet/PC hybrid, the Surface RT, is advertised at 32GB and 64GB, depending on which model you purchase. As with all cell phones, laptops, tablets, and other devices with internal storage, the actual user-available capacity is lower due to the operating system and such. Andrew Sokolowski, a California lawyer, isn't happy about this, and has sued Microsoft over his 32GB Surface's storage space.

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SugarSync 2.0 public beta launches

SugarSync 2.0 public beta launches

SugarSync has announced the launch of the public beta of version 2.0 of its software. The new beta version brings a completely new user interface design and structure made specifically for more efficient use. The beta version also has new search functionality enabling a complete search of all folders on your devices.

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DIY Fusion drive for Macs is complex

DIY Fusion drive for Macs is complex

If your favorite part of the Apple event where the new and crazy thin iMac computers were unveiled was the Fusion Drive combining a traditional hard drive with flash storage, you might wonder if you can get the technology inside your existing Mac computer. Apparently, you can, but it's not exactly easy. You can roll your own Fusion Drive following some instructions available online.

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Cassette tape prototype able to store 35 terabytes of data

Cassette tape prototype able to store 35 terabytes of data

The cassette tape was a popular medium back in the 80s and early 90s, and served as one of the main platforms for distributing music. Today, the cassette is all but living as other types of media have taken over since then. However, researchers have developed a prototype that is able to store 35TB of data onto a single cassette tape.

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Google NC data center gets Street View treatment

Google NC data center gets Street View treatment

If you were wondering where the internet is housed, you're asking the wrong question - but if you want to know where Google's corner of the internet lives, you're in luck. This week Google has released not just a high-definition set of photos from several of their data centers, they've got a lovely Street View look at one in particular. Google's Lenoir, NC data center has the greatest little look-around you could hope for this afternoon.

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