storage

Omni storage now earns you money by renting out your stuff

“We want to change behavior around ownership on the planet,” says Omni co-founder Thomas McLeod. First, it built an on-demand storage business, where you can get things picked up from your

Backblaze’s unlimited backup service increases upload and restore speeds, adds file sharing and more

Backblaze is one of the few unlimited backup services standing — in part because of its prowess in securing its own hard drives and building its own cloud services. Today, the company launched v

Scientists have inserted a GIF of a horse into living bacteria — did your brain just explode?

In a new study published in Nature, a group of scientists at Harvard have successfully stored a GIF— yes, like a moving meme — into live bacteria (E. coli to be specific). It's a weird idea, but s

Crunch Report | Comma.ai Launches Panda

Comma.ai launches its new product (Panda), Roche buys mySugr app and Tesla's making the largest battery storage facility. All this on Crunch Report.

Tintri up slightly after lowering IPO price

Enterprise cloud company Tintri was supposed to debut on the public markets yesterday with an IPO price between $10.50 to $12.50, but then pushed things back a day and lowered its price to $7. Shares

Storage company Omni now lets users share their belongings with friends

On-demand storage startup Omni wants to make it easier for you to have access to your favorite items without them taking up space in your closet. But now the company is taking a huge step toward maki

iOS 11 will help you free up storage on your iPhone through personalized suggestions

Apple is introducing a new feature in iOS 11 that will help users free up space on their iPhone by offering personalized recommendations about actions they can take to increase the available storage.

Data management startup Rubrik is raising up to $200M on a $1B valuation

Make way for another juggernaut amongst enterprise startups: Rubrik, a data backup company that only emerged from stealth in 2015, is in the process of raising between $150 million and $200 million on

Apple finally kills off 16GB iPhone SE, now you get 32GB for $399

Rejoice lovers of petite-sized iPhones, for Apple is granting additional storage bounty -- announcing today it's doubling the current storage capacity of the iPhone SE.

AWS drops its storage prices and launches new cold storage retrieval options

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced a significant price drop for some of its storage services. In addition, it is also launched a few new features for developers who want to use its Glacier cold

With one atom per bit, this 1-kilobyte hard drive is only 100 nanometers wide

Here's an interesting milestone to talk up around the water cooler: Researchers in the Netherlands have created a microscopic storage system that encodes every bit with a single atom — allowing them

DigitalOcean launches block storage and lets you store terabytes of data

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.digitalocean.com">DigitalOcean</a> has become a popular cloud hosting provider <a href="https://future.techcrunch.com/tag/digitalocean/">over the years</a>. But ma

Samsung’s new 4TB SSD costs about as much as a MacBook Pro

For those in need of substantial PC storage, spinning hard drives are still very much a reality. That’s changing, of course, though not quite as quickly as many upgraders are hoping. $700 will get y

AWS’s Elastic File System is now ready for production use

Over a year ago, Amazon’s AWS cloud computing unit announced the beta launch of the Amazon Elastic File System (EFS). While AWS already offers a number of cloud storage services in the form of

Avast expands beyond security with new storage-optimizing app called Photo Space

Avast is a company best known for its security software, but the days where everyone’s first download to their Windows PC is an anti-virus program are fading into the past. The 25-year old sof

CoreOS launches Torus, a new open source distributed storage system

CoreOS today announced the launch of Torus, its latest open source project. Just like CoreOS’s other projects, Torus is all about giving startups and enterprises access to the same kind of techn

Hands on with SanDisk’s iPhone storage-expanding flash drive

The iXpand is an odd thing to behold, a strange Frankensteinian amalgam of adapters fused together and folded over for good measure. It’s another interesting concept out of SanDisk as the company at

New Box product will let you choose storage from IBM and AWS

For several years, Box CEO Aaron Levie has been trying to get people to understand his company is not in the storage business. To drive that point home Box announced Box Zones today, a product that

New Egnyte product puts customers in control of encryption keys

Egnyte announced a new product today that lets customers control their encryption keys with either a customer-managed offering or a cloud service that requires less heavy lifting and management. While

MakeSpace Raises $17.5 Million For Hassle-Free Storage Units

New York-based MakeSpace has secured $17.5 million in funding to accelerate growth in their self-storage business. The startup markets itself as a convenient alternative to traditional storage, by mak
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