So, this is pretty… big. At this very moment, researchers at IBM are building the largest data drive ever — a 120 petabyte beast comprised of some 200,000 normal HDDs working in concert. To put that into perspective, 120 petabytes is the equivalent of 120 million gigabytes, (or enough space to hold about 24 billion, […]

Tell me what you think of this business plan: Someone is going to write software that lets manufacturers make gadgets like the iPhone and iPad. It’s going to be high-quality, worth millions of dollars in effort, and able to work on a vast range of smartphones and tablets. Oh, and it’s going to be given […]