storage

Google launches a standalone version of Drive for businesses that don’t want the full G Suite

If you are a business and want to use Google Drive, then your only option until now was to buy a full G Suite subscription, even if you don’t want or need access to the rest of the company&#8217

AWS adds more EC2 instance types with local NVMe storage

AWS is adding a new kind of virtual machine to its growing list of EC2 options. These new machines feature local NVMe storage, which offers significantly faster throughput than standard SSDs. These ne

Say hello to Google One

Google is revamping its consumer storage plans today by adding a new $2.99/month tier for 200 GB of storage and dropping the price of its 2 TB plan from $19.99/month to $9.99/month (and dropping the $

AWS launches a cheaper single-zone version of its S3 storage service

AWS’ S3 storage service today launched a cheaper option for keeping data in the cloud — as long as developers are willing to give up a few 9s of availability in return for saving up to 20

Synology’s C2 backup services goes live to users worldwide

If you know about Synology, chances are you know about its network attaches storage (NAS) hardware. Over the course of the last few years, the company made a name for itself as one of the premiere NAS

Former Docker CEO Ben Golub joins Storj as Executive Chairman and interim CEO

Last May, Docker CEO Ben Golub stepped down after four years at the helm of the containerization pioneer. We didn’t hear all that much from him since, but today, the distributed object storage s

Storage startup Closetbox raises $7.3 million Series A round

Startup Closetbox recently raised a $7.3 million Series A round, bringing its total amount of funding to $19.8 million. Closetbox, of course, has competitors like fellow startups MakeSpace and Omni, a

AWS makes it easier and faster to query data stored in its S3 and Glacier storage services

At its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS today announced a small but significant update to its S3 cloud storage and Glacier cold storage service — and how developers can access data in them

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://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/digitalocean/">over the years</a>. But many
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