April 29, 2009

NOTHING COSTS MORE THAN IT USED TO (via Glenn Dryfoos):

G.E.’s Breakthrough Can Put 100 DVDs on a Disc (STEVE LOHR, 4/27/09, NY Times)

General Electric says it has achieved a breakthrough in digital storage technology that will allow standard-size discs to hold the equivalent of 100 DVDs. [...]

[O]ptical storage experts and industry analysts who were told of the development said it held the promise of being a big step forward in digital storage with a wide range of potential uses in commercial, scientific and consumer markets.

“This could be the next generation of low-cost storage,” said Richard Doherty, an analyst at Envisioneering, a technology research firm.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 29, 2009 9:08 AM
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