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British Council Loses Employee Data

British Council Loses Employee Data
by Shane McGlaun
The British Council has announced that it has lost a CD containing the personal and financial details on 2000 of its employees. Among the data on the disk are names, national insurance numbers, salary and bank... Read more Jan 26 2009, 7:22am CST
 

Aleratec DVD/CD Shredder Keeps Old Data Safe

Aleratec DVD/CD Shredder Keeps Old Data Safe
by Shane McGlaun
Aleratec announced the second generation of its CD/DVD Shredder. The device is described as a quick and easy way to destroy confidential, classified, business, and personal data that is stored on CD or DVDs. Once... Read more Nov 14 2008, 6:28am CST
 

World's first 16 Layer Optical Disc stores 400GB

World's first 16 Layer Optical Disc stores 400GB
by Luigi Lugmayr
Pioneer Corporation unveiled a 16-layer read-only optical disc with a capacity of 400GB for the first time in the world. The new disc has a per-layer capacity of 25GB, which is the same as that of a Blu-ray Disc (BD... Read more Jul 7 2008, 4:17am CDT
 

Lite-on Announces 4X Blu-ray Writer for Europe

Lite-on Announces 4X Blu-ray Writer for Europe
by Shane McGlaun
Lite-On announced that it has launched a new 4X Blu-ray writer in Europe called the DH-4B1S. The new drive is the follow up to the LH-2B1S Blu-ray writer, one of the first Blu-ray writers on the market. The new drive... Read more May 7 2008, 10:43am CDT
 

New Sony BWU-200S Doubles BD-R Write Speed to 4x

New Sony BWU-200S Doubles BD-R Write Speed to 4x
by Shane McGlaun
Sony Electronics announced today their latest internal Blu-ray burner for PC that has a 4x write speed. That is twice the speed of the previous version of the Blu-ray burner. The new 4x write speed can burn a full 50Gb... Read more Oct 9 2007, 11:16am CDT
 

Philips Celebrates the 25th birthday of the CD

Philips Celebrates the 25th birthday of the CD
by Shane McGlaun
Philips electronics is celebrating a birthday, tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of the CD. Philips says that over 200 billion CDs have sold in the last 25 years. It’s hard to imagine what life would be like without... Read more Aug 16 2007, 12:34pm CDT
 

Sony Announces DRU-840A, DRX-840U, and DRX-S70U CD/DVD Drives

Sony Announces DRU-840A, DRX-840U, and DRX-S70U CD/DVD Drives
by Shane McGlaun
Today Sony announced three multi-format DVD/CD RW drives coming to market for the holidays. The 840 series Sony drives support 20x DVD+/-R recording to deliver full 4.7GB capacities on standard 16x media.Recording to 8.... Read more Aug 7 2007, 11:01am CDT
 

10.2 Inch Portable DVD Player Philips PET1002

10.2 Inch Portable DVD Player Philips PET1002
by Luigi Lugmayr
If you want a serious screen on the go, the Philips PET1002 portable dvd player offers you a huge 10.2 inch screen. Currently the PET1002 is on sale on Amazon.com for $299.99. The Philips PET1002 plays besides of... Read more Aug 28 2006, 5:00am CDT
 

CES 2006: Pioneer Blu-ray Disc Burner BDR-101A

CES 2006: Pioneer Blu-ray Disc Burner BDR-101A
by Luigi Lugmayr
Pioneer announced today that it will introduce their first Blu-ray Writer BDR-101A for PCs at the CES 2006. The Pioneer Blu-ray burner BDR-101A connects via ATAPI. Pioneer says to actually start shipping this Blu-ray... Read more Dec 27 2005, 5:21am EST
 

New TDK High-Capacity Optical Disc

New TDK High-Capacity Optical Disc
by Luigi Lugmayr
TDK develops new DVD sized optical data disc with storage capacity of 23.3GB. The TDK disc is compatible with Sony's Professional Disc for Data. To protect the surface, TDK incorporated superhard-coating technology.... Read more Jul 20 2004, 7:55am EST