Samsung Electronics Debuts Industry-Leading 8TB Consumer SSD, the 870 QVO

Samsung Electronics today introduced its second-generation quad-level cell (QLC) flash drive, the 870 QVO SATA SSD, that is setting a new standard for high-capacity consumer storage. Featuring an industry-leading capacity of up to eight terabytes (TB),1 the new SSD delivers an uncompromising mix of speed, storage capacity and reliability for mainstream and professional PC users.   In the past, consumers have had to choose between SSDs – which provide superior performance – and HDDs, which traditionally offer greater capacity. Samsung’s 870 QVO SSD, however, is able to reliably offer the…

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[Interview] Galaxy S20 Designers Discuss Making the Smartphone Experience More Sustainable

According to a 2018 report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) entitled “Single-Use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainability,” unless the world improves its consumption patterns and waste management practices, by 2050, there will be roughly 12 million metric tons of plastic litter polluting landfills and the environment.   It’s hard to overstate the urgency of this issue. Thankfully, people around the world, especially the younger generation, are realizing the importance of environmentally conscious consumption, and are adopting products and solutions that put the planet first. Samsung Electronics is deeply…

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Intel and the International Olympic Committee to Provide Support Services to Athletes Worldwide

Ashton Eaton is the third Olympian to achieve back-to-back gold medals (2012, 2016) in the decathlon and holds five World Championship gold medals in both the decathlon and heptathlon events. Eaton works at Intel as a product development engineer, focusing on integrating key technologies into the Olympic Games. Intel, working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), will extend life-coaching, mentoring, and learning and development services to more than 50,000 athletes that are a part of the Olympic community through the postponed Olympic Games in Tokyo next year. Intel will provide…

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[Video] Our Lives Have Changed. But the Games Must Go On.

From the crack of a bat to the smell of a freshly mowed field, there are so many things that we love about baseball – and so many things that we’ve missed since the pandemic brought the sports world to a standstill.   Recently, the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) gave people around the world something to cheer for by becoming one of the first sports leagues to get back to playing ball. With thorough cleaning protocols in place to protect the health and safety of players and staff, the KBO…

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