News in BriefHitachi's quartz glass plate can store data for, oh, just a few hundred million years at least.
Hitachi has announced that it is to end TV production in Japan and will close its factory in September.
Japanese technology company Hitachi has followed in the footsteps of rival Seagate with the announcement that it's squeezed an entire terabyte of storage onto a single 3.5-inch hard drive platter.
Huge capacity combined with a fast spin speed and backed by a super fast interface and cache makes this a very impressive single drive, not only that but its impressively quiet while it does it.
Japanese consumer electronics company Hitachi has revealed a roller-skating humanoid robot called EMIEW2 at a Tokyo launch event this month.
Leading consumer tech brands and computer manufacturers such as Hitachi and Quanta computers are looking to use some new motion-sensing controller technology from a new US-based start-up called Canesta, which is developing a 'Project Natal' style body-sensing system for use with PCs and laptops.
Hitachi has produced the world's first two terabyte 7200 rpm HDD, with the race to have the biggest storage device showing no sign of abating.