The first HAMR hard disk drives, to be built by storage company Seagate, will be given to select customers and used as testing devices in late 2016 or early 2017, before shipping out to other consumers, say press reports.
IBM has posted disappointing financial figures, with revenue falling more than expected and profit forecasts cut.
Revenue hit $23 billion - although profits dip due to major integration and restructuring expenses.
A large proportion of IT hardware at Herefordshire Council is either dangerously close to being below minimum operation standards or already is below this level.
American tech giant IBM today introduced two mainframe servers, both running only on the open-source Linux operating system.
Samsung has revealed a new, updated version of its eye-tracking mouse, aimed at making using a computer more accessible to those with disabilities.
The UK government has signed a deal with Oracle, an American global computer technology corporation.