IDC's worldwide storage tracker has noted that the personal and entry level storage market has shot up 73.4 percent year on year - reaching 20.2 million units shipped in Q1 2013, with shipment value growing 54.1 percent at $1.8 billion.
Outfits don’t seem to be gobbling up nearly as many hard drives as they should. According to consultancy firm Futuresource, shipments have gone from bad to worse over the past two years.
The city of Ayutthaya, Thailand, was founded when King U Thong ran there to escape a smallpox outbreak in Lop Buri way back in 1350 and proclaimed it the capital of his kingdom.
Thailand has become the first country to publicly endorse Twitter's plans to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, meaning that anybody wanting to insult the Royal Family had better get a move on.
The shortage of hard drives caused by the recent floods in Thailand is starting to hit other tech vendors hard.