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Weapons of Kim Jong Un's Destruction? Old USB Drives

Groups hope to smuggle 2K into N. Korea every month, laden with movies, TV

(Newser) - Got any old flash drives gathering dust in a drawer? There's a growing movement to get them into the hands of ordinary North Koreans, loaded with Western movies and shows in the hopes of offering a more realistic look at the outside world Pyongyang paints as utterly bleak. Andy... More »

Man Eats Flash Drive to Destroy Evidence

Add obstruction of justice charges to his file

(Newser) - A man accused of ATM fraud ate a flash drive in an attempt to destroy evidence against him, authorities say. The New Yorker swallowed the USB drive at a Secret Service office in Brooklyn where he was taken after being arrested outside a bank. When he didn't pass the drive... More »

Intel Rolls Out Minuscule Flash Drive

4 gig chip weighs less than a drop of water

(Newser) - Intel has unveiled a new flash-memory hard drive smaller than a fingertip and lighter than a drop of water; the 2- or 4-gig Z-P140 is a play to compete with Samsung in storage technology for handheld devices. Conventional magnetic hard drives aren’t small, rugged, or efficient enough to power... More »

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