April 22

The occasion of Earth Day is a good time to reflect on how much e-waste we’re creating and its effect on our environment, health, and even our data.

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More Electronics, More Data, More E-Waste

March 27

Spotted in the lab not too long ago we’re still finding innovative data loss solutions for Macs new & old.

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CBL Pictures: Old Mac, Old OS, New Recovered Data!
A Mad Desire in the Lab to Make Data Come Aliiiiive

Oct 28, 11:13 am

A Mad Desire in the Lab to Make Data Come Aliiiiive

CBL can recover data from the most frightening situations but what goes into making your data come alive again isn’t the work of mad scientists in the laboratory. Check out our fun Halloween video.

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Why Big Tech shreds millions of storage devices it could reuse

Oct 7, 01:00 pm

Why Big Tech shreds millions of storage devices it could reuse

A recent Financial Times longread delves into datacenter storage use, e-waste, data security and Big Tech’s reuse practices (or lack thereof). We share a related tech tip for the rest of us.

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Data With a Drip

Sep 23, 01:55 pm

Data With a Drip

Spotted in the lab. This one needed a bit of specific pre-recovery work.

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Keeping Business Going When Extreme Weather Threatens Data

Aug 9, 03:29 pm

Keeping Business Going When Extreme Weather Threatens Data

The NOAA prediction of an above-normal Atlantic storm season seems to be staying on course but while extreme weather can be bad for digital devices it doesn’t have to mean a bad day for data. Forecasts are a good reminder of the precautions and prevention tips you can take to protect data and keep business going in the event of tough climate threats.

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CBL Pictures: Too Much

Jul 20, 04:08 pm

CBL Pictures: Too Much

A look at a severely fire-damaged server spotted in the lab. Disasters don’t have to mean data loss but fires definitely make recovery much more difficult.

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