"But now Catalog, a tiny startup with just $9 million in new funding, threatens to beat Microsoft to the punch, pledging to deliver the first commercial DNA storage product sometime next year. Big-data generators such as corporations and government agencies could use it to store billions of gigabytes of information in a space the size of a bedroom closet.The next big thing in data storage is actually microscopic -- Boston Globe
“It’s a new generation of information storage technology that’s got a million times the information density, compared to flash” storage, said Catalog’s chief executive, Hyunjun Park, referring to the flash memory chips used in digital cameras and thumb drives. “You can shrink down entire data centers into shoeboxes of DNA.”"
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