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Six exabytes of Flash destroyed by blackout

Six exabytes of Flash destroyed by blackout

13-minute outage at Toshiba plant could spike prices.
Simon Sharwood Jun 30 2019, 7:21PM Servers & Storage
Western Digital signals revenue rise in second half, shares climb

Western Digital signals revenue rise in second half, shares climb

Targeting US$800 million in annualised reductions.
Sayanti Chakraborty Jan 29 2019, 7:00AM Hardware
Western Digital unveils 'world's first' 15TB archive hard drive

Western Digital unveils 'world's first' 15TB archive hard drive

Designed for use with hyperscale cloud and data centre workloads.
Staff Writer Nov 1 2018, 6:30AM Servers & Storage
WD patches NAS backdoor six months after being notified of flaw

WD patches NAS backdoor six months after being notified of flaw

My Cloud firmware contained hardcoded backdoor account.
Brendon Foye Jan 8 2018, 6:16PM Security
Toshiba and Western Digital on track to settle chip dispute next week

Toshiba and Western Digital on track to settle chip dispute next week

Sources say agreement imminent.
Makiko Yamazaki Dec 10 2017, 8:09PM Hardware
Western Digital offers to bow out of Toshiba chip bid

Western Digital offers to bow out of Toshiba chip bid

Would ask for better joint venture terms instead.
Kentaro Hamada and Makiko Yamazaki Sep 6 2017, 1:05PM Hardware
SanDisk unveils 400GB microSD card

SanDisk unveils 400GB microSD card

Breakthrough at IFA 2017.
Emma Sims Sep 3 2017, 7:40PM Hardware
Western Digital injunction into Toshiba in chip sale postponed, shares jump

Western Digital injunction into Toshiba in chip sale postponed, shares jump

Toshiba still requires consent to sell business.
a Staff Writer Jul 18 2017, 3:50PM Finance
Western Digital matches rival bids for Toshiba chip unit

Western Digital matches rival bids for Toshiba chip unit

Says it made six proposals since February.
Stephen Nellis Jul 11 2017, 11:33AM Hardware
WD could join consortium for Toshiba chip unit bid: report

WD could join consortium for Toshiba chip unit bid: report

Wants 51 percent stake to be competitive.
Makiko Yamazaki and Taro Fuse May 30 2017, 10:35AM Servers & Storage
Western Digital to block Toshiba's chip unit sale

Western Digital to block Toshiba's chip unit sale

Believes the sale violates previous agreements.
a Staff Writer May 15 2017, 11:00PM Hardware
Leader Computers joins Avnet as HGST distributor

Leader Computers joins Avnet as HGST distributor

Deal covers both enterprise and consumer devices.
Michael Jenkin Sep 20 2016, 5:00PM Distribution
IBM offloads 100 patents to Western Digital

IBM offloads 100 patents to Western Digital

Storage vendor gets its hands on emerging technologies.
Tony Yoo Feb 1 2016, 5:06AM Hardware
Western Digital launches world-first 'drop-in ready' 10TB drive

Western Digital launches world-first 'drop-in ready' 10TB drive

Helium-filled disk aimed at multimedia.
Brendon Foye Dec 4 2015, 10:28AM Hardware
Western Digital to pay $19 billion for SanDisk

Western Digital to pay $19 billion for SanDisk

Semiconductor consolidation continues.
Reuters Staff Oct 21 2015, 10:52PM Hardware
Western Digital in talks to acquire SanDisk

Western Digital in talks to acquire SanDisk

Pending approval from Toshiba.
Reuters Staff Oct 20 2015, 1:01PM Hardware
Storage vendors stay quiet on hard drive malware

Storage vendors stay quiet on hard drive malware

No word on implications of NSA firmware hack.
Joseph F. Kovar Mar 15 2015, 10:20PM Security
Western Digital's HGST acquires flash maker Skyera

Western Digital's HGST acquires flash maker Skyera

Plans enterprise flash solutions.
Joseph F. Kovar Dec 17 2014, 6:42AM Data centre
Western Digital fuses full SSD with full HDD

Western Digital fuses full SSD with full HDD

Dual drive crams 1.12TB into notebooks and more.
Joseph F. Kovar, Nov 27 2013, 8:45AM Data centre
Avoid SSDs for important files: Data specialist

Avoid SSDs for important files: Data specialist

Precious data best preserved on mechanical disks, claims data recovery specialist.
Darien Graham-Smith Nov 21 2013, 9:14AM Data centre

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