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Western Digital releases 314GB PiDrive for Raspberry Pi computers
Western Digital releases 314GB PiDrive for Raspberry Pi computers
Western Digital has cleverly released a 314GB PiDrive this week, a hard drive built for the Raspberry Pi micro computer. "Adoption of Raspberry ...... 15 Mar 2016 - 15 comments
WD: 5TB hard drives coming next year
WD: 5TB hard drives coming next year
According to leaked WD slides, the company is planning two 5TB hard drives for release by the end of next year. The slides show a WD Green ...... 05 Dec 2012 - 22 comments
Hard drive supply is back in full force, but prices remain high
Hard drive supply is back in full force, but prices remain high
Last year, a historical flood in Thailand left 13 million people homeless and a significant amount of factories with over 3 feet of water. ...... 30 May 2012 - 44 comments
Western Digital agrees hard drive prices won't drop until 2013
Western Digital agrees hard drive prices won't drop until 2013
Western Digital executives expect hard drive production, which took a hit thanks to flooding in Thailand last year, to return to normal levels ...... 24 Jan 2012 - 9 comments
New ReFS file system to debut in Windows 8
New ReFS file system to debut in Windows 8
In Windows 8 Microsoft will be introducing a new file system called ReFS. It borrows a number of features from the NTFS file system which has ...... 17 Jan 2012 - 13 comments
Intel to see lower revenue due to HDD supply issues
Intel to see lower revenue due to HDD supply issues
Intel has said this week that hard drive shortages caused by the major flooding in Thailand will lead to lowered revenue for the company in ...... 13 Dec 2011
WD to pay $525 million to Seagate
WD to pay $525 million to Seagate
Western Digital has been hit with an arbitration court ruling ordering the drive maker to pay rival Seagate $525 million. The decision comes ...... 21 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
WD to delay some production due to floods in Thailand
WD to delay some production due to floods in Thailand
Western Digital has announced today that production on hard drives will be slowed down in the next quarter due to severe flooding in Bangkok, Thailand. ...... 12 Oct 2011
Western Digital forced to raise prices on HDDs
Western Digital forced to raise prices on HDDs
Western Digital has been forced to raise the prices of its HDDs, says Hexus, thanks to the continued demand and scarce supply for rare earth elements. ...... 28 Aug 2011 - 14 comments
Update: Seagate refutes claim that they are slashing warranties
Update: Seagate refutes claim that they are slashing warranties
In an update to our recent article, Seagate has refuted the claim that they are slashing their warranties to 2 years (from 5) in an effort to cut costs. ...... 06 Aug 2011 - 17 comments
Toshiba launches self-encrypting, auto-wiping HDD
Toshiba launches self-encrypting, auto-wiping HDD
Starting mass production in the coming months, Toshiba has introduced its new MKxx61GSYG 2.5-inch HDD, a drive that offers multiple levels of ...... 14 Apr 2011 - 11 comments
     

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