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Hard drive shortage may have far-reaching effects

The global supply of hard disk drives may be slow to rebound, with a ripple effect that's threatening small businesses and PC makers.

Impact of Thailand floods continues to bite tech industry

A hard disk drive shortage caused by flooding in Thailand is forcing some high-tech companies to alter their revenue forecasts.

CES: Thunderbolt peripherals gather steam

It wasn't so long ago that Apple observers were wondering why it was taking Thunderbolt peripherals so long to get to market. This week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may be putting an end to that conversation.

China wants Western Digital to address monopoly concerns

Western Digital's planned acquisition of Hitachi's hard drive business may have hit a snag: China's anti-monopoly regulators want the company to address...

Seagate completes acquisition of Samsung's hard drive business

Seagate Technology said Tuesday it has completed the acquisition of the hard disk drive (HDD) business of Samsung Electronics, after it recently received...

Hard drive prices slide as Thai flood aftermath subsides

Prices of the most popular hard drives are beginning to drop as inventories climb out of a deep hole that began in October after massive flooding shut down major production sites in Thailand.

Seagate, Western Digital slash hard drive warranty periods

Seagate and Western Digital are cutting back on hard drive warranties, in some instances from five years to one, in order to save money.

Hitachi GST begins shipments of 4TB hard drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies said Monday it began shipments of its first 4TB, 3.5-inch hard drive, targeted at the PC market.

Impact of hard drive shortage to linger through 2013

Hard disk drive supply shortages in the wake of Thailand flooding will continue to affect consumers, computer system manufacturers and corporate IT shops into 2013.

Thailand floods spur rush to SSDs

According to DRAMeXchange, the flooding in Thailand that has left the storage industry with a dearth of hard drives has also caused a temporary rush on...

Seagate launches new Momentus XT hybrid drive: 750GB for $245

Seagate today released the third generation of its hybrid drive, doubling the amount of NAND memory to 8GB and increasing total capacity to 750GB.

Gear Guide: The mobile Mac user

From cool cases to ultra-portable keyboards and mini-subwoofers, check out this collection of gear for the on-the-go Mac user.

Western Digital hard-disk drive takeover approved, with conditions

Western Digital will be allowed to take over Hitachi's hard disk drive business, but only if it sells off a 3.5-inch hard disk drive production plant.