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Thursday, 28 Apr 2016

WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

Western Digital has just announced its new Gold hard disk drives, which were designed specifically for use in data centers.

Friday, 11 Mar 2016

Humidity is shown to degrade HDD reliability more than temperature

Humidity is shown to degrade HDD reliability more than temperature

In a study of HDD reliability by Rutgers University and Microsoft, it was found that humidity is a greater contributing factor to degrading HDD reliability.

Friday, 19 Feb 2016

Seagate unveils world's slimmest 2TB 2.5-inch HDD

Seagate unveils world's slimmest 2TB 2.5-inch HDD

Seagate's new 2TB Mobile HDD is the world's slimmest and first 7mm 2TB hard disk drive.

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016

Toshiba could sell or cease HDD business to focus on SSDs

Toshiba could sell or cease HDD business to focus on SSDs

According to reports, Toshiba could be on its way out of the HDD business to focus on building SSDs and flash memory.

Thursday, 12 Nov 2015

Security flaws found in WD portable external hard drives could expose your data

Security flaws found in WD portable external hard drives could expose your data

Researchers have found security flaws in WD's portable external hard drives that could allow attackers to recover data without the owners' passwords.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Toshiba announces world's first 3TB portable external hard disk drives

Toshiba announces world's first 3TB portable external hard disk drives

Toshiba has announced the launch of 3TB models of its Canvio Basics and Canvio Connect II portable external hard disk drives. These are also the world's first 3TB portable external hard disk drives.

Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015

Did Toshiba just break the record for HDD areal density?

Did Toshiba just break the record for HDD areal density?

Toshiba's new 3TB Canvio Basic portable external hard disk drive, which was announced at CES 2015, could possibly have broken the 1Tbpsi areal density barrier.

Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014

Seagate aims to offer budget 10TB HDDs by 2016

Seagate aims to offer budget 10TB HDDs by 2016

Hard disk manufacturer Seagate aims to offer budget 10TB HDDs by 2016. Read on to uncover the company's plans to bring its hard drives to market.

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Seagate ships world's first 8TB hard disk drive

Seagate ships world's first 8TB hard disk drive

Seagate has announced that it has just shipped the world's first 8TB drives to selected enterprise customers.

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013

Seagate Acquires Hard Disk Testing Company for US$374 Million

Seagate Acquires Hard Disk Testing Company for US$374 Million

Seagate has just splashed US$374 million to acquire Xyratex, a company that makes hard disk drive testing equipment.

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