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Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016

Western Digital expands capacity of its My Passport drives to 4TB

Western Digital expands capacity of its My Passport drives to 4TB

Western Digital just announced that its expanding certain models of its My Passport drives to up to 4TB of storage.

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016

Western Digital will lay-off 400 workers in Bay Area, more job cuts likely to come

Western Digital will lay-off 400 workers in Bay Area, more job cuts likely to come

No thanks to dwindling sales of hard disk drives and a challenging PC market, Western Digital is reportedly looking to lay-off some 400 workers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Saturday, 14 May 2016

It’s official: Western Digital now owns SanDisk

It’s official: Western Digital now owns SanDisk

Western Digital just got even bigger. The storage manufacturer has announced that it has officially acquired SanDisk, after clearing all the necessary regulatory hurdles.

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.

Monday, 14 Mar 2016

Shipments of hard disk drives fell 17% in 2015

Shipments of hard disk drives fell 17% in 2015

A recent report revealed that shipments of hard disk drives fell by nearly 17% in 2015 as flash storage continues to catch on with consumers.

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.

Friday, 30 Oct 2015

Western Digital rebrands its Green series HDDs to Blue

Western Digital rebrands its Green series HDDs to Blue

Western Digital has absorbed Green HDDs into its Blue series, thereby reducing its end-consumer product offerings from four to three. What exactly does this rebranding exercise entail?

Thursday, 22 Oct 2015

Western Digital gets serious about flash, announces deal to acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion

Western Digital gets serious about flash, announces deal to acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion

Recognizing the importance of flash memory, Western Digital, one of the largest manufacturers of hard disk drives, has announced a deal that will see it acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion.

Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015

WD's new My Book Pro is the company's fastest external storage solution yet (Updated!)

WD's new My Book Pro is the company's fastest external storage solution yet (Updated!)

If you need a fast external storage solution, the new My Book Pro from WD features dual 7200rpm drives with Thunderbolt 2 connectivity and a hot-swappable hardware RAID controller.

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