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Memory chip maker SK Hynix, a shareholder of Kioxia, opposes a merger with Western Digital

A long-expected merger of two of the world’s biggest memory chip companies — Western Digital and Japan’s Kioxia — may be hampered by one of Kioxa’s shareholders, SK Hynix

Western Digital tells customers that hackers stole their data

On Friday, a month after the company revealed it had been the victim of a data breach, Western Digital published an update on the incident and notified customers that their data was stolen. In a press

Hackers claim vast access to Western Digital systems

The hackers who breached data storage giant Western Digital claim to have stolen around 10 terabytes of data from the company, including reams of customer information. The extortionists are pushing th

Western Digital says hackers stole data in ‘network security’ breach

Data storage giant Western Digital has confirmed that hackers exfiltrated data from its systems during a “network security incident” last week. The California-based company said in a state

Astera Labs, a fabless chip startup, nabs $50M at a $950M valuation to remove bottlenecks in high-bandwidth cloud applications

As more enterprises migrate to cloud-based architectures, they are also taking on more applications (because they can) and, as a result of that, more complex workloads and storage needs. Machine learn

Can artificial intelligence give elephants a winning edge?

With great technology, collaboration and a commitment to stop the Ivory trade that leads to most elephant deaths, there’s a real chance to save these singular creatures.

Dropbox begins shift to high-efficiency Western Digital Shingled Magnetic Recording disks

Last year, Dropbox talked about making a shift to Shingled Magnetic Recording, or SMR disks for short, because of the efficiency they can give a high-volume storage platform like theirs. Today, Wester

How to get the most from your corporate VC after you get the check

As with many business partnerships, the key to creating an initial relationship that’s built to last is setting expectations at the outset.

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Kristine Arth

After spending a decade working at international design and branding agencies, Kristine Arth launched her own independent branding agency called Lobster Phone last April. Since then, she’s launched

Password bypass flaw in Western Digital My Cloud drives puts data at risk

A security researcher has published details of a vulnerability in a popular cloud storage drive after the company failed to issue security patches for over a year. Remco Vermeulen found a privilege es

Western Digital acquires cloud services company Upthere

Western Digital has today announced that it purchased Upthere for an undisclosed amount. Upthere had previously raised $77 million from an impressive list of investors, with KPCB and Western Digital V

Western Digital’s external hard drives get a makeover

External storage isn’t sexy. It’s important and probably necessary. But it’s not sexy. In fact, here’s a final caveat from the this morning’s Western Digital press release about its new exte

Western Digital To Aquire SanDisk For $19 Billion

Western Digital just bought a bunch of memory cards. The storage giant just announced that it has agreed to buy SanDisk Corp for about $19 billion. This comes after speculation that SanDisk was shoppi

Seagate, Toshiba, Scality And Others Launch Kinetic Open Storage Platform For Smart, Low-Overhead Cloud Object Storage

Two years ago, Seagate debuted a new technology for hard drives that essentially gives applications direct access to some of its drives over an Ethernet connection to store objects using key-value pai

Western Digital Has Lost Its Mind

Western Digital has a new $100 media streamer it would like you to buy. At first glance <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wd.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=1270">the new WD TV</a> a standard affai

After Week-Long My Cloud Outage, Western Digital Is Making A Case For Dropbox, Box

Western Digital brags that the its My Cloud product and service will allow owners to "Save everything. Access anywhere". Except when the service is down. Which it has been for almost a week.

Western Digital Contributes To SSD Maker Skyera’s $51M Series B

Enterprise solid-state storage system maker Skyera <a target="_blank" href="http://www.skyera.com/">announced</a> that it received funding from Western Digital as part of its $51 million Series B roun

New WD TV Play Streaming Box Lets Users Watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, And Their Own Media For Just $69

WD is no stranger to making media streaming devices — it’s been in the business for several years, most notably with its WDTV Live and WDTV Live Hub products. But those devices both are pr

Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo Review: An Expensive Drive That Makes Good Use Of Thunderbolt

<b>Short version:</b> Western Digital has finally released a Thunderbolt external hard drive to justify the existence of the Thunderbolt port on your laptop. The My Book VelociRaptor Duo is a desktop

Western Digital’s Q4 2012 Earnings Beat Forecast: $4.8B in Revenue, Earnings of $2.87 Per Share, 71M Drives Shipped

<a target="_blank" href="http://wdc.com">Western Digital</a> just reported its earnings for its fourth financial quarter of 2012. The company reported revenue of 4.8$ billions and earnings per share o
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