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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

Stock Up Now, Seagate And Western Digital Are Chopping Hard Drive Warranties In 2012

You better overnight Santa an addendum to your Christmas list. You're going to want to acquire as many hard drives as possible before 2012 rolls around. Both Seagate and Western Digital are slashing h

Western Digital Fires Up First Flooded Factory In Thailand As Recovery Continues

The recent floods in Thailand have wreaked devastation on the factories in the area; some were under a dozen feet or more of water, and all manner of companies were affected by the damage. Nikon and S

Western Digital Fits 1TB On Two Platters For The New Standard Size Scorpio Blue HDD

Western Digital is now shipping a new hard drive and you're going to love it. The Scorpio Blue is a 2.5-inch 5,400rpm drive that manages to store 1TB of data over just two platters. That means, un

The Latest Western Digital My Book Takes The Mac Look To The Max

Western Digital, like most storage companies, has long had a line of products designed for the Mac crowd. The latest incarnation of the My Book Studio takes up a notch with a brushed aluminum enclouse

The WD Nomad Rugged Case Will Protect And Serve My Passport External Hard Drives

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/wdfNomad.jpg">External hard drives are notoriously fragile devices. They do, after all, contain what is essentially a miniaturized multil

WD TV Live Now With Netflix 3.0 And CinemaNow

Today, Wester Digital announced an update to their WD TV Live devices to include Netflix 3.0 software along with the addition of CinemaNow. CinemaNow, operated by Best Buy, can access more than 10,0

CrunchDeals: 3TB Western Digital USB 3.0 Drive For $150

I’m pretty satisfied that we live in a world where A) I can order a pizza online and B) 3TB hard drives are only $150. What more could you want? The USB 3.0 Western Digital My Book Essential 3TB

Western Digital Stuffs 6TB In The My Book Studio Edition II

The latest My Book Studio Edition is a massive digital tome for storing your pics, music and spreadsheets. The model has always been a big boy, but the second edition ups the storage to a whooping 6TB

Hitachi GST Sold To Western Digital For $4.3 Billion

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/WDeat.jpg" />The storage arm of Hitachi, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, has been <a href="http://www.wdc.com/en/company/pressroom/r

WD TV Live Now Packs Facebook, AccuWeather, USB Wireless Keyboard Support

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/wdfwdtv41.jpg">The Internet's fav little media streamer just got a bunch of new notable features. Of course you already know what they
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