Seagate Buys MetaLincs

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Seagate Technology, the No. 1 player in the cutthroat hard-disk drive business, said today that it will beef up its services division by acquiring MetaLincs, a company that makes "e-discovery" software that helps corporations, attorneys...

Seagate settles suit over disk capacity

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Seagate Technology has agreed to reimburse 5% of the purchase price to people who bought Seagate hard drives in the United States between March 22, 2001, and December 31, 2005 plus pay up to $1.79...

Chinese Company Interested in Buying Seagate

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An unnamed Chinese technology company has shown interest in acquiring disk drive maker Seagate Technology, which owns about 30% of the world market share in the sector. The possibility of such a transaction raises concerns...

Seagate Announces two new 1TB Drives

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Seagate has unveiled two new hard drive lines that both offer a maximum 1TB capacity: the Barracuda 7200.11 (consumer) and the Barracuda ES.2 (enterprise). Expect both to arrive sometime this quarter and note that Seagate...

Seagate Launches 160GB 7200RPM Notebook Drive

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In response to Fujitsu's MHW2160BJ 160GB 7200RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s notebook hard drive, Seagate has released its 160GB Momentus 7200.2, a second generation 7200RPM hard drive which uses perpendicular recording technology. The Momentus 7200.2 also adds...

Seagate Confirms 1TB Hard Drive

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Thanks to several members including slimy for writing in about this one. Seagate has confirmed to the folks over at DailyTech, that they plan to launch a 1TB (Terabyte) hard drive sometime in the first...

Seagate Readies Secure Drive

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Early in 2007, Seagate Technology will begin shipping its first widely available hard drives with built-in encryption. The Momentus 5400 FDE.2 (which stands for Full Disk Encryption 2) will include a special encryption chip that...

Seagate offers Maxtor OneTouch with 1.5TB

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Thanks goes to slimy for the heads up.. Seagate Technology announced today that it will ship a 1.5TB version of its Maxtor OneTouch III Turbo Edition external hard disk drive. The new drive ships...

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Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 Hard Drive Review

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Since the first time "Get Perpendicular" got stuck in our heads, we've anxiously anticipated the arrival of perpendicular recording technology. The wait has been long, especially on the desktop, but perpendicular recording has finally arrived...

Seagate Leaks Details on 750GB Barracuda

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Seagate "accidentally" posted a PDF document on their website with all the juicy details of their next high capacity hard drive. Seagate will soon be releasing their new 750GB Barracuda 7200.10 hard drive. Wipe...

Seagate Announces 12GB Micro Hard Disk

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Seagate has announced a new 1-inch 12GB hard disk that is substantially smaller and faster than its current top of the line 8GB model. The ST1.3 series 12GB disk is 23 percent smaller, has...

Seagate Ships Momentus® Perpendicular Storage Drives

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Drivemanufacturer Seagate Technology has begun shipping its new Momentus®2.5 inch perpendicular storage drives for laptops that were debuted at CES earlier this month. Inthe past, typical hard drives have stored data in a horizontal fashion...

Seagate agrees to buy Maxtor

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Computer disk drive supplier Seagate Technology has agreed to buy rival Maxtor Corp. for $1.9 billion in stock, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The paper...

Seagate announces Barracuda 7200.9

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Today Seagate formally announces its Barracuda 7200.9 family of hard drives. Unlike the 7200.7 and 7200.8 series, which focused low and high storage densities, respectively, the 7200.9 family covers capacities from 40GB to 500GB. Drives...

Seagate Turns to Perpendicular Recording

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Nearly all of hard drive maker Seagate Technology's products will use perpendicular recording technology by the end of 2006, the company's chief financial officer says. Perpendicular recording promises big capacity boosts for drives used in...

Seagate queues up 400GB DVR

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Hard-drive maker Seagate Technology has developed new digital-video recording technologies aimed at addressing concerns about capacity and digital-rights management. Seagate representatives are demonstrating the new DVR features for cable service carriers at...

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