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  • Sept 10- Hard-disk maker Seagate Technology Plc said it planned to cut 1,050 jobs, or 2 percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring program. Seagate, which has about 52,200 employees worldwide, expects to complete the restructuring by the end of the December quarter. To help make up for a declining PC market, Seagate and rival Western Digital Corp are...

  • Sept 9- Nasdaq Chief Executive Robert Greifeld said in July he was delighted to have snared one of the hottest technology IPOs of the year. That became very apparent on Wednesday when the business technology startup Pure Storage said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would instead be listing on Nasdaq's fierce rival, the New York...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 19- When Josh Smith's boss got his computer stolen out of his car, he simply went to the store, bought a new one, and plugged it into his backup drive. "It even brought up the web page he had looked at the day before," says Smith, editor of Notebooks.com, who lives in Findlay, Ohio. On a recent-issue Apple Inc machine, the computer will automatically ask if you want to...

  • UPDATE 1-Data storage company Pure Storage files for IPO Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 12:26 PM ET

    Aug 12- Pure Storage Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of common stock, a year after a private placement valued the data storage company at more than $3 billion. The company has raised over $470 million from venture capital investors including Sutter Hill, Greylock, Redpoint, Index Ventures, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity and...

  • Disruptor 50: No. 44 Nutanix Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Dheeraj Pandey, founder and CEO of Nutanix

    Nutanix simplifies data centers by integrating servers and storage into one solution that can be up and running in an hour or less.

  • Xerox's profit beats Street on lower costs Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 10:34 AM ET
    Xerox

    Xerox reported a slightly better-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses declined 4 percent.

  • Weak retail business in Europe hits Seagate revenue Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 1:40 PM ET
    Earnings report

    Seagate Technology's revenue forecast for the current quarter fell well short of analyst estimates, largely due to weakness in Europe.

  • SanDisk cuts revenue forecast, shares fall Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    SanDisk iXpand

    SanDisk said it expects revenue to be lower than it had forecast, citing weaker-than-expected sales of retail products and NAND storage chips.

  • Seagate revenue up on PC, cloud products Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    Seagate Technology reported an 8.5 percent rise in revenue, helped by higher demand for its personal computer and cloud storage products.

  • Cisco's not buying EMC: CEO John Chambers Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Cisco CEO John Chambers

    Cisco CEO John Chambers shot down rumors Wednesday that his company was a possible buyer of computer storage company EMC.

  • SanDisk to buy Fusion-io for $1.1 billion Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Chipmaker SanDisk said it would buy flash storage device maker Fusion-io for about $1.1 billion.

  • Dropbox was accidentally leaking data: BBC report Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    Cloud storage company Dropbox recently corrected a bug that allowed potentially sensitive data to leak to the Internet at large, reported the BBC.

  • HP tops Wall Street's earnings, revenue forecast Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 4:17 PM ET
    Ports on a storage and server tower are displayed during the HP Discover 2013 conference in Las Vegas.

    Hewlett-Packard reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • Gang held over 'audacious' Santander hacking plot Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 6:05 AM ET

    British police smashed an "audacious" and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK's computer systems and steal millions of pounds.

  • Hard Times Ahead for Hard Drive Business: Chanos Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 6:36 PM ET

    Mobile computing is bad news for the hard-drive business, Kynikos Associates founder Jim Chanos told the audience at the Ira Sohn investment conference Tuesday.

  • Semiconductors May Be Having an Existential Crisis Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 12:13 PM ET
    NXP Semiconductors

    IDC report shows much greater declines in PC shipments than expected, but a long piece on the semiconductor industry by Barclays is also getting a lot of attention.

  • IBM Earnings and Revenue Exceed Expectations Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 4:19 PM ET
    IBM

    IBM reported quarterly earnings and revenue Tuesday that exceeded analysts' predictions. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Will Electronic Device Sales Light Up the Holidays? Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 3:32 PM ET
    Is It Worth It? A Look at Layaway and Toy Reservations

    There’s little doubt Americans love their electronic devices. But questions remain over whether the affection for tablets and smartphones will ring up a happy holiday.

  • Baxter Is Not Your Typical Robot Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:26 PM ET
    Baxter Robot

    That may sound strange, but in a world where robots are becoming more common on assembly lines, in manufacturing plants and shipping centers, Baxter takes robotics to a new level.

  • Outdated Business Model? Try Predictive Analytics Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:25 PM ET
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    Industries across the board are embracing the idea of collecting and analyzing data to predict future outcomes as a way to enhance product quality and gain a competitive edge.