WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama said Thursday that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their life-changing work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not afraid to ask questions." "When that spirit, that sense of possibility, is truly unleashed, then you get...» Read More
Oct 28- Hard-disk drive maker Western Digital Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue as businesses spent more upgrading computers or buying storage for servers and data centers. Western Digital earned $2.10 per share, adjusting for items, in the first quarter ended Oct. 3. More businesses in the United States and Europe upgraded...
Oct 28- Hard-disk drive maker Western Digital Corp reported a 4 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, helped by higher demand for storage products from businesses. The company's net income fell to $423 million, or $1.76 per share, in the quarter ended Oct. 3, from $495 million, or $2.05 per share, a year earlier as sales and marketing costs rose by about 67 percent.
Oct 28- Alevo Group, which has kept its energy storage technology secret for a decade, unveiled it on Tuesday, and said it has struck deals aimed at deploying its batteries in power grids in China and Turkey. The Martigny, Switzerland- based company has yet to sign up any U.S. customers but said on Tuesday that it has reached a deal with China-ZK International Energy...
Seagate Technology reported an 8.5 percent rise in revenue, helped by higher demand for its personal computer and cloud storage products.
Oct 27- Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology Plc's quarterly profit and revenue beat the average analyst estimate as demand increased for its personal computer and cloud storage products. Seagate shares were up 1.8 percent in premarket trading. Net income attributable to Seagate fell to $381 million, or $1.13 per share, for the first quarter ended Oct. 3,...
Oct 27- Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology Plc reported an 8.5 pct rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its personal computer and cloud storage products. Net income attributable to Seagate fell to $381 million, or $1.13 per share for the first quarter ended Oct. 3, from $427 million, or $1.16 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $3.79...
SanDisk's shares fell 5 percent in extended trading, after the company also reported lower-than-expected revenue for the third quarter. SanDisk, a supplier of memory chips for Apple Inc's iPhones, in June bought Fusion-io Inc, a solid-state storage products maker. SanDisk forecast revenue of $1.80 billion- $1.85 billion for the fourth quarter ending...
SanDisk's shares fell 5 percent in extended trading, after the company also reported lower-than-expected revenue for the third quarter. SanDisk, a supplier of memory chips for Apple Inc's iPhones, bought Fusion-io to enter the high-margin solid-state drives business. SanDisk forecast revenue of $1.80 billion- $1.85 billion for the fourth quarter ending...
SINGAPORE, Sept 28- When popular Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Inc admitted that its devices were sending users' personal information back to a server in China, it prompted howls of protest and an investigation by Taiwan's government. The affair has also drawn attention to just how little we know about what happens between our smartphone and the outside world.
Cisco CEO John Chambers shot down rumors Wednesday that his company was a possible buyer of computer storage company EMC.
*Promises more effective heat storage than current methods. NEGEV DESERT, Israel, Sept 22- An Israeli solar power company, Brenmiller Energy, says it has developed a new, more efficient way to store heat from the sun that could give a boost to the thermal solar power industry by enabling plants to run at full capacity night and day.
Aug 13- NetApp Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter results as sales of its branded storage equipment rose, sending its shares up as much as 3 percent after the bell. NetApp's branded product revenue, which accounts for 91 percent of total revenue, rose 0.7 percent in the quarter ended July 25.
Aug 7- Stratasys Ltd reported better-than-expected quarterly results and raised its profit and revenue forecast for the year, driven by strong demand for its 3 D printers. Stratasys, which traditionally sold industrial printers worth $15,000- $750,000, bought MakerBot last year to offer printers starting at just over $1000.
BOSTON, July 31- USB devices such as keyboards, thumb-drives and mice can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher revealed on Thursday.
BOSTON, July 31- USB devices such as mice, keyboards and thumb-drives can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher revealed on Thursday.
BANGKOK, July 30- Thai factory output fell nearly twice as much as expected in June, the latest piece of data signaling that eased political tension is not yet generating a revival for the struggling economy. In June, factory output dropped 6.6 percent from a year earlier, the Industry Ministry said on Wednesday.
July 25- Xerox Corp reported a 2 percent fall in second-quarter revenue, hurt by lower demand in its printing business. Net income attributable to Xerox fell to $266 million, or 22 cents per share, for the quarter ended June 30, from $271 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $5.29 billion from $5.39 billion a year earlier.
*Rocket Internet start-up enters self-storage market, starting in UK. *Self-storage incumbents include Safestore, Big Yellow, Lok'n Store. *UK self-storage market turnover 355 mln pounds last year.
Chipmaker SanDisk said it would buy flash storage device maker Fusion-io for about $1.1 billion.
June 16- SanDisk Corp is buying Fusion-io Inc for about $1.1 billion to add heft to its fast-growing business of providing flash storage drives to companies.