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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.
June 16- Chipmaker SanDisk Corp said it would buy flash storage device maker Fusion-io Inc for about $1.1 billion. SanDisk's offer of $11.25 per share represents a premium of 21 percent to Fusion-io's Friday close. Fusion-io's shares were trading at $11.35 before the bell on Monday.
LOS ANGELES, June 10- Nintendo Co Ltd offered the first glimpse at interactive figurines of Mario and other characters on Tuesday at video gaming expo E3, aiming to fire up sales of its two-year-old Wii U console, which have fallen far short of targets.
May 21- NetApp Inc forecast a current-quarter profit below market estimates after reporting a 4 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower sales of data storage products. NetApp said it expects an adjusted profit of 53- 58 cents per share on revenue of $1.42- $1.52 billion for the first quarter.
May 9- 3 D printer maker Stratasys Ltd reported an adjusted quarterly profit that matched the average market estimate and stuck to its full-year forecast on Friday, disappointing investors who had expected better on both counts.
Cloud storage company Dropbox recently corrected a bug that allowed potentially sensitive data to leak to the Internet at large, reported the BBC.
April 30- Hard-disk drive maker Western Digital Corp reported a 4 percent fall in quarterly profit due to a decrease in sales to personal computer makers. The company's net income fell to $375 million, or $1.55 per share, in the third quarter ended March 28 from $391 million, or $1.60 per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, the company earned $1.94 per share.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 16- SanDisk Corp increased its outlook for gross margins in 2014 as fast-growing sales of its high-end solid-state drives helped offset volatile prices for memory chips.
*U.S. more liberal in pricing matters than Europe. LONDON, April 4- The way U.S. commodities exchanges are dealing with warehouses could offer a template for the London Metal Exchange to reform its chronically logjammed storage system, the backbone of the world's biggest metals marketplace.
March 19- 3 D printer maker ExOne Co reported a surprise quarterly loss as it sold fewer high-margin printers and the company forecast 2014 revenue below analysts' estimates. ExOne's gross margin fell to 30.9 percent in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from 49 percent a year earlier.
Hewlett-Packard reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
British police smashed an "audacious" and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK's computer systems and steal millions of pounds.
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.
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 reported quarterly earnings and revenue Tuesday that exceeded analysts' predictions. Shares rose after-hours.