Nov 27- Solid-state hard drive maker OCZ Technology Group Inc said it had received an offer from Toshiba Corp to buy the company in a planned bankruptcy proceeding. OCZ, which has a market capitalization of $43 million, said it had "substantially completed" negotiations with Toshiba on an asset purchase agreement.» Read More
Nov 20- Short-seller Citron Research questioned voxeljet AG's quarterly results, saying the Germany- based 3 D printer maker provided loans to customers to generate sales and avoid posting a loss in its first results as a public company. Shares of Voxeljet, which went public in a rousing debut last month, plunged as much as 23 percent Wednesday afternoon.
By Maytaal Angel and Susan Thomas. LONDON, Nov 7- The London Metal Exchange, aiming to appease critics of its global storage network, on Thursday slashed the maximum queues for metal, beefed up its powers to act against market abuse and will review its agreement with warehouse owners.
Oct 29- 3 D Systems Corp cut its earnings forecast for 2013 as it spends more on research and expanding its retail presence, sending its shares down 7 percent in premarket trading. 3 D Systems said it was also investing in developing new products and growing capacity at metal 3 D printer maker Phenix Systems, which it acquired in July.
Oct 24- Western Digital Corp, the world's No.1 hard-disk drive maker, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more higher-margin products to businesses and consumers.
Oct 24- Western Digital Corp, the world's No.1 hard-disk drive maker, reported a quarterly profit that beat market estimates as it sold more higher-margin products to enterprise customers. Net income fell to $495 million, or $2.05 per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 27 from $519 million, or $2.06 per share, a year earlier. Analysts had expected $2.05 per share.
Oct 23- LSI Corp reported lower-than-expected revenue for the third quarter as demand for its storage chips fell, sending its shares down about 5 percent in extended trading. Revenue dropped about 3 percent to $607 million, missing the average market estimate of $611.4 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Oct 22- EMC Corp, the world's largest data storage equipment maker, cut its full-year forecast because of the two-week U.S. government shutdown, sending its shares down 4 percent. EMC, which reported lower-than-expected quarterly results, said the shutdown caused it to miss its revenue estimate by about $120 million, which it did not expect to recover.
Oct 17- Shares of Voxeljet AG, a German maker of commercial 3 D printers that created Aston Martin copies for a James Bond film, doubled in their market debut as investors sought shares in an industry out to change the way products are designed and made.
Oct 17- Shares of voxeljet AG, a Germany- based maker of commercial 3 D printers, doubled in their market debut on Friday. Voxeljet raised $72.8 million after selling 5.6 million American Depositary Shares at $13 each, the low end of the pricing range.
Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd has signed a nondisclosure deal to examine the books of troubled Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, quoting unnamed sources.
Sept 27- Shares of flash storage provider Violin Memory, backed by Toshiba Corp, fell nearly 21 percent in their market debut, as investors remain skeptical about an intensely competitive data storage market.
Sept 23- A federal judge on Monday rejected Marvell Technology Group Ltd's request to void a $1.17 billion damages award after a jury found that the chipmaker had infringed two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University.
WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed pollution standards for new coal and natural gas fired power plants, announced on Friday, have put into the spotlight carbon capture and storage technology as a key feature of lowering emissions.
Sept 16- Flash storage provider Violin Memory, backed by Toshiba Corp, expects to raise as much as $180 million from its initial public offering of 18 million shares. Toshiba's holding in the company will fall to 11 percent from 14 percent after the offering.
British police smashed an "audacious" and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK's computer systems and steal millions of pounds.
*Santander UK says no staff involved in case. LONDON, Sept 13- British police said on Friday they had smashed an "audacious" and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK's computer systems and steal millions of pounds.
*Seagate likely to have bid for Virident- analysts. Sept 9- Western Digital Corp said it would buy Virident Systems Inc for $685 million as the hard drive maker and Seagate Technology Plc battle for a piece of the fast-growing market for solid-state drives used in servers.
Sept 9- Hard drive maker Western Digital Corp said it would buy Virident Systems Inc, a maker of flash memory for servers, for $685 million in cash. In June, Western Digital bought troubled solid-state drive maker Stec Inc to become one of the top players in the high-growth industry.
NEW YORK, Aug 23- A federal judge on Friday denied Marvell Technology Group Ltd's request to declare a mistrial in a patent infringement case in which a jury awarded $1.17 billion in damages to Carnegie Mellon University.
NEW YORK, Aug 23- A federal judge on Friday upheld a $1.17 billion award a jury imposed on chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd for infringing two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University.