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2011-04-19 11:50:00

Seagate Technology's $1.4 billion acquisition of Samsung Electronics Co.'s hard disk drive (HDD) business pits it head-to-head with Western Digital Corp. in an industry that has been dogged by price wars. Samsung's HDD division faces a longer-term threat from wireless tablet devices like Apple's iPad, which uses solid-state drives (SSD). Seagate and Western Digital have been struggling to adapt to a future where fewer consumers have laptops and use devices that are equipped with SSD drives...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.