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2014-08-25 16:29:28

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that chief financial officer Tim Leyden, 62, is retiring after 24 years of distinguished service at the company. He is being succeeded by Olivier Leonetti, 50, who has served as vice president, finance at Amgen Inc. from 2011, after having previously spent 14 years in global finance leadership positions at Dell Inc. Leyden will remain with the company through January 2015 in a transition...

2014-08-19 08:35:00

After 60 Million Units Sold, New Generation Features Elegant Design, Large Capacities, Content Protection and Cloud Integration IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the 10(th) anniversary of its My Passport line of portable external hard drives, WD(®), a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company, is introducing a sleek new design for the world's most popular external hard drive lines. More than 60 million My Passport drives have been sold in the past 10 years,...

2014-08-05 08:43:16

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that the board of directors declared a cash dividend for the quarter ending Oct. 3, 2014, of $0.40 per share of common stock (the "cash dividend"). The cash dividend will be paid on Oct. 15, 2014 to the company's stockholders of record as of Oct. 3, 2014. The amount of future dividends under the company's dividend policy, and the declaration and payment thereof, will be based upon...

2014-07-30 16:34:34

IRVINE, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 27, 2014. For the fourth quarter, the company reported revenue of $3.7 billion and net income of $317 million, or $1.32 per share. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was $445 million or $1.85 per share.(1) In the year-ago quarter, the company reported revenue of $3.7 billion, a net loss of $265 million, or $1.12 per...

2014-07-30 08:39:14

IRVINE, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that the company will release its financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter ended June 27, 2014 after the close of the market on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The investment community conference call to discuss these results will be broadcast live over the Internet that day at 2 p.m. Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern. The live and archived conference call webcast can be accessed online at...

2014-07-07 16:26:12

IRVINE, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(® )Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today the appointment of Paula A. Price to its board of directors. Ms. Price, 52, is currently senior lecturer at Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management Unit. She was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ahold USA until January 2014. Ms. Price will be subject to re-appointment at the next Western Digital annual meeting of shareholders. Ms. Price has also...

2014-07-01 12:32:13

IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that the company will release its financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter ended June 27, 2014 after the close of the market on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The investment community conference call to discuss these results will be broadcast live over the Internet that day at 2 p.m. Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern. The live and archived conference call webcast can be accessed online at...

2014-06-24 08:36:17

Two Drive, USB 3.0 Desktop Storage Provides High-Speed File Transfers, Hardware-Level Mirroring and Encryption, and Secure Backup Solution in Capacities up to 8 TB IRVINE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WD(®), a Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) company, and world leader in storage solutions for the connected life, today introduced My Book(®) Duo (TM), the newest member of its award-winning line of desktop storage solutions for home and office. Utilizing two drives, hardware-level RAID...

2014-06-12 08:34:55

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,331.93, down 0.14%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.60%, to finish the day at 16,843.88, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,943.89, down 0.35%. The loss were broad based with nine out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-06-03 00:20:52

SATA Express interface allows cabled connection at PCI Express speeds IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WD®, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company, and world leader in storage solutions, will be demonstrating the first PCI Express hard drives at Computex Taipei, June 3-4, 2014. Enabled with key technology partners, WD's prototype introduces the new SATA Express interface, a form of PCI Express technology, which is offered on recently launched Intel® series-9 chipset...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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