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2013-10-31 20:23:53

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital® Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today the pricing of the previously announced underwritten secondary public offering of 10,869,566 shares of its common stock by Hitachi, Ltd. (the "Selling Stockholder"), at a price to the public of $67.00 per share. The Selling Stockholder has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,630,434 shares. An aggregate amount of 25 million shares of the...

2013-10-30 16:31:29

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today an underwritten secondary public offering of 10,869,566 shares of its common stock by Hitachi, Ltd. (the "Selling Stockholder"). The Selling Stockholder has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,630,434 shares. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000711/WDCLOGO) An aggregate amount of 25 million shares of the company's common stock...

2013-10-17 16:28:22

Acquisition Extends HGST Enterprise SSD Portfolio with Intelligent Storage Devices that Optimize Application and System Performance for Greater Efficiency and Agility IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Virident Systems, Inc., a leading provider of server-side flash storage for virtualization, database, cloud computing, and webscale applications. Virident will be integrated into...

2013-09-19 20:22:36

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it has appointed Akio Yamamoto to its board of directors, effective Sept. 19, 2013. Yamamoto is vice president, executive officer and a director of Hitachi Medical Corporation and has served Hitachi Ltd. companies for more than 25 years. Yamamoto succeeds Kensuke Oka of Hitachi Ltd. and joins Masahiro Yamamura as Hitachi Ltd.'s two representatives on the Western Digital board....

2013-09-17 20:21:05

Meetings in Beijing and Shenzhen Reflect Importance of Expanding Relationships BEIJING, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today that its board of directors met in China, concluding two days in Beijing. The board is next traveling to Shenzhen SEZ, Guangdong Province, for site visits and additional meetings. "China is both a very important market for Western Digital as well as a key manufacturing base," said Steve Milligan, president...

2013-09-12 20:23:59

Acquisition Sets the Stage for HGST's Continued Growth in Enterprise Solid-State Storage Solutions IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of sTec, Inc., an early innovator in enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs). sTec will be integrated into HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital. The acquisition augments HGST's existing solid-state storage capabilities,...

2013-09-09 08:32:00

Virident's Server-Side Flash Storage Offerings to Advance HGST's Solid State Drive Capabilities and Solution Value IRVINE and MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) and Virident Systems, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Virident, a provider of server-side flash storage solutions, will be acquired by HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital. Virident will be acquired...

2013-09-06 16:22:32

LONDON, September 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. The U.S. equity market posted gains on Thursday, September 5, 2013, with all three benchmark indexes ending the day on a higher note. The S&P 500 finished at 1,655.08, up 0.12%; the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,658.79, up 0.27%; while the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 14,937.48, up 0.04%. Shares in the data storage devices industry...

2013-08-30 08:26:57

HONG KONG, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) released insider trading reports for investors to track the following active stocks and penny stocks: Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC), Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), Seagate (NASDAQ: STX), and PulteGroup (NYSE: PHM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130717/HK48549LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full...

2013-07-10 08:34:59

Software Technology Boosts Storage System Performance and Overall Solution Value SAN JOSE, Calif. and LINCOLN, Mass., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital(®) Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) has acquired privately held VeloBit, a provider of high-performance storage I/O optimization software. VeloBit will be fully integrated into HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital. Headquartered in Lincoln, MA, VeloBit enhances storage system performance with its software...