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Archive of posts tagged Optical Disc Drive (ODD)

Court Extends Optical Disc Drive Lawsuit Settlement Deadline

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP announced the court has extended the deadline to file a claim for a portion of the class action lawsuit settlement against a group of optical disc drive manufacturers.

Optical Disc Drive Producers Could Face Fines in Brazil

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog announced that it is recommending fines be imposed on six optical disc drive producers for allegedly participating in a price fixing cartel.

TSST Optical Disc Drive Business Sails Towards Bankruptcy

Toshiba Corporation announced that the Suwon District Court of Korea has determined not to commence corporate rehabilitation proceedings for Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Korea (TSST-K).

Proposed Settlements in Optical Disc Drive Antitrust Litigation

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP announced that four proposed settlements have been reached in antitrust litigation against various optical disc drive manufacturers.

EU Fines Colluding Optical Disc Drive Companies €116 Million

The European Commission announced that it has fined eight optical disc drive companies a total of €116 million for breaching antitrust rules.

EU Drops NEC Optical Disc Drive Investigation

NEC Corporation announced that the European Commission is abandoning its antitrust investigation of the company with regard to its involvement in the optical disc drive business.

Computer Storage Industry Retreats in 2013

IHS Technology announced it reckons that, despite the growing popularity of Solid-State Drives (SSDs), shipments in the computer-related storage industry declined by 5% in 2013.

Addonics Unveils CipherUSB Encryption Tools

Addonics Technologies announced its new CipherUSB family of USB hardware encryption tools.

Solid-State Drives Going Great Guns

IHS announced it forecasts that PC Solid-State Drive (SSD) shipments will rise to 227 million units in 2017, up more than 600% from 2012, while shipments of hard disk drives (HDDs) will decline to 410 million units in 2017, down 14% from 2012.

Florida Sues HLDS for Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing

The Office of the Florida Attorney General announced that it is suing Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) for allegedly conspiring to rig bids for the sale of CD and DVD optical disc drives.

Pioneer Cut Costs, Axes 800 Jobs

Pioneer Corporation announced it plans to cut costs and eliminate roughly 800 jobs in Japan, as well as review its optical disc and other businesses with an eye toward achieving further savings.

Lite-On Technology Moves to Acquire Lite-On IT

Lite-On Technology announced that it plans to acquire the remaining outstanding shares of Lite-On IT, a major producer of optical disc and SSD drives.

EU Investigates Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing

The European Commission announced that it is investigating thirteen companies for allegedly conspiring to rig bids for the sale of CD and DVD optical disc drives.

HLDS Executive Lands in Prison for Optical Disc Drive Bid-Rigging

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that an executive from Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and serve prison time in the United States for his participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids for the sale of optical disc drives.

Samsung Launches SE-208BW Optical SMART Hub

Samsung Electronics announced its new SE-208BW Optical SMART Hub.