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TDK Rolls Out Industrial SD and microSD Flash Memory Cards

TDK Corporation announced its new SD (MMRD4 series) and microSD (MURD4 series) flash memory cards for industrial applications.

Falcon Technologies Exits Recordable Blu-ray Disc Business

Without fanfare or formal announcement, it has come to our attention that Falcon Technologies International (FTI) has stopped manufacturing recordable Blu-ray discs (BD-R).

More Turmoil at Imation

Imation Corp. announced an extensive restructuring plan, which involves significant job losses, winding down legacy operations and terminating license agreements.

TDK Pulls Plug on Blu-ray Business

TDK Corporation announced that it will exit the Blu-ray Disc (BD) market early next year.

Sony Uncorks Optical Disc Archive System

Sony Corporation announced that it will begin shipping its Optical Disc Archive (ODA) storage system across the Asia Pacific region in October 2012.

TDK Launches Industrial SD and MicroSD Cards

TDK Corporation announced a new series of SD/SDHC and microSD flash memory cards appropriate for industrial applications.

TDK to Support Sony’s Optical Disc Archive System

TDK Corporation announced that it will support Sony’s Optical Disc Archive (ODA) system, which stores up to 1.5TB per disc cartridge.

Sony Readies 1.5TB Optical Disc Archive System

Sony announced that it plans to commercialize a next-generation optical storage system that archives up to 1.5TB per disc cartridge.

TDK Launches Single Chip SSD

TDK Corporation announced its new eSSD series single chip Solid-State Drive (SSD).

Western Digital Taps TDK for HDD Heads

Western Digital announced that it has entered into an agreement with SAE Magnetics (a subsidiary of TDK) to supply the company with hard disk drive heads.

Just Scratching the Surface: Writable Optical Disc Protection

Let’s face it — writable CDs and DVDs are tough but they can be damaged. Scratches, scrapes, fingerprints, dust, and just plain crud can play havoc with reading and, especially, with writing. Dealing with these everyday realities in ways that keep discs realistically priced and marketable remains a challenge for product designers. Just Scratching the [...]

CD-RW: Busted for Speeding

Here we go again. Despite the buying public’s four-year indifference to CD-ReWritable (CD-RW) technology, those involved in its creation just can’t take the hint. The latest attempt to increase the popularity of CD-RW involves extending its performance to 10X Constant Angular Velocity (CAV) and Constant Linear Velocity (CLV) writing speeds. Manufacturers must by now realize [...]

In DVD’s Own Image: DVD-Recordable Technology and Promise

This article was the first serious public look at the technical aspects of and market potential for DVD-Recordable (DVD-R). Some thirteen years later, it’s gratifying to see that DVD-R became, and indeed still remains, a beloved and universal means for enjoying, distributing, storing and archiving just about everything digital.

Toshiba Establishes HDD Development Centers

Toshiba Corporation announced that it will establish two new technology development centers for hard disk drives (HDDs).

Samsung Sells HDD Business to Seagate

Seagate Technology and Samsung Electronics announced that Samsung will sell its hard disk drive (HDD) business to Seagate for roughly $1.375 billion in cash and stock.