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  • Apr 17, 2014
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Hard Disk Drive

Delay in reporting theft of patients' data

Medical records and personal information of some 3,000 eye patients are suspected to have been stolen, the Caritas Medical Centre reported yesterday - more than a week after the incident was made known to management.

Saturday, 19 June, 2010, 12:00am

crystal clear

Having run out of dog collars and face cream vials to laminate, crystal manufacturer Swarovski has

1 Jun 2008 - 12:00am


I recently sold my Dell notebook computer and bought a Mac. I had lots of files on an external hard disk attached to the Dell. I have been able to connect the hard disk to my Mac, but I can only read files from it. I have about 20 gigabytes of free space but I can't write anything to it. Can you help?

John Handy, Mid-Levels

29 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

DVi and Hitachi GST link up in consumer electronics drive

Digital Vision Inc (DVi), a Hong Kong electronics components supplier, and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies are increasing efforts to support manufacturers in integrating high-capacity hard drives into a range of electronics devices.

24 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Meeting storage needs across the board

Enterprise-level applications are the backbone of storage for the world's data. The challenge for businesses is to reliably store, manage and protect vast amounts of information.

22 May 2007 - 12:00am

Hitachi eyes Shenzhen 'megahub'

Disk drive unit to merge media and HGA production in the mainland

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, a unit of Japanese electronics conglomerate Hitachi, will consolidate production of media and head-gimbal assemblies (HGA) - the key components in making hard disk drives - in the mainland.

3 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Raise your glasses to a Toast

All Macs come with some ability to burn or play optical media. Apple's low-cost Combo Drive can play DVDs as well as play and burn CDs, and the more expensive Super Drive burns (records) and plays both CDs and DVDs. However, Macheads who have been around for a while know that whatever technology your computer can handle at the moment will be woefully inadequate in a year or so.

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Technology digest

hard-disk drive makers push hybrid storage

The world's leading hard-disk drive suppliers with factories in China and across Asia have formed the Hybrid Storage Alliance to provide more durable systems that run longer on a battery charge.

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Trial run

What? The Maxtor OneTouch is a back-up and storage hard drive that is designed to carry digital information when travelling.

20 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Demand for computer chips boosts VST earnings

VST Holdings, which distributes computer hard disk drives and chips, said profit more than quadrupled last year on strong demand for its products.

Net profit for the year ended March soared to $111.76 million from $27.42 million in the previous year while turnover rose 32.28 per cent to $3.7 billion.

20 Jun 2006 - 12:00am