Category Archives: optical media drives

Samsung DVD-Writer SLIM External Drive SE-218BB: World’s Thinnest External DVD Drive

Ultrabooks are yet to take off in a big way but that hasn’t stopped hardware companies from making devices that go with them perfectly. Samsung, the company that has always been the forerunner of new technology in the market has … Continue reading

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Three Hitachi-LG Executives Plead Guilty to Antitrust Charges

Three Korean executives of Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. have agreed to plead guilty, pay a $25,000 criminal fine, and serve prison sentences from seven to eight months in the United States for participating in bid-rigging and price-fixing for the sale … Continue reading

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Hitachi-LG Data Storage Will Plead Guilty to Bid-Rigging and Price-Fixing

Hitachi-LG Data Storage will plead guilty to 15-count felony charge of bid rigging and price fixing of optical disc drives from approximately June 2004 to September 2009. The US Justice Department brought the charges today and will Hitachi-LG will pay … Continue reading

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Disc Manufacturer Cinram’s Financial Troubles

Cinram, a major international manufacturer of Blu-rays, DVDs and CDs, conducted significant discussions with lenders after the company posted a $97 million operating loss for the second quarter of 2011. Their financial report indicates that the company experienced a considerable … Continue reading

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External Blu-ray Burner Comparison Chart

During the past several weeks, we have seen almost every major player in the data storage industry release an external Blu-ray burner drive. We thought it might be helpful to see a comparison chart so that readers could decide which … Continue reading

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