In interesting, and depending on your point of view shocking news from the Wall Street Journal (though I've first read this on bit-tech).http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2011/04/18/samsung-selling-hard-drive-business/1
It appears that Samsung is considering selling off it's drive business as it is making a loss. A potential buyer is Seagate according to the article, though it's still a watch this space.
It doesn't bother me too much, I'm a WD user, but the Samsung drives are very popular here but it does also mean more consolidation in the Hard drive market, so from 50 odd in the 80s it will be down to just three.
The venerable Red Hill guys http://www.redhill.net.au/ig.html
are Samsung fans too.
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