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Western Digital Corporation (often abbreviated as WDC or WD) is one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers (along with Seagate Technology) in the world.[1] It has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially (and briefly) a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became a speciality semiconductor maker, with start-up capital provided by several individual investors and industrial giant Emerson Electric Company. Around July 1971, it adopted its current name and soon introduced its first product, the WD1402A UART.

ProductsEdit

  • Western Digital Slim
  • My Passport
  • My Passport Ultra
  • Personal Cloud
  • Western Digital Elements Desktop (NEW)
  • My Book Studio
  • My Cloud
  • My Book
  • WD TV Live (NEW)
  • WD TV Play (NEW)
  • My Passport AV (NEW)
  • WD Elements Play (NEW)

It has been announced that the new 2TB will soon be used for YourStudent, in a bid to reduce overcrowding.


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