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Old 7th March 2011
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Default Western Digital to buy Hitachi Global Storage Technologies

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Western Digital Corp., the world's largest maker of hard drives, said on Monday that it is buying Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, the third largest, for $4.3-billion (U.S.) in cash and stock.

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Seagate Technology PLC is the second-largest maker of hard drives. Together, Western Digital and Hitachi will be nearly twice as large as Seagate, by number of units shipped, according to research firm iSuppli.
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