Western Digital Agrees to Buy SanDisk for $19 Billion
Western Digital and SanDisk today announced plans to merge businesses. Western Digital primarily makes hard disk drives for computers and servers, while SanDisk primarily makes memory cards for phones, tablets, laptops, and cameras. Western Digital will buy SanDisk in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $19 billion. The companies expect the deal to close during the third quarter of 2016, pending regulatory and shareholder approval.
SanDisk Debuts Two 256 GB MicroSD Cards
Jun 29, 2016
SanDisk today announce two new high-capacity microSD memory cards for smartphones, tablets, and other devices. Both cards offer 256 GB of storage for photos, music, movies, and other content.
SanDisk Debuts 400 GB MicroSD Memory Card for Phones
Aug 31, 2017
SanDisk today introduced a microSD card with a capacity of 400 GB. It has more storage than any other mobile memory card, according to SanDisk.
Samsung Shows Off First UFS Memory Cards
Jul 7, 2016
Samsung today announced a range of Universal Flash Storage memory cards meant for today's intense video applications. The UFS spec has been used for embedded memory modules since 2015, but this is the first time UFS has appeared in removable memory cards.
Huawei Hopes AI-Assisted Camera Will Set Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro Apart
Oct 16, 2017
Huawei today announced the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, the Chinese company's flagship smartphones heading into the end of the year. The Mate 10 (left) and Mate 10 Pro (right) are high-end devices with curved glass panels front and back, and a metal frame in between.
T-Mobile and Sprint Agree to Merge and Unite Under T-Mobile Brand and Leadership
Apr 29, 2018
T-Mobile and Sprint today announced plans to merge in an all-stock deal that will create a "New T-Mobile" worth $146 billion. The new company's combined radio spectrum assets will allow it to accelerate deployment of 5G technology.