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09.20.2004 - New Maxtor OneTouch II Drive Raises the Bar In Consumer Backup



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., September 20, 2004-Simple, safe and powerful describe the new Maxtor OneTouch™ II drive, the next generation of Maxtor Corporation's (NYSE: MXO) award-winning external drive family that allows consumers to easily back up family photos, MP3 music collections, and other important personal and business data with a simple touch of a button. No high tech knowledge is required to set up the new drive, giving consumers no excuse to not backup their computers.
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09.16.2004 - Maxtor Appoints Fariba Danesh as Executive Vice President, Operations



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., September 16, 2004 - Maxtor Corporation (NYSE:MXO) today announced that it will name Fariba Danesh as its executive vice president, operations. Ms. Danesh, 46, was most recently the chief operating officer and senior vice president of operations for Finisar Corporation, a technology leader in gigabit fiber optic solutions for high-speed data networks. In addition, Ms. Danesh has nine years of experience managing the engineering operations of leading hard disk drive companies, including Conner Peripherals and Seagate Technology. In this newly-created position, she will be responsible for Maxtor's manufacturing, materials and fulfillment, and quality functions, as well as MMC Technology, the company's media manufacturing operation. Ms. Danesh will start at Maxtor on October 11, 2004.
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09.13.2004 - Maxtor Unveils New Ultra16 Hard Drive Kits



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., September 13, 2004--Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO), a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and consumer storage solutions, today announced that it is shipping its new Maxtor SATA Ultra16™ Hard Drive Kits. As the only retail hard drive featuring a 16MB buffer and offering best-in-class 7200RPM performance(1), Maxtor's new Ultra16 kits are perfect for consumers who want to upgrade their systems for an improved multimedia, computing and gaming experience. The new Ultra16 Hard Drive Kits come with a high-performance Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive and offer capacities up to 300GB, allowing consumers to store 5,000 hours of their favorite MP3s, 230,000 digital photos (JPEG) or 144 high-definition video games(2). Maxtor's easy-to-install SATA Ultra16 Hard Drive Kit includes an installation guide with step-by-step instructions, a SATA cable and mounting screws. The kit also includes Maxtor's popular MaxBlastTM installation software, which partitions and formats the drive for use, and helps copy files from the old hard drive to the new Maxtor drive. In addition, the new Ultra16 drive offers a 150MB/sec interface speed and SATA II features including Native Command Queuing (NCQ) for more intelligent hard drive operation, and runs quietly with a fluid dynamic bearing motor.
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09.03.2004 - Maxtor To Participate In Smith Barney Citigroup Technology Conference



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., September 3, 2004 -- Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO) today announced that it will be presenting at the upcoming Smith Barney Citigroup Technology Conference.
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08.28.2004 - Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities List Updated



View HardDrive related news. We have updated our Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities list. Test your hard drives to be sure they are in working order. Download the latest diagnostic software and utilities from the manufacturer of your hard drive(s).
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08.23.2004 - Maxtor Names Michael Bless As Chief Financial Officer



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., August 23, 2004 - Maxtor Corporation (NYSE:MXO) today announced that it has named Michael A. Bless as its executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer. Mr. Bless, 39, was most recently the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions. At Maxtor, Mr. Bless will be responsible for the finance, accounting, treasury, investor relations and information technology functions. He succeeds Theodore A. Hull, who has been serving as Maxtor's acting chief financial officer.
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08.23.2004 - Maxtor Receives VARBusiness ARC Awards for Second Consecutive Year



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif. August 23, 2004 -- Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO) announced today that it received three awards from CMP Media's VARBusiness Annual Report Card (ARC) program at a ceremony held on August 17, 2004 at the XChange '04 Conference in Chicago. Maxtor received top marks from solution providers in the enterprise disk drive support and partnership categories and for the overall enterprise disk drive category.
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08.16.2004 - Maxtor Ships Next-Generation DiamondMax Hard Drives



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., August 16, 2004 -- Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO), a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and consumer storage products, today announced that it is shipping its new Maxtor® DiamondMax® 10 hard drives to OEMs and channel partners around the world. Based on an integrated, single-chip native SATA solution, the new DiamondMax 10 drives feature native command queuing (NCQ), the company's proprietary dual-processor technology, and a new 16MB buffer to deliver unparalleled speeds compared to traditional 7200 RPM drives in their class. This unique set of features, coupled with Maxtor's latest firmware technology, allows the drive to self-balance system workloads for more efficient hard drive operations, which helps consumers run multiple applications at the same time, such as games and music, without overwhelming their PC systems.
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07.21.2004 - Maxtor Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2004 Results



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., July 21, 2004 -- Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 26, 2004. Revenue for the quarter was $818.3 million. The Company reported a net loss on a GAAP basis of $26.1 million, or $(0.11) per share. Included in the GAAP net loss was a charge of $5.1 million for the amortization of intangible assets. Also included in the quarter was income of $24.8 million from the settlement of a lawsuit brought by Maxtor against Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. related to a quality issue on a legacy Quantum product. On a non-GAAP basis, excluding the amortization charge and this income from the lawsuit settlement, Maxtor reported a net loss of $45.8 million, or $(0.19) per share. In the second quarter of 2003, revenue was $910.9 million. Net income on a GAAP basis was $6.2 million, or $0.03 per diluted share. The GAAP net income included a charge for the amortization of intangible assets and stock-based compensation expense, totaling $20.8 million. On a non-GAAP basis, excluding these charges, net income in the second quarter of 2003 was $27.0 million, or $0.11 per diluted share.
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07.19.2004 - Maxtor QuickView 3.5



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan, - July 19, 2004 - Maxtor Corporation (NYSE:MXO), a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and consumer storage products, today announced that Maxtor® QuickView® consumer electronics (CE) 3.5" hard drives have been selected for Toshiba's new RD-XS43 DVD video recorder. The RD-XS43 features a Maxtor QuickView 250GB hard disk drive that, according to Toshiba, allows users to enjoy up to 445 hours of digital recording. The new recorder also carries the QuickView logo on the front panel of the unit to reflect the level and standard of quality the consumer will experience.
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07.06.2004 - Maxtor Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2004 Conference Call



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, CA, July 9, 2004 - Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO) today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2004, after the close of market on July 21, 2004. A conference call to discuss the second quarter results and to provide an outlook on the third quarter of 2004 has been scheduled.
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07.06.2004 - Maxtor, LSI Logic and Vitesse Seminconductor Demonstrate Industry's First Multi-Terabyte Mixed SAS/SATA Enterprise Storage Array



View HardDrive related news. Long Beach, Calif., July 6, 2004 -- Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO), LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE:LSI) and Vitesse Semiconductor (NASDAQ: VTSS) announced today that they unveiled the first public demonstration of a multi-terabyte storage array based on the new Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) standard at the Storage World Conference in Long Beach, Calif. last week. The technology demonstration included a combination of both SAS and Serial ATA (SATA) disk drives to highlight the configuration flexibility and scalability of systems based on the SAS standard.
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07.01.2004 - Maxtor Lowers Guidance For Second Quarter 2004



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif., July 1, 2004 -- Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO) today provided an update on the outlook for its financial results for the second quarter ended June 26, 2004. The Company expects that shipments in the second quarter will total approximately 11.6 million units. Second quarter revenue is anticipated to be approximately $820 to $825 million. The Company expects to report a net loss on a GAAP basis of between $20 and $30 million, or approximately $(0.08) to $(0.12) per share, which includes a charge for the amortization of intangible assets of $5.1 million. Also included in the quarter is a gain of $24.8 million from the settlement of a lawsuit brought by Maxtor against Koninklijke Phillips Electronics N.V. related to a quality issue on a legacy Quantum product. Excluding this gain, the net loss on a non-GAAP basis is expected to be between $40 and $50 million, or approximately $(0.16) to $(0.20) per share.
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06.22.2004 - Maxtor and JVC Bring Quickview Into the Home



View HardDrive related news. MILPITAS, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan, June 22, 2004 - Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO), a worldwide leader in hard disk drives and consumer storage products, announced today that Victor Company of Japan Ltd (JVC), a leading manufacturer of audio, visual, and computer-related products, has selected Maxtor® QuickView® consumer electronics (CE) hard disk drives for its new DR-MH30 and DR-MH50 HDD & DVD recorders. The JVC DR-MH30 incorporates a Maxtor 160GB QuickView hard disk drive and provides up to 143 hours of standard definition video recording. The JVC DR-MH50 includes a Maxtor 250GB QuickView hard drive and offers up to 225 hours of standard definition video recording.
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06.21.2004 - Maxtor Launches Third-Generation MaXLine Drive With Native Command Queuing and Additional SATA II Features



View HardDrive related news. Milpitas, Calif., June 21, 2004 - Maxtor Corporation (NYSE: MXO) announced today its new high-capacity, native SATA MaXLine III hard drives. The third-generation MaXLine drives feature the industry's first 16MB buffer and are designed to the enterprise standard of 1 million hour mean time to failure (MTTF). With new SATA II features including native command queuing (NCQ), capacity up to 300GB, 7200 RPM speed and Maxtor® MaxCommand™ technology, the drives are ideally suited to provide cost-effective storage for midline and nearline applications, such as fixed-content storage and disk-to-disk back up.
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04.20.2004 - Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities List Updated



View HardDrive related news. We have updated our Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities list. Test your hard drives to be sure they are in working order. Download the latest diagnostic software and utilities from the manufacturer of your hard drive(s).
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03.19.2004 - Hard Drive Tools Update



View HardDrive related news. Get the latest tools from Maxtor (Quantum), Samsung, and Western Digital.
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03.19.2004 - Have you tested your Hard Drive(s) lately?



View HardDrive related news. Test your hard drives to be sure they are in working order. Download the latest diagnostic software for hard drives manufactured by Maxtor (Quantum), Fujistu, Hitachi (IBM), Samsung, Seagate, and Western Digital.
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02.01.2004 - Have you tested your Hard Drive(s) lately?



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12.22.2003 - Have you tested your Hard Drive(s) lately?



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