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Current status of W2 class action lawsuit?

Anyone have a status update on the W2 class action lawsuit filed last year? I filed my tax return (correction: TRIED to file), only to have it immediately rejected because someone had already filed using my SSN this year. Thanks again Seagate. Any... read more

wooooo

been a while since I've had a $20k bonus

Has anyone SOLD his/her ESPP?

After so many round of chopping, STX finally stay at $46.xx.... You guys still hoping the share will go up some more or already SOLD the ESPP?

Disk Failure Rates

FYI - Backblaze's stats - ST4000DX000 the worst drive ever - so much for all that hoopla Jim... https://www.backblaze.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Q4-2016-Drive-Failure-Rates.jpg

NVM Chips at NRM (2008?)

Somebody wrote: Back in 2005-2008, Seagate made a major investment in solid state memory (SSM). Why was that effort canceled? NRM was developing it. Where would Seagate be now 8 years later if that project went forward?

LAST THROW OF THE DICE

Seagate is too reliant on other companies to provide it with the hardware it needs to manufacture SSD. It has no SSD capabilities itself. HDD will be around for some years to come but will only serve a smaller niche market for cheap surveylance and... read more

Suzhou to be shutdown

I thought a design center would be closed before a factory. I will miss working with the Suzhou teams.

Savage Pacer Article

The December 24th, 2016 Savage Pacer has a short article about the Shakopee layoff. According to the article, the total number laid off was 155.

Math Question

Who can solve the math quiz? It's loaded with dark humour. Here is the problem setup. Company is Seagate Company is not averse to laying off staffers, especially if they are high performing and do not kiss buttt Assume 30,000 total employees at end... read more

Many Seagate sites closing

Havant, UK. Guadalajara, MX. Seem ban, MY and some downsizing and closures in the US still to come. Much of it is because of recent acquisitions... you just don't need 6 manufacturing sites and 18 engineering design sites when you can produce at 3... read more

This would solve all problems.

Everyone is replaceable anywhere. That is fact, not fiction. What will happen when deep learning takes over? It will be much worse in many ways, but much better at the same time in many other ways. Any factory job including in the US is Slave Labor... read more

Open jobs at Seagate

There are a number of engineering jobs posted for both US drive center locations as of today. This is on the company external/public website. Most are all marked as Intern or - Entry Level. Several seem to be for engineering functions (mechanical... read more

WD Seagate Merger 2017

A Non-Affiliated Visitor Post: Magnetic storage is going by the wayside. Maybe it'll make a comeback like vinyl, not. I'm sure WD & Seagate are in talks to merge, since there will only be enough volume for one company. Probably trying to decide who... read more

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