A new 300GB hard drive from Hitachi:

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, the unit founded last January through the combination of Hitachi's and IBM's hard drive businesses, said the 300GB drive is designed to handle tasks such as online transaction processing, data analysis and media streaming. Hitachi also said that next week it will demonstrate 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives similar to products unveiled by rivals Seagate Technology and Fujitsu.