illumina writes: "I found this story in my morning news gallimaufry: SHENZHEN, Jan 18, 2007 (SinoCast via COMTEX) — The world's first terabyte (TB) hard drive will be sold in China's retail market in the first quarter of 2007 at a suggested retail price of USD 399 (about CNY 3,120), announced Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) in Shenzhen. The company's 1 TB hard drive, with superior performance, reliability, and capacity, can store 1 million e-books, 250,000 songs, and 500 films. Hitachi GST, founded in 2003 as a result of the strategic combination of IBM and Hitachi's hard disk drive business, has three subsidiaries in Shenzhen, including Shenzhen Hailiang Storage Products Co., Ltd., Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., and Hitachi Global Storage Products (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd."
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