Jan 23 Hard disk drive maker Western Digital
Corp's second-quarter net profit rose 131 percent to
Excluding items, the company earned $2.09 per share.
Revenue rose about 90 percent to $3.8 billion and the
company's shipment rose about 108 percent to 59.2 million
Western Digital has recovered fast after its manufacturing
facilities in Thailand were hit by floods in 2011.
Thailand, which accounted for over half of the world's hard
disk drive production, saw its worst flooding in decades that
threw industrial production off track as factories and estates