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Seagate wins $525 million award over 'trade secrets' claims

The CEO for Western Digital says it will vigorously challenge the arbitration award. The claims involve a former employee in Minnesota. Seagate, which is headquartered in California, has substantial operations in the Twin Cities.
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The CEO for Western Digital says it will vigorously challenge the arbitration award. The claims involve a former employee in Minnesota. Seagate, which is headquartered in California, has substantial operations in the Twin Cities.

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