A decade-long dispute between tiny Convolve and Seagate Technology (STX) took an unexpected turn...

|About: Seagate Technology (STX)|By:, SA News Editor

A decade-long dispute between tiny Convolve and Seagate Technology (STX) took an unexpected turn after an ex-employee claimed Seagate incorporated Convolve's hard-drive technology into its products, and destroyed the evidence. Convolve has been seeking $800M from Seagate and Compaq over technology that reduces the noise and vibration generated by hard-disk drives.