Western Digital says soz for raining on Toshiba's parade
Published in Memory


We are not like that normally

Western Digital Corp’s CEO has apologised to his counterpart at Toshiba for strained ties after the US firm sued to keep their chip joint venture from being sold to rival bidders.

Western Digital likely to get Toshiba memory business
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Deal close to being signed

Western Digital's chief executive is in Tokyo to finalise an agreement to buy the Toshiba memory chip business, ending months of dispute over the auction.

Western Digital  offers $17.4 billion for Toshiba's memory chip business,
Published in Memory


Less than the $18 billion Tosh wanted 

A consortium that includes Western Digital is offering $17.4 billion for Toshiba's memory chip business, which the Japanese conglomerate is trying to sell to cover losses from its US nuclear business, sources said this morning

Toshiba approaches Western Digital for a quiet word
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Please buy our memory making business


Troubled Toshiba Corp has said that it is prioritising talks with Western Digital to sell its memory chip business.

Western Digital allowed to look under Tosh's bonnet
Published in Memory


Temporary court order issued

Western Digital won a temporary US court order on Tuesday saying that Toshiba must allow Western Digital's employees to access databases and chip samples as part of a joint venture around flash memory chip plants in Japan.

Western Digital calls foul in Tosh sale
Published in Processors


We matched rival's bids

Western Digital said it matched rival bidders' offers to acquire Japanese conglomerate Toshiba's flash memory unit which implies that Tosh was doing its best not to sell the until to its partner.

Canon faces EU fine
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Should not have bought Toshiba’s medical unit

EU regulators said they might fine Canon up to 10 percent of annual revenue for jumping the gun in its acquisition of Toshiba's Medical unit.

Toshiba announces 4-bit QLC NAND flash memory
Published in Memory


World's first 4-bit-per-cell 3D flash memory

Toshiba has announced the latest generation of 3D flash memory, the 4-bit-per-cell, quadruple-level cell (QLC) technology NAND flash memory.

Toshiba sues Western Digital as sale is delayed
Published in Memory


Trouble at mill

Toshiba has had to push back its timeline to clinch a sale of its flash memory chip unit, saying the $18 billion deal was being held up due to differences of opinion within the consortium chosen as preferred bidder.

Toshiba names preferred bidder for memory business
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Japanese consortium with deep pockets might win


Toshiba has named a consortium made up of the Innovation Network of Japan, Bain Capital and Development Bank of Japan, as the preferred bidders for its memory business.