Toshiba considers IPO for memory unit
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Monday, 22 January 2018 12:15

Toshiba considers IPO for memory unit

 
Plan B if Bain sale falls through

Toshiba is considering an IPO of its prized memory chip business if an agreed $18 billion sale of the unit to Bain Capital fails to gain antitrust approval by the end of March

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:43

Intel knocked off number one chip slot


Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Toshiba settles with Western Digital
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Friday, 08 December 2017 13:41

Toshiba settles with Western Digital


Deal made, peace pipe to be smoked

Toshiba and Western Digital have agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the Japanese firm’s plans to sell its $18 billion chip unit and aim to have a final agreement in place next week.

Toshiba gets share relief
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Monday, 20 November 2017 13:29

Toshiba gets share relief


Phew, that was close

Troubled Japanese giant Toshiba will have an injection of funds which may help it get over its Westinghouse infection.

Toshiba not selling PC division
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Friday, 17 November 2017 11:56

Toshiba not selling PC division


No one appears interested

Toshiba has said that it has not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan’s Asustek.

Toshiba looks for more cash
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Friday, 10 November 2017 12:05

Toshiba looks for more cash


Lend us a fiver until payday?

Toshiba is still desperate for cash to avoid a possible delisting and is considering raising $5.3 billion by offering new shares in a third-party allotment.

Toshiba sees 76 percent jump in Q2 operating profit
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Unfortunately, thanks to the bit it wants to sell

Toshiba reported a 76 percent jump in second quarter operating profit on thanks to strong performance from its memory chip unit.

Securities watchdog snuffles Toshiba again
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Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:51

Securities watchdog snuffles Toshiba again


Not sure about this nuclear claim

It seems that Toshiba can’t get a break. Japan’s securities watchdog is investigating its latest earnings statement to see if it properly handled losses incurred by its US nuclear unit.

Toshiba goes affordable with new TR200 SSD series
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Based on 3D TLC NAND and TC58NC1010 controller

Toshiba has unveiled its new TR200 SSD series which comes in 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities and is based on 64-layer BiCS3 3D TLC NAND and the TC58NC1010 controller.

Toshiba names Bain as buyer
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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 12:35

Toshiba names Bain as buyer

 
18.9 billion price tag

Toshiba’s board has finally flogged its Nand flash memory chip unit to an international consortium led by the US private equity group Bain Capital in a $18.9 billion deal designed to rescue the Japanese conglomerate from delisting.