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.
It has to be positive or we will not allow it
The so-called open government, whistleblowing site Wikileaks, is doing its level best to censor a documentary on the outfit because it fails to praise the outfit to the skies and put a positive spin on its leader Julian Assange.
IDC insists that the market is growing and changing
Beancounters at IDC think that despite no one is actually making money from wearables, there is some life in the market.
New robot plants in US
Foxconn has announced an investment project, the Flying Eagle, in the US which will feature robotic plants and other projects.
We would love to let you look at our secrets
Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets.
Targeting hyper-scale data centres
Chinese startup Memblaze launched its next generation of PCIe NVMe SSD products, PBlaze 5 700 and 900 series, for hyper-scale data centre deployment and enterprise mission critical set-ups.
And it is paying off
Acer has been focuing on flogging high-margin PCs including gaming notebooks, ultra-thin models and 2-in-1s, and it appears to be paying off.
Will make baseband chips produced on its 7nm process
TSMC has regained some chip orders from Qualcomm for baseband chips produced on its 7nm process, but not application processors.
But failed to do much good
Homeland Security says that it has found evidence that Russian hackers targeted 21 US state election systems in the 2016 presidential race – a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated.