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
Published in News

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.

Western Digital goes for Toshiba injunction
Published in News

Auction might be scuppered.

Western Digital is going for a court injunction to prevent Toshiba  from flogging its chip business without the U.S. firm's consent  in a move that might scupper the auction.

Western Digital gets allies for Toshiba chip buy
Published in Processors

Still fighting for a load of old Tosh

Western Digital may join a consortium of Japanese government money and KKR & Co LP to bid for Toshiba's chip unit.

Toshiba tells Western Digital to stop messing about
Published in News

Stay out of the sale of chip sale

Toshiba has told Western Digital not to interfere with the sale of its prized chip unit, disputing claims by the US outfit that it had breached a joint venture contract.

3D NAND flash output to increase in 2H 2017
Published in Memory

Industry attempts to close global supply shortages

According to sources within the memory industry, global production of 3D NAND flash memory chips is expected to expand substantially in the second half of 2017, exceeding the output of 2D NAND chips by the fourth quarter of the year.

Toshiba releases 3.5-inch N300 NAS hard drives
Published in News

Available in 4TB, 6TB and 8TB capacities this month

Toshiba’s semiconductor and storage subdivision has introduced its latest series of 3.5-inch N300 internal network attached storage (NAS) consumer hard drives to the US market. The drives are available in 4TB, 6TB and 8TB capacities and include a self-contained cache algorithm to optimize real-time buffer performance and minimize recovery time from data errors.

Apple might invest several billion in Toshiba
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iPad maker might go for another pile old Tosh

The fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of dropping a billion or two for the troubled Toshiba semiconductor unit.

Toshiba America releases next MG Series HDD
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8TB for business critical servers and shared storage systems

Toshiba America Electronic Components has announced volume availability of its next MG Series HDD – the MG05ACA800 – providing 8TB for business critical servers and shared storage systems.