Toshiba approaches Western Digital for a quiet word
Published in News

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.

Rambus up for sale
Published in News

No-one caught the bus

Controversial chip designer Rambus is trying to sell itself off.

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.

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.

Western Digital adds 10TB model to WD Purple line
Published in News

5400rpm spin and a large cache

Western Digital has expanded its Purple line of hard disk drives (HDDs) with a new 10TB model.

Western Digital releases 512 gigabit 64-layer 3D NAND chip
Published in Memory

Claims to be the first ever

Western Digital has lifted the kimono on the first-ever 512 gigabit 64-layer NAND chip claiming it is a stride forward in the new 3D NAND technology.