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Disk drives to hit 30TB by end of next year
Published in PC Hardware


Platter maker thinks it can hit its target

The company which makes HD platters said that it expects to "realise near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023.

Toshiba CEO suddenly falls on sword
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 13:16

Toshiba CEO suddenly falls on sword


Sudden departure after restructuring plans

Toshiba CEO Satoshi Tsunakawa announced a surprise resignation after revised restructuring plans sparked opposition within the company and anger from shareholders.

BT and Tosh build quantum-secured metro fibre optic network
Published in Network


Beware the potentially dead or alive quantum kitty

UK ISP BT and partner Toshiba have today announced that they intend to build the “world’s first” quantum-secured metro fibre optic network between commercial sites in London.

Toshiba back in black
Published in News
Thursday, 12 August 2021 11:39

Toshiba back in black


Pretty much in line with what everyone thought


Toshiba reported a first-quarter operating profit that was in line with analyst estimates, helped by cost cuts and a recovery from a pandemic-driven hit to demand.

Toshiba chair fights calls to resign
Published in News
Monday, 14 June 2021 11:25

Toshiba chair fights calls to resign


It is all someone else’s fault

Toshiba’s chairman of the board Osamu  Nagayama pushed back against investor calls for him to resign, blaming its former chief executive for a "confrontational stance" towards shareholders that helped pitch the Japanese company into crisis.

Toshiba releases FC-MAMR
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 26 February 2021 12:15

Toshiba releases FC-MAMR


8 TB capacity along with an ultra-low idle power

Toshiba has released what it calls the industry's first hard drive featuring flux control microwave assisted magnetic recording (FC-MAMR) technology.

Toshiba goes ballististic with two superpowered AI algorithms
Published in AI


Have calculated the existance of rice pudding and income tax

Toshiba boffins have come up with a Ballistic Simulated Bifurcation Algorithm (bSB) and the Discrete Simulated Bifurcation Algorithm (dSB) which will be applied to finding solutions to highly complex problems in areas as diverse as drug development, portfolio management and logistics management.

Toshiba goes back into the red
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 12:02

Toshiba goes back into the red


Coronavirus hit

Toshiba Corp reported on Wednesday its first quarterly operating loss in nearly four years as the coronavirus pandemic hit demand for its electronic devices, copiers and chip-making equipment.

Toshiba is no longer a PC vendor
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 10 August 2020 12:25

Toshiba is no longer a PC vendor


End of an era

Toshiba has transferred its remaining shares of Dynabook to Sharp, and the company's time as a PC vendor are no more.

Western Digital shingled out in class action
Published in News


Class action

While all three of the conventional hard drive vendors -- Toshiba, Western Digital, and Seagate -- have been sneaking disks featuring Shingled Magnetic Recording technology into unexpected places it looks like WD will have to face the music.