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.
At last not a load of old Tosh
Toshiba posted its highest quarterly profit in two years on Wednesday and said it will buy out three of its listed subsidiaries as the industrial conglomerate moves on from accounting scandals and a management crisis.
Getting rid of the old Tosh
Toshiba Memory has announced that it's now operating under the new name – Kioxia.
Removeable alternative to BGA SSDs
Toshiba has released a new form factor for NVMe SSDs that is small enough to be a removable alternative to soldered-down BGA SSDs.
It now wants to be known as Kioxia Europe
Toshiba Memory Europe will officially change its name to Kioxia Europe on October 1, 2019, to Kioxia, which the memory maker tells us is pronounced kee-ox-each.
Slim portable hard drive
Toshiba has expanded its Canvio portable hard drive line up with a compact external mobile hard drive.
Will keep it for now
Toshiba has no immediate plans to sell its 40.2 percent stake in Toshiba Memory according to its CEO.
Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) has launched its MN07 Series 12TB and 14TB 3.5-inch hard disk drives for use in NAS platforms.
With 96-layer 3D TLC NAND
Toshiba has announced its new XG6 series client NVMe SSD series, which is the first to use the new 96-layer 3D BiCS NAND.
Writes a $36 million cheque
Sharp said it would buy Toshiba's personal computer business and issue $1.8 billion in new shares to buy back preferred stock from banks, highlighting a swift recovery under the control of Foxconn.