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Kioxia and Western Digital claimed to be nearing merger deal

In recent months, there have been rumours claiming that merger discussions are taking place between Kioxia and Western Digital. Now, it seems that we're nearing an official announcement.  According to Kyodo News (via Tom's Hardware), Kioxia and Western Digital are on the verge of completing their merger, which might happen …

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Kioxia BG5 1TB SSD Review

The BG series of SSDs are to be found under Kioxia's business product banner. The latest member of the family is the BG5, the first in the series to feature a PCIe Gen4 interface, which is used in combination with Kioxia's 5th generation 112-layer BiCS Flash NAND. We check out …

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Kioxia aims for “Wafer-Level SSD”

The Chief Engineer at Kioxia, Shigeo Oshima, recently gave a presentation at VLSI Symposium 2020 where he talked about the company's plans for a “Wafer-Level SSD”, a potentially game changing approach to storage production.  The process of creating an SSD device is usually a long and complicated one. It starts …

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KIOXIA launches industry’s first 24G SAS SSDs

This week, Kioxia became the first company to launch 24G SAS SSDs for servers and storage applications – consisting of the company's 6th gen enterprise SAS SSD family. 24G SAS is expected to double the data throughput compared to its predecessor. The 24G SAS technology was first demonstrated at the Flash …

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Kioxia has announced its new consumer product portfolio

In mid-2019 it was announced that Toshiba was planning to rebrand itself as “Kioxia”, and in October last year the change became official. Now the company has announced the launch of ‘KIOXIA' branded consumer products, including “microSD/SD memory cards, USB memory and SSDs”. Kioxia branded products have already hit the business-to-business market, but …

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Kioxia develops a new semi-circular 3D memory cell structure “Twin BiCS FLASH”

Kioxia recently announced it has developed a new flash memory cell structure. Twin BiCS FLASH is the world’s first three-dimensional semicircular split-gate flash memory cell structure using specially designed semi-circular Floating Gate cells. The new memory cell structure from Kioxia achieves greater program slope and larger program/erase windows with a …

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