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480GB OCZ TR150 SSD winner announced!

Back at the start of February, we asked you – our readers – to tell us about the technology that you find most interesting. Essentially, we were asking you to vote on the ‘Coolest Tech for 2017’. You had the opportunity to opt in to a competition at the same …

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Toshiba confirms it’s splitting off chip business

Toshiba has confirmed earlier rumours that it would spin off its chip manufacturing business into its own entity. The move will see it seek outside investment to the tune of a 20 per cent stake in the newly independent venture. It’s hoped this will help offset major losses in its …

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Toshiba may be set to spin off chip business

Toshiba may be planning to spin off its chip manufacturing business into its own entity. Rumours suggest that the move may also see Toshiba sell off a 20 per cent stake in the newly independent venture, which would generate around 200 billion yen (£1.4 billion). Toshiba has its fingers in …

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Toshiba launches 1TB SSD using TLC flash

Toshiba has unveiled its 1TB SSD this week, built using 15nm cell lithography as well as TLC flash. The SG5 SSD comes in the form of a 2.5-inch drive as well as an M.2 drive, this is part of Toshiba’s switch over from 19nm SSD devices to denser 15nm NAND …

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VAIO, Toshiba and Fujitsu to merge in to PC super group

It seems that Japan could have a new PC giant on the block as word has it that VAIO, Toshiba and Fujitsu are currently planning a huge merger in order to form a new PC-focussed company to rival the likes of Lenovo, the biggest PC maker operating in Japan. This …

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Toshiba to cut 7,800 jobs following accounting scandal

Toshiba is facing hard times right now, the company’s former President and CEO Hisao Tanaka stepped down around six months ago, following a revelation that the company had $ 1.2 billion in declared false profit. Obviously, this is a serious offense that will require Toshiba to pay out a hefty …

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Toshiba to cull thousands of jobs, sell off businesses

Despite being one of the most recognisable technological brands in the world, Toshiba has announced that it will be cutting as many as 7,000 jobs in its electronics divisions following its accounting scandal from earlier this year. On top of that it will be selling its TV manufacturing facility in …

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Toshiba faces £39 million fine over accounting scandal

Toshiba is facing a huge fine of 7.37 billion Yen/£39 million/$60 million, following a huge accounting scandal that took place over seven years and saw the company overstating its profits by huge amounts. So far, the current fine is just the suggested figure from the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission, …

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Toshiba may sell its image sensor business to Sony

Toshiba is apparently in advanced talks to sell its image sensor business to Sony for as much as $165 million. This comes just a few weeks after we learned that Sony also acquired sensor start-up company, SoftKinetic. So far, this news is coming from multiple sources, ranging from Japanese newpaper, …

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Micron to start sales of SSDs based on TLC NAND this quarter

Micron Technology plans to finally start shipments of consumer solid-state drives based on triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash in the ongoing quarter, the company revealed this week. SSDs featuring TLC NAND memory will be generally more affordable than non-volatile storage solutions powered by multi-level cell (MLC) flash. “We will begin shipping …

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