3D NAND flash output to increase in 2H 2017
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Industry attempts to close global supply shortages


According to sources within the memory industry, global production of 3D NAND flash memory chips is expected to expand substantially in the second half of 2017, exceeding the output of 2D NAND chips by the fourth quarter of the year.

Toshiba releases 3.5-inch N300 NAS hard drives
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Available in 4TB, 6TB and 8TB capacities this month


Toshiba’s semiconductor and storage subdivision has introduced its latest series of 3.5-inch N300 internal network attached storage (NAS) consumer hard drives to the US market. The drives are available in 4TB, 6TB and 8TB capacities and include a self-contained cache algorithm to optimize real-time buffer performance and minimize recovery time from data errors.

Apple might invest several billion in Toshiba
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iPad maker might go for another pile old Tosh


The fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of dropping a billion or two for the troubled Toshiba semiconductor unit.

Toshiba America releases next MG Series HDD
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8TB for business critical servers and shared storage systems

Toshiba America Electronic Components has announced volume availability of its next MG Series HDD – the MG05ACA800 – providing 8TB for business critical servers and shared storage systems.

Toshiba shareholders approve NAND flash sale
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Turning flash into a load of old Tosh

Toshiba shareholders have approved a proposal to split off the Japanese company's prized NAND flash memory unit.

Foxconn and TSMC attack Toshiba's memory shares
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Recovering from a list of multi-billion dollar writedowns


According to a recent Chinese-language report, TSMC and Foxconn Electronics are partnering up to place bids for shares of Toshiba’s memory business after the company dealt with a major loss in its devices and components business last year amid a drop in global memory prices. And problems with nuclear matters.

Toshiba about to release 1TB flash chip
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Has begun to sample


Troubled Japanese chipmaker Toshiba has begun shipping samples of its third-generation 3D NAND memory product.

SK Hynix thinking of buying Toshiba's entire flash memory chip business
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Seen kicking the tires

SK Hynix is set to make a fresh bid for Toshiba's flash memory chip business, should the Japanese conglomerate offer more of it for sale..

Toshiba might delay flash sale
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Bidders having various thoughts


Toshiba may delay the sale of its flash memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Western Digital releases 512 gigabit 64-layer 3D NAND chip
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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.