OCZ officially announces the Trion 150 SSD series
Published in Memory


Toshiba controller paired up with 15nm TLC NAND

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company, has officially announced its newest OCZ Trion 150 SSD series which will be available in capacities ranging from 120GB to 960GB and be based on Toshiba controller and 15nm TLC NAND.

Toshiba off-loads chips in favour of NAND
Published in Processors


Accounting scandle continues to bite

Toshiba is getting out the processor business so that it can concentrate on making memory as it tries to recover from its $1.3 billion accounting scandal.

Zotac shows a new PCIe SSD at CES 2016
Published in Memory


Hopefully we will see it in action

Zotac, usually known for Nvidia Geforce graphics cards as well as the Zbox line of mini-PCs, is apparently serious about entering the SSD market as well as a new PCIe SSD has been spotted at CES 2016 show in Las Vegas.

Japan's government bails out Toshiba
Published in News


If your executives get done for fraud it is nice to have government help

The Japanese governmet has stepped in to help Toshiba rebuild its home electronics division and other operations by facilitating tie-ups with Sharp and others.

Axe fails at Toshiba
Published in News
21 December 2015

Axe fails at Toshiba


6,800 out into the cold and snow at Christmas

More than 6,800 employees at Toshiba are paying the price for not standing up to corporate executives who were encouraged to cook the books.

Toshiba confirms it is thinking of chip split
Published in Processors


Is it really worth it?

Troubled Japanise outfit Toshiba is considering splitting off part of its chip business in a bid to help it raise the cash it lost on its accounting scandal.

Toshiba  comes up with single-chip wireless power receiver
Published in Processors


Can operate at 15 watts

Toshiba America Electronic Components (TEAC) has come up with what it claims is the first single-chip wireless power receiver that can operate at 15 watts and is compliant with the wireless charging Qi v1.2, standard.

Sony buying Toshiba's imaging business
Published in News


$165 million on the table

Most of the high end phones today use a Sony imaging sensor. Now it looks like Sony now wants to buy Toshiba's image sensor business to expand its dominance.

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement
Published in News


$7.93 million fine

The European Union has fined optical maker Quanta Storage $7.93 million for participating in a cartel of eight ODD vendors, ODMs and OEMs.

SanDisk about to be bought by Western Digital
Published in Memory


More consolidation

It is almost certain that Western Digital will buy the memory-maker SanDisk and we are expecting an announcement later in the week.