Flash in the pan
After a couple of months of rumours and speculation, troubled nuclear powered, electronics maker Toshiba has given up on its flash memory chip business and will flog most of it.
Anyone want to pay for a load of old Tosh?
The Japanese tech giant renowned for its creative accounting is thinking of spinning off its semiconductor business and selling a partial stake in the unit to Western Digital.
WD jumps into NVMe market
Western Digital has announced its first entry into the NVMe Solid State Disk market. Coming out of the gate strong, its first offering is a PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe-based SSD that it expects to deliver more than three times the sequential read speeds over their current SATA SSDs portfolio
Similar to SanDisk X400, but may need pricing adjustment
Western Digital is a company with a rich history in developing hard disk technologies that have become widely adopted since the era of floppy disk formatters/controllers and the ATA interface.
WD raises the stakes
Another player doubles down on the competitive SSD game space.
It costs too much
Western Digital is facing a shareholder revolt over its deal to buy SanDisk.
Reaches 10TB with PMR technology
HGST, a Western Digital subsidiary, has launched its newest helium-filled 10TB Ultrastar He10 hard disk drive (HDD).
Told you so
As we predicted on Monday, Western Digital has formally announced it is going to write a cheque for SanDisk for $19 billion
It is almost certain that Western Digital will buy the memory-maker SanDisk and we are expecting an announcement later in the week.