TOSHIBA

February 28th, 2012

Memory Market Convergence Continues with WD-Toshiba Deal

After its plan to purchase Hitachi Global Storage Technologies spooked worldwide antitrust regulators, Western Digital announced today that it had agreed to sell Toshiba some of its 3.5 inch HDD manufacturing assets and related Intellectual Property. As part of this deal Toshiba will transfer its damaged HDD manufacturing plant in Thailand to Western Digital, which [...]

January 3rd, 2012

Memory Market Convergence Continues: Elpida, Toshiba May Merge

Digitimes is reporting that troubled memory maker Elpida may merge some business operations with Toshiba at the behest of the Japanese government. Elpida Memory – which is Japan’s sole manufacturer of DRAM – apparently is in such dire financial straights that it cannot repay a business development loan from the Japanese government. In order to [...]

August 2nd, 2011

Toshiba Boosts Performance with New High Areal Density 1 TB, 2.5-Inch Hard Drive

Toshiba today announced its first 2.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs) featuring capacity up to 1 TB using 500 GB/platter technology in the industry-standard 9.5 mm high form factor. With an industry-leading areal density of 744 Gb/in², Toshiba has increased the quantity of data stored per square inch by over 37 percent compared to prior 2.5-inch [...]

July 13th, 2011

Hynix and Toshiba Sign Joint Development for MRAM

Hynix Semiconductor Inc. and Toshiba Corporation today announced that they have agreed to strategic collaboration in the joint development of Spin-Transfer Torque Magnetoresistance Random Access Memory (MRAM), a fast emerging next generation memory device. Once technology development is successfully completed, the companies intend to cooperate in manufacturing MRAM products in a production joint venture. Hynix [...]

June 14th, 2011

Toshiba Announces Qosmio X770 and X770 3D Gaming Laptops

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced U.S. retail pricing and availability for the Qosmio X770 and Qosmio X770 3D series of high-performance laptops. Most ideal for demanding visual tasks like gaming and media creation, these laptops feature a high-performance blend of processor technologies from Intel and [...]

June 14th, 2010

Toshiba Introduces First Notebook With 3D Blu-Ray Capability

Initially launching in July in the Japanese market, this notebook will be the first of its kind, playing 3D Blu-Ray and PC gaming titles in their full glory. Toshiba Corporation today announced the introduction of the industry’s first notebook PC featuring playback of 3D content in the Blu-ray 3D™ format. The new “dynabook TX/98MBL” will be [...]

November 5th, 2009

Toshiba Introduces 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

Toshiba Corporation, the industry pioneer in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), today introduced a new line up of 1.8-inch HDDs with a maximum capacity of 320GB, the highest yet announced by the industry, targeted at thin and light mobile PCs and portable external hard disk drives. The new series delivers three models in [...]