Toshiba’s New 14TB Helium Hard Drive Sets Capacity Records

Toshiba is prepping a 14TB conventionally recorded hard drive for next year. It’ll be the company’s first helium-filled drive and packs a whopping nine platters in a 3.5-inch form factor.

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Toshiba Plunges on Massive Nuclear Writedown, Earnings Delay


Toshiba shares fell 8 percent on Tuesday as the company took a $6.3 billion writedown related to its struggling nuclear power business and delayed the release of its fiscal third-quarter earnings. Shigenori Shiga, Toshiba’s chairman and representative executive officer, resigned effective Wednesday, the company said. His resignation in part reflects management taking responsibility for the loss of goodwill and the impairment related to Westinghouse’s acquisition of CB&I Stone & Webster from the Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V.

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Toshiba facing bankruptcy, total disintegration thanks to bad bets on nuclear power

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Toshiba went into meltdown today, announcing a $3.4 billion loss, a write-down of $6.2 billion, and the collapse of its nuclear construction business. The firm, which employs more than 200,000 people worldwide, is facing bankruptcy.

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Western Digital, Toshiba announce first 512Gbit 64-layer TLC 3D-NAND

Toshiba and Western Digital have jointly announced that they intend to commercialize 512Gb 3D NAND with 64-layer stacks by the second half of this year. NAND prices per GB could be headed for a significant reduction if both WD and Samsung can get new 64-layer chips into full production.

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Toshiba may spin off or sell its NAND flash business after accounting scandal, cost overruns

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Toshiba is in talks with Western Digital about the future of its NAND flash business following a disastrous business scandal and the collapse of its nuclear power ambitions.

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Toshiba unveils the world’s first 12.5-inch 4K convertible laptop

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At IFA in Berlin, Toshiba has unveiled the Satellite Radius 12, the first 12.5-inch convertible laptop with a 4K screen.

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Toshiba wants to reshape the chip industry with new low-power tunnel FETs, $2 billion investment

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Toshiba wants to redefine power consumption at the transistor level — and that means switching to a new type of transistor. Could tunneling FETs clear the way for another 10 years of power scaling?

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