Toshiba

  • Toshiba, SanDisk sue Hynix over suspected flash memory technology leak 14-03-2014 12:49 PM

    Tokyo: Partners Toshiba Corp of Japan and SanDisk Corp of the United States separately filed civil lawsuits against South Korea's SK Hynix Inc, seeking damages over the suspected theft of data related to their flagship flash memory chip technology used in smartphones and tablet computers. SK Hynix said on Friday...
  • Toshiba to cut 3,000 staff in ailing TV division 30-09-2013 06:13 PM

    Tokyo: Toshiba Corp said on Monday it would cut 50 per cent of staff in its loss-making TV unit and cease production at two of its three overseas factories before the end of this fiscal year. Toshiba said it would increase outsourced production to 70 per cent from 40 percent...
  • Toshiba eyes double digit share in Indian laptop market 25-07-2013 11:38 AM

    Mumbai: Technology giant Toshiba is targeting a double digit market share in the Indian laptop market in the next one year with the launch of its new range of devices and expansion of retail presence. "According to GfK data, we have a seven per cent share in the Indian market....
  • Toshiba refreshes Excite series; introduces three new Android tablets 04-06-2013 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Toshiba introduced three new devices in its Excite family of Android tablets - the Excite Pro, Excite Write and Excite Pure - at Computex 2013. Pro and Write models are engineered with the Nvidia Tegra 4 mobile processor. These models sport an 8 megapixel F2.2 camera. The Excite...
  • David Frost leads Toshiba Classic golf 16-03-2013 11:11 AM

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  • 11 years of the tablet PC 26-03-2012 01:45 PM

    Microsoft was the first company to come up with commercial tablet PCs, back in 2001.The tablet concept first originated as prototypes and concept ideas - prominently, Alan Kay's Dynabook of 1968. But the first commercial tablet PC appeared in 2001 when Microsoft attempted a product line with Microsoft Tablet PC, though it did not prove to be a successful venture then.
  • Toshiba to close chip plants as demand slides 01-12-2011 05:22 PM

    Tokyo: Toshiba Corp said on Wednesday it would close three of its six discrete chip-making facilities in Japan and also trim output of certain types of chips over the year-end as demand for PCs and TVs slides in Europe and the United States. Discrete chips are relatively simple semiconductors used...
  • Toshiba's Thrive tablet to go on sale in July 03-06-2011 09:44 AM

    San Francisco: Toshiba Corp is the latest company to jump into the rapidly growing tablet market with a 10-inch device called Thrive, priced slightly lower than Apple Inc's dominant iPad 2. The Toshiba tablet goes on sale in the United States on July 10th. Other companies, including Research in Motion...
  • Computex to feature about 50 iPad challengers 31-05-2011 01:18 PM

    Taipei: Computer manufacturers of all sizes and descriptions have been pushing to get a piece of the ever-expanding tablet market created by the launch of Apple's iPad in April 2010. The obsession with tablet computing will be on full display Tuesday as Computex, the world's second-largest computer show, begins its...
  • Allure of iPad, other tablets hurting PC sales 14-04-2011 09:29 AM

    San Francisco: Last year, the popularity of Apple Inc.'s iPad hurt PC sales. This year, that trend is continuing, as new data from two market research firms indicate PC shipments declined in the first three months of 2011. On Wednesday, Gartner Inc. said that its research shows PC shipments dipped...
  • Toshiba faces $ 100 million gender bias lawsuit 01-02-2011 11:51 AM

    New York: A senior human resources manager at Toshiba Corp has filed a $ 100 million lawsuit accusing a U.S. unit of the Japanese technology company of "systemic" gender bias against women in pay and promotions. The plaintiff, Elaine Cyphers, contends that Toshiba America Inc pays women lower salaries and...
  • Nvidia's new mobile chips in Acer, Dell devices 07-01-2011 06:22 AM

    San Francisco: Nvidia's new Tegra 2 mobile chips are in tablets and smartphones made by Motorola, LG, Dell, Acer, Asus and Toshiba Corp, a spokesman for the graphics processor designer said. Shares of Nvidia rose nearly 13 percent on optimism about its chip, which faced setbacks in development, and after...
  • Toshiba plans big push on glasses-free 3D TV 06-01-2011 11:26 AM

    Las Vegas: Toshiba Corp will begin selling large-screen glasses-free 3D television sets in fiscal 2011 and plans to start marketing the groundbreaking devices beyond its home turf of Japan, executives said on Tuesday. The Japanese conglomerate also announced an ambitious target for a one-third increase in its TV unit sales...
  • Toshiba launches tablet to challenge iPad 04-01-2011 06:27 AM

    San Francisco: Toshiba Corp is making its foray into the tablet war, offering a 10-inch device it says will be comparable in price to Apple's iPad. The Toshiba Tablet, which will be available in the first half of 2011 and run Google's forthcoming Honeycomb version of the Android operating system,...
  • CES to bring fiercer competition to iPad 04-01-2011 06:20 AM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc.'s popular iPad is getting its strongest competition thus far as consumer-electronics manufacturers unveil tablet computers with bigger screens, front-facing cameras for video chatting and more. The iPad has been a smashing success since its April launch, leaving other companies to play catch-up in the suddenly hot...
  • Google's internet TV facing hurdles 02-01-2011 08:59 AM

    New York: Google's foray into internet television is not going quite as planned. Google plans to rework the software for Google TV before more manufacturers bring devices to market with that programming installed, reported US media recently. That's after critics savaged the first take of the system. Google TV is...
  • Intel, Samsung, Toshiba join hands to halve chip size 29-10-2010 11:38 AM

    Bangalore: Chipmakers Intel Corp, Toshiba Corp and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will join hands to develop technologies that could more than halve semiconductor line widths to nearly 10 nanometers by 2016, the Nikkei daily reported. Samsung Electronics and Toshiba - the world's No. 1 and No. 2 maker of NAND-type...
  • Toshiba unveils glasses-free 3D TV 04-10-2010 05:21 PM

    Tokyo: Toshiba Corp. believes it has a solution for television viewers who like 3-D but hate the glasses. The Tokyo-based company on Monday unveiled the world's first high definition liquid crystal display 3-D television that does not require special glasses - one of the biggest consumer complaints about the technology....
  • PC consumer satisfaction rises, Mac users happiest 21-09-2010 11:54 AM

    San Francisco: Consumers are as happy as they've ever been with their computers, and those with Apple computers are the most pleased, a new survey says. The American Customer Satisfaction Index's score for personal computers, which is part of a larger survey that also includes consumer sentiments on home electronics,...