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Toshiba online competition exposed data, says ICO

An online Rugby World Cup competition run by Toshiba Information Systems UK last year exposed 20 people's personal data, the Information Commissioner's Office has found.A member of the public made a complaint in September 2011 about the online competition, which logged competitors using a sequential registration URL.

April 17, 2012 by

Fujitsu closes HDD head business

Fujitsu announced on Wednesday that it was getting out of the hard disk drive (HDD) head business and handing it over to Toshiba. The "head" on a disk drive is the part that flies across the surface of the disk "reading" or "writing" the data on the disk.

January 30, 2009 by

McAfee acquires Reconnex, inks distribution pacts

McAfee on Thursday acquired data loss prevention company Reconnex, inked distribution pacts with HP and Toshiba and reported better than expected second quarter earnings.The company said it acquired Reconnex, which makes technology that automates data protection, for $46 million.

July 31, 2008 by

Toshiba TDP-EW25

If you need a data projector which is truly portable, yet has the flexibility to operate with diverse data sources, perhaps the Toshiba EW25 is the machine for you.

January 22, 2008 by

Gaming technology helps finding oil

With the help of an IBM supercomputer, University of Houston (UH) seismic researchers are using video game technology to help them more effectively target oil reserves. IBM has installed a Cell Broadband Engine (Cell/B.E.) system 'that represents a new generation of powerful supercomputers with substantial parallelism built in at the core level.' The Cell chip, which was developed by IBM, Sony and Toshiba, was originally designed for products such as the Sony PlayStation3. But it also can deliver supercomputing performance for data-intensive processing like seismic exploration. And according to UH, the Cell chip could soon have 34 core units instead of 9 today. But this not confirmed by other sources, so let's wait to see if there is some truth behind this rumor.

September 21, 2007 by

Dialogue Flybook

The diminutive convertible tablet-style Flybook could be an appealing system for the business traveller, but it needs a boost in specification and a drop in price.

October 26, 2005 by

Slim DVD burner sales up

Taiwan’s major manufacturers of optical disc drives, including Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage and BenQ, anticipate high growth in slim DVD burner sales in H2 2004. Taiwanese makers, currently lagging behind Japanese and South Korean competitors such as Matsushita-Kotobuki Electronics (MKE), Toshiba, NEC, Teac, Ricoh and Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS), began production of slim DVD burners for notebooks last quarter and are each delivering the product in small volumes of 5,000-10,000 a month.

January 28, 2004 by

Toshiba unveils faster SD cards

Toshiba on Monday announced a new family of Secure Digital (SD) memory cards that write data five times faster than its standard SD cards can. The High Speed SD Memory Cards from Toshiba America Electronic Components have a sustained data write speed of 5MB per second, compared with 1MB per second in the standard cards.

January 12, 2004 by

Toshiba, SanDisk fast-forward flash facility

Escalating demand for NAND flash memory has prompted Toshiba and SanDisk to move the completion of a jointly developed fabrication facility exclusively for flash memory from 2006 to 2005, the companies said Wednesday. NAND flash chips are used inside memory cards, digital cameras and MP3 players to store data.

December 3, 2003 by

DVD-RAM backers form trade group

Nine companies announced on Thursday the formation of an industry group to increase the awareness and use of the DVD-RAM format. The RAM Promotion Group members are Hitachi, Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Hitachi Maxell, LG Electronics, Matsushita Electric Industrial, Samsung Electronics, TEAC, Toshiba and JVC.

August 21, 2003 by

Toshiba, SanDisk shrinking memory cells

Toshiba and SanDisk announced that they have managed to shrink the cell size, the region that "holds" data, on flash-memory chips, a development that will lead to 2-gigabit and 4-gigabit flash chips by next year. The new memory cell has a physical area of only 0.

June 12, 2003 by

Toshiba ups density of flash memory

Toshiba announced Monday that it has co-developed, with SanDisk, technology allowing flash memory to reach densities of 1 gigabit per cell. The result is that more data can be stored on a flash memory card at less cost. Flash memory is typically used in consumer electronics devices such as digital cameras, cell phones and handheld computers. The company is already sampling the technology to flash memory makers and expects to have 2-gigabit parts in 2002.

November 12, 2001 by

Toshiba ups density of flash memory

Toshiba announced Monday that it has co-developed, with SanDisk, technology allowing flash memory to reach densities of 1 gigabit per cell. The result is that more data can be stored on a flash memory card at less cost.

November 12, 2001 by

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