Western Digital Wants to Block Toshiba’s $18 Billion Chip Sale

Western Digital said on Tuesday it will seek an injunction to block the sale of Toshiba’s prized semiconductor business to a rival group, upping the ante in an acrimonious battle with its chip venture partner. The latest legal action by the U.S. firm, which jointly invests in Toshiba’s main chip plant, comes in the wake […] Read more »

Huawei is baking AI into its next mobile chip to outperform iPhones

We’re only days away from the launch of the next iPhone, and Huawei is already trying to one-up Apple with bold claims about its next product, the Huawei Mate 10. The next handset from the #3 phone maker on the planet will come with the company’s own Kirin 970 chipset, which will feature AI processing […] Read more »

Western Digital CEO apologizes to Toshiba for friction over chip unit sale

TOKYO (Reuters) – The head of Western Digital Corp (WDC.O) apologized to Toshiba Corp’s (6502.T) CEO for strained ties after it sued the Japanese company to keep their memory chip joint venture from being sold to rival bidders, according to a letter dated Aug. 11. “I understand that the litigation and ongoing disputes have created […] Read more »