Toshiba and SanDisk have both filed civil lawsuits against SK Hynix Inc. over suspected data theft in a case of corporate espionage. The two companies are seeking damages. The lawsuit follows the recent arrest of a Hynix worker that previously served as a SanDisk engineer, providing company information to Hynix.
Toshiba is big in the storage device market. That might not be the first thing we think of when we hear the Toshiba name, but the company has a range of storage devices. One of the new products in that storage line is the TransMemory Pro 128GB USB 3.0 flash drive. The drive offers fast reads and writes with lots of capacity for your digital files.
Toshiba makes a range of technology products that run the gamut from computers to storage solutions. The company even makes some of its own internal storage devices like hard drives. Toshiba has announced its latest external storage solution called the Canvio Home Backup & Share. The device is a network attached storage solution.
There has been a lot of action going on centered around SSD marker OCZ over the last few months. OCZ filed for bankruptcy back in November. Shortly after OCZ filed bankruptcy, Toshiba stepped in and made an offer to buy the firms remaining assets. That purchase went through and Toshiba has now rolled out its first OCZ SSD.
Some of the products you see at CES are coming out soon, and many will be coming out sometime later in the year. But along with those two, there is also a third category which includes devices that may or may never hit the market. Toshiba had one such item sitting on the floor and it is clearly just in the concept stage. In fact, they have it sitting behind glass and listed as being the "Shape-Shifting Concept PC."
Toshiba has announced a new display update for a pair of its notebook computers at CES 2014. The machines include the Tecra W50 and the Satellite P50t. The Tecra W50 notebook computer first debuted back in October with a 1920 x 1080 resolution screen. That machine is getting an upgrade.
With Chromebooks gobbling up more and more of the market, it isn't any wonder we are seeing more and more companies joining the party. The latest, and the first from Toshiba is a 13.3-inch Chromebook with Haswell. This particular model won't be available until sometime in mid-February, however Toshiba has priced it, offered a complete set of specs and has it on display here at CES.
Toshiba has officially entered the Chromebook market with a 13.3-inch model that is expected to arrive for those in the US in February. The Toshiba Chromebook will be priced at $279.99 and bring Intel's Haswell platform with a promised battery life of up to nine hours. The display will have a familiar Chromebook resolution of 1366 x 768.