Tag Archives: Chip

Toshiba Signs Deal to Sell Chip Unit to Bain-Led Group for $18 Billion

HIGHLIGHTS Toshiba has signed chip unit deal worth $18 billion with Bain Capital LP It was earlier in talks with Apple that later demanded new terms Bain’s consortium also includes Dell, Seagate Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it had signed an $18 billion deal to sell its chip unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital LP, overcoming a key – albeit not ... Read More »

Western Digital CEO Said to Be in Japan to Finalise Toshiba Chip Deal

HIGHLIGHTS WD to finalise agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business The group and Toshiba aim to announce a deal by August 31 Some senior Toshiba executives had initially balked at WD’s offer Western Digital’s chief executive is in Tokyo to finalise an agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business, ending months of dispute over the auction, a person familiar with ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Band Maker Huami Launches Amazfit Health Band With Built-in ECG Chip

HIGHLIGHTS The Amazfit fitness brand has been launched at CNY 699 The fitness tracker has been launched in China It comes with an inbuilt chip that tracks ECG data Huami, the company that makes the Mi Band in collaboration with Xiaomi, has unveiled a new fitness tracker under its Amazfit branding. The all-new Amazfit Health Band fitness tracker has been ... Read More »

Chipotle data breach highlights need for new chip security technology

DENVER — Swiping could be the thing of the past. Just ask any cyber security expert, like Chris Rothe with Red Canary, a cyber security company based in Downtown Denver. “The stripe is old technology. It’s a magnetic strip that encodes basically just your credit card number pretty much in plain text.” Chipotle is the latest company making headlines after ... Read More »

Apple considers bidding for big stake in Toshiba chip business – report

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is considering teaming up with its supplier Foxconn to bid for Toshiba Corp’s (6502.T) semiconductor business, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday – the latest twist in the sale of the world’s second-biggest flash memory chipmaker. The U.S. technology giant is considering investing at least several billion dollars to take a stake of more than 20 ... Read More »

New Samsung Chip Could Make Your Phone Faster Than Your Laptop

Samsung is set to make mobile devices bigger, faster, and more brilliant in the very near future. The company announced that it has begun mass production on the very first 8-gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM mobile memory module. The new chip marks a new benchmark for mobile devices aimed at being the best. In fact, Samsung’s innovation means the best mobile devices ... Read More »

New Square Reader Accepts Apple Pay and EMV Chip Cards

Square, the payment solution that allows merchants to accept debit and credit cards right from a mobile device, has just announced its newest product. The announcement came from Square founder Jack Dorsey on Twitter when the CEO shared a link to Square Reader. Square Reader will allow merchants to accept payments from contactless payment systems like Apple Pay as well ... Read More »