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  • Jury tells Apple to get a life

    CommentSamsung accused Apple of infringing US patents Nos. 6,226,449 and 5,579,239. The '449 patent, which Samsung purchased from Hitachi, involves camera and folder organization functionality.
  • HGST comes up with 1.5TB notebook drive

    HGST, or what's left of Hitachi's hard drive business after it was taken over by Western Digital, has come up with the world's most spacious 2.5-inch hard drive.
  • Japan Display avoided Apple disaster

    The company was formed out of a merger of the small panel divisions of Sony, Hitachi and Toshiba last April. It did not mention Apple by name, but it is the company's biggest customer.
  • Korean FTC rakes in record fines

    Price fixing has increased in Korea as firms search for ways to make bigger profits. This year alone, Hitachi, HP and AUO have been fined for allegedly jumping into bed with their friends and manipulating LCD and other technology prices.
  • Hitachi cuts out making chips

    The Japanese company which sounds like a sneeze, Hitachi, has decided that it is not worth making chips any more.
  • Renesas gets government bailout

    Renesas, which has been a big name in providing chips for cars, was formed from the struggling chip divisions of its major shareholding companies Hitachi, Mitsubishi and NEC. Needless to say, piling all that amount of hurt under one roof did make people wonder.
  • Western Digital loses drive as profits dry up

    First-quarter net profit more than doubled to $519 million thanks to the company's acquisition of Hitachi's hard-disk drive business earlier this year.
  • Renesas might be saved by Toyota and Japan

    It looks like the plan may be delivered to Renesas's major shareholders NEC, Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric next month and would be tied up by the end of the year.
  • IBM claims spintronics breakthrough

    Devices using spintronics are still a long way off. Various firms such as Hitachi have also been developing spintronics technology, but there are stumbling blocks.
  • Mitsubishi bails out Renesas

    Renesas was the product of successive mergers of the chip divisions of its major shareholders Mitsubishi, Hitachi and NEC. The company said that it will reduce its workforce by 12 percent and halve the number of Japanese plants.
  • Renesas axes 12 percent of its staff

    Renesas was created by merging the chip divisions of major shareholders Mitsubishi, Hitachi and NEC. It said that the job cuts would save the company $541.97 million a year.
  • LSI SandForce demos 19nm NAND in working SSD

    The 24GB drive is based on Intel 25nm chips and it was paired up with a Hitachi 250GB hard drive.
  • Intel says open source fundamental to its cloud growth

    Intel wants ODMs in Taiwan to develop microservers at a very targeted space. Supermicro, Tyan, Dell, NEC, Quanta and Hitachi are all delivering Intel based micro servers.
  • Renesas goes cap in hand to shareholders

    Japan's ailing chipmaker Renesas is going cap in hand to its major shareholders, like the company which sounds like a sneeze, Hitachi.
  • Renesas shares plummet

    However, currently the plans are just talk, with sources telling Reuters that the company must get approval from its main shareholders, which include members from Hitachi, Mitsubishi and NEC. The trio of companies are said to hold more than 90 percent of Renesas shares.
  • Toshiba gives up on Japanese tellies

    According to Reuters, it is the second manufacturer to walk away from Japan. The company which sounds like a sneeze, Hitachi also walked away citing a strong yen.
  • Sony, Panasonic's TV businesses in crisis

    “Too much of their costs are in yen," Raikes said. "It is a problem for Japan inc, just look at the problems for most of the Japanese consumer electronics companies.
  • Hitachi exec pays up for price fixing

    An executive who worked for the company which sounds like a sneeze, with Hitachi-LG Data Storage, has agreed to plead guilty and serve a prison sentence for price fixing.

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