Toshiba said it will stop taking orders for new coal-fired power plants as it makes a wider push to embrace renewable energy, though will still complete work on about 10 further facilities.
At Tesla’s Battery Day event in September, CEO Elon Musk set himself an ambitious target: to produce a $25 000 electric car in three years. Hitting that price is seen as critical to deliver a true, mass-market product.
Sharp, controlled by Foxconn Technology Group, plans to buy Toshiba’s PC business as its Taiwanese parent seeks to expand beyond contract manufacturing and build a brand of its own. Toshiba is selling 80% of the unit for
It’s been a busy week for Apple. While CEO Tim Cook showed off the 10th anniversary iPhone in California, his lieutenants worked half a world away on what may become the company’s largest deal ever. Apple is in talks to invest
It was only a few years ago that powerful laptops were heavy, clunky things that weighed you down on your travels. Thanks to the miniaturisation of electronics, the latest high-end laptops are not only powerful, but also so
Toshiba warned on Tuesday about its ability to continue as going concern as it finally reported earnings for the third quarter, without getting auditor approval. The Japanese company had previously missed two
Toshiba’s 2015 Kira is a beast of a laptop in a light and slim form factor that should appeal to Windows power users who don’t mind shelling out big money – R26 999 including VAT – for top-drawer performance. The Kira has a beautiful, all-metal design
Is the PC market set for a comeback or is it a case of a dead cat bouncing? New research from International Data Corp (IDC) suggests that PC sales in the Middle East and Africa (including Turkey) will end a “dismal run” of seven consecutive quarters of year-on-year declines in the second quarter of 2014. According to IDC, PC sales
The personal computer business is in a poor state worldwide, and the Africa and Middle East region has not been shielded from the slump. The latest data from research firm International Data Corp (IDC) shows the PC shipments in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey declined by 14,3% year on year during the fourth quarter of 2014, to 4,5m
Android-powered tablet computers are getting better with each generation, and Toshiba’s are no exception. The AT300, also known as the Excite 10, improves on the uninspiring Thrive range that preceded it but this still feels like a device that’s trying to catch up with the opposition