a-week-in-tech-may-713

A week in tech, May 7-13

A roundup of the latest tech news.
Japan

Hardware
ò Toshiba Corp said it expects its operating profit to more than double over the next three years as it cuts costs, ramps up capacity for its semiconductors and seeks nuclear plant orders. It also expects capital spending to amount to a cumulative 2.2 trillion yen US$21.4 billion in the three years to March 2011, of which more than 1 trillion yen US$9.7 billion would go to its semiconductors. Toshiba is racing to build two new NAND flash memory plants and expand capacity to build chips, hoping to beat price falls with economies of scale. It also aims to win 33 nuclear plant orders worldwide by 2015 and post a...
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