Toshiba Memory to rebrand as 'Kioxia'

Friday 19 July 2019 | 09:42 CET | News
Toshiba Memory has announced that it will officially change its name to Kioxia on 1 October. The name Kioxia (kee-ox-ee-uh) will be adopted for the names of all Toshiba Memory companies, largely effective on the same date. Kioxia is a combination of the Japanese word 'kioku' meaning "memory" and the Greek word 'axia' meaning "value", the company also said.

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