Sony buys back Toshiba's Cell plant for 50 billion yen

Toshiba sell their Nagasaki manufacturing plant - at a loss.

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Published Thu, Dec 23 2010 12:16 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:32 PM CST
Toshiba seem to have not had quite the run with Cell processors as they had planned. Back in 2008 they purchased the Nagasaki manufacturing plant for $90 billion yen ($835 million) and are now selling it for $50 billion yen ($597 million).

Sony buys back Toshiba's Cell plant for 50 billion yen | TweakTown.com


Making a loss, but Sony seems to be smiling with promise here. Rumor has it that Son might use the plant to build more CMOS chips for its high-end camera range. Sony have also said they will use the facility to produce HD image sensors for cameras and smartphones.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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