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Ian King
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 24, 2017
Apple plays kingmaker in Toshiba chip drama with $3 billion plan to back Bain's bid
With the possibility of providing about $3 billion to Bain Capital, Apple Inc. is playing the role of kingmaker in the battle for Toshiba Corp.'s memory chip business.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Feb 17, 2017
Toshiba memory-chip unit is alluring target but not an easy sell
Toshiba Corp., seeking to make up for a huge write-down in its nuclear-equipment unit, finally took the drastic step of putting its crown jewel — its chip business — up for sale. Finding a buyer might prove to be even more difficult.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
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