• Kyodo


Talks to integrate the personal computer units of Toshiba Corp., Fujitsu Ltd., and Vaio Corp. are on the verge of breaking down, sources close to the matter said Friday. Negotiations have foundered on a range of disagreements, including the need for restructuring.

The three companies have been unsuccessful in drawing up a business strategy for the proposed merger, and they are at odds over which production facility to scrap, the sources said.

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