Toshiba disputes Western Digital claims on investment talks

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FILE PHOTO: A logo of Toshiba Corp is seen on a printed circuit board in this photo illustration taken in Tokyo July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File Photo

Western Digital Corp said on Thursday it rejected demands from Toshiba Corp that it drop a set of legal rights that Western Digital believes would allow the company to block Toshiba‘s $18 billion sale of its memory chip unit to SK Hynix as part of negotiations over a joint chip investment between Toshiba and Western Digital.

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