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Source: SoftBank calling off talks to merge Sprint and T-Mobile; Sprint stock drops 8%+   —  Clash over control of combined American carrier sinks long-sought deal  —  TOKYO — SoftBank Group plans to break off negotiations on a merger between subsidiary Sprint and T-Mobile US amid a failure …
Oct 30, 2017, 1:12 PMIn context
Sony announces it will launch a new dog-like Aibo robot for the home next spring, 12+ years after abandoning its robot business   —  Company reassembling former Aibo team to focus initial efforts on home-use device  —  TOKYO — Twelve years after abandoning its robot business …
Oct 10, 2017, 6:25 AMIn context
Yukako Ono / Nikkei: and Thai retail giant Central Group sign $500M deal to set up e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand   —  E-commerce, fintech companies to be set up to tap into SE Asia's expected online retail boom  —  BANGKOK — Thailand's retail giant Central Group and China's second …
Sep 18, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Foxconn Technology Group aims to reduce dependence on its core assembly business by developing brand-name products and manufacturing high-margin components   —  Taiwan's largest company aims to move up the value chain; will it succeed?  —  TAIPEI Terry Gou, founder and chairman …
Jul 17, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Coincheck launches Japan's first interest-paying fixed deposit accounts for bitcoin: 14 days at 1% annual interest, 30 days at 2%, 90 days at 3%, one year at 5%   —  Online services provider GMO Internet also launching bitcoin exchange  —  TOKYO — Japanese bitcoin holders will soon be able …
May 11, 2017, 7:00 AMIn context
Masashi Isawa / Nikkei:
Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima admits Super Mario Run revenues did not meet expectations, but company still prefers “pay once” model vs. freemium   —  Android launch seen giving bigger boost to publicity, consoles  —  OSAKA — Though “Super Mario Run” …
Mar 25, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Sources: Toshiba considers spinning off semiconductor unit, wants to sell a roughly 20% interest to Western Digital for $1.77B to $2.65B   —  Japanese company weighing business spinoff  —  TOKYO — Toshiba is considering spinning off semiconductor operations and selling a partial stake …
Jan 17, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Sources: Amazon Japan raided by Japan's Fair Trade Commission on anti-trust grounds, suspected of having forced price-fixing on partners   —  TOKYO — Amazon Japan's offices were raided by Japan's anti-monopoly watchdog agency on suspicion of having unfairly forced retailers to favor …
Aug 8, 2016, 2:30 AMIn context
Maki Sagami / Nikkei:
Toshiba names Satoshi Tsunakawa, former head of Medical Systems unit sold to Canon in March, as new CEO   —  New Toshiba CEO faces stiff challenges to company turnaround  —  TOKYO — Toshiba announced on Friday that Corporate Senior Executive Vice President Satoshi Tsunakawa …
May 6, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Hitachi's Emiew3 humanoid robot is smaller and faster than Softbank's Pepper, speaks four languages, set for release in 2018   —  Hitachi readying robotic rival to SoftBank's Pepper  —  TOKYO — The android moves at a top speed of 6kph.  In just a few years, it will provide customer service in airports …
Apr 11, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context

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