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Nikkei:
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
Nikkei:
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
Nikkei:
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
Nikkei:
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
Nikkei:
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
Nikkei:
Sharp accepts $6.2B takeover offer from Foxconn   —  Sharp accepts Hon Hai's $6.2bn buyout offer  —  OSAKA/TOKYO — Sharp's board on Thursday morning decided to accept a roughly 700 billion yen ($6.2 billion) takeover offer from Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry.
Feb 24, 2016, 10:20 PMIn context
Nikkei:
Sources: Foxconn in talks to buy Sharp's LCD business, Sakai Display Products, with Apple as secondary investor   —  Foxconn offers to buy Sharp's LCD business  —  OSAKA — Electronics assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry has proposed acquiring Sharp's LCD business, sources said Sunday …
Sep 23, 2015, 9:20 PMIn context
Nikkei:
Sony to ax another 1,000 workers in smartphone segment   —  TOKYO — Sony plans to cut an additional 1,000 employees in its smartphone business, mainly in Europe and China, under an effort to bring the segment into the black.  —  The Japanese electronics giant had announced last October …
Jan 28, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context

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