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Nikkei:
Google relaunches its map service in China after an eight year absence, with a China-specific version of the Google Maps website and an iOS app   —  US tech giant begins return to market it left in 2010  —  BEIJING — Google has relaunched its map service in China after an eight-year absence …
Jan 15, 2018, 2:06 PMIn context
Nikkei:
Source: SoftBank is planning an $18B IPO of its Japanese mobile telecom unit, filing this spring with start of trading this autumn in Tokyo and possibly London   —  Japanese group looking at offerings in Tokyo and London this year  —  TOKYO — SoftBank Group aims to list its mobile phone unit SoftBank Corp …
Jan 14, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Cheng-Ting-Fang / Nikkei:
Sources: Apple is designing its own power-management chips for use in iPhones from as early as 2018; current supplier Dialog Semiconductor sees shares drop ~19%   —  Frankfurt shares of current developer Dialog Semiconductor hit  —  TAIPEI — Apple is designing its own main power management chips …
Nov 30, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Nikkei:
Toshiba to sell 95% stake in TV unit to China's Hisense for $113.6M, as it continues to shed non-core assets to ease losses from its US nuclear unit   —  Japanese company shedding noncore assets to ease losses from U.S. nuclear unit  —  TOKYO — Embattled Japanese electronics-maker Toshiba …
Nov 14, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Nikkei:
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
Nikkei:
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:
JD.com 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
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

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