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Industrials Capital Goods

  • *Aug core orders -2.2 pct m/m vs forecast -5.5 pct. *Core orders +11.6 pct yr/yr vs forecast +6.5 pct. TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell much less than expected in August, suggesting a relatively firm pickup in capital expenditure that is seen as crucial for sustainable economic growth.

  • TOKYO, Oct 12- Japan's core machinery orders fell 2.2 percent in August from the previous month, Cabinet Office data showed on Wednesday, in a sign of fragility in capital expenditure. The fall in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with a 5.5 percent decline forecast in a...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 11- Infineon Technologies AG has acquired Dutch electronics company Innoluce BV, a designer of miniature "lidar" laser-scanning modules that the German chip giant says can help it to cut dramatically the cost of sensor systems for driverless cars. The deal will help to reduce the cost of light detection and ranging sensors for use in guidance...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 11- Infineon Technologies AG has acquired Dutch electronics company Innoluce BV, a designer of miniature "lidar" laser-scanning modules that the German chip giant says can help it develop affordable sensor systems for driverless cars. "We intend to make lidar an affordable feature for every new-built car worldwide," Peter Schiefer said in a...

  • *Core machinery orders due at 2350 GMT on Tuesday. TOKYO, Oct 7- Japan's core machinery orders were expected to fall for the first time in three months in August, a Reuters poll found, suggesting a strong yen and weak domestic and external demand may have kept companies cautious towards investment. "Core machinery orders likely rose in July-September but, if...

  • *Software advances allow new entrants into auto industry. *Suppliers' knowhow has blossomed since global crisis. FRANKFURT, Oct 6- German logistics giant Deutsche Post has quietly designed and made its own electric delivery van, exploiting sweeping changes in manufacturing technology which could upend the established order in the auto industry.

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