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  • *Toshiba urged by banks to sell majority of chip unit- sources. TOKYO, Feb 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp wants to raise at least 1 trillion yen by selling most of its flash memory chip business, seeking to create a buffer for any fresh financial problems, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The beleaguered conglomerate was pressured to abandon an initial...

  • TOKYO— Embattled Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. is selling its stake in a medical equipment leasing company to Canon Inc. for 3.14 billion yen. Toshiba said Tuesday it is selling its entire 65 percent stake in Toshiba Medical Finance Co. to Canon, a Japanese camera maker, effective March 31. Tokyo- based Toshiba has been in talks with Canon since late...

  • *Toshiba urged by banks to sell majority of chip unit- sources. TOKYO, Feb 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp wants to raise at least 1 trillion yen by selling most of its flash memory chip business, seeking to create a buffer for any fresh financial problems, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The beleaguered conglomerate's decision to abandon an initial plan...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 20- Argentina will get rid of a 35 percent tariff on imports of computers, laptops and tablets, the Production Ministry said on Monday, part of a larger effort to lower consumer prices and roll back protectionist policies. Computers are three times more expensive in Argentina than in the United States, and 50 percent more expensive than in...

  • TAIPEI, Feb 20- Taiwan stocks were largely unchanged in cautious trade on Monday ahead of exports-related data even as the index continued to test the key 9,800 level. As of 0255 GMT, the main TAIEX index was flat at. Taiwan is due to issue export orders data for January after market close on Monday.

  • Prosecutors believe Lee Jae-yong, 48, a vice chairman at Samsung Electronics and the only son of the ailing Samsung chairman, gave bribes worth $36 million to President Park Geun-hye and her close friend to help win government support for a smooth company leadership transition, including a contentious merger of two Samsung companies. "What would affect its...

  • SEOUL, Feb 17- The arrest of Samsung Group scion Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges could hamper decisions on strategic investments and acquisitions at the sprawling conglomerate, insiders and former executives say, even with strong leadership at its many businesses. Although business at flagship Samsung Electronics is humming along, big calls will need to be made...

  • MUMBAI, Feb 17- Apple Inc will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer's plant in the southern Indian technology hub of Bengaluru, an industry source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. It also comes as smartphone sales growth is slowing in Asia's other massive market, China.

  • TAIPEI, Feb 17- Taiwan stocks fell slightly on Friday tracking declines in regional markets and as investors continued to lock in profits on recent rallies. Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd fell as much as 0.9. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.015 to T $30.777 per.

  • SEOUL, Feb 17- The arrest of Samsung Group scion Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges could hamper decisions on strategic investments and acquisitions at the sprawling conglomerate, insiders and former executives say, even with a strong leadership bench at its many businesses. Although business at flagship Samsung Electronics is humming along, big calls will need to...

  • "The Great Wall," a mostly English-language film with a Chinese director, crew and cast, stars Matt Damon as a European mercenary who finds himself caught in a battle between a Chinese army of the Song dynasty and ravenous monsters on the other side of— you guessed it— the Great Wall of China. It premiered in China in mid-December and has made more than $225 million...

  • SUNNYVALE, Calif. _ QuickLogic Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $3.9 million in its fourth quarter. The Sunnyvale, California- based company said it had a loss of 5 cents per share. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $19.1 million, or 29 cents per share.

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Toshiba Corp may delay the sale of its prized flash-memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. Changing the rules of the chip auction, which sources have said has generated bids of 200- 400 billion yen, could push the sale beyond...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Toshiba Corp has decided to delay the sale of shares in its chip business to the next financial year or later, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday, without citing sources. The Japanese conglomerate said on Tuesday it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell a majority stake in its prized flash-memory chip unit as it...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares in Toshiba Corp skidded on Wednesday after the conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell a majority stake in its prized flash-memory chip unit as it scrambles for cash to stay in business. Facing a March 27 deadline to avoid a delisting, Chief Executive Satoshi Tsunakawa said he would consider...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares in Toshiba Corp skidded on Wednesday after the conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell a majority stake in its prized flash-memory chip unit as it scrambles for cash to stay in business. Facing a March 27 deadline to avoid a delisting, Chief Executive Satoshi Tsunakawa said he would consider...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares of Toshiba Corp tumbled 10 percent on Wednesday morning after the electronics conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit, a writedown that wipes out its shareholder equity.