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NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Sept 15- Google Inc launched in India on Monday a $105 smartphone, the first device from its "Android One" initiative which is aimed at boosting sales in key emerging markets through cheaper prices and better quality software.
CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept 10- Nevada lawmakers convened in special legislative session on Wednesday to consider tax breaks and other incentives worth an estimated $1.3 billion to clinch a deal hammered out by Governor Brian Sandoval with Tesla Motors Inc. to build a massive battery factory in the state.
CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept 10- Nevada lawmakers on Wednesday will consider controversial tax breaks estimated at up to $1.3 billion for Tesla Motors Inc to build its $5 billion battery factory in the state. "It's exciting that a company such as Tesla has chosen Nevada," said Kirkpatrick, a North Las Vegas Democrat.
TOKYO, Sept 10- Japan's Nikkei share average closed higher on Wednesday, erasing earlier losses after the yen plumbed its weakest levels for six years against the dollar, which lifted exporters such as Honda Motor Co and Panasonic Corp. The Nikkei closed 0.3 percent higher to 15,788.78, moving close to a seven-month high of 15,829.38 hit last week.
TOKYO, Sept 10- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Wednesday afternoon, erasing earlier losses after the dollar hit another six-year high against the yen, which lifted exporters such as Honda Motor Co and Panasonic Corp. The Nikkei added 0.2 percent to 15,785.29 in afternoon trade, moving close to its seven-month high of 15,829.38 hit last week.
CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept 9- Nevada lawmakers are set to convene a special legislative session in Carson City on Wednesday to consider a package of tax breaks estimated at up to $1.3 billion aimed at cementing a deal with Tesla Motors Inc for a $5 billion battery plant.
Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, the optimism is ebbing.
California- based Tesla has been supplying batteries and motors for Toyota's RAV4 electric SUVs that went on sale in 2012, but that partnership is set to end this year after Toyota sold just 2,000 of the vehicles.
*SoftBank rises on news Alibaba's IPO price seen $60- $66/ share. *Rakuten falls on worries about recent hefty capital spending. TOKYO, Sept 8- Japanese stocks were modestly higher in choppy early trade on Monday, as mixed signals from China trade numbers and soft Japanese and U.S. data checked investors' risk appetite.
CARSON CITY, Nevada, Sept 4- Tesla Motors Inc has selected Nevada as the site for a $5 billion battery factory that will be key to its next generation of electric cars, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced on Thursday. California, Texas, Arizona and New Mexico were also in competition for the plant.
Japan is pushing to secure at least 60 percent of its rare earth needs from outside China within four years.
CARSON CITY, Nevada, Sept 4- Tesla Motors Inc has selected Nevada as the site for a $5- billion battery factory that will be key to its next generation of electric cars, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced on Thursday.
TOKYO, Sept 4- Japanese stocks were steady on Thursday morning, hovering around a seven-month high as most investors kept to the sidelines ahead of the outcome of the Bank of Japan's policy meeting.
DETROIT, Sept 3- Tesla Motors Inc is finalizing terms of a deal to build its first lithium-ion battery plant in Nevada and will make an announcement about the deal on Thursday, a person familiar with the matter said.
Sept 3- Tesla Motors Inc has decided to build its "gigafactory" in Nevada, CNBC on Wednesday cited sources as saying, picking from among several U.S. states for the future site of an estimated $4 billion to $5 billion battery plant to produce cheaper and more efficient battery packs.
A source said it could be a week before the deal between Tesla and Nevada for the battery "gigafactory" is finalized.
TOKYO/ BERLIN, Sept 3- Panasonic Corp unveiled a new line-up of audio products on Wednesday, reviving the Technics brand made famous by DJs after a four-year hiatus, as a growing number of fans seek out high-resolution audio instead of compressed digital music.
Asian equities finished mostly higher on Wednesday following stronger-than-expected economic data from China and Australia.
Asian stock markets rose on Monday as a positive handover from Wall Street offset disappointing Chinese factory activity data.
Asian indices painted a mixed trading picture on Monday after a gathering of central bankers failed to give any clues about interest rates.