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  • Shampoo to start-ups: J&J joins tech frenzy Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Johnson & Johnson is partnering with Plug and Play's Internet of Things Accelerator, joining Bosch and State Farm in the start-up hunt.

  • Asian equities turned mixed in Friday's afternoon session.

  • DETROIT, Nov 5- Tesla Motors Inc shares rose nearly 8 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the electric-car maker beat analysts' expectations for third-quarter results. Its shares rose after-hours, however, as non-GAAP income of 2 cents a share beat Wall Street's consensus view of a loss of 1 cent per share. "Tesla needs to grow dramatically if it...

  • Oh snap! Digital camera market in ‘free fall’ Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 5:36 PM ET

    Widespread usage of smartphone cameras is pushing point-and-shoot digital camera sales into a "free fall", and there's little hope of a turnaround.

  • DETROIT, Nov 5- Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc said its third-quarter loss nearly doubled from a year ago to $75 million, as manufacturing, sales and development expenses increased to meet rising demand for its Model S sedan. Its shares rose after-hours, however, as non-GAAP income of 2 cents a share beat Wall Street's consensus view of a loss of 1 cent per share.

  • *Honda shrugs off U.S. regulator probe. TOKYO, Nov 4- Japanese stocks jumped to a seven-year peak on Tuesday, as investors lapped up a set of positive catalysts including an unexpected central bank move to ease policy further and a reallocation of funds to domestic stocks by the public pension fund. Also on Friday, Tokyo confirmed that the Government Pension...

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday as the government prepared to approve new allocation targets for the world's largest pension fund that are expected to sharply increase its purchases of domestic stocks. Tokyo will approve on Friday targets for the $1.2 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund which aim to increase the ratio of...

  • Oct 30- GoPro Inc forecast better-than-expected holiday quarter sales, underscoring the increasing popularity of its wearable cameras among surfers, skydivers and other action junkies. GoPro's shares, which went public in June, shot up 14 percent in extended trading on Thursday after the company also reported strong third-quarter results.

  • Asian shares were mixed on Monday following gains on Wall Street and results from the European Central Bank's stress tests.

  • TOKYO, Oct 27- Japanese stocks rose on Monday as a weaker yen boosted exporter shares and investors confidently awaited upcoming earnings announcements. "Japan's our top pick market to buy back as we head into earnings season," said Jonathan Garner, managing director of research at Morgan Stanley, citing yen weakness as a driver of profit growth.

  • Nikkei gains capped by Ebola case in New York Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:21 PM ET

    *Nikkei advances on weak yen, Wall Street gains. *Helath stocks Airtech, Fujifilm rise. TOKYO, Oct 24- Japanese shares rose on Friday on the back of a weaker yen and Wall Street gains, but its advance was capped by reports of an Ebola case in New York City which sent U.S. stock futures lower.

  • TOKYO, Oct 22- After the Fukushima disaster crippled Japan's nuclear energy sector three years ago, the government pledged the biggest shake up in the history of the fragmented electricity industry to boost competition and contain a surge in power prices. But plans to give the nationwide grid management body more control over the system of distribution and...

  • *News GPIF raising stock allocation to 25 pct underpins sentiment. TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's Nikkei share average surged 4.0 percent on Monday to post its biggest daily rise since June 2013 as investors took heart from upbeat U.S. data and the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. Also underpinning the market was news that Japan's...

  • *News GPIF raising stock allocation to 25 pct underpins sentiment. TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's Nikkei share average surged 3.8 percent on Monday afternoon and was on track for its biggest daily rise in more than a year as investors took heart from upbeat U.S. data and as the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. Also underpinning the...

  • *Nikkei on track for biggest daily gain since June 2013. TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's Nikkei share average soared 3.3 percent on Monday morning and is on track to post the biggest daily rise in more than a year after Wall Street took heart on Friday from upbeat U.S. data, while the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. The Nikkei share...

  • TOKYO, Oct 17- Japanese stocks fell on Friday, capping their worst week in six months as investor fears of slowing global growth trumped relief over a set of upbeat data from the United States. The Nikkei average lost 1.4 percent to close at 14,532.51. Exporter shares underperformed, with Toyota Motor Co slipping 2.5 percent and Panasonic Corp losing 0.9 percent.

  • TOKYO, Oct 14- Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled 2.4 percent to a fresh two-month closing low on Tuesday on fears global economic weakness will weigh on U.S. growth, while a stronger yen dragged down exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. The Nikkei share average dropped 364.04 points to end at 14,936.51, the lowest closing level since Aug. 8.

  • TOKYO, Oct 14- Japan's Nikkei share average fell more than 2 percent to a fresh two-month low on Tuesday as Wall Street tumbled on fears that global economic weakness will weigh on U.S. growth. Exporters led the declines hit by a stronger yen, while falling crude oil prices hurt such oil shares as Inpex Corp. But at the G20 meeting last weekend, the focus was whether...

  • CAPE TOWN, Oct 13- South Africa's competition authorities are investigating price fixing and collusive tendering in the automotive industry, with top Japanese component suppliers Panasonic and Mitsubishi Electric Corp among those being probed. Information received by the Competition Commission suggested collusion among automotive component...

  • Asia stocks joined Wall Street's selloff on Friday, led by declines in the energy sector, as investors fretted over slowing European growth.