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  • Panasonic withdraws from TV production in China: Source Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 1:34 AM ET

    Panasonic Corp has stopped making TVs in China and plans to liquidate its joint venture in Shandong due to strong pricing pressure, a company source said on Saturday.

  • Panasonic withdraws from TV production in China: source Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 12:48 AM ET

    TOKYO, Jan 31- Panasonic Corp has stopped making TVs in China and plans to liquidate its joint venture in Shandong, a company source said on Saturday, the latest in a string of Japanese electronics companies exiting overseas TV markets amid strong pricing pressure. The source, who did not want to be identified because the move had not yet been announced to the...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Monday after strong U.S. economic data buoyed sentiment and the weaker yen helped exporters such as Honda Motor Co, but Sharp Corp tumbled on a profit warning. The Nikkei rose 0.9 percent to 17,014.29, recovering from a 2-1/ 2- month low of 16,592.57 hit on Friday. But trading was thin, with only 2.040 billion shares...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japan's Nikkei share average crawled back from a 2-1/ 2- month low on Monday morning as U.S. stocks rebounded after strong economic data buoyed sentiment, while the weaker yen helped exporters rise. Bucking the strength, Sharp Corp dived 9.1 percent to 229 yen, the lowest since December 2012, after the Nikkei business daily reported that the company is...

  • TOKYO, Jan 9- Canon Inc and other Japanese electronics companies want to bring production of some goods back home, reversing a years-old trend of overseas manufacturing as a rapid decline in the value of the yen makes local goods more competitive. Sharp Corp is also looking at lifting the ratio of LCD televisions and refrigerators made in Japan to counter the...

  • Sharp vows to go 'beyond 4K' HD with new TV lineup Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 2:04 PM ET
    Toshiyuki Osawa, president of Sharp Electronics, unveils the company's new televisions, including one with Corning’s Iris Glass, at the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas on Jan. 5, 2015.

    Sharp said its new 4K TV lineup will offer the highest resolution TV available in 2015.

  • Asian markets hit fresh lows but Shanghai outperforms Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    Asian indices were mostly lower on Wednesday as sluggish economic data from China spooked markets that were already under strain from political uncertainty in Greece and a rout in oil prices.

  • The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said Motorola Mobility, a unit of Lenovo Group Ltd, could not invoke U.S. antitrust law because its foreign subsidiaries had been the "immediate victims" of a conspiracy to boost prices on liquid crystal display screens. The defendants include AU Optronics Corp, Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd, HannStar Display Corp, LG...

  • Nov 26- A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected Motorola Mobility LLC's attempt to hold several Asian suppliers liable under U.S. antitrust law for fixing prices of mobile phone displays sold to its foreign units. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, in an opinion by Circuit Judge Richard Posner, said Motorola Mobility, a unit of Lenovo Group Ltd,...

  • Wednesday's trading session saw a mixed picture in Asia, with Tokyo shares stealing the limelight to finish at a 7-year high.

  • Mounting anxiety over global growth and the spread of Ebola dragged Asian bourses lower on Thursday.

  • Asian markets mixed; Tokyo closes at a new 2-month low Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday as fears of global economic weakness affected investor sentiment.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ TOKYO, Oct 8- The financial implosion of Apple Inc supplier GT Advanced Technologies Inc this week offers a dramatic illustration of how the iPhone maker can put the screws to suppliers willing to take a short-term risk for future riches. Analysts and industry insiders cited terms of GT Advanced's deal with Apple that involved building an...

  • GT Advanced offers warning to other Apple suppliers Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 7:12 AM ET
    Still from GT Advanced Technologies video

    The implosion of Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies offers a dramatic illustration of how the iPhone maker can put the screws to suppliers.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ TOKYO, Oct 8- The financial implosion of Apple Inc supplier GT Advanced Technologies Inc this week offers a dramatic illustration of how the iPhone maker can put the screws to suppliers willing to take a short-term risk for future riches. Analysts and industry insiders, however, attribute GT Advanced's apparent cash-flow problems to the...

  • Asian equities were mostly lower on Friday after Wall Street suffered its worst day in nearly two months.

  • Asian equity markets ended mostly lower on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the day.

  • Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Tuesday with Shanghai and Japanese shares leading the gains despite the absence of a U.S. lead.

  • *Mobile is weak link in Sony's struggling electronics division. TOKYO, Aug 29- Japan's SoftBank Corp and its U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, sources with knowledge of the matter said, as the two technology titans confront daunting challenges in the U.S. market.

  • Asian equity markets were mostly lower on the final trading day of the week amid concerns of a worsening situation in Ukraine.