Mounting anxiety over global growth and the spread of Ebola dragged Asian bourses lower on Thursday.» Read More
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...
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 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.
*Mobile is weakest link in Sony's struggling electronics division. TOKYO, Aug 29- Japanese wireless operator SoftBank Corp will offer a Sony smartphone for the first time, selling a soon-to-be-launched Xperia in Japan, and in the United States via its unit Sprint, sources with knowledge of the matter said.
TOKYO, Aug 29- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday morning as tensions in the Ukraine conflict flared up again, but hopes that domestic investors would start buying up large-cap stocks limited the losses. Toyota Motor Corp gained 0.5 percent, Honda Motor Co added 0.4 percent and Sony Corp rose 0.6 percent.
*Kajima jumps on Nomura's rating hike. TOKYO, Aug 26- Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Tuesday morning in choppy trade as investors took profits from the recent gains in exporters as the weak yen trend paused, but losses were limited with the market supported by resilient U.S. shares.
Apple suppliers are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone ahead of next month's expected launch.
TOKYO, Aug 22- Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said.
Panasonic Corp, Fujitsu Ltd and others, seeking niche business opportunities to offset a downturn in demand for their consumer electronics, are touting automated greenhouses and sensor-controlled fields that ensure constant conditions to produce high-quality vegetables all year-round.
Wall Street's upbeat performance overnight, helped by a subside in geopolitical tensions, elevated Asian bourses to fresh closing highs on Tuesday.
Asian bourses saw robust gains on Monday following a positive lead from Wall Street last week as geopolitical jitters eased.
TOKYO, Aug 11- Japanese stocks bounced strongly on Monday morning, recouping some of their steep losses suffered on Friday after Wall Street rallied on easing tensions in Ukraine, and exporters rose as the yen stepped back from last week's sharp gains.
Japan's Panasonic, best known for its television sets and home theater systems, wants to feed Singaporeans its radishes and lettuce.
SINGAPORE, Aug 4- Japan's Panasonic Corp, best known for its television sets and home theater systems, wants to feed Singaporeans its radishes and lettuce.
TOKYO, July 31- Panasonic Corp confirmed on Thursday it would invest in U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc's planned $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, but said it had yet to decide on the size and timing of its investment.
Asian stocks were mostly lower on Friday after the crash of a passenger plane in Ukraine and an offensive in Gaza sparked geopolitical tensions.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Google Inc's Nest Labs on Tuesday unveiled an industry group to encourage makers of "smart" home gadgets like locks and lightbulbs to use Thread, a new standard for devices to communicate on a network.