Sony (IW 1000/39) and Olympus (IW 1000/413) had initially planned the launch of a joint venture from April 1 as Sony, which is trying to repair a dented balance sheet, invests 50 billion yen ($535 million) in Olympus as part of a drive to tap the...
Under the proposed tie-up Sharp was to sell 121 million new shares -- about 550 yen apiece -- worth 66.9 billion yen (US$710 million), while Hon Hai would also take half of the Japanese firm's 93% interest in a huge liquid crystal display...
The touch-screen Z10 has already been launched in other markets
The new device has received generally positive reviews
BlackBerry said this week that it has 100,000 apps for the BB10 platform
Company will repurchase shares Following sale of TNK-BP stake
The U.S. Air Force awarded Embraer the $427 million contract late last month to build 20 Super Tucanos for use in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of the bulk of U.S. forces there.
Three outside board members were appointed
Non-Japanese CEOs will be appointed in U.S., Africa and latin America, in addition to Europe
Analysts suggest moves will promote global view
Japanese management style has been criticized
Investment will boost LCD business