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Sony CEO Hirai to step down, turnaround ally Yoshida to take helm

Sony CEO Hirai to step down, turnaround ally Yoshida to take helm

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Sony Corp's Chief Financial Officer Kenichiro Yoshida attends a news conference at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonTOKYO (Reuters) [more…]

Split U.S. solar industry to debate tariffs at hearing

Split U.S. solar industry to debate tariffs at hearing

Published 03/10/2017

A fractured U.S. solar industry will present differing proposals on Tuesday to a government commission considering measures to prop up domestic solar panel makers, who say cheap imports have left them on the verge of collapse. [more…]

Nokia says to get sales boost after patent ruling

Nokia says to get sales boost after patent ruling

Published 18/09/2017

Nokia (NOKIA.HE) will start to book additional revenue from the current quarter after a ruling by an arbitration court on payments from South Korea's LG Electronics (066570.KS) for using its smartphone patents. [more…]

Toymaker Lego to cut 8 percent of staff as sales decline

Toymaker Lego to cut 8 percent of staff as sales decline

Published 05/09/2017

Toymaker Lego announced plans to lay off 8 percent of its workforce as it reported a 5 percent fall in mid-year revenue. [more…]

Sharp asks U.S. trade body to probe Hisense in patent dispute

Sharp asks U.S. trade body to probe Hisense in patent dispute

Published 30/08/2017

Japan's Sharp Corp (6753.T) said on Wednesday it has requested the U.S. International Trade Commision to investigate Hisense Group Co Ltd, escalating a dispute in which it has accused the Chinese firm of patent infringement. [more…]

Celebrities pay tribute to comedy legend Jerry Lewis

Celebrities pay tribute to comedy legend Jerry Lewis

Published 21/08/2017

Jerry Lewis, who parlayed his distinctive style of low-brow comedy into a long-running movie and stage career and became a fixture on the American calendar with his Labor Day charity telethon, died in Las Vegas on Sunday at the age of 91. [more…]

Facts about comedian and actor Jerry Lewis, dead at 91

Facts about comedian and actor Jerry Lewis, dead at 91

Published 20/08/2017

Jerry Lewis, the comedic legend who teamed up with Dean Martin before starring in his own series of slapstick movies, died at his Las Vegas home at the age of 91, his family said. [more…]

Sony sets record with three-fold jump in first quarter operating profit

Sony sets record with three-fold jump in first quarter operating profit

Published 01/08/2017

Logos of Sony Corp are seen at an electronics store in Narita International airport in Narita, Japan, November 1, 2016.

Japan's Sony Corp on Tuesday reported its highest-ever first-quarter operating profit, taking the electronics giant one step toward its highest annual profit in two decades on the back of robust sales of image sensors.

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Seed funding slows in Silicon Valley

Seed funding slows in Silicon Valley

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: Apoorva Mehta, CEO of Instacart speaks during 2016 TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 14, 2016.

The bloom is off seed funding, the business of providing money to brand-new startups, as investors take a more measured approach to financing emerging U.S. technology companies.

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`Dunkirk` beats out `Emoji Movie,` `Atomic Blonde` to repeat no. 1

`Dunkirk` beats out `Emoji Movie,` `Atomic Blonde` to repeat no. 1

Published 30/07/2017

Director Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas arrive for the world premiere of Dunkirk in London, Britain, July 13, 2017.

By Seth KelleyLOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - An unlikely battle emerged at the box office this weekend between "The Emoji Movie" and "Dunkirk." As of Sa

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