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North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

Published 04/06/2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea’s top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said, a move analysts said on [more…]

Japan Airlines to expand budget carrier’s fleet after 2020 launch:…

Japan Airlines to expand budget carrier’s fleet after 2020 launch:…

Published 04/06/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japan Airlines Co Ltd (9201.T) hopes to expand the fleet of a new low-cost carrier by two jets a year after it [more…]

Bain says will help Toshiba Memory pursue big acquisitions

Bain says will help Toshiba Memory pursue big acquisitions

Published 04/06/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bain Capital, which led the $18 billion acquisition of Toshiba Memory Corp, said on Monday it plans to support the business in [more…]

Japan looks to launch driverless car system in Tokyo by 2020

Japan looks to launch driverless car system in Tokyo by 2020

Published 04/06/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - A self-driving car service could be on Tokyo’s public roads in time for the 2020 Olympics as Japan looks to drive investment [more…]

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ plummets to $29 million second weekend

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ plummets to $29 million second weekend

Published 03/06/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - “Solo: A Star Wars Story” continues to falter at the box office. Disney and Lucasfilm’s latest brought in $29.3 million from [more…]

Software and stealth: how carmakers hike spare parts prices

Software and stealth: how carmakers hike spare parts prices

Published 03/06/2018

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Carmakers including Renault, Jaguar Land Rover and Peugeot have boosted revenues by over $1 billion in the past decade by using sophisticated [more…]

Palo Alto names former SoftBank exec Nikesh Arora CEO

Palo Alto names former SoftBank exec Nikesh Arora CEO

Published 01/06/2018

(Reuters) - Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Friday it named former SoftBank Group Corp president Nikesh Arora as chief executive officer and [more…]

Sony’s push into entertainment aims for stability, not splashiness

Sony’s push into entertainment aims for stability, not splashiness

Published 31/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp’s (6758.T) new chief executive is embracing entertainment content, but for now appears to be steering clear of direct competition with [more…]

Top aide to North Korean leader lands in Singapore as summit…

Top aide to North Korean leader lands in Singapore as summit…

Published 29/05/2018

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - A top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore on Monday night, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on [more…]