News tagged with business strategy

Taiwan tech industry faces up to Samsung

Taiwanese companies have long viewed tech giant Samsung as a major threat and the battle has recently appeared to tilt in favor of the South Korean rival as Taiwan's smartphone, memory chip and display panel ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Business
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Sony, Panasonic eye next generation TV tie up

Japan's cash-bleeding electronics giants Sony and Panasonic are looking to join forces to produce next generation televisions in a bid to claw back market from South Korean rivals, according to a report.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Business
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Sony turnaround plan 'ordinary': analysts

Sony has little chance of winning back its reputation as an innovator or vaulting ahead of stronger rivals with the "ordinary" turnaround plan its new chief unveiled last week, analysts said.

dateApr 15, 2012 in Business
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Sony to cut 10,000 jobs, turn around TV business

(AP) -- Faced with mounting losses, Sony Corp. said Thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 percent of its global workforce, and try to turn around its money-losing TV business over the next two years.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Business
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Newspapers erect pay walls in hunt for new revenue

(AP) -- Newspapers are returning to a business strategy that served them well in the heyday of street-corner newsboys shouting the front-page news. They're enticing people with a little free online content before asking ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Internet
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Alibaba.com shares surge on privatization bid

(AP) -- Shares of Alibaba.com rocketed on Wednesday after the Chinese e-commerce site said its parent company made a $2.5 billion privatization bid as part of a shift in business strategy that also includes plans to buy ...

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Business
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China e-commerce firm Alibaba in privatization bid

(AP) -- Alibaba.com's parent company wants to take the Chinese e-commerce company private for $2.5 billion, the firms said Tuesday, part of a shift in business strategy that also includes plans to buy back a stake from Yahoo ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Business
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