News tagged with global downturn

India's startups lacking guardian 'angels'

It is seen as a land of entrepreneurs, economic growth and huge business potential, but India appears to be failing its promising startup companies which are struggling to find investors.

May 08, 2013
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Japanese chipmaker Elpida files for bankruptcy

(AP) -- Computer chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc. filed for Japan's largest manufacturing bankruptcy Monday after amassing debts from nose-diving prices, competition from Samsung and flooding in Thailand last ...

Feb 27, 2012
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Taiwan seeks merger with restructured Elpida

(AP) -- Taiwan's government said Wednesday it would continue to push for the consolidation of the island's memory chip makers with Elpida Memory Inc., two days after the Japanese chipmaker filed for bankruptcy.

Feb 29, 2012
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Chairman says Samsung to focus on new products

South Korea's Samsung Electronics will this year focus on developing new products and tapping into new businesses to get ahead of competitors amid the global economic slowdown, its chairman said Monday.

Jan 02, 2012
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Giants of Japanese media eye digital salvation

With huge circulations, loyal readers and a tireless reporting culture that runs around the clock, Japan's newspapers have defied many of the woes that have beset their western print peers.

Sep 16, 2010
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