The worst global recession in 80 years did little to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and China made a major polluting leap, US figures showed on Monday.
(AP) -- People are buying a lot of televisions but mostly passing on 3-D, according to a report released this week.
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.
Wrong-footed by rocketing consumer demand, Asian technology suppliers are scrambling to expand capacity before inventories run dry of everything from semiconductors to flat-panel screens.
Panasonic Corp. announced Thursday it had secured a controlling stake in smaller rival Sanyo Electric Co. in a 4.6-billion-dollar takeover that revamps Japan's troubled electronics industry.
(AP) -- The chief executive of Time Warner Cable Inc. offers this warning to Comcast Corp. on its purchase of a controlling stake in NBC Universal: Mixing content and distribution is harder to accomplish than it looks.
Companies worldwide are slashing spending on information technology because of the global downturn and will have to learn to do more with less, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said Monday.
Greenhouse gas emissions have fallen thanks to the global downturn, handing the world a chance to move away from high-carbon growth, a report said Monday, citing an International Energy Agency study.
(AP) -- Lenovo Group, the world's fourth-largest personal computer maker, reported a $16 million quarterly loss Thursday and said it faces pressure from weak global demand and intense competition.
Japanese high-tech giant Hitachi announced Tuesday a net loss of 82.7 billion yen (870 million dollars) for the fiscal first quarter with sales down heavily amid the economic downturn.