News tagged with japanese electronics makers

Panasonic to abandon consumer smartphones

Japanese electronic giant Panasonic said Thursday it will abandon research into new smartphones for retail consumers at home as it struggles to make inroads in a sector dominated by Apple and Samsung.

dateSep 26, 2013 in Business
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CEO says Sony is on track for comeback

Sony Corp., the struggling Japanese electronics and entertainment company, is headed in the right direction although its comeback is not yet complete, its chief executive said Thursday.

dateJan 17, 2013 in Business
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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 ...

dateFeb 27, 2012 in Business
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Moody's lowers Sony rating outlook

Ratings agency Moody's Tuesday lowered the outlook for Sony's A3 long-term debt rating to "negative" as the global electronics giant faces weakening demand for LCD televisions.

dateOct 18, 2011 in Business
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Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi join forces in displays

(AP) -- The display businesses of three major Japanese electronics makers are joining forces to become more competitive in small and medium-sized panels - a sector that's expected to grow because of the popularity ...

dateAug 31, 2011 in Business
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Nokia abandons Japan market

Nokia Corp., battered by the popularity of smartphones, is abandoning the Japanese market, after a brief foray with luxury cell phones costing as much as 20 million yen ($250,000).

dateJul 06, 2011 in Business
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Japan's Sharp sees deeper net loss

Japanese electronics giant Sharp Corp. said that it had fallen deeper in the red than expected in the past year, suffering its first-ever loss due to the economic downturn.

dateApr 08, 2009 in Business
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