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Iceland ups 2014 whaling quotas

Iceland announced Friday it has increased its 2014 quotas for whaling in a move likely to intensify international condemnation of the practice.

dateDec 13, 2013 in Ecology
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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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At Shanghai show, Japan automakers woo lost sales

Japanese automakers promised special Chinese designs and green technology in addition to the usual flashy fanfare at this year's Shanghai Auto Show, trying to woo back sales that crumpled during a territorial dispute over ...

dateApr 21, 2013 in Business
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Hundreds queue up for Wii U debut in Japan

Hundreds of people queued up at electronics shops across Japan as Nintendo released its new Wii U game console, hoping to reposition itself in a gaming market invaded by online social games.

dateDec 08, 2012 in Business
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