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Details Of Sharp's Emergency Plan Emerge: The Company May Withdraw Solar Panel Unit From US, UK

techcrunch.com
Times are tough at Sharp and the 100-year old company is desperate to turn things around. A Japanese news outlet revealed yesterday that massive layoffs are looming, and Sharp plans to relieve itself of several overseas ventures and manufacturing facilities. Reuters is reporting that part of the plan could be...
Details Of Sharp's Emergency Plan Emerge: The Company May Withdraw Solar Panel Unit From US, UK

New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

9to5mac.com
Remember all the way back to last week when a Foxconn HR/Parking lot attendant told a Japanese NEws Crew that the iPhone was coming in June? Not so says another un-named HR representative reports Kokatu. South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper begs to differ. According to a recently published article, the paper asked the head...
New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)
New thinner, lighter iPad 5 on the way in March?

Amazon reportedly making progress with Japanese publishers

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Any of our readers in Japan who are waiting for Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) to start selling e-books and its Kindle e-reader the country are very likely running out of patience. We’ve been following Japanese news reports over the past six months or so, and more than once we’ve heard that its...
Amazon reportedly making progress with Japanese publishers

Ailing tech giant Sharp confirms key $4.6 billion financing deal

thenextweb.com
Japanese tech firm Sharp has confirmed that it has close an agreement for a key $4.6 billion financing deal to help bail it out of the serious financial issues that are plaguing the 100-year-old company. A note on Sharp’s investor site details the “working capital loan” which will see Mizuho...
Ailing tech giant Sharp confirms key $4.6 billion financing deal

How Japan’s social game regulations will impact GREE, DeNA and the U.S.

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Shares in GREE, DeNA and other Japanese game developers plummeted this weekend on the news that kompu gacha, an extremely lucrative mechanic found in Japan’s highest grossing mobile-social games, violates Japanese law. With Japanese news outlets reporting the Japanese Consumer Affairs Agency will soon ban the practice, analysts predict Japanese social gaming companies...
How Japan’s social game regulations will impact GREE, DeNA and the U.S.

Troubled Sharp plans to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide, raise $2.74 billion by selling assets

thenextweb.com
It’s not been a great year for Japanese electronics giant Sharp, but things are going to take a turn for the worse before they get better, after plans to lay-off 11,000 staff and generate $2.74 billion from asset sales were leaked to Japanese news outlet Kyodo News. The company, which...
Troubled Sharp plans to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide, raise $2.74 billion by selling assets
Sharp plans to eliminate 11,000 jobs, raise $2.74 billion by selling assets
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