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Panasonic Posts Another Full-Year Loss

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Panasonic Corp. Friday posted net losses exceeding ¥750 billion ($7.4 billion) for the second straight year, dragged down by hefty restructuring charges aimed at fixing its ailing electronics business. The red ink for the year ended March 31 brings the company’s losses for the past two bruising business years to...
Panasonic Posts Another Full-Year Loss

Japan lives on borrowed money as hi-tech dream dies

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Panasonic, Sharp and Sony have lost too much of their technological edge and mass appeal - as well as billions in solar panel making factoriesSharp made my first hi-fi. These days the Japanese electronics brand is etched on my microwave oven. They both cost around £70. There was probably a...
Japan lives on borrowed money as hi-tech dream dies

Olympus hangs $57 million loss on austerity, strong yen and declining compact camera market

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Olympus is reporting a $56.7 million loss for its first quarter of 2012. While its coveted medical imaging arm remains profitable, its life-science and industrial unit suffered thanks to corporate belt-tightening. Unsurprisingly, its low-end compact camera market is shrinking, but sales of its OM-D E-M5 ILC increased by 50...
Olympus hangs $57 million loss on austerity, strong yen and declining compact camera market

Ouch: Panasonic forecasts staggering $10B annual loss

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Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic has projected that it will lose a record $10.2 billion (780 billion yen) in 2012 as it tries to fix its struggling TV business, the company said Friday. Panasonic will join Japanese rivals Sony and Sharp in trying to revamp and restructure its business to...
Ouch: Panasonic forecasts staggering $10B annual loss

Samsung Crushes Earnings, Blows Past Nokia To Become World's Biggest Cellphone Maker

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SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co, the world's top technology firm by revenue, reported a record quarterly profit on Friday, as its Galaxy smartphones and Note phone/tablet helped it win market share from Nokia and as it outmuscled Japanese rivals in TVs and memory chips. Samsung did not break out...
Samsung Crushes Earnings, Blows Past Nokia To Become World's Biggest Cellphone Maker

Sharp to cut LCD production in Osaka plant by half

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Remember that brand-spanking new production facility in Sakai City, Osaka that Sharp just christened a few years back? Japan's Nikkei business daily reports that Sharp will be cutting output at that factory by a whopping half for a month or maybe longer -- its second major reduction in a...
Sharp to cut LCD production in Osaka plant by half

Micron chief executive Steve Appleton dies in experimental airplane crash

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Micron chief executive Steve Appleton has been killed in the crash of an experimental airplane. Appleton has long been a stunt plane pilot and has had close calls before. The plane crashed at the Boise airport. It is a single-engine fixed wing experimental aircraft known as a Piper Lancair. The...
Micron chief executive Steve Appleton dies in experimental airplane crash

Jim Garrett Also Left Large Legacy At Micron

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Micron Technology CEO Steve Appleton’s sudden death on Feb. 3 was widely recognized as a blow to the company and the semiconductor industry. But the Boise-based chip maker recently lost another member of its extended family, Jim Garrett, whose contributions also are worth a moment of reflection. Annetta Garrett Jim...
Jim Garrett Also Left Large Legacy At Micron
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