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Troubled Sharp boosted by reports of $378m Intel-Qualcomm investment, as shares jump 10%

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There’s been a rare ray of sunshine for troubled Japanese technology giant Sharp after computing giants Intel and Qualcomm were reported to be ready to jointly invest 30 billion yen (circa $378 million) into the debt-saddled company, which saw its credit rating crash to ‘junk’ status. Reuters reports that sources...
Troubled Sharp boosted by reports of $378m Intel-Qualcomm investment, as shares jump 10%

VIDEO: CEO in a hurry to turn Sony around

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New Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is in a hurry to turn around the struggling Japanese technology giant....
VIDEO: CEO in a hurry to turn Sony around

Softbank plans to take control of Sprint for $20.1 billion

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Under a deal expected to close in mid-2013, the Japanese technology company will buy a 70 percent stake in Sprint and invest $8 billion in the U.S. carrier. [Read more]...
Softbank plans to take control of Sprint for $20.1 billion

Fujitsu Tech Can Tell When You're Stressed on the Phone, Vulnerable to Scams

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Japanese technology giant Fujitsu said it has developed a system that can determine when someone is being targeted by a phone scam....
Fujitsu Tech Can Tell When You're Stressed on the Phone, Vulnerable to Scams

Fujitsu smartphones venture outside Japan, with elderly Europeans in mind

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Fujitsu is known for many things outside its native Japan, but not for its smartphones. To a small degree, this is now about to change – in June, the company will launch an Android device for senior citizens, the Stylistic S01, on the Orange network in France. The device fits...
Fujitsu smartphones venture outside Japan, with elderly Europeans in mind

LED desk lamp wirelessly charges smartphones

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Japanese technology company Konica Minolta debuts one of the most technologically advanced desk lamps we've ever seen. [Read more]...
LED desk lamp wirelessly charges smartphones

This is the Modem World: Japan is not weird

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Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. There's a dotted line between geekdom and Japan -- some of us call ourselves "otaku;" we follow Japanese technology companies; we look to Japanese culture as a beacon of...
This is the Modem World: Japan is not weird

Hackers Strike Back: Team GhostShell Claims Massive Data Leak of CIA, Wall Street Info

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People need to start expecting this. A group of hackers claiming solidarity with Anonymous performed a huge data dump of 1 million records over the weekend. Speaking for Team GhostShell, black hat hacker DeadMellox invoked a metal vibe, writing, “All aboard the Smoke & Flames Train” before listing targets of the...
Hackers Strike Back: Team GhostShell Claims Massive Data Leak of CIA, Wall Street Info

Japanese airbag protects homes from earthquakes – video

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Japanese technology firm Air Danshin has devised an airbag system that can raise a house 3cm off the ground to protect it from earthquake tremors. Sensors detect when a quake starts and ends, and gently deflates the airbags afterwards. The first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan that...
Japanese airbag protects homes from earthquakes – video

Sharp agrees $120m investment from Qualcomm to develop its low-power IGZO screen technology

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There’s an end to the speculation about a tie-in between Qualcomm and Sharp after the Japanese technology company announced that it has agreed to a deal that will see Qualcomm provide 9.9 billion yen ($120 million) of investment to develop its IGZO low-power screen technology. Reuters had earlier speculated that...
Sharp agrees $120m investment from Qualcomm to develop its low-power IGZO screen technology

Redefining the Purpose of a Toilet with Italian Design and Japanese Technology! /via @donmarkos

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Redefining the Purpose of a Toilet with Italian Design and Japanese Technology! /via @donmarkos

Sony sells off Tokyo office for $1.2 billion to raise cash

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Sony has announced that it has sold off its Sony City Osaka, Tokyo-based headquarters for $1.2 billion. The struggling Japanese technology giant has sold the property to Nippon Building Fund and an unspecified Japanese institutional investor, but will remain the lessee for the next five years. About 40 percent of...
Sony sells off Tokyo office for $1.2 billion to raise cash

Toshiba Seeks to Sell Westinghouse Stake

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Toshiba said it is in talks with multiple parties to sell some of its 67% stake in Westinghouse Electric, but the Japanese technology conglomerate will keep a majority stake in the U.S. nuclear power subsidiary....
Toshiba Seeks to Sell Westinghouse Stake

Fujitsu tool can ferret out phone scams

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Japanese technology giant Fujitsu said it has developed a system that can determine when someone is being targeted by a phone scam....
Fujitsu tool can ferret out phone scams

Toshiba in Talks on Westinghouse Stake

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Toshiba said it is in talks with multiple parties to sell some of its 67% stake in Westinghouse Electric, but the Japanese technology conglomerate will keep a majority stake in the U.S. nuclear power subsidiary....
Toshiba in Talks on Westinghouse Stake

HP Hires, or Rather Re-Hires, New Sales Head of Enterprise Services

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Hewlett-Packard has hired a new global head of sales for Enterprise Services. The company will today name Larry Stack, a managing director and Global Sales lead for Health and Public Service at Accenture, to the position, sources tell AllThingsD. Stack’s resignation was announced to employees in a company memo to...
HP Hires, or Rather Re-Hires, New Sales Head of Enterprise Services

NEC to Buy Convergys Billing Operations

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NEC said it has agreed to buy some of the operations of U.S. back-office services provider Convergys for about $450 million in cash, as the Japanese technology company seeks new sources of growth....
NEC to Buy Convergys Billing Operations

Panasonic's Smartphone Push in Europe Ends

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Remember the Eluga phone? Less than a year after Panasonic Corp. said it would release a smartphone outside of Japan for the first time, the Japanese technology giant announced it would stop selling it in Europe, the only overseas market for the Eluga handset. The reason?...
Panasonic's Smartphone Push in Europe Ends
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