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overseas operations

Public Afghanistan drone strike data disappears from Air Force site

Samsung, Daiwa Cut Jobs in Asia

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Japan's Daiwa Securities stepped up its job-cutting plans, while Korea's Samsung Securities is laying off staff in Hong Kong, the latest moves by brokers to scale back their overseas operations....
Samsung, Daiwa Cut Jobs in Asia

Rovio now selling Angry Birds merchandise in top Chinese e-commerce site

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Angry Birds maker Rovio has continued to boost its presence and merchandising in China after opening a ‘shop’ on Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s premier online shopping service. The move, reported by China Daily, is the latest initiative of many taken by the Finnish firm to cash in on the success of...
Rovio now selling Angry Birds merchandise in top Chinese e-commerce site
Will Google Deliver on Its Nexus Q Promise? Not at This Year's I/O.

Made in the U.S.A.: With Nexus Q, Google Brings Manufacturing Back to the States

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It’s a familiar adage: All of the U.S. manufacturing jobs have gone overseas. Google is bucking convention. The Nexus Q, Google’s first foray into designing and producing its own hardware in-house, will be manufactured inside the United States, not overseas. Google isn’t disclosing the manufacturing locations, mostly for competitive reasons....
Made in the U.S.A.: With Nexus Q, Google Brings Manufacturing Back to the States

Rakuten posts record year-end revenue of $4.7b, but $305m restructuring loss drags down net income

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Japanese ecommerce titan Rakuten has just posted solid results for fiscal 2012 with record highs in net sales, operating profit and ordinary profit, but its overall performance was dragged down by a $305 million loss (28.6 billion yen) related to restructuring charges for Play.com in the UK and Buy.com in...
Rakuten posts record year-end revenue of $4.7b, but $305m restructuring loss drags down net income

Australian Price Gouging Inquiry Targets Apple, Microsoft And Others

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Getting a new laptop or buying a new license for an operating system is often cheaper in the U.S. than in most other countries. Europeans, for example, are used to paying a hefty premium for Apple products and the situation is similar in Australia, where the cheapest MacBook Air currently...
Australian Price Gouging Inquiry Targets Apple, Microsoft And Others

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Comes to Sharp’s Rescue

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By Isabella Steger and Yun-Hee Kim They didn’t step in when chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc. filed for bankruptcy last month. But a Taiwanese company is coming to the rescue of another ailing Japanese tech giant. Imaginechina/ZUMApress.com Dow Jones Newswires reported Tuesday that Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., which assembles...
Taiwan’s Hon Hai Comes to Sharp’s Rescue

Chinese Internet giant Baidu is reportedly planning to expand into South America [Updated with response]

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Chinese Internet giant Baidu is reported to have made plans to expand its operations into Latin America, in a move that would see it further rival Google in new part of the world. Updated with comment from Baidu below. According to reports in Brazil cited by China Daily, the firm is...
Chinese Internet giant Baidu is reportedly planning to expand into South America [Updated with response]

Apple Is Hiding Billions Of Dollars From The IRS

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Technology giant Apple shuttled $11bn (£7bn) into offshore tax havens in the fourth quarter of 2012, an analysis of its corporate filings has revealed. The iPad maker has slashed its tax bill by paying less than 2pc on its overseas profits, as it moves money through offshoots in low-tax countries...
Apple Is Hiding Billions Of Dollars From The IRS

DeNA CEO Moriyasu On Breaking Into The U.S.: "Positive Results" But Not "Completely Happy" Yet

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Even though they just bought a baseball team, The Yokohama Baystars, and have gleaming new offices in a skyscraper peering down on Tokyo’s famous Shibuya Crossing, DeNA still feels like it has so much to prove outside of Japan. The $4.4 billion company and its Japanese arch-rival GREE have spent...
DeNA CEO Moriyasu On Breaking Into The U.S.: "Positive Results" But Not "Completely Happy" Yet

Game Group to offload overseas shops as UK sales plunge

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Struggling video game retailer announces £18m loss for the year – but reaches new agreement with lendersThe struggling video game retailer Game Group has been given a lifeline by its banks after agreeing to sell its overseas stores.Game, which has issued a series of profit warnings in the past year...
Game Group to offload overseas shops as UK sales plunge
Public Intelligence identifies 64 aerial drone bases in the US

3D Here To Stay? Panasonic US Sells Out Of 3DTVs In A Week

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Panasonic has sold their entire US allotment of 3D Plasma TV bundles in just one week.Despite an eye-watering price of $2899.99 for a 50-inch plasma TV, one set of 3D glasses and a 3D Blu-Ray player, the bundle appears to have found incredible success. A shocked Hitoshi Otsuki, Senior Managing...
3D Here To Stay? Panasonic US Sells Out Of 3DTVs In A Week
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