April 16, 2013
Sony Corp. and Olympus Corp. jointly established a medical business venture, the two companies said on April 16.
February 04, 2013
Olympus Medical Systems Corp. announced Feb. 4 it will start sales early this month of its Endocapsule 10 System, the company's latest small intestinal capsule endoscope.
November 26, 2012
LONDON--Michael Woodford, the former CEO-turned-whistleblower of Japan's Olympus, is close to signing a movie deal with the British film production company run by the sons of...
November 01, 2012
Olympus Corp. announced the Nov. 1 global launch of InHelp, a software system that assists remote visual inspections with industrial videoscopes.
October 02, 2012
Sony's new alliance with scandal-tarnished Olympus will focus on producing endoscopes and other surgical tools packed with the Japanese electronic maker's three-dimensional...
September 29, 2012
Sony is expanding its sprawling electronics to movies business empire with a new venture--looking inside the human body.
September 25, 2012
Japanese camera and medical equipment maker Olympus Corp and three of its former executives pleaded guilty on Sept. 25 over charges related to a $1.7 billion accounting...
September 22, 2012
Olympus Corp. has officially agreed with Sony Corp. for a capital tie-up that will make the electronics giant the largest shareholder in the struggling camera and medical...
August 27, 2012
August 24, 2012 -- Olympus Corporation today announced that it will transfer the information and communication business operated by its consolidated subsidiary ITX Corporation...
August 10, 2012
Olympus Corp.’s capital adequacy ratio at the end of June was a slim 2.2 percent, down from 4.6 percent three months earlier, it reported in quarterly results Aug. 9. Capital ...
August 01, 2012
Terumo Corp. said July 31 it had filed a lawsuit against Olympus Corp., seeking damages for plunging stock value following revelations of a cover-up of losses at the company.
July 18, 2012
The Justice Ministry, confronted with fierce opposition from the business community, has scrapped plans to make it mandatory for companies to appoint outside directors.
July 11, 2012
An employee at Japanese medical equipment maker Olympus said on July 11 that his humiliating treatment has not changed despite a Supreme Court ruling that his demotion was...
June 23, 2012
Olympus Corp. and Sony Corp. have entered final negotiations for a capital and business tie-up intended to turn around the fortunes of the once-prestigious companies.
June 22, 2012
Olympus Corp. will soon enter into final negotiations with Sony Corp. for a capital tie-up with an injection of 50 billion yen ($623 million), according to sources, with...
June 08, 2012
Scandal-hit Olympus Corp. announced a five-year plan on June 8 to “make a fresh start” and regain credibility with its stakeholders.
May 30, 2012
After narrowing its list of suitors for a capital tie-up, scandal-hit Olympus Corp. is now in negotiations with Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp., sources said.
May 29, 2012
LONDON -- Michael Woodford, the ousted Olympus chief executive, has reached an out-of-court settlement with his former Japanese employer for unfair dismissal on grounds of...
May 29, 2012
LONDON -- The case for unfair dismissal brought by former Olympus CEO Michael Woodford following the uncovering of one of Japan's biggest corporate frauds was delayed on May 28,...
April 25, 2012
SINGAPORE--While most attention in the gadget world is on the breakneck pace of innovation in mobile phones, tablets and computers, another device has resolutely refused to...