November 11, 2012
Standing in the middle of the massive Rio Negro Bridge, I felt as if I would be sucked into the wide, black river that spread out below like a massive lake.
November 11, 2012
Evernote provides an easily-searchable web-based space were users can store all kinds of information, from clippings of articles and recipes found on the internet, to minutes...
October 31, 2012
Panasonic Corp.'s losses ballooned to 698 billion yen ($8.7 billion) for the fiscal second quarter as sales plunged in flat-panel TVs, laptops and other gadgets, and...
October 24, 2012
Struggling Sharp Corp. is promoting a new liquid crystal display for cellphones, as the major LCD maker attempts to regain its lead in the domestic handset market.
October 15, 2012
WASHINGTON--Japanese mobile phone company Softbank has agreed to buy 70 percent of Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20 billion, according to a news report.
October 11, 2012
NEW YORK--Shares of Sprint Nextel Corp., the third-largest cellphone company in the U.S., hit their highest level in a year on Oct.11 following a report that it's in advanced...
October 06, 2012
More than half of the components used in the iPhone 5 are made by Japanese manufacturers, an inspection has shown.
October 05, 2012
SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics reported quarterly profit of $7.3 billion -- a fourth straight record quarter and nearly double last year's figure -- as strong sales of its Galaxy ...
October 04, 2012
Sharp Corp. was once a highly competitive electronics maker that boasted world-class liquid crystal display technology symbolized by its “Kameyama Model” LCD TVs made at...
August 31, 2012
A Tokyo court on Aug. 31 dismissed Apple Inc.'s claim that Samsung had infringed on its patent -- the latest ruling in the global legal battle over smartphones that pits the...
August 26, 2012
SEOUL--Defeat in a bitter patent wrangle with Apple Inc., its smartphone rival and biggest customer, will dent Samsung Electronics Co.'s $21 billion cash-pile, but could...
August 25, 2012
Apple Inc.'s share of China's smartphone market almost halved to 10 percent in the second quarter as buyers waited for the next iPhone model -- expected later this year -- or...
August 16, 2012
SHANGHAI--In China's booming smartphone market, which is set this year to overtake the United States as the world's largest, a host of little-known local firms are primed with...
August 02, 2012
Fujitsu Ltd. announced Aug. 1 it will team up with NTT DoCoMo Inc. and NEC Corp. to develop semiconductors for smartphones.
July 27, 2012
SEOUL, South Korea--Samsung, the world's largest technology firm by revenue, reported another record-high quarterly profit as customers flocked to Galaxy smartphones amid the...
July 13, 2012
NTT DoCoMo Inc. will begin selling smartphone games through its web site as early as autumn, President Kaoru Kato said in an interview with The Asahi Shimbun.
July 06, 2012
SEOUL-- Soaring sales of the Galaxy smartphone drove record quarterly profit of $5.9 billion at Samsung Electronics, though the South Korean tech giant is sweating over how...
June 22, 2012
SEOUL-- Samsung Electronics Co said it was investigating reports that one of its flagship Galaxy S III smartphones exploded in a user's car in Ireland.
June 18, 2012
Sharp Corp. will feature a new user interface, Feel UX, on some of its smartphones from this summer.
May 30, 2012
Tapping into safety concerns following last year's accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, SoftBank Mobile Corp. on May 29 announced the summer release of a new...