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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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Jun 20 2017

Toshiba to pick government-led Japan-U.S.-Korea group to buy chips unit - source

TOKYO Embattled Toshiba Corp will pick a Japanese government-led group of Japanese, U.S. and South Korean firms and funds to buy the conglomerate's semiconductor business, two people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 20 2017

Toshiba to pick govt-led Japan-U.S.-Korea group to buy chips unit - source

TOKYO Embattled Toshiba Corp will pick a Japanese government-led group of Japanese, U.S. and South Korean firms and funds to buy the conglomerate's semiconductor business, two people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 20 2017

Toshiba to pick government-led Japan-U.S.-Korea group to buy chips unit-source

TOKYO Embattled Toshiba Corp will pick a Japanese government-led group of Japanese, U.S. and South Korean firms and funds to buy the conglomerate's semiconductor business, two people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 09 2017

Niigata governor's plans may upend TEPCO's nuclear restarts, restructuring

TOKYO The governor of Japan's Niigata prefecture, home to the world's largest atomic power plant, Kashiwazaki-Kariwa, will not take steps to restart the site until a nuclear advisory committee completes its work, delaying its operation at least three years.

Jun 08 2017

Toshiba aims to name buyer of $18 bln chips business on June 15

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO Toshiba Corp aims to name a winner for its prized semiconductor business next week, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as a row with one of the bidders over the sale appeared to escalate.

Jun 07 2017

Exclusive: Toshiba aims to name buyer of $18 billion chips business on June 15

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO Toshiba Corp aims to name a winner for its prized semiconductor business next week, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as a row with one of the bidders over the sale appeared to escalate.

May 31 2017

Toshiba moves back some chip unit assets to ward off Western Digital's legal claim

TOKYO Toshiba Corp has moved some of the assets of its memory chip unit back to the parent company to ward off Western Digital Corp's legal claim that the Japanese conglomerate cannot sell the unit without the U.S. partner's consent.

Apr 20 2017

Western Digital would consider Japan partners for Toshiba chip unit bid

TOKYO Western Digital Corp , the U.S. partner of Toshiba Corp in a semiconductor venture, is in talks with Japanese government-backed investors and would consider a joint bid with them for the chip business, a senior official said on Thursday.

Apr 10 2017

Toshiba aims to file results Tuesday, even if auditors don't sign off - sources

TOKYO Toshiba Corp aims to file its twice-delayed business results on Tuesday, even if auditors don't fully sign off on the numbers, two people familiar with the matter said, as the Japanese conglomerate seeks to avoid a potential delisting.

Apr 10 2017

Toshiba aims to file results Tuesday, even if auditors don't sign off-sources

TOKYO Toshiba Corp aims to file its twice-delayed business results on Tuesday, even if its auditors don't fully sign off on the numbers, two people familiar with the matter said, as the Japanese conglomerate seeks to avoid a potential delisting from the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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