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TOKYO Japan's Renesas Electronics Corp said it had agreed to buy Integrated Device Technology Inc (IDT) for $6.7 billion, its second major acquisition as it deepens its push into semiconductors for self-driving cars. | Video
* Second major analog chip deal after paying $3.2 bln for Intersil
ATHENS, Sept 7 Greece's state-owned subway operator, Attiko Metro, has short-listed three interested groups of contractors in a tender for a 1.5 billion euro ($1.8 billion) expansion project, it said late Thursday.
KYOTO, Japan Since starting Nidec in 1973 in a tiny Kyoto shed with just three workers, Shigenobu Nagamori has built it into the world's top maker of precision motors and became one of Japan's most venerated business leaders.
By Makiko Yamazaki KYOTO, Japan, Sept 7 Since starting Nidec in 1973 in a tiny Kyoto shed with just three workers, Shigenobu Nagamori has built it into the world's top maker of precision motors and became one of Japan's most venerated business leaders. Nagamori guided Nidec past Nissan and Panasonic in market value and helped place its products in everything from cars to smartphones. But the 74-year-old now faces what may be his hardest task: passing the reins. Analys
TOKYO Renesas Electronics Corp is considering buying U.S. chipmaker Integrated Device Technology Inc, the Japanese automotive chipmaker said on Friday, as it beefs up its business in chips for self-driving cars and seeks new growth areas.
* Renesas is beefing up business in chips for self-driving cars
LONDON A planned nuclear plant to the east of London will not require state investment, the Chinese company building it said after the British government was criticized for helping another project.
LONDON Britain may invest directly in a new nuclear power plant it wants built in northern Wales, the country's business minister said, as it battles to find a cost-effective way to keep its nuclear ambitions alive.
* Japanese reports say Wylfa project could cost $27 bln (Adds Horizon comment, background)