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Panasonic beats forecasts, developing new battery cell for Tesla

6:49am EDT

TOKYO Panasonic Corp said on Thursday it is working to develop a new battery cell for Tesla Inc based on the U.S. electric vehicle maker's new cell format, as the Japanese company moves forward its decade-old partnership with Tesla.

Sony raises FY profit outlook after record second-quarter on strong gaming, 'Demon Slayer'

Oct 28 2020

TOKYO Sony Corp raised its annual profit outlook on Wednesday after posting a record second-quarter profit, as its gaming business continued to capture "nesting" demand ahead of the launch of the next-generation PlayStation 5 (PS5) console next month. | Video

Toyota-Panasonic battery JV to boost efficiency to catch up with Chinese rivals

Oct 27 2020

TOKYO A joint battery venture of Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp aims to boost efficiency of development and production processes by 10 times to better compete with larger Chinese rivals, its chief said on Tuesday.

Japan's unorthodox household goods champion rides a pandemic boom

Oct 22 2020

MIYAGI, Japan Iris Ohyama, whose goods are ubiquitous in Japanese homes, has relied on its usual offbeat methods during the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S.-China trade tensions to ride the teleworking wave and bring production back from China.

Toshiba targets $3 billion revenue in quantum cryptography by 2030

Oct 18 2020

TOKYO Toshiba Corp said on Monday it aims to generate $3 billion in revenue from its advanced cryptographic technology for data protection by 2030, as the Japanese sprawling conglomerate scrambles to find future growth drivers.

TSE sets up committee on outage as Fujitsu continues investigation

Oct 07 2020

TOKYO The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has appointed four external board members to a committee to investigate last week's trading outage as its system developer, Fujitsu Ltd , continues to examine the cause of the incident.

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