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Yoshiyasu Shida

Japan telcos' 5G go-ahead cements curbs on Chinese vendors

Apr 10 2019

TOKYO Japan's telcos were formally allocated 5G spectrum by regulators on Wednesday, a major milestone ahead of the launch of high-speed wireless services next spring.

Exclusive: Japan Display to supply OLED screens for Apple Watch - sources

Apr 03 2019

TOKYO Japan Display Inc will begin to supply organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for the Apple Watch later this year, two sources said, a breakthrough for the cash-strapped company whose late shift to OLED has cost it orders from Apple.

Nippon Steel aims for output near 11 million tonnes a quarter for 2019/20

Feb 24 2019

TOKYO Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal aims to boost crude steel output to nearly 11 million tonnes a quarter in the year from April 1, after system troubles cut production and its profit outlook this year, a senior executive said.

Japan's Nintendo slashes Switch hardware forecast after bumper third quarter

Jan 31 2019

TOKYO/OSAKA, Japan Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Thursday slashed its full-year hardware forecast for the hybrid home-portable Switch console, revising a figure that had been treated with scepticism by investors and added to pressure on its share price.

Japan Inc profits under siege from China slowdown

Jan 18 2019

TOKYO Two prominent Japanese electronics and equipment makers warned of profit declines over the past week due to the impact of the U.S.-Sino trade war, stoking worries of widespread cuts to corporate earnings forecasts and a hit to economic growth.

China schaltet in Huawei-Affäre auf Angriff

Dec 07 2018

Tokio/Washington Nach der Festnahme einer Top-Managerin des chinesischen Technologiekonzerns Huawei in Kanada verhärten sich die Fronten zwischen dem Westen und der Volksrepublik.

Japan government to halt buying Huawei, ZTE equipment: sources

Dec 07 2018

TOKYO Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.

Japan govt to halt buying Huawei, ZTE equipment - sources

Dec 07 2018

TOKYO Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defences against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.

Nippon Steel braces for weaker prices amid fears over China slowdown

Nov 20 2018

TOKYO Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is bracing for a weaker steel market in Asia because the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war may crimp steel demand in top buyer China and in Southeast Asia, a senior executive said.

Japan pushing to end smartphone bundling, cut wireless fees: source

Aug 21 2018

TOKYO Japan is aiming to force wireless carriers to cut their monthly fees and stop bundling the cost of smartphones with wireless services, a senior telecoms ministry source said on Tuesday, in a move that is likely to hit Apple Inc.

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