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    September 29, 2014

    Sony CFO’s Reputation Grows, Even as He Announces Losses

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    Once-mighty Sony, its back to the wall, announced it will pay no dividends this year. It was forced to write off losses on its smartphone business and lower its earnings forecast once again. The company’s shares plummeted the day after the announcement, but somehow the public image of CFO Kenichiro Yoshida seems brighter than before. CEO Kazuo Hirai’s reputation, however, is a different story.・・・

  • 【News in depth】

    September 22, 2014

    Smartwatch Makers Aren't Worried About Apple Watch

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    Apple has announced it will release its long-anticipated smartwatch next year. Analysts had expected the Apple Watch would help bring wearable devices into the mainstream, but early reviews of the watch are mostly negative.・・・

  • 【News in depth】

    September 16, 2014

    Big Subsidies for Foreign Electric Cars in Japan

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    Tesla Motors has begun delivering the Model S in Japan. In an unusual twist, the Japanese government is extending bigger subsidies to consumers who buy foreign eco-cars. Domestic EVs don't seem to be catching on; perhaps Japanese automakers should reevaluate their electric car strategy.・・・

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