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Name to be removed from Trump-branded Toronto tower

Jun 28, 2017

Name to be removed from Trump-branded Toronto tower

A Trump-branded luxury hotel and residential tower in Canada’s largest city — a target of recurring protests over the U.S. president’s policies — will be stripped of its name, its new owners announced Tuesday. JCF Capital said it reached a deal with the Trump ...

Western Digital resubmits bid with KKR for Toshiba chip unit

/ Jun 27, 2017

Western Digital resubmits bid with KKR for Toshiba chip unit

Western Digital Corp. has said it resubmitted a bid with U.S. investment fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts for Toshiba Corp.’s chip unit in a last-minute effort as the electronics giant moves closer to clinching a deal with a Japanese government-led consortium. “Western Digital resubmitted a ...

/ | Jun 27, 2017

Tokyo stocks climb on weaker yen

Stocks gained ground again Tuesday, supported by the yen’s fall against the dollar. The Nikkei 225 average added 71.74 points, or 0.36 percent, to end at 20,225.09. On Monday, the key market gauge climbed 20.68 points. The Topix, which covers all first-section issues, finished ...

Hitachi's AI badges boost worker performance with happiness advice

/ Jun 27, 2017

Hitachi's AI badges boost worker performance with happiness advice

Hitachi Ltd. says its artificial intelligence system has helped improve business performance by advising workers on how to increase their happiness. “In running organizations, we’ve relied on experience and gut feelings until now,” Kazuo Yano, corporate chief scientist at Hitachi’s Research & Development Group, ...