Jul 13, 2016

Partnership to tackle vexing problem of treating hair loss

In bright news for the world’s balding men and women, Kyocera Corp., the startup firm Organ Technologies Inc. and the government-affiliated scientific research institute Riken are joining hands to find a treatment for alopecia, or hair loss. Under the partnership, the three will work ...

Kyocera founder's secret: Make workers happy

Nov 5, 2015

Kyocera founder's secret: Make workers happy

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If this 83-year-old billionaire is right, one of the most important lessons of business school is pretty much wrong. All that stuff about focusing on shareholders, forget it, says Kazuo Inamori, entrepreneur, management guru and Buddhist priest. Spend your time making staff happy instead. ...

Kyocera launches world's biggest floating solar power station

Jun 11, 2015

Kyocera launches world's biggest floating solar power station

Kyocera Corp. started Thursday operating the world’s biggest floating solar power station, a 2.3-megawatt facility in western Japan that will help utilities improve the efficiency of solar-produced electricity. A joint venture led by the Kyoto-based electronics maker opened the “mega-solar” station on the surface ...

Jul 11, 2014

Kyocera sues South Korea's Hanwha over solar power patent

Kyocera Corp. is suing the Japanese arm of South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group for patent infringement related to technology that maximizes the efficiency of solar batteries. Kyocera said Thursday it filed the suit against Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co. with the Tokyo District Court ...