Nov 25, 2016

Japan Display said close to securing ¥100 billion bailout

Japan Display Inc. may issue preferred shares to raise as much as ¥100 billion from a government-backed fund, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that amounts to a bailout of the struggling display maker. The Tokyo-based supplier of screens to Apple Inc. ...

Microsoft challenges Apple with high-end PC lineup boasting 3-D software

Oct 27, 2016

Microsoft challenges Apple with high-end PC lineup boasting 3-D software

Microsoft has launched a new consumer offensive, unveiling a high-end computer that challenges the Apple iMac along with an updated Windows operating system that showcases three-dimensional content and “mixed reality.” The U.S. tech giant on Wednesday announced its first desktop computer, called Surface Studio, ...

In hardware push, Google debuts Pixel smartphone to challenge Apple

Oct 5, 2016

In hardware push, Google debuts Pixel smartphone to challenge Apple

Alphabet Inc.’s Google on Tuesday announced a new Pixel smartphone and a suite of new consumer electronics products for the home, planting itself firmly in the hardware business and challenging Apple Inc’s iPhone at the high end of the $400 billion global smartphone market. ...