/ Feb 11, 2015

Canon to buy Swedish security camera-maker Axis

Canon Inc. said Tuesday it will acquire the world’s leading security camera-maker, Axis AB of Sweden, through a tender offer. It will be Canon’s largest ever buyout, involving an estimated ¥333.7 billion and acquisition of all Axis shares. Axis last year logged a net ...

Moon momentos found languishing in Armstrong's closet

Feb 11, 2015

Moon momentos found languishing in Armstrong's closet

A treasure trove of prized momentos from the first moon landing have been found in Neil Armstrong’s closet by his wife when she was doing a clearout. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died in August 2012 and his wife, Carol, ...

Nikon chief looks for way to ride smartphone boom

/ Jul 8, 2013

Nikon chief looks for way to ride smartphone boom

Nikon Corp. is looking at ways to tap smartphone growth as a slump in compact camera sales threatens to prevent earnings from meeting forecasts. Point-and-shoot camera sales across the industry dropped about a quarter in April and May from a year earlier, President Makoto ...