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 ...