Viacom to let Sony stream its programs

Aug 16, 2013

Viacom to let Sony stream its programs

Sony Corp. has reached a preliminary accord to stream cable television programming from Viacom Inc. over the Internet to TVs, game consoles and Blu-ray players, a source said. Under the deal, Sony would use the Web to deliver shows such as “SpongeBob SquarePants” and ...

Dec 20, 2011

Nuclear crisis far from resolved

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Dec. 16 declared that the stricken reactors at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have entered the state of “cold shutdown” and that it has been confirmed that the nuclear crisis has “been resolved”(Shusoku ni ...

Jan 29, 2010

Google, China and the facts of life

Google’s motto is “don’t be evil.” Some assert that such sentiment — common sense for most human beings — is irrelevant for a corporate entity dedicated to the pursuit of profit. Yet Google is no jordinary company. It provides the infrastructure through which a ...