Toshiba’s nuclear business is involved in decommissioning the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, making it hard for the government to accept a transfer of ownership to an overseas firm.
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Game publishers such as Nintendo and Capcom create software in Japan, meaning the bulk of their costs are in yen, while a large portion of their sales come from overseas.
Toshiba is in talks with financial institutions on a buyout plan that would be led by domestic investors.
A third of Murata’s ¥230 billion capital expenditure budget over the next three years will be dedicated to environment-related projects, Murata President Norio Nakajima said.
Daifuku Co. is redesigning its ubiquitous overhead conveyors for factories to handle an "exponential” surge in data usage and global chip demand.
The meeting, intended to gain feedback from investors, presents the possibility of a showdown with activist stock holders that may oppose the conglomerate’s restructuring proposal.
The new plan scraps the earlier intention to separate out its infrastructure operations, which will instead continue to be under Toshiba Corp.
The older console uses less advanced chips, is simpler to make and provides a budget-friendly alternative to the flagship model.
Sony’s next-generation wired gaming goggles, which plug into the PlayStation 5 home console, will feature OLED panels with increased resolution from the first generation.
On top of inflated base cargo fees fueled by high demand, batteries shipped via air incur extra handling charges because they’re a fire hazard.