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Chip unit sale an omen of Toshiba's failing fortunes

/ Sep 14, 2017

Chip unit sale an omen of Toshiba's failing fortunes

At a train station used by hundreds of workers at struggling electronics giant Toshiba, an ad tempts staff worried by their employer's precarious financial position. "Do you work for 'that' electronics company? If so, come and work for us!" screams the ad for Toyota. The mere ...

Japanese firms said behind schedule in joining F-35A production

Sep 14, 2017

Japanese firms said behind schedule in joining F-35A production

Japanese production of the F-35A stealth fighter remains stuck on the tarmac, a recent survey by Japan's Board of Audit shows. The Air Self-Defense Force plans to adopt the cutting-edge fighter jet, but nothing is happening due to several delays in the process, leading the ...

/ Sep 14, 2017

EU wants internet policing increased

Companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter could face European Union laws forcing them to be more proactive in removing illegal content if they do not do more to police what is available on the internet. The European Union executive outlined in draft guidelines how internet ...

Trump bars Chinese equity firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

Sep 14, 2017

Trump bars Chinese equity firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S. chipmaker, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice ...