Kyocera founder's secret: Make workers happy

Nov 5, 2015

Kyocera founder's secret: Make workers happy

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If this 83-year-old billionaire is right, one of the most important lessons of business school is pretty much wrong. All that stuff about focusing on shareholders, forget it, says Kazuo Inamori, entrepreneur, management guru and Buddhist priest. Spend your time making staff happy instead. He ...

New Honda chief discusses air bags, Asimo

/ Jul 9, 2015

New Honda chief discusses air bags, Asimo

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Although the root cause of Takata Corp.'s deadly air bag malfunctions remains unclear, Honda's new president on Thursday tried to reassure drivers and passengers that recalled vehicles are rendered safe with replacement inflators. "Takata told us that the new inflator is safe, and we think ...

Sony expands 'The Interview' to pay-TV systems, more cinemas

Jan 1, 2015

Sony expands 'The Interview' to pay-TV systems, more cinemas

Sony Pictures expanded its release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview" to the largest pay-television services and to additional theaters after initial showings occurred without incident. "The Interview" will be available starting as early as Wednesday on pay-per-view from 10 companies, including Comcast Corp., ...

Dec 30, 2014

'The Interview' top-selling 2014 flick on Google Play

Sony Pictures' "The Interview" is the top-grossing movie of the year for Google Inc., after earning $15 million in online sales and rentals from all sources through Saturday. The tally on Google's Play and YouTube outlets, Xbox and other Web sources, dwarfs the $2.84 million ...