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An attendee tries out the XR Catch game at the Sony Group booth at CEATEC in Chiba on Tuesday.
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 17, 2023
Major Japan tech show opens with focus on sustainability
The major trade show kicked off on Tuesday, with firms keen to showcase how their latest technologies could contribute to creating a sustainable society.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 12, 2023
Foxconn profits plunge due to investment loss from Sharp’s write-down
Foxconn, which assembles around 70% of iPhones, has been diversifying production away from China, whose strict COVID-19 restrictions disrupted its biggest iPhone plant last year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 23, 2022
Sharp will make English its official language in a year, says CEO Wu Po-hsuan
The company, headquartered in the city of Sakai, in Osaka Prefecture, plans to expand its overseas business by strengthening human resource development.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 18, 2022
Sharp names new CEO after five-year reform led by Foxconn
Sharp said Friday its CEO Tai Jeng-wu will be replaced by executive managing officer Wu Po-hsuan, effective April 1, after Tai led the electronics company back from the verge of collapse.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 4, 2021
Sharp's first-half profit up 79% on steady sales of office devices
In the hope of driving growth, the Osaka-based company is looking to re-enter the U.S. television market next spring, five years after withdrawing due to poor performance.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 12, 2021
Sharp CEO to step down by March, successor still undecided
Sharp Corp. CEO and Chairman Tai Jeng-wu said Thursday he will step down by March next year and decide on his successor at the electronics company by the next shareholder meeting.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 26, 2020
Nintendo adds Sharp as assembler of popular Switch game console
Nintendo is expected to raise its fiscal-year sales target from the current 24 million when it next reports quarterly results.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society / Regional voices: Chubu
Nov 20, 2020
Vulnerable foreign workers in Mie suffer as firms face downturn
u201cMy daughter and son lost their jobs at the same time, and we are at loss as to what to do next,u201d said Raquel Garcia, 45, who worked at the Mie factory for nine years.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 15, 2020
Japanese firms pitch high-tech face shields to curb virus infections
Sharp Corp. has started producing face shields with limited reflection and fogging using the tech it employs to manufacture LCD panels for TV sets and smartphones.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 6, 2020
Sharp's first-half net profit falls 17.8%
Consolidated operating profit for the first half of fiscal 2020 dropped 25.3% to u00a527.60 billion on sales of u00a51.14 trillion, up 1.9%.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 8, 2020
Sharp says air purification technology can reduce airborne coronavirus
The firm said its technology, which emits positive hydrogen ions and negative oxygen ions, cuts the concentration of the virus in the air by about 90 percent.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 28, 2020
Japan Display to sell part of Ishikawa panel plant to Sharp for $390 million
The firm will use funds to be received from Sharp and Apple to pay back a large portion of its outstanding debts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 5, 2020
Sharp eyes 2020 net profit doubled with supply chain recovery
Sharp Corp. said Wednesday it expects a 2.4-fold increase in net profit for the current business year through next March to ¥50 billion ($473 million) as its supply chains disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic return to normal.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 24, 2020
Sharp adopts lottery system for face mask sales after massive demand crashes website
After starting to accept online orders for the face masks Tuesday, the household-appliance maker received far more hits than expected and had to suspend operation of its website.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 17, 2020
Sharp unveils Japan makers' first 5G-ready smartphone
Sharp Corp. unveiled its first 5G smartphone model Monday, ahead of the ultrafast network service launch scheduled for March.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 11, 2020
Some Japanese manufacturers restart operations in China after coronavirus suspensions
Some Japanese manufacturers are resuming operations in China after suspensions caused by the new coronavirus outbreak, while others are putting off restarts due to concerns about supply chain conditions or the lack of available workers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 27, 2019
Japan Display considers selling key plant to Apple and Sharp
Japan Display Inc. is considering selling a major plant in central Japan to Apple Inc. and Sharp Corp. in an apparent bid to improve its balance sheet, sources close to the matter said Friday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 16, 2019
Botswana bans pro hunting pair after killing of research elephant
Botswana's government has revoked the licenses of two professional hunters who shot dead a research elephant and then destroyed its collar to try to hide the evidence.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / DARK SIDE OF THE RISING SUN
Nov 30, 2019
Telephone manufacturers unveil the perfect Christmas gift to combat bank transfer scams
Furikome sagi (bank transfer scams) have become such an entrenched part of life in Japan that you can't even make a bank transfer via an ATM these days without first acknowledging a notice reminding you to refrain from sending money to people you don't know.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 26, 2019
Sony and Sharp supply parts to U.S.-blacklisted China security video firm Hikvision
Sony Corp. and Sharp Corp. have supplied parts to video surveillance company Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., one of 28 Chinese entities blacklisted by the United States last month over human rights violations, the Chinese company's product brochures show.

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