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Sony reports first profit decline in 14 years

Sony reports first profit decline in 14 years

Sony has joined the growing number of Japanese electronics companies to report large-scale losses, as consumers withhold from buying the latest devices and make do with what they have.
May 15 2009 3:02PM
Overheating BlackBerrys not big in Japan

Overheating BlackBerrys not big in Japan

The new BlackBerry Bold has been withdrawn from sale after barely two weeks in Japan following complains that it was overheating.
Mar 2 2009 6:41AM
Nasa may hitch a ride on Japanese spacecraft

Nasa may hitch a ride on Japanese spacecraft

Nasa is talking to Japan's space agency about using one of its spacecraft for servicing missions to the International Space Station, according to Japanese media reports.
Jul 22 2008 8:37AM
Japanese boffins develop long-life Flash

Japanese boffins develop long-life Flash

Flash memory chips with a potential lifetime of hundreds of years have been developed by Japanese scientists.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
Japanese civil servant in web porn frenzy

Japanese civil servant in web porn frenzy

A Japanese civil servant has been fined and demoted after viewing a staggering 780,000 pornographic websites over a nine-month period..
May 5 2008 2:48PM
Japanese firm unveils £375,000 PC

Japanese firm unveils £375,000 PC

Japanese manufacturer Zeus has come up with a range of jewel-encrusted PCs designed to break the bank.

Feb 1 2008 2:23PM
Japanese boffins demo switchable mirror

Japanese boffins demo switchable mirror

Researchers in Japan have demonstrated mirrored windows that transform from transparent to reflective at the flick of a switch..
Dec 18 2007 7:04AM
Japanese market open to Aussie ICT companies

Japanese market open to Aussie ICT companies

A free support service is helping local ICT companies make their mark in the lucrative Japanese market.

Nov 20 2007 2:21PM
Japanese coalition slams YouTube

Japanese coalition slams YouTube

Youtube is not doing enough to stop the illegal sharing of copyrighted video clips and should "reset the service", according to a coalition of Japanese music, film and television companies.
Aug 6 2007 11:04AM
HMV sells off Japanese business

HMV sells off Japanese business

High street retailer HMV has sold of its business in Japan to DSM Investments for 17 billion Yen (A$166M).

Aug 1 2007 10:39AM
Japanese mobile social networking hits the UK

Japanese mobile social networking hits the UK

A mobile social networking service from Japan has been launched in the UK.
Jul 31 2007 9:30AM
Japanese cop puts police records on P2P network

Japanese cop puts police records on P2P network

A Japanese policeman has been fired after inadvertently leaking thousands of police records over the internet.
Jul 23 2007 4:47PM
Japanese boffins claim ultraviolet breakthrough

Japanese boffins claim ultraviolet breakthrough

Better optical disks, light sources and flat-panel displays.
Jul 16 2007 2:11AM
Japanese boffins x-ray a volcano

Japanese boffins x-ray a volcano

Cosmic rays reveal hidden secrets.
May 8 2007 12:32PM
Police raid Japanese Internet phone firm

Police raid Japanese Internet phone firm

US$173m company is 'bogus', local media say.
Dec 8 2006 9:43AM
Open market drives Japanese fibre optic sales

Open market drives Japanese fibre optic sales

27 million home fibre internet users by 2011, research predicts.
Nov 16 2006 11:52AM
Japanese PlayStation 3 units surface on EBay

Japanese PlayStation 3 units surface on EBay

Auction site tightens selling rules to prevent fraud.
Nov 15 2006 8:58AM
Japanese phishing gang caught

Japanese phishing gang caught

Japanese authorities have arrested eight people suspected of being part of a phishing gang.
Jun 7 2006 12:23PM
Unknown malware leaks details of Japanese power plant

Unknown malware leaks details of Japanese power plant

The sensitive security details of a Japanese power plant was leaked onto the internet earlier this month, the second time this year that the worksite’s information was leaked through file-sharing networks.
May 18 2006 8:38PM
Japanese phisher gets suspended sentence

Japanese phisher gets suspended sentence

A Japanese man received a 22-month prison sentence after he created a fake website of Yahoo Japan in order to steal personal information from users of that portal. The sentence was suspended for four years.
Sep 15 2005 4:09PM

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