TOKYO Japan Display Inc aims to bring some automotive panel production back to Japan after the novel coronavirus outbreak disrupted its supply chain in China, a company executive said on Friday.
TOKYO Sony Corp's image sensor business aims to replicate PlayStation's success to address its reliance on a handful of manufacturers in the fickle smartphone market: It plans to sell software by subscription for data-analysing sensors in situ.
TOKYO Japanese telecoms company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) will invest 64.5 billion yen ($560 million) in NEC Corp to beef up efforts to develop fifth-generation (5G) wireless technologies, the two firms said on Thursday.
TOKYO Japan's Toshiba Corp said on Monday it planned to sell down its 40.2% stake in flash memory chips firm Kioxia Holdings and will return a majority of the net proceeds to shareholders.
TOKYO Toshiba Corp plans to gradually unwind its 40% stake in Kioxia Holdings after the world's second-largest flash memory chip firm lists its shares in an IPO later this year, two people familiar with the matter said on Saturday.
TOKYO When Japanese firm Iris Ohyama agreed in April to begin producing much-needed face masks in Japan, it marked a win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wants to bring manufacturing back from China.
TOKYO Japanese industrial conglomerates Hitachi Ltd and Toshiba Corp will join with Miraca Holdings to increase production of antigen-based coronavirus tests, aiding in the country's effort to screen more people for the new virus.
TOKYO Sony Corp said on Tuesday it will turn its listed financial arm, Sony Financial Holdings Inc , into a wholly owned unit through a tender offer worth about 400 billion yen ($3.72 billion).