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    1. December 11, 2014

      Weak yen divisive for Abe ahead of Japanese election

      ...is bringing production back home and creating new jobs. Toshiba, for example, plans to invest more than Y300bn ($2...The company says it has no plans to change employment levels. Toshiba is also ramping up investment at the Yokkaichi memory chip plant...Kana Inagaki in Tokyo

    2. December 9, 2014

      Carlyle to sell Japanese semiconductor business at a loss

      ...transfer their 95 per cent stake in Covalent, formerly known as Toshiba Ceramics, to CoorsTek on December 26. Including debt and bonds...with the matter. When the two private equity groups bought Toshiba’s semiconductor wafer business in a management buyout...Kana Inagaki — Tokyo

    3. December 7, 2014

      Japan’s titans slim down and fight back

      ...2012 include JVC Kenwood, Pioneer Corp and Sharp. Hitachi Maxell and Japan Display — formed from cast-offs from Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi — both made lukewarm initial public offerings this year, and have since struggled to come close to their opening...Ben McLannahan

    1. December 7, 2014

      Robots: the ghost in the machine gets smarter

      ...technology giants, including Panasonic, Toshiba and Sharp, are honing their robotics...with an ageing society. In October, Toshiba unveiled its prototype of a human-like...people with dementia. Robotics are part of Toshiba’s plan to increase its healthcare...Kana Inagaki in Tokyo

    2. December 1, 2014

      Government to back £1bn Swansea tidal project

      ...Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, will say. The government will also announce a co-operation agreement with Toshiba, GDF Suez and NuGen to provide a guarantee to help build a nuclear power station at Moorside in Cumbria. Ministers are also...Jim Pickard and Gill Plimmer

    3. November 6, 2014

      Elevators race to top as technology matches skyscraper growth

      ...buildings, lift makers including Mitsubishi, Hitachi and Toshiba have been forced to make technological strides, using new...higher and faster than ever before. For the past decade, Toshiba’s lifts in the Taipei 101 office tower in Taiwan has held...Tanya Powley, Manufacturing Correspondent and John Burn-Murdoch, Interactive Data Journalist

    4. October 30, 2014

      Bristol to become smart city laboratory

      ...will be able to push it to the limits to find out where and when it will break,” says Professor Joe McGeehan, who brought Toshiba’s European research and development centre to Bristol in the 1970s and now heads the university’s communications engineering...John Murray Brown

    5. October 22, 2014

      Japan: Power switch weighs on Abe

      ...to Japan’s “nuclear village” of the economy ministry, the power companies and plant-builders such as Hitachi and Toshiba. One complained that the final report on the Satsumasendai plant in September was little changed from the preliminary report...By Ben McLannahan

    6. October 16, 2014

      Japan Display shares tumble as it warns of swing into the red

      ...and low-end handset makers. Japan Display was created in 2012 by merging the liquid crystal display units of Hitachi, Toshiba and Sony, and had been touted as one of the few turnround stories in Japan’s crowded tech space. Analysts and investors...Kana Inagaki in Tokyo

    7. Nick Butler

      October 8, 2014

      Hinkley Point: the nuclear winners and losers

      ...rising prices. Much now depends on whether the other potential suppliers of nuclear power, including companies such as Toshiba, General Electric and Hitachi which we excluded from the negotiations around Hinkley, can now come forward with a deal which...Nick Butler

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