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Nissan’s European and Japanese teams collaborate to test Ariya electric SUV ahead of production

Nissan’s European and Japanese teams collaborate to test Ariya electric SUV ahead of production

Japanese automobile giant Nissan Motor Company has confirmed that its teams of veteran engineering experts in Europe and Japan are working together to optimize the performance of the Ariya electric

French casino operator Partouche join forces with Pixel Companyz to create first Japan-led IR consortium

French casino operator Partouche join forces with Pixel Companyz to create first Japan-led IR consortium

Tokyo-headquartered Pixel Companyz has confirmed that France-based casino operator Partouche Group has joined forced with it to make a bid on one of the three planned commercial integrated resort c

Japanese investors sell record amount of euro-denominated bonds in March

Investors in Japan sold 1.96 trillion yen ($19.2 billion) worth of euro-denominated long & medium-term bonds in the month of March this year, fresh data released by Ministry of Finance revealed.

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son recalls how he got exclusive rights for selling iPhone in Japan

Late Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc, was originally reluctant to give SoftBank exclusive rights to sell the iPhone in the Japan but Masayoshi Son finally managed to gain the exclusivity for his company, the Japanese savvy technology entrepreneur recounted in a recent interview.

In a recent TV interview, Masayoshi Son recounted how he managed to score the deal to become the Apple iPhone's exclusive carrier in Japan. He said that he had called Mr. Jobs and arranged for a meeting nearly two years ahead of Apple's officially acknowledging the iPhone's existence.

Sony may come up with a Windows Phone

Consumer electronic manufacturer Sony may come with a Windows Phone-based handset sometime in the future, a senior executive from the Japanese company hinted at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week.

Pierre Perron, head of Sony Mobile Europe, revealed that Sony was in talks with Microsoft in regards to bringing a Windows Phone-based Sony-branded handset to the market.

Sony officially launches Bravia Smart Stick

Japanese electronics giant Sony has officially launched its Bravia Smart Stick in the United States.

The Sony Bravia Smart Stick has been designed to work around the 2013 Bravia television line up. It is like a Google Android-based TV dongle that comes bundled with some very striking Sony Bravia applications.

Jamie Marsh, television marketing manager for Electronics Home Entertainment & Sound Division at Sony, said that the Smart Stock would bring the full power of Google services to users' television sets.

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