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Sony’s Yuletide Doldrums Could Lead to Comeback
December 22, 2014
Sony’s Yuletide Doldrums Could Lead to Comeback
Heeding some advice from an unlikely source could help the Japanese company salvage its reputation.
Sony’s Yuletide Doldrums Could Lead to Comeback
Sony to Diversify Amid Renewed Losses
May 15, 2014
Sony to Diversify Amid Renewed Losses
Can fresh board members and a transition into new markets be enough to save a premier Japanese brand?
Sony to Diversify Amid Renewed Losses
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
March 23, 2014
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
With few willing to risk exposure to radiation, staffing agencies are exploiting unskilled laborers from across Japan.
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
February 21, 2014
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
Our Tokyo editors discuss hardships faced by Fukushima's 136,000 displaced residents and more in this week's podcast.
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
<i>RoboCop</i> 3D and the Battle over Bigger Big Screens in China
February 03, 2014
RoboCop 3D and the Battle over Bigger Big Screens in China
Imax claims that low-cost “China Film Giant Screen” copied its technology.
RoboCop 3D and the Battle over Bigger Big Screens in China
Video Game Consoles Face Uphill Battle in China
January 10, 2014
Video Game Consoles Face Uphill Battle in China
Even though Beijing has partially lifted the ban on consoles, Nintendo et al will find it hard to profit in China.
Video Game Consoles Face Uphill Battle in China
Foxconn Under Fire: Interns Forced to Make PlayStation 4 Consoles
October 11, 2013
Foxconn Under Fire: Interns Forced to Make PlayStation 4 Consoles
University forced student interns to work, said they wouldn’t graduate otherwise.
Foxconn Under Fire: Interns Forced to Make PlayStation 4 Consoles
Sony Japan Press Conference: PS4 Domestic Release, Redesigned Vita, Vita TV
September 09, 2013
Sony Japan Press Conference: PS4 Domestic Release, Redesigned Vita, Vita TV
Sony spills the beans on a new set-top box and a thinner, lighter Vita.
Sony Japan Press Conference: PS4 Domestic Release, Redesigned Vita, Vita TV
July 04, 2013
Sony SmartWatch 2: A Step Forward?
After a questionable start with its first entry, Sony appears to have made real improvements.
Sony SmartWatch 2: A Step Forward?
June 26, 2013
Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Waterproof Super Phablet Like Two Samsungs in One
This huge new smartphone combines popular features in a premium package.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Waterproof Super Phablet Like Two Samsungs in One
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
October 10, 2012
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
Once Asia’s leading economy, Japan has struggled to keep up with a fast growing region. Could innovation be the key?
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
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