Technology

Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

May 22, 2018

Sony investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors, buying bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing

Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic

May 22, 2018

Experts say China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges but if successful, would put its space program in the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration.

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

May 22, 2018

Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

May 21, 2018

China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a dispute companies worried might chill global commerce

Toyota chief hopes to help Japan automakers keep tech edge

May 18, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, is promising to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emerging technologies like zero-emission and autonomous driving

China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

May 18, 2018

China says its first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has successfully completed five days of sea trials

Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

May 17, 2018

Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China

China sends trade envoy to US, welcomes Trump ZTE comments

May 14, 2018

China is sending a special envoy to the U.S. for talks on trade issues amid a simmering dispute

Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers, as China's warnings loom

May 14, 2018

Taiwan is seeking to build-up its domestic defense industry in the face of China's warnings and the reluctance of foreign arms suppliers to provide it with planes, ships, submarines and other hardware to defend its 23 million people

China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

May 13, 2018

China's first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has begun sea trials in a sign of the growing sophistication of its domestic arms industry

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