Hi-res boredom other than the crowd shots
It looks like Japanese who have 8K tellies in time for the Rio Olympics will actually have something to watch in August.
Writes $5.8 billion cheque
Sharp has accepted Foxconn's offer and will be acquired for $5.8 billion.
Japanese government to block the deal
A chance for the chipmaker Renesas to be acquired by Germany's Infineon is likely to be squashed by the Japanese government.
Assuming it tried to crawl in there
Japan Display has said that it would not turn down a partnership with embattled rival Sharp after rumours started to circulate that Japan Display's top investor wants a tie-up between the two.
Set up in Japan
Huawei and NTT DoCoMo have set up a 5G network in the land of bullet trains which can run at 3.6 Gbps if not interrupted by Godzilla.
Possibly with help from Apple
Hon Hai considering buying a majority stake in Sharp's loss-making LCD business for $1.7 billion,
Young dont want them any more
Apple and IBM's business partnership which was supposed to push iPads and iPhones into corporates seems to have reverted to hitting softer targets like Japanese pensioners.
The largest manufacturers of the machinery used to make semiconductors, Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron of Japan, have dumped a merger plans.
What could possibly go wrong?
Japan's nuclear industry, which has not been particularly lucky in recent years, might be suffering from a bad case of addiction to Windows XP.