Articles By jay alabaster

Hitachi starts all-in-one data centre service

Hitachi starts all-in-one data centre service

TOKYO -- Japanese conglomerate Hitachi on Monday launched a new data center business that includes everything from planning to construction...

May 7th, 2012 jay alabaster
NEC launches software to quickly find video clips in large archives

NEC launches software to quickly find video clips in large archives

TOKYO -- NEC has begun sales of new software to quickly find video clips in large archives, which is well-suited...

April 11th, 2012 jay alabaster
Sony says it lost US$6.4 billion last fiscal year

Sony says it lost US$6.4 billion last fiscal year

TOKYO - Sony expects its net loss for the fiscal year ending March 31 will be more than double what...

April 10th, 2012 jay alabaster
Fujitsu research lab demos current projects

Fujitsu research lab demos current projects

TOKYO -- The head of Fujitsu's main research division says it is a mistake to cut back on investing in...

April 9th, 2012 jay alabaster
Foxconn parent invests US$806 million in Japan Sharp

Foxconn parent invests US$806 million in Japan Sharp

TOKYO - Hon Hai Precision Industry, the parent company of Foxconn Electronics and one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers,...

March 27th, 2012 jay alabaster
Microsoft wooing startups  with free software, business advice

Microsoft wooing startups with free software, business advice

TOKYO -- Jun Kim, the young co-founder of a Korean software house, was recently approached by a representative from Amazon,...

March 5th, 2012 jay alabaster
CES: The end dawns for the classic TV remote

CES: The end dawns for the classic TV remote

TOKYO (01/13/2012) - People have been very friendly to TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, talking to them,...

January 13th, 2012 jay alabaster
CES: Polaroid plans Android Camera with phone

CES: Polaroid plans Android Camera with phone

TOKYO (01/10/2012) - Polaroid finds the whole concept of a "camera-phone" a bit insulting. So it is launching a phone-camera,...

January 11th, 2012 jay alabaster
CES: Samsung plans TVs with face recognition

CES: Samsung plans TVs with face recognition

TOKYO (01/09/2012) - Samsung Electronics announced a host of new gadgets at the International Consumer Electronics Show on Monday, including...

January 10th, 2012 jay alabaster
Samsung, LG to join Sony and launch Google TVs

Samsung, LG to join Sony and launch Google TVs

TOKYO (01/06/2012) - Google said Thursday that TV heavyweights Samsung and LG will launch sets that run its Google TV...

January 6th, 2012 jay alabaster