Our technology expert reflects on this year’s Consumer Electronics Show
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Thursday 31 May 2012
Japan's scandal-hit cameras and equipment firm Olympus gave more evidence it is struggling yesterday as it signalled plans to axe 2500 staff and sell a stake to Sony or Panasonic.
Friday 11 May 2012
Panasonic's January-March losses ballooned 10-fold to 438 billion yen (£3.4 billion), completing a year of record red ink at the Japanese electronics maker battered by natural disasters and an ailing TV business.
Friday 13 January 2012
South Korea's Samsung Electronics is open to an alliance with the Japanese camera maker Olympus, potentially joining other electronics firms in circling one of the biggest names in medical equipment.
Thursday 24 November 2011
No more lugging a bulky camcorder on holiday; now they come small enough to fit into your shirt pocket.
Tuesday 01 November 2011
Panasonic shocked the market as it forecast full-year losses would hit ¥420bn (£3.3bn), the worst in a decade, with one executive dubbing it the "birth pangs" of changing strategy.
Saturday 29 October 2011
Ronnie O'Sullivan has apologised for claiming he felt "raped" playing in the lower-profile Players Tour Championship (PTC) series.
Saturday 22 October 2011
Thursday 01 September 2011
With a woeful August for the City finishing on a high yesterday, analysts were on the hunt for the next big takeover deal as a number of stocks on the mid-tier index had their bid potential talked up.
Monday 04 April 2011
To claim that one person singlehandedly revolutionised or modernised an institution is a time-worn cliche in journalism, but in the case of Peter Post and cycling team management it happens to be true. Already a successful track cyclist and road-racer before retiring in 1972, Post was the first manager to transfer the concept of "total football", which he had seen working wonders for Ajax, his beloved local side in his home town of Amsterdam, to his own sport.
Friday 01 April 2011
The talk of the range here yesterday, as the Shell Houston Open concerned the incredible generosity shown by Ryo Ishikawa. The 19-year-old has pledged to give all his winnings this season to the Japan earthquake relief fund.
Sean O'Grady: For now this is a natural disaster. If it becomes nuclear, the economic fallout will affect us all
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Saturday 20 November 2010
Just weeks after Sony quietly pressed stop on the Walkman, its Japanese rival Panasonic has announced the end of another chapter of music history. It will no longer produce its Technics line of analogue turntables, including the pioneering 1200 series, originally a humble record player, that almost by accident sparked the birth of a musical and cultural movement.
Monday 25 October 2010
Saturday 02 October 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more