Sony Interactive Entertainment on Tuesday said it will lay off about 900 employees in its PlayStation unit, or 8% of its global workforce, becoming the latest technology company to announce headcount trims.
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Such misbehaviour has been coined baito tero, a combination of arubaito, the Japanese version of the German word for “work”, and an abbreviated form of the English term “terrorism”.
Whale deaths in Japan’s Osaka Bay spark concern about cause and frequency: ‘internal Google maps are messed up’
Marine biologists are trying to determine why whales are swimming into the enclave of Osaka Bay, where they are becoming disoriented and stressed before apparently starving to death.
TOKYO -- Yukio Sakamoto will be remembered as one of Japan's most international chip industry executives, a leader who drew on his own experience to try to save a piece of the country's semiconductor production.
TOKYO -- The sales in China of bond-like securities backed by nonperforming debt held by banks surged by 46% last year, according to data released by the Japanese government Wednesday.
KUMAMOTO, Japan -- Hsieh Yong-fen, a materials scientist turned entrepreneur, opened her company's second Japan-based laboratory in the southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto late last year. Now she is deciding whether to build a third.
TOKYO -- Japan should in principle allow exports of defense equipment as Tokyo faces its "toughest and most complicated" security environment in the postwar era, a former head of the country's National Security Secretariat told Nikkei recently.
Paul Cavey, previously Asia macro strategist and managing director at investment company Wellington Management, is the founder of research service East Asia Econ.
The island republic is the only Southeast Asian stop for the 34-year-old star, who has won 14 Grammy awards and nurtured a deeply devoted fan base over her 20-year career.