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  • Sony's Tokyo HQ taking greater role in Hollywood studio after furor

    Sony Corp's Tokyo headquarters is changing its usual arm's-length relationship with its U.S. studio following a massive cyberattack and the controversy over the comedy "The Interview", with the group CEO being consulted on key decisions, company officials...
  • Chinese entrepreneurs aim to become technology power players

    Alibaba was just the beginning: Get ready to hear a lot more about Chinese tech companies. China's technology industry, much like China in general, is undergoing a transformation. Entrepreneurs speak of an innovation "golden age" fueled by a mobile-...
  • China police fire on Tibetans after self-immolations: rights group

    Chinese police have fired on Tibetan protesters demonstrating after a series of deadly self-immolations by people from Tibet campaigning against Chinese rule of their Himalayan region, a rights group said on Friday. A monk was shot in the arm after...
  • On Christmas visit with troops, Obama lauds end of Afghanistan mission

    One week before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops on Thursday during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay. One man in the crowd...
  • Two U.S. drone strikes kill seven militants in Pakistan

    Two suspected U.S. drones fired missiles at militant hideouts in northwest Pakistan on Friday killing at least seven fighters, Pakistani intelligence officials said. The attacks took place in the same area where the Pakistani army has been mounting an...
  • In Asia, 'The Interview' is watched illegally online, and panned

    Hundreds of thousands of people viewed illegal copies of "The Interview" in China and South Korea on Friday, just hours after the controversial movie on the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was released in the United States....
  • WRAPUP 6-Sony's 'Interview' draws U.S. moviegoers who trumpet free speech

    "The Interview,"the Sony Pictures film about a fictional plot to assassinateNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un, opened in more than 300 movietheaters across the United States on Christmas Day, drawing manysell-out audiences and statements by patrons that...
  • Sony's 'Interview' draws U.S. moviegoers who trumpet free speech

    "The Interview," the Sony Pictures film about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, opened in more than 300 movie theaters across the United States on Christmas Day, drawing many sell-out audiences and statements by patrons that...
  • China's antitrust regulator says Qualcomm case to be settled soon

    The Chinese government said on Friday that it will soon settle its antitrust investigation of U.S. mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's anti-monopoly regulator which launched a probe of the...
  • India seeks help from Bhutan, Myanmar to hunt down militants

    India has sought cooperation from Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh in an offensive against a tribal militant group that had shot dead at least 80 people in Assam state this week, officials said on Friday. Police believe that a faction of the National...
  • 10 years after tsunami, Indonesian family reborn

    It all started with a dream that led to a chance meeting: A girl who had been swept away by the Indian OceanĀ tsunamiĀ a decade ago. For three nights, the child's uncle said she visited him in his sleep. When he told the girl's mother, Jamaliah, it was...