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  • With PlayStation network, Sony goes back to the future in search of revival

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster - the PlayStation. Sony plans to reposition the video...
  • Dendy and Nine Raise The Stakes in Australia's Online Video Sector

    HONG KONG - Independent cinema chain Dendy is to launch a VoD service next week in Australia. The move follows shortly after TV giant Nine Entertainment took a A$1 million stake in existing VoD platform QuickFlix. Dendy Direct will kick off on Aug. 6...
  • Nissan expects Takata to pay all costs related to air bag recall: executive

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd expects Takata Corp to pay back to the automaker all costs related to the recent air bag recall, Corporate Vice President Joji Tagawa said. Nissan, Japan's second-biggest automaker by global sales, recalled 755,500...
  • 2016 Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Prototype [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Infiniti, First Drives, Luxury It only takes about half a lap of the Millbrook Proving Grounds for me to become convinced that Infiniti must build this car. The sedan I am piloting around the English circuit is a working...
  • Nissan aims to boost U.S. sales and profit as it closes on Honda

    YOKOHAMA Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd aims to boost sales and profitability in the United States, its biggest market, an executive said, after Japan's No.2 automaker posted a 14 percent rise in quarterly U.S. sales, closing in on rival Honda...
  • Factbox: Potential Argentine debt default looms as July 30 approaches

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina, out of legal options to avoid paying a court-awarded $1.33 billion plus interest to holdout creditors who twice spurned a restructuring offer, has until July 30 to either pay them, negotiate a settlement or default. The...
  • Vivek Oberoi and Riteish Deshmukh Join 'Bank Chor'

    HONG KONG - Vivek Oberoi and Riteish Deshmukh will head the cast of "Bank Chor," an Indian crime caper movie that goes into production immediately. The film about three not-so-smart crooks who try to rob a bank on the worst possible day is directed by...
  • My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]

    My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]
    I was prepping the garden for my daughter's engagement party when it hit me. (We really like the guy, thanks for asking.) I was inviting these strangers into the garden, but I was about to kick all the residents out. The bugs, I mean. I was all...
  • Subaru teasing new WRX S4 model ahead of Japanese debut

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Japan, Subaru The Subaru WRX range is growing just a little bit larger, at least in Japan, with the automaker's teasing announcement of a new version called the S4. Unfortunately, the company is keeping details about its...
  • Connecticut's Amy Bloom To Talk About Her New Novel 'Lucky Us'

    Connecticut's Amy Bloom To Talk About Her New Novel 'Lucky Us'
    Amy Bloom, the best-selling Connecticut author beloved by readers and critics alike, will give a free talk on Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, about her new novel, "Lucky Us" (Random House, $26). It's the story of...
  • Apple Secures Broad Smartwatch Patent

    Apple, expected to launch an "iWatch" later this year, landed a sweeping patent covering a "wrist-worn electronic device." The tech giant on Tuesday was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006, covering an electronic wristwatch that could work in conjunction...