from Breakingviews:

China web giants take the fight offline in 2014

December 17, 2013

By Robyn Mak

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Sony stumble gives Loeb headache and opportunity

November 1, 2013

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Tokyo Electron takeover is no template for Japan

October 3, 2013

By Una Galani
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Sony brush-off won’t end Dan Loeb campaign

August 6, 2013

By Peter Thal Larsen

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Global Investing:

Amid yen weakness, some Asian winners

April 17, 2013

Asian equity markets tend to be casualties of weak yen. That has generally been the case this time too, especially for South Korea.

from Global Investing:

Korean exporters’ yen nightmare (corrected)

January 17, 2013

(corrects name of hedge fund in para 3 to Symphony Financial Partners)

Any doubt about the importance of a weaker yen in thawing the frozen Japanese economy will have been dispelled by the Nikkei's surge to 32-month highs this week. Since early December, when it became clear an incoming Shinzo Abe administration would do its best to weaken the yen, the equity index has surged as the yen has fallen.

from MediaFile:

Sony’s case of iPad 3 launch envy

February 28, 2012

Sony, in a bout of bad timing, is hosting an event on March 7 in San Francisco for tech reporters at the same time as Apple's reported iPad 3 unveiling and the Japanese conglomerate wants to make sure it won't get ditched.

from Africa News blog:

Must we see rape in Britain to understand rape in Congo?

September 30, 2011

I was left somewhat traumatised after going to see a screening of a controversial new Hollywood-backed short released this week, aimed at highlighting the link between minerals mined for British mobile phones and the use of rape and murder as weapons of war in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

from DealZone:

Auto insurer launches virtual toolbox

April 22, 2009

nationwide-mobile-screenshot-1Auto insurer Nationwide has joined businesses such as Kraft Foods, eBay and Amazon.com in developing applications that customers can access on Apple's popular iPhone.

from MacroScope:

Das sinking sound

February 13, 2009

Europe's leaders can no longer rely on the argument that German resilience will cushion the blow to the continent from the worst global recession in just about anyone's living memory.