Machine tool and component makers in Japan are seeing brisk orders as components for the next-generation iPhone go into production. But Japanese suppliers are also looking beyond Apple.
Speculating on what the 'iPhone 6' will look like is dicey and, as a consequence, highly debatable.
Sony could double the number of sensors it supplies to Apple if it cements a deal as a supplier for a new iPhone.
Tesla and Panasonic may hook up on a US battery plant with a total investment close to $1 billion, according to a Japan-based report.
Apple owns a big chunk of LCD production at a Sharp facility. Now Sharp would like it back, thank you.
Sony may sell its PC operations to an investment fund -- not hook up with Lenovo as previous reports had claimed.
An analysis by Nikkei Electronics has confirmed that the processor inside Apple's iPhone 5S is made by Samsung, confirming the warring companies' ongoing relationship.
Sony is trying to make its consumer electronics business profitable. And that appears to require more cuts at production facilities.
Toshiba is slated to be a major chip supplier for the Project Ara smartphone, according to a Japan-based report.
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