14 Results for



Myanmar's first non-government phone carrier, Ooredoo, goes live

The Qatar-based phone company is the first to open for business since the Asian country's military dictatorship dissolved three years ago.

By August 6, 2014


Samsung invests $13M in Android microgaming console GamePop

Samsung continues to float an interest in the largely-uncharted waters of Android games as it invests in BlueStacks' GamePop.

By July 23, 2014


Square follows PayPal to Japan for mobile payments

The company said today that it will charge Square customers 3.25 percent per swipe. The Square Register app is also available in the country.

By May 23, 2013


Optical Thunderbolt cables in mass production, coming soon

The new optical cables could be up to 10 times as long as the original Thunderbolt cables, and that's not the only difference.

By January 2, 2013


Softbank plans to take control of Sprint for $20.1 billion

Under a deal expected to close in mid-2013, the Japanese technology company will buy a 70 percent stake in Sprint and invest $8 billion in the U.S. carrier.

By October 15, 2012


Quick-charge your Nissan Leaf with new $9,900 unit

Nissan, with partner Sumitomo Corp., will offer a new quick-charging unit that will be available in 2012 and cost $9,900.

By November 14, 2011


Humanoid plant workers wow crowds at iRex

At the 2011 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, power-lifting bots mix it up with the latest humanoids.

By November 9, 2011


Report: Panasonic, Sumitomo teaming on OLED TVs

The Japanese consumer electronics giant cuts a deal with Sumitomo for OLED screen production, indicating that it might be warming to the next-gen TV tech.

By May 8, 2009


Five tips from a budding green-tech cluster

Entrepreneurs at five early-stage, clean-energy companies in Massachusetts say creating a network of like-minded businesses goes a long way to cultivating green start-ups.

By June 3, 2011


Google plants $100 million in giant wind farm

In another large direct investment in renewable energy, Google is an investor in the 845-megawatt Shepherds Flat farm in Oregon, which will use direct-drive wind turbines from GE.

By April 18, 2011