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Sony Ericsson Yendo: Got a yen for a touchscreen Walkman phone?

The Sony Ericsson Yendo is the first full touchscreen Walkman phone. But what's a Yendo?

By June 16, 2010


iPhone piggy bank predicts how well you'll do in life

Feed this box with 500-yen coins, stick to your savings plan, and keep your avatar in fine fettle.

By February 28, 2013


Sony warns of worse-than-expected $6.4 billion loss

Company says that it will post a net loss of 520 billion yen, up from the 220 billion yen it had previously expected to lose.

By April 10, 2012


Correction: Panasonic earnings

The story incorrectly noted Panasonic's fiscal year. It just concluded fiscal year 2013. Also, the sales figure for fiscal 2013 has been corrected. It was 7.3 trillion yen.

By May 10, 2013


Nintendo loses nearly $1 billion as Wii sales plummet

The game company is suffering from slumping sales of Wii hardware and software, as well as a weak yen.

By October 27, 2011


Nintendo loses $1.3B in six months, report says

The game company will reportedly show tomorrow that it lost 100 billion yen ($1.3 billion) during the six-month period ended September 30.

By October 26, 2011


Slumping Wii, DS sales hit Nintendo's earnings

The games company endures another disappointing six months. Never mind the role of a stronger yen--it's the weakness of the Wii and DS that has to be the real worry.

By October 28, 2010


Japan gets 250GB PS3 Slim

The upsized console will be offered as the Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Edition for 41,600 yen ($459) due in mid-December.

By September 24, 2009


YouTube and the new creative class

On the video site's fifth birthday, YouTube new-media honcho Kevin Yen notes the emergence of the youthful, do-it-yourself media mogul. A key driver: monetization.

By May 17, 2010


Sony returns to black, raises forecast

Helped by robust computer and TV sales, the electronics giant posts net profit of 25.7 billion yen versus a net loss a year ago, while sales inch up for the quarter.

By July 29, 2010