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Amazon Prime steps up to battle Netflix in Japan

Amazon has announced it will bring video streaming to Amazon Prime customers in Japan, just days after Netflix announced it was partnering with a local telecommunications provider in the country.

By August 27, 2015

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Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel 'Rogue One' could re-create Peter Cushing in CGI

Cushing, who played villainous military officer Grand Moff Tarkin in the first "Star Wars" movie, died in 1994. Is this a fitting tribute to a beloved actor, or special effects gone mad?

By August 24, 2015

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Force is strong today: Disneyland to get huge 'Star Wars' expansion, details of films emerge

The Disney fan expo D23 yields big news for the Jedi-addicted: Disneyland and Disney World are both getting 14-acre "lands" based on the "Star Wars" film franchise. Also: Details of upcoming flicks are revealed.

By August 15, 2015

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Mt. Gox bitcoin chief Mark Karpeles arrested in Japan

Karpeles is accused of tampering with financial records to inflate his bank account by $1 million -- and a former employee has ended his silence over the Mt. Gox debacle.

By August 3, 2015

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Sony's profit up, despite ongoing troubles in mobile

The mobile division had an operating loss of $188 million in the last quarter, causing its games division's $160 million profit to go unnoticed.

By July 30, 2015

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Wii U sales finally hit 10 million units as Nintendo nabs tiny profit

Nintendo's revenue was up 21 percent as the company tries to dig its way out of third place in the game console market.

By July 29, 2015

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Sony takes flight with drone joint venture

As part of its push into new businesses, Sony's mobile division teams up with robotics company ZMP to form a new company that will offer drone-based services to business customers.

By July 22, 2015

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Toshiba CEO quits as accounting scandal adds up to $1.22 billion

Japan's finance minister warns this latest scandal could shake the market's trust in the country's corporate governance.

By July 21, 2015

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Windows 10's Cortana will head to Australia, India, Canada and Japan this summer

If you're part of the Windows Insider Program in these countries, you'll soon be able to talk to Cortana on your Windows 10 PC soon.

By July 20, 2015

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Sony to raise $3.6 billion in hopes of profitability

The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."

By June 30, 2015