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Sony and Toshiba both hit by economic downturn

Sony and Toshiba both hit by economic downturn

By 30 July 2008

It seems that the electronics industry could take a bit of a beating if economic woes continue. Sony, Toshiba and Panasonic have all published their quarterly results and two of the three are reporting losses. Sony posted a bigger-than-expected 47% fall... >>

Pioneer to stop making 42-inch plasma screens?

Pioneer to stop making 42-inch plasma screens?

By 26 February 2008

Japan's Asahi newspaper is reporting that Pioneer is going to stop making 42-inch plasma panels. Instead the company has apparently opted to buy panels in that size and smaller from Panasonic maker Matsushita Electric Industrial or Hitachi. This move... >>

Matsushita to cover costs on Nokia battery fiasco

Matsushita to cover costs on Nokia battery fiasco

By 24 August 2007

Nokia and Masushita have made a joint statement regarding the battery advisement warning from last week. In a clear message to consumers, the industry and the business world at large, Nokia obviously wants it to be known that it was not to blame for the... >>

Matsushita plans to launch Blu-ray HDD recorder in November

By 20 September 2006

Matsushita, makers of Panasonic-brand products, has announced that it will start selling two Blu-ray hard drive recorders in Japan with a firm launch date of 15 November. The November launch means Panasonic will be the first to release a Blu-ray/HDD recorder,... >>

Matsushita recalls up to 6000 notebook batteries

By 5 September 2006

The curse of the faulty batteries has struck another notebook maker, this time Matsushita. The company is recalling 6000 batteries supplied in notebooks purchased between April and May 2005 and sold in Japan. The name Matsushita is not a familiar one... >>