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Tokyo, Nov 20, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation, the Official Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Audio and Visual Equipment category for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, announced it will bring its Full HD 3D Plasma Home Theater System* to the City of Vancouver's live site to the utmost excitement of spectacular images with the residents and visitors from all over the world. This is part of the company's Games-related marketing programs to be carried out under its Olympic slogan, "Sharing the Passion." Panasonic will set up a 700 m2 corporate pavilion called "Panasonic FULL HD 3D THEATER" at the David Lam Park live site throughout the Games period from February 12 to 28, 2010 under the cooperation with the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC), the City of Vancouver and Canada's Olympic Broadcast Med... (more)

Transfer of the Epson Imaging Sales Function to the Sony Group

Tokyo, Nov 27, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - Seiko Epson Corporation ("Epson") and Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that as of December 1, the sales function of the small- and medium-sized TFT LCD business (excluding high-temperature polysilicon TFT LCDs, etc.) of Epson Imaging Devices Corporation ("Epson Imaging") would be transferred to Sony and Sony Mobile Display Corporation ("SMD"). On June 30, 2009, Epson and Sony announced the execution of an agreement to transfer to the Sony group certain assets of the small- and medium-sized TFT LCD business operated by Epson Imaging.... (more)

H.I.S. Reports Results for the Full Year Ended October 2009; Net Income Up 35.5%

Tokyo, Dec 17, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (TSE1: 9603), a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2009. As the Group actively sought to increase share in the industry, consolidated net sales for the period fell 11.8% to 325,086 million yen, operating income increased 20.9% to 7,137 million yen and net income rose 35.5% to 3,371 million yen. Within the travel industry, for overseas travel, there was a continuing overall downward trend in the number of Japanese who travel abroad, with the projected number bet... (more)

Fujitsu and Sun Microsystems Enhance SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server

Tokyo and Santa Clara, Jan 12, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu (TSE: 6702) and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced an enhanced SPARC Enterprise(TM) M3000 server with the new 2.75GHz SPARC64(TM) VII processor. The SPARC Enterprise M3000 is a single socket, highly reliable, mission-critical server powered by a quad-core SPARC64 VII processor. It has many of the same mission-critical features as the mid-range and high-end SPARC64-based SPARC Enterprise servers such as mainframe-class reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) at an entry-level price. The ne... (more)

Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2009 Third-Quarter Financial Results; Improved Profitability in all Business Segments

Tokyo, Jan 29, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu, a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace, today reported consolidated net income of 4.1 billion yen (US$45 million) for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 (October 1 - December 31, 2009), rebounding from a net loss in the previous year. Profitability improved in every business segment, and the semiconductor device business posted a profit for the first time in seven quarters. Third-quarter operating income, which measures the profitability of ongoing business operations, totaled 33.6 billion yen (US... (more)