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Tokyo stocks rise further on U.S. gains

16h japantimes.co.jp
Stocks continued to surge on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Monday, with investors encouraged by seeing the U.S. Dow Jones industrial average extend its winning streak to a sixth session last Friday.

Tarnished? The Olympic brand still mints money like never before

22h japantimes.co.jp
PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA – A long-running Russian doping scandal. Corruption scams. Major cities say ‘no’ to staging the Olympics Games. (159-0)

UPDATE 3-Goodyear cuts 2020 forecast as raw material costs rise

2018-02-08 reuters
(Reuters) - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT.O) on Thursday cut its 2020 forecast for combined earnings of its three units amid higher prices for raw materials, overshadowing better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue.

Demand for electric bikes in Japan still brisk 25 years after Yamaha Motor’s first model

2018-02-06 japantimes.co.jp
Electric bicycles are enjoying brisk demand as they mark the 25th anniversary this year since the first model was released in 1993. (1-0)

Buffett's BNSF railroad eyes blockchain for shipping freight

2018-02-05 reuters
BNSF Railway Co, a unit of the billionaire’s conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N), on Monday said it has become the first major U.S. railroad to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance. (39-0)

Lax management and staff shortages led to Toray misconduct, probe finds

2017-12-27 japantimes.co.jp
Data fabrication at a Toray Industries Inc. subsidiary was caused by the management’s lack of interest in quality control and a staff shortage, a report by outside experts said Wednesday. (4-0)

Bridgestone Corp. ADR 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2017-11-10 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by Bridgestone Corp. ADR in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call.

Answers to Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #2

2017-11-10 moneycontrol
Q1. He is one of the founders of the game and his company was the first to sell equipment for it. An early advertisement for this game is shown here. Which game/sport?

Nikkei drops amid tech share weakness, Toshiba hit

2017-11-10 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Friday, with tech shares hurt after a drop by their U.S. counterparts, while Toshiba Corp stumbled on dilution fears after reports it will issue new shares to raise funds. (2-0)

Nikkei tumbles as tech stocks tug Wall Street lower

2017-11-10 thehindubusinessline
Japan's Nikkei share average fell sharply on Friday morning hit by drops in tech shares after their US counterparts languished overnight, while Toshiba Corp stumbled on dilution fears after media reported it will issue new shares to raise funds. (2-0)

Nikkei tumbles, hit by weakness in tech shares; Toshiba dives

2017-11-10 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average fell sharply on Friday morning hit by drops in tech shares after their U.S. counterparts languished overnight, while Toshiba Corp stumbled on dilution fears after media reported it will issue new shares to raise funds. (2-0)

Toyota looks to airless tires to boost electric vehicle performance

2017-10-30 thestar
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Toyota explores airless tyres to build lighter electric vehicles

2017-10-30 livemint
Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp. is eyeing airless tyres to help reduce the weight of battery-electric and fuel-cell vehicles and boost performance, even though the technology is years away from being ready for commercial use. (4-0)

Toyota Explores Airless Tires to Build Lighter Electric Vehicles - Bloomberg

2017-10-30 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (4-0)

Bridgestone to launch mining division in 2018

2017-10-18 australianmining.com.au
Bridgestone Earthmover Tyres (BSEM) is integrating the Australian branch of Bridgestone Engineered Products of Asia (BSEA AU) into its operations.

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