Japanese consumer electronics giant Panasonic Corp. said Wednesday its quarterly earnings surged more than eight-fold, helped by the weaker yen and a one-time boost from a change in its corporate pension scheme.Full story
TOKYO (Reuters) - As the breakneck growth in the global smartphone market eases, the mostly Japanese companies that make the robots that build the phones are looking to automakers to take up the slack. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp <6752.T>, its subsidiary Sanyo Electric Co Ltd <MATEIH.UL> and LG Chem Ltd <051910.KS> agreed to plead guilty to separate price-fixing allegations involving automotive parts and notebook computer battery cells, the U.S. Justice Department said Full story
Panasonic's logo on a lamp is seen at an electronic shop in Tokyo February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Yuya Shino
Signs hang above the Panasonic booth on the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Batteries from Panasonic and Fujitsu are seen at an electronic shop in Tokyo February 1, 2013. Shares of Panasonic Corp jumped 8.8 percent to 644 yen in early trade on February 4, 2013, hitting a 7-month high after the consumer electronics maker rebounded to a quarterly profit and stuck with its ful
Actor/director Danny DeVito speaks at the Panasonic booth at CES on Jan. 9.
Panasonic North America CEO Joe Taylor talks to Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker during the Panasonic opening day keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY POLITICS)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PANASONIC - Lisa Ling and CEO of Panasonic, Kazuhiro Tsuga seen during the Panasonic keynote presentation at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2013, on Tuesday, Jan. 08, 2013, in Las Vegas, NV.