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News Summary: Whistleblower still fighting Olympus

FIGHT GOES ON: More than a year after Japan's Supreme Court ordered camera and medical-equipment maker Olympus Corp. to stop punishing a whistleblower and reinstate him to his regular job, Masaharu Hamada is still fighting. Full story

Japan's Olympus execs found guilty in loss coverup

A Tokyo court convicted Olympus Corp.'s former president and two other executives Wednesday for a yearslong cover-up of massive investment losses that damaged the credibility of corporate Japan. Full story

Sony, Olympus delay medical venture as regulatory approval on hold

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp <6758.T> and Olympus Corp <7733.T> have again delayed the start of a joint venture to develop medical equipment because they have yet to gain approval from some regulators. Full story

Gerard Butler: ‘Olympus’ is ‘very provocative’ film

   The Scottish actor chats about his newest film, “Olympus Has Fallen,” in which he plays a disgraced Secret Service agent called to action when the White House is attacked, and discusses how current events are reflected in the film and how he perfected his American accent.

Olympus Stylus XZ-10 packs control ring and PEN-like AF, we go hands-on at CP+ (video)

We have to say, Olympus has a very compelling point-and-shoot to show off at CP+. The Stylus XZ-10, which launched just this week, includes a small arsenal of features that you wouldn't normally find on a pocketable cam, including incredibly fast autofocus, a control ring around the lens, a dedicat Full story

We're live from CP+ 2013 in Yokohama, Japan!

It feels like just yesterday that we made our way through hall after hall at Photokina. Cologne, Germany's biennial photo extravaganza is absolutely massive in comparison to Japan's up-and-coming CP+, which admittedly promised a bit more excitement in 2012, but local enthusiasts seem to have come o Full story

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  High Profile CEO Blows Whistle on Own Company

Michael Woodford, former CEO of Olympus, explains why he decided to expose the company's billion dollar investment losses.

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A man passes a logo of Japan's Olympus outside the company showroom in Tokyo
A man passes a logo of Japan's Olympus outside the company showroom in Tokyo

A man passes a logo of Japan's Olympus Corp outside the company showroom in Tokyo December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao