Sharp Draws Flak for Samsung Deal

Sharp Corp. ’s capital alliance with Samsung Electronics Co. is upsetting some Japanese bloggers who claim that the made-in-Japan brand is “selling its soul” by teaming up with its South Korean competitor. When the news of Samsung’s investment in Sharp first came out this week, Japanese …

Sharp Draws Flak for Samsung Deal

Sharp Corp. ’s capital alliance with Samsung Electronics Co. is upsetting some Japanese bloggers who claim that the made-in-Japan brand is “selling its soul” by teaming up with its South Korean competitor. When the news of Samsung’s investment in Sharp first came out this week, Japanese …

Apple Can’t Duck Giving Documents in Privacy Lawsuit

Apple Inc. (AAPL) must show in detail how it’s complying with court orders to turn over evidence in a privacy lawsuit, a judge ruled, saying he can no longer rely on what the company tells him in the case. U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal in San Jose, California, issued the order after the …

Facebook tries to stay hip with jazzier News Feed

MENLO PARK, Calif.—Facebook doesn’t want to be dismissed as an Internet has-been before its social network even enters its adolescence. In an effort to remain hip, it is infusing the focal point of its website with a more dynamic look and additional controls designed to empower its 1 billion users …