Upbeat on Intel (CNBC TV interview)

Upbeat on Intel (Airtime: Tues. Apr. 14 2009) Read more about Japan’s electrical sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ More in our J-ELECTRIC report: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ Copyright (c) 2013 Eurotechnology Japan KK All Rights Reserved

Investor Club: What crisis? Meet some booming Japanese companies

It’s not all doom and gloom here in Japan. Nintendo’s sales and operating profits are rising 8.8% year-on-year. KDDI saw its net profits increasing 59% year on year. Yahoo Japan increases dividends by 22%-25% for 2008. Who are today’s winners in Japan’s IT industry? Gerhard Fasol will show us how and why some great Japanese […]

Kyocera expands in Europe via acquisition of TA Triumph-Adler

Kyocera is one of Japan’s powerful electronics companies, which together are about as large economically as the whole of the Netherlands. Taking advantage of low EURO exchange rates and the high YEN, and low valuations during the current economic crisis, Kyocera acquired 93.84% of TA Triumph-Adler AG for a total purchase price on the order […]

72.5% of all digital mobile TV on this planet earth is in Japan

About 50 million mobile phones equipped with digital terrestrial mobile TV (“oneseg”) have been delivered up until today – not counting “oneseg” tuners for PCs, car navigation units and stand-alone units. Comparing this number with reports of mobile TV roll-out in other countries around the world, we conclude that 72.5% of todays mobile phones with […]

Foggy Outlook for Global Tech Sector (CNBC TV interview)

Foggy Outlook for Global Tech Sector (Airtime: Tues. Feb. 10 2009) Read more about Japan’s electrical sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ Japan electronics industries – mono zukuri. Preview this report: Register and receive an email with a link to a free trial version of our report on “Japan electronics industries” and our newsletters. Copyright (c) 2013 Eurotechnology Japan […]

Wild differences in operating margins for mobile, TV media groups and electricals

We analyze the effect of the crisis on operating margins in three different sectors in Japan: (1) electronics, (2) mobile communications (3) TV media groups. In sector (1), Nintendo‘s margins are above 30% and increasing despite the crisis, while traditional electronics companies’ margins are evaporating. (2) for mobile operators DoCoMo, KDDI and SoftBank margins are […]

Panasonic Warns on Loss (CNBC TV interview)

Panasonic Warns on Loss (Airtime: Wed. Feb. 4 2009) Read more about Japan’s electrical sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ More in our J-ELECTRIC report: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ Copyright (c) 2013 Eurotechnology Japan KK All Rights Reserved

Japan trends 2008/2009

One of our clients in the financial industry asked me several trend questions: Q1: Biggest surprises in Japan in 2008? Collapse of Japan’s mobile phone handset market (read our blog). In this context the Japanese telecom equipment makers association invited me to give a presentation, which was booked out 2-3 weeks ahead – about 100 […]

ICT trends for Japan for 2009

Smartphones, European exits from Japan, and M&A ICT trends for Japan: Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) remain engaged in Japan’s ICT sector One of the Embassies here in Tokyo asked me to write a report about ICT trends for Japan… ICT trends for Japan: Mobile phone sector Pushed by the Government the mobile operators […]

Panasonic negotiates to acquire SANYO to form US$ 110 billion group

SANYO suffered from Niigata Chuetsu earthquake of Oct. 23, 2004 Panasonic attracted to SANYO’s battery and energy technologies On November 7, 2008 Panasonic (“Ideas for Life”) and Sanyo (slogan: “Think GAIA”) announced that they entered negotiations which can potentially lead to an acquisition of Sanyo by Panasonic to form one of the largest electronics groups […]

Yamaha Mobile Orchestra – mobile phones musical instruments

Using the motion, acceleration and position sensors to convert smart phones into musical instruments Yamaha Mobile Orchestra uses mobile phones equipped with motion and acceleration sensors as musical instruments Copyright (c) 2008-2013 Eurotechnology Japan KK All Rights Reserved

Apple Nintendo Sony: The power of focus

Lets benchmark three iconic companies: Apple Nintendo Sony Apple Nintendo Sony: three iconic companies evolving along very different paths. Apple’s current physical products famously all fit onto a single mid-sized table. Nintendo’s current physical products as well, for SONY you’d need a warehouse. APPLE: Wednesday October 22 APPLE announced spectacular full-year results with a year-on-year […]

Today’s APPLE 4th quarter results vs NINTENDO

A few hours ago (Oct 22, 2008, 6am Tokyo Time) APPLE announced 4th Quarter and Full Year results – we are here updating our comparison between APPLE and NINTENDO. With 6.9 million iPhones sold in APPLE’s 4th Quarter (July + August + September 2008), APPLE has achieved 2.76% market share of all mobile phones globally. […]

Tech Sector Outlook (CNBC TV interview)

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Games: Nintendo – the winner takes it all

Game industries in total are MUCH bigger than music industries… in Japan game industries are about 10 times bigger business than music industries… Last weekend we had the Tokyo Game Show – read some key points below! From 2006 Japan’s game sector changed dramatically- Nintendo created several paradigm shifts, and “took off”. Read more about […]

Paradigm change of the global mobile phone business and opportunities for Japanese mobile phone makers

Presentation at the CEATEC Conference, talk NT-13, Meeting Room 302, International Conference Hall, Makuhari Messe, Friday October 3, 2008, 11:00-12:00. See the announcement here [in English] and in Japanese [世界の携帯電話市場のパラダイム変更と日本の携帯電話メーカーのチャンス] The emergence of iPhone, Android, open-sourcing of Symbian, and the growth of mobile data services are changing the paradigm of the global mobile phone business […]

Japan electronics industry: Outlook for the Chip Industry (CNBC TV interview)

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Review of Japan Tech Earnings (CNBC TV interview)

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Sony Plans LCD TV Expansion

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Sony Needs a Hit Product

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