Tag Archives: Japan

The next-generation console is leading the charge in console gaming, outselling Microsoft's Xbox One.

Sony’s PS4 Sells 6 Million Units Thanks to Japanese Launch

The Japanese company sold 5 million consoles before bringing it to its home base

Will Xbox ever catch up?

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The Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange filed for bankruptcy after losing $473 million in bitcoins.

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Shuts Down, Leaves Investors Penniless

The company's Twitter feed, like its website, has also been scrubbed

The world’s largest bitcoin trading company, Mt. Gox, has gone offline amid allegations of theft…

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Obama’s Meeting With Dalai Lama Chills Icy U.S.-China Relations

Human rights violations claims test

President Obama is once again at odds with China over the president’s meeting today with…

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Black Music Month Power Player: Cortez Bryant, The Manager

As the man behind platinum rap stars Lil Wayne and Drake, Cortez Bryant has brokered blockbuster deals and reveals a new one on the horizon

As part of Black Music Month, Lil Wayne and Drake’s manager Cortez Bryant speaks on…

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Just as the U.S. auto industry was expected to return to the fast lane, following the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, certain segments could be brought to a screeching halt this summer. With Japan’s recent earthquake affecting new-vehicle production both here and abroad, coupled with the civil unrest in the Middle East—which is driving up gas prices to unprecedented levels—many consumers in the market for a new (or used) ride over the next few months are in for a bumpy ride. Here, are five ways in which the earthquake in Japan could affect car sales—and you—this summer.

5 Ways the Earthquake in Japan Could Affect Car Sales & You

With numerous automakers based in Japan, the recent quake could have a trickle down effect on your next purchase

With numerous automakers based in Japan, the recent quake could have a trickle down effect…

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In the News: Government Shutdown Fears; NYC Names New NYC Schools Chancellor; NBA Star Carmelo Anthony Inks Deal with JPC

Headlines around the Web

Headlines around the Web

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What the Japan Crisis May Mean for Your Portfolio

Leading black asset managers give their take on the impact on American industry

Leading black asset managers give their take on the impact on American industry

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In the News: NBA Baller Tyreke Evans to Donate $1,000 per Shot to Japan; ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Ends May 25; Jean-Claude Duvalier Hospitalized

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Headlines around the Web

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In the News: Less Blacks in Major Cities; FDA Bans Japanese Food Imports; Disco Legend Dead at 64

A few noteworthy headlines from around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines from around the Web

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Power Moves: Today’s Revolution Will Be Tweeted

Social media continues to fire up global movements. Why Malcolm Gladwell may be surprised

Social media continues to fire up global movements. Why Malcolm Gladwell may be surprised

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In the News: Disaster Strikes Japan; Debra Lee Named to Obama’s Advisory Board; Ne-Yo Closes Deal with Cartoon Network

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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Anti-Theft Wallet Only Opens With Your Fingerprint

Fashion line introduces a hi-tech billfold, complete with biometric technology and Bluetooth alarm

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Most people would rather put $825 in their wallet rather then spend…

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Okinawa Election Could Swing US Base Issue

TOKYO (AP) — Voters in the small Okinawan city of Nago went to the polls…

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Candidate Against US Base Leads Okinawa Mayor Vote

TOKYO (AP) — The future of an American military base and the balance of U.S.-Japan…

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Okinawa Town Elects Mayor Who Opposes US Base

TOKYO (AP) — The future of an American military base and the balance of U.S.-Japan…

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Okinawa Vote Pressures Japan On US Marine Base

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese voters delivered another blow to a stalled agreement to relocate a…

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Japan, US Discuss Ways To Resolve Custody Disputes

TOKYO (AP) — The United States urged Japan on Friday to resolve a growing number…

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Reactions Heard Around the World

From Chicago to Japan, the manifestation of joy is universal

Joy rang out around the nation and globe as Barack Obama took the presidential oath…

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