Technology 

Apple supplier Japan Display to get $700 million bailout from China, Taiwan group: Kyodo

FILE PHOTO – Japan Display Inc’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Ailing Apple supplier Japan Display Inc will receive up to 80 billion yen ($723 million) in a bailout from a group of Chinese and Taiwanese investors, Kyodo news agency reported. A group including China’s state-backed Silk Road Fund and Taiwanese panel maker TPK Holding Co will inject around 60 billion to 80 billion yen, taking a stake of 30-50 percent in Japan Display, Kyodo said, without…

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Technology 

Japan to tell Facebook to improve data protection: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese government is set to tell Facebook Inc (FB.O) to better protect its users’ personal data after a leak involving British firm Cambridge Analytica that affected 87 million users globally, Kyodo News reported on Monday. The logo of Facebook is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo The government, which jointly investigated the data leak with British authorities, judged that the world’s largest social media network did not properly manage personal data and failed to…

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Sports 

Disgraced Japanese basketball players suspended one year: Kyodo

(Reuters) – Four players from the Japanese men’s basketball team have been handed 12-month bans by the Japan Basketball Association (JBA) after being sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday. Takuya Hashimoto, Keita Imamura, Yuya Nagayoshi and Takuma Sato were sent home from Jakarta on Aug. 20 and had their accreditation withdrawn by the Japanese Olympic Committee after they were found to have spent the night with women in a Jakarta hotel. The report said JBA President Yuko Mitsuya would incur a 10 percent…

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