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June 29, 2019
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Japan Display confirms $100M infusion from customer thought to be Apple

Embattled smartphone screen manufacturer Japan Display Inc. on Friday said a consortium led by China’s Harvest Group is on board to invest up to 80 billion yen ($ 743 million) on a bailout, $ 100 million of which will reportedly … Continue reading

June 27, 2019
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Apple to reportedly invest $100M in struggling supplier Japan Display

Apple has agreed to invest $ 100 million in Japan Display Inc., better known as JDI, as the struggling LCD manufacturer continues efforts to restructure its business in a bid to stay afloat, according to a local report Thursday. AppleInsider … Continue reading

August 25, 2018
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Details: Apple’s first store in Kyoto opens as a community centerpiece for Japan

(Top Photo: Youta Suzuki) Nearly 15 years after opening its first store outside of the United States in Tokyo’s Ginza district, Apple has reiterated its fondness for Japan with a modern store for an ancient city – Kyoto. The store is … Continue reading

March 31, 2018
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iPhone LCD supplier Japan Display scrambling as future high-end iPhones adopt OLED displays

While many believe that the iPhone X’s display is best in class for adopting OLED, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are still popular phones, even with an LCD display. However, iPhone display supplier Japan Display has been struggling … Continue reading

March 31, 2018
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Japan Display seeks over $500M in bid to secure next-gen LCD iPhone orders

In a rush to retain Apple as a smartphone display customer, Japan Display on Friday said it plans to raise more than $ 500 million that will be put towards manufacturing LCD panels for a next-generation iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 27, 2018
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iPhone X bug causing Apple Pay problems for Suica users in Japan

A months-old iPhone X bug is causing error messages and system failures when owners attempt to employ Apple Pay’s NFC functionality at transit terminals in Japan, an especially troublesome situation for users of the popular Suica platform, prompting some to … Continue reading

March 22, 2018
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Angela Ahrendts touts Apple’s investment in Japan, says ‘several’ new retail stores coming

Earlier this week, Apple officially announced that it will open its new Japanese store in Tokyo’s retail district of Shinjuku on April 7th. Now, Angela Ahrendts is teasing that Apple has a lot more planned for Japan customers, with this store only … Continue reading

March 21, 2018
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Apple’s GymKit arrives in Hong Kong and Japan with Life Fitness integration

Apple’s slow GymKit rollout continued this month with new integrations in Hong Kong and Japan, where Apple Watch users can now share workout data with cardio equipment made by Life Fitness. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 11, 2016
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Apple supplier Japan Display discusses $703M bailout from Japanese government

Japan Display, a major Apple LCD display supplier, is reportedly in advanced talks to receive a 75 billion yen ($ 703 million) bailout from the government-backed fund Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, one of its biggest investors. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

October 20, 2016
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Apple rolls out transit directions in Japan for iOS 10.1 beta testers

Ahead of an official debut scheduled to arrive with iOS 10.1 later this month, Apple on Wednesday activated the Apple Maps Transit feature for major metropolitan areas in Japan, including Tokyo and Osaka. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 15, 2016
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Apple, Google app store practices stymie competition, Japan trade report says

According to a recent report by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, limitations applied to developers marketing their wares through proprietary app stores run by Apple and Google are a hindrance to smartphone app industry competition. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 7, 2016
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Apple Partnering With Sony to Bring Apple Pay to Japan

Apple is partnering with Sony to bring its Apple Pay payments service to Japan, reports Japanese news site Nikkei. As has been previously rumored, Apple will make future versions of the iPhone compatible with Sony’s FeliCa technology to allow Japanese … Continue reading