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Panasonic ups the ante on video with its new GH5 camera

To say that Panasonic is all but out of the camera race wouldn't be a huge overstatement. In the GH4, however, the company has had a shining beacon of hope. A profoundly competent mirrorless camera ai

Panasonic’s new shopping system automatically bags and tallies your bill

For some reason I hate everything about grocery shopping, but I must share this hate with others because companies like Amazon, and now Panasonic, are throwing a lot of tech at the problem. WSJ report

Draper Nexus closes $175 million fund, LP’s include Panasonic, Canon and other Japanese tech giants

Early stage venture firm, Draper Nexus, has closed its second fund at $175 million, according to Managing Director Q Motiwala. Its debut fund closed in 2013, at $50 million. Limited partners in Draper

Kymeta’s Partnership With Panasonic Brings Internet To Maritime Markets

This week at CES, Kymeta announced a partnership with Panasonic to bring lightweight, flat-panel antennas to the maritime market. Kymeta’s core technology, the mTenna, is designed to communicate wit

The Return Of Technics Is Symbolic, But Will Anyone Actually Buy Them?

The Technics SL-1200 turntable might be the most important piece of DJ equipment ever created. Hip-hop and modern dance music wouldn't exist if it weren't for this iconic device. Although the origi

Panasonic Begins Selling The First Firefox OS-Powered Smart TVs, Initially In Europe

Mozilla picked CES in January to show-off is Firefox OS -- know best for powering cheap smartphones for emerging markets -- running on smart TVs. Now the initial fruits of its labor are on shelves in

Panasonic Partners With Photon To Build Smarter Signs In Stores

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.photon.in/en/">Photon Interactive</a>, a company that's been focused on building mobile experiences for large brands, is teaming up with Panasonic to bring what the

Panasonic Announces An Epic Cameraphone

Meet the Panasonic DMC-CM1 cameraphone. Inside is a massive image sensor on par with top-tier pocket cameras, yet the whole package is still rather svelte. With the DMC-CM1 Panasonic is returning to t

A Week With Panasonic’s BTD10 Bluetooth Headphones

In the heyday of consumer electronics, the words “premium audio” and “Panasonic” wouldn’t have seemed so incongruous. However, with the rise of boutique audio hardware an

Panasonic Teams Up With Mozilla For Firefox OS-Powered Smart TVs & Open Standards Push

Hours after LG unveiled its webOS-powered smart TV interface at CES, Panasonic has spilled the beans on its own mobile-inspired TV plans — announcing a partnership with Mozilla to use the latter

Panasonic Debuts 20-inch 4K Windows 8 Tablet: Less Than Half An Inch With Stylus Input

Panasonic showed off a new tablet device at its CES 2013 keynote today. The Windows 8-based device is less than half-an-inch thick, with a 20-inch screen with 4K resolution for ultra-crisp images. The

Panasonic Debuts World’s First 4K Printed OLED TV, Just Half An Inch Thick

Panasonic showed off a unique new kind of OLED TV today on stage at the CES 2013 keynote, which is manufactured using 3D printing technology. The 56-inch television is incredibly thin, at just half-an

Japanese Hardware Layoffs Continue: Panasonic To Cut 10K More Workers In The Next 5 Months

The Japanese consumer electronics industry continues to feel the squeeze in the economy, with mass layoffs of workers representing one of the more painful effects. In the latest development, Panasonic

Panasonic And Canon Factories Are Attacked By Chinese Demonstrators, Suspend Operations

Aggressive demonstrations in and near Panasonic's and Canon's Chinese factories have forced the companies to temporarily suspend operations. According to the French news agency AFP, demonstrators are

Panasonic CEO: We Have No Plans To Invest $630M Into Olympus

On Wednesday, reports circulated that Panasonic was interested in injecting a $630 million capital investment into Olympus Corp, but Panasonic CEO Fumio Ohtsubo has stepped up to squash these rumors.

Review: Panasonic Lumix GX1

A return to form for Panasonic, and a M4/3 camera that photographers won't be suspicious of. Its weaknesses are largely the weaknesses of its class of camera, but beyond those it's solid, comfortable,

WiGig: Panasonic Tablet Wirelessly Transmits A Full DVD Video In 60 Seconds (Video)

<a href="http://wirelessgigabitalliance.org">WiGig</a>, a multi-gigabit speed wireless communications technology, was first announced back in 2009, but it took companies like <a href="https://beta.tec

Panasonic Shows Cloud-Based “Smart Vegetable Garden” Device For Home Use

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/panasonic">Panasonic</a> isn't just making TVs, phones, or cameras, they are also producing household appliances. One such appliance has recently been introduc

After 58 Years: Panasonic To Cut The Cord With JVC Kenwood

Panasonic has been partnering with Victor Co. of Japan, which in 2008 merged with Kenwood to become JVC Kenwood, since 1954. But yesterday JVC Kenwood <a href="http://www.jvckenwood.co.jp/press/2012/0

5 Japanese Tech Companies (And Samsung) Set Up LTE Mobile Chip Venture

Big news from Asia's mobile market today: Japan's biggest mobile carrier <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/docomo">NTT Docomo</a> (55 million customers, over US$50 billion in sales per year) is
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