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Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

 
Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia (SCEJA) President Atsushi Morita holds a PS4 console during SCEJA press conference in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.  Morita acknowledged Monday the momentum for the PlayStation 4 in Japan wasn’t catching up with the West, although its cumulative global sales reached 10 million recently, the fastest pace for any game console.

Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.

  • Leaders leaders seek manufacturing revival

    On Labor Day 2014, workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania face a job market that has changed considerably over the past several years, while some employers say they can't find new hires with the skills and work habits they need.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept, 17, 2013 file photo, Iranians surf the Internet at a cafe in Tehran, Iran. On Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic. Rouhani made the appeal during a meeting with clerics in Tehran, where he said that the Internet is important for aspiring students and experts trying to access new knowledge and science.

    Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

    Iran's president urged the country's clerics Monday to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic.

  • Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

    Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy. Photo Gallery Available

  • Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

    The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

  • Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

    Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure. Photo Gallery Available

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