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Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

...head of Sony Computer Entertainment's Japan operations effective Monday, acknowledged the momentum for the PlayStation 4 in Japan wasn't catching up with the West, although...percent of the home-console market in Japan, thrashing Microsoft Corp. of the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/sony-wooing-japanese-ps4-d
Overtime

...Remy from Queens Park Rangers.? Borussia Dortmund re-signed Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United on Sunday to end the Japan midfielder's frustrating two-year spell in the Premier League.? Bayern Munich signed Germany under-19 attacking player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-31/overtime
North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

...and has direct flights to all our operations," Michaels said.The availability of direct flights between the U.S. and Japan was a key element. Toyota executives travel to and from Asia hundreds of times a year, Decker said. Charlotte Douglas International...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/nc-offered-100m-toyota-hq-
As stocks rise, investors question if it's time to cash out

...economies are stumbling.The 18 countries that share the euro didn't grow at all last quarter. China is slowing rapidly and Japan shrank 7 percent compared with a year earlier.Most economists expect the U.S. to shrug off the troubles abroad and for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/stocks-rise-investors-ques
Chicago ends Davis', Philadelphia's run in Little League World Series

...grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.JAPAN 12, MEXICO 1Suguru Kanamori homered twice...Ren Takeuchi also had a big day, helping Japan beat Mexico to advance to the international...Hayato Ueshima had a leadoff drive for Japan's first homer of the tournament, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-21/chicago-ends-davis-phila
Chicago team advances to finals of Little League World Series

...the opposition 33-5 in its three victories in South Williamsburg. SOUTH KOREA 12, JAPAN 3Dong Wan Sin's three-run single helped South Korea defeat Japan in the international championship game.South Korea had a seven-run second inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-23/chicago-team-advances-fi
Michael Phelps returns to top of podium with relay win

...final ? the 100 free ? but he later swam the second leg of the relay and watched as Matt McLean overhauled Takeshi Matsuda of Japan on the last lap.In the 100, Phelps, who retired after the London Olympics but returned to competition four months ago, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-22/michael-phelps-retur
S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time

...percent, while France' CAC 40 rose 1.9 percent. British markets were closed for a holiday. Markets in Asia were mixed, with Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225, South Korea's Kospi and Hong Kong's Hang Seng each notching gains Monday, while China's Shanghai...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/sp-500-trades-above-2000-p
Michael Phelps wins individual gold in Pan Pacific championships ; Katie Ledecky breaks 400-meter freestyle world record

...Beijing Olympics gold medalist Park Tae-hwan of South Korea won the 400 freestyle in 3:43.15, more than a second ahead of Japan's Kosuke Hagino and Connor Jaeger of the United States.Persistent rain that has overshadowed the meet since the opening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-23/michael-phelps-wins-
AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

...recovery soon enough, they fear the opposite about Europe: That its economy may have entered a "lost decade" similar to Japan's long-standing stagnation.Some, like Allen Sinai, chief global economist at Decision Economics, think the European...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-26/ap-survey-feds-outlook-cor