Japan

How Steve Jobs Got the iPhone Into Japan

To break into the Japanese market, Steve Jobs took a chance on a self-made billionaire who had a crude drawing of an iPod phone and no mobile carrier to speak of.

Countries Spending the Most on the Military

The U.S. has a military budget four times larger than China even with a recent decline of more than $40 billion. Find out which countries spend the most on their military.

Why Smart Investors Should Support Immigration Reform

For the first time in a generation, there seems to be political will on both sides of the aisle to pass new immigration legislation. It's an issue generally framed as a political or cultural one, but it has profound consequences for investors, businesses and the whole U.S. economy.

Japan Solves Minor Boeing 787 Problems, But Not the Big One

Japanese authorities have identified the causes of fuel leaks and other problems with Boeing's 787 Dreamliners, but are still investigating the more serious battery problem that forced an emergency landing in January and the worldwide grounding of the jets.

More Nightmares for Dreamliner: Incident Grounds All 787s in Japan

Japan's two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787s for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing. All Nippon Airways said a cockpit message showed battery problems and a burning smell was detected in the cockpit and the cabin.

Market Minute: FAA to Launch Comprehensive Review of Boeing 787

The Federal Aviation Administration is undertaking a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing's 787s, the aircraft maker's newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week, the agency said Friday.