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Both Olympus and Panasonic confirmed again their commitment to Micro Four Thirds

In a recent interview with the Japanese SankeiBiz, Olympus executive (Yasuo Takeuchi) mentioned again that Olympus has no plans to sell their camera business as suggested by another Japanese publication (Business Journal Japan) – see the interview recap by digicame-info. Here is another interview with Panasonic where they also confirmed their commitment to Micro Four […]

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Olympus Spain: Olympus will continue to work in the photography market while undergoing a “comprehensive transformation”

After Olympus Russia, Olympus Spain also made a comment on Facebook on the recent rumors about the company exiting the camera market:

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Olympus Russia claims that rumors about exiting the camera market are “not true”, confirms that the company is under a major transformation in an effort to continue as a global medical company

Olympus Russia is trying to set the record straight by claiming on Facebook that the report from Business Journal Japan about Olympus being forced to exit the digital camera market is “not true”…  The entire post is not very convincing, because the first sentence right after the “not true” part states that “Currently, Olympus is undergoing a comprehensive transformation program […]

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Olympus could be forced to exit the digital camera market

Olympus could be forced to exit the digital camera market by activist shareholders – this report comes from Business Journal Japan. 43addict writes: “Many Olympus shareholders happen to be foreigners and they are starting to make headway, which could eventually lead to Olympus either discounting their camera sales or going in a fundamentally new direction.”

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