Articles about Japan
Japanese government allocates 2500MHz spectrum to KDDI because it offers better utilization plans for frequency assets inside buildings and tunnels. Softbank lodges petition against decision, with its president "prepared to die" to voice its objections.
Organizations still ignore simple security measures and employee education amid growing BYOD adoption, with only 21 percent carrying out remote device data wipes when employees leave the company.
The technology markets in the Asia-Pacific region might still be growing, but when compared to the US dollar, spending will actually decrease compared to the rest of the world.
Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic plans to invest nearly a quarter of a billion dollars in its Indian operations, where it will also launch a range of smartphones priced from US$100.
Officials from the government did not amend default privacy settings on their Google Groups online discussions, and may have revealed internal memo to non-members.
Game console maker's Web site with 4 million members in Japan was breached and personal data such as e-mail addresses exposed, but the company did not confirm if the information had been misused.
Tech firms are eyeing up the possibilities of wearable technology, and Apple has taken one of the first definitive steps in branding.
US$2.9 billion tie-up will produce LCD panel displays for China Electronics including the use Sharp's power-saving IGZO screen technology.
Yamada Denki is set to pack up after facing "obstructive behavior" from local firms, and boycotts from anti-Japanese sentiments due to recently escalated territorial disputes.
In light of a rival bid from Dish Network for U.S. carrier Sprint, the Japanese telco is in talks to possibly buy Deutsche Telekom's stake in T-Mobile as a "Plan B".
The three Asian markets are the origin of Web threats such as spam, phishing e-mail and Web sites, botnets, and servers hosting malicious content.
A weak currency is bad news for Japanese consumers.
South Korean telco's "Cloud K" service will be offered through SoftBank's telecom unit to meet growing demand for reliable Internet storage systems to protect data during natural disasters and power outages in Japan.
Traffic information from the automaker's 700,000 vehicles on Japanese roads will be collected and processed, and can help drivers during disasters. The new service will commence June 3.
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