Articles about Japan
NEC opens research facility in Singapore to tap analytics and big data technologies to resolve infrastructure challenges locally and globally, with special focus on safety, security, and smart energy.
The Japanese electronics firm plans to cut its losses and will instead focus more on developing smartphones for business use in line with its popular "Toughbook" notebook PC series.
The Japanese e-commerce giant is set to snap up the crowdsourced video subtitling site, which has been dubbed "Hulu for the rest of the world".
The Japanese mobile carrier plans to use fuel cells at its cellphone base stations as emergency power sources in the event of a disaster, and will select other base stations by the end of 2013.
Japanese electronics giant's board of directors "unanimously" decide to retain its entertainment business as it is integral to the company's strategy, following shareholder Daniel Loeb's proposal to spin off the division.
Japanese chipmaker will close its Tsuruoka plant that makes chips for Nintendo game consoles and other consumer electronics, following failed efforts to find a buyer for the facility.
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.