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There are two ways of doing things: the way the rest of the world does it, and the way Japan does it. Often far in front of global trends, Japan always offers something different

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Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones

Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chinese vendor, specifically, the Huawei P30 lite, which had been slated to hit the local market on May 24.

May 22, 2019 by

Google opens second Japan cloud region

Google opens second Japan cloud region

Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari.

May 14, 2019 by

Alibaba Cloud opens second data centre in Japan

Alibaba Cloud opens second data centre in Japan

Chinese cloud vendor launches another data centre that will more than double its current capacity in Japan, where it says there is growing demand for big data analytics with machine learning capabilities.

January 29, 2019 by

10 awesome handheld computers from yesteryear

10 awesome handheld computers from yesteryear

Mobile tech has advanced so fast in the last few years that it is easy to forget how long companies have been pushing the envelope in preparation of today's powerful gadgetry. Join us in a trip down memory lane as we look at early gadgets that changed the landscape forever.

April 22, 2013 by

Google opens second Japan cloud region

Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari.

May 21, 2019

NEC and NTT DoCoMo reach 5G deal

The deal with NTT DoCoMo will see NEC supply 5G base station control units, as well as providing software upgrades to existing 4G base stations to make them compatible with the new network. Read more: https://zd.net/2Ife6Zc

May 13, 2018

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