Starting with on-demand vehicles, the pair are aiming at autonomous vehicles by the middle of next decade.
Japan's education ministry will deploy 500 English-speaking robots to the country's schools from next year, with the aim of improving students' English-speaking skills, according to NHK.
Almost half of the behemoth's operating income is thanks to its PlayStation division, with mobile set to have a bad fiscal year.
The local arm of the Japanese multinational has reported AU$5.5 million in after-tax profit for the 2018 financial year.
The N1 is designed for enterprise customers who regularly need a barcode scanner, wireless connectivity, and a reliable device.
Japan should not introduce piracy website blocking laws in response to copyright infringement, EFF has said, because such a restriction doesn't work, violates freedom of expression, and 'breaks the internet'.
Altaba will sell the Japanese conglomerate some of its stake in Yahoo Japan for approximately $2 billion before Yahoo Japan buys back some of its stock from SoftBank's local arm.
One of the earliest e-commerce market players in Singapore, Qoo10 is planning a new round of funding as it looks to refocus on the local market, which it says still offers significant growth potential.
NTT DoCoMo and Huawei have shown how 5G mmWave coverage and capacity can be improved using integrated access backhaul technology.
The payment network is expected to be capable of processing more than 1 million transactions per second, thanks to blockchain.
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.
Singtel, SoftBank, Etisalat, and Telefónica have banded to form the Global Telco Security Alliance, pledging to share data on cyber threats and tap each party's resources to support customers worldwide.
The cable spanning 10,500km and 11 landing stations is expected to be completed by end of 2020 and provide 144Tbps.
Japanese e-commerce giant is looking to evolve its Super Points loyalty points platform and unleash its own blockchain-based cryptocurrency, called Rakuten Coin.
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Japan should not introduce piracy website blocking laws in response to copyright infringement, EFF has said, because such a restriction doesn't work, violates freedom of expression, and 'breaks the internet'. Read more: https://zd.net/2KXTv0R
SoftBank Corp has made a tender offer to Altaba to acquire a chunk of its stake in Yahoo Japan -- however, Yahoo Japan will buy back up to 611 million of shares from SoftBank. Read more: https://zd.net/2KKjkS8
Theoretically capable of 4.0 petaflops of performance, the system will also have a cloud component, with operations expected to begin in December 2018.
Electric vehicle batteries will become part of the country's smart cities.
Coincheck has been ordered by Japan's financial regulator to get its act together after hackers stole $530 million worth of digital money from its exchange.
SoftBank Group is a massive Japanese conglomerate that has fingers in many, many pies
NTT Docomo is offering ad-supported internet access to international tourists visiting Japan.
The company said it will use its expertise in TVs and cameras for an autonomous driving system for low- and medium-speed ranges.
Airbus invests in satellite antenna-sharing startup Infostellar in $7.3m round.
Japan and the US are coming together to figure out a way to manage drone airspace.