Japanese telco goes with Swedish and Finnish equipment manufacturers.
Among the affected industries are the telecommunications, semiconductor manufacturing, and mobile phone manufacturing sectors.
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.
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.
SoftBank Vision Fund was the majority provider of operating income for the Japanese behemoth for fiscal year 2018.
The Via cross-border payments system has expanded into Japan thanks to a partnership with Netstars.
It will monitor the way people living in aged care facilities and homes move, from when they walk to whether they fall.
The device will be attached to vehicles to allow for remote engine control in the case of loan defaults.
Learning data of students will be stored and managed as 'unfalsifiable data on a blockchain', in lieu of a paper certificate with pretty gold embossing.
The Japanese conglomerate claims to have had a 450 percent return on its $0.7 billion equity investment in Nvidia.
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.
Good news for Japanese steampunks that have a 5G handset from the future.
Microsoft's preparations for a new Japanese era coming later this year break Excel.
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NTT and NEC use 5G to stream 8K footage of a steam locomotive to its passengers
The 1,000 yen tax will be charged on plane and boat tickets and used to fund facial recognition initiatives at airports.
The man in charge of cybersecurity not only said he does not use a PC but seemed stumped when asked about risks associated with USB drives.
Boffins claim new fibre can transmit 12 times as much data as existing optic fibres.
The company hopes to make the technology 'practical' within fiscal 2020.
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.