Category: japan

Japan’s disaster alerts will work with all Android 8.1 phones

Japan's disaster alerts will work with all Android 8.1 phones
Japan gets a lot of natural disasters. Combine the threat of earthquakes, tsunamis and typhoons (however mild), and it's easy
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Olympic organizers may use facial recognition to manage guests

Olympic organizers may use facial recognition to manage guests
Japan is looking for a different way to confirm the identity of the hundreds of thousands of athletes, officials and
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Japanese company will pay part of workers’ salaries in Bitcoin

Japanese company will pay part of workers' salaries in Bitcoin
Employees at a Japanese firm will soon be able to receive part of their salary in Bitcoin, if they're feeling
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Japan’s answer to Amazon is building its own mobile network

Japan’s answer to Amazon is building its own mobile network
Japanese e-commerce platform Rakuten has announced its plan to shake up the mobile business in its home country. Reuters is
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Honda and Toyota are still backing Hydrogen fuel-cell cars

Honda and Toyota are still backing Hydrogen fuel-cell cars
Toyota, Honda and Nissan are partnering with eight industrial firms to make a fresh push on hydrogen refuelling stations in
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Drone curbs overtime in Japan by blasting workers with music

Drone curbs overtime in Japan by blasting workers with music
Japan has a culture that encourages overtime out of a sense of loyalty, and that's a serious problem. It not
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Sharp wants a ‘Japan alliance’ to boost OLED TV competition

Sharp wants a 'Japan alliance' to boost OLED TV competition
Sharp wants to gain a foothold in the OLED market by teaming up with rival company Japan Display. Sharp's chief
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Tesla’s Gigafactory might be behind a global battery shortage

Tesla’s Gigafactory might be behind a global battery shortage
Tesla has been besieged by reports of production delays and quality control issues lately, and now it's coming under fire
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Honda’s connected cars will communicate over 5G

Honda’s connected cars will communicate over 5G
When it's not busy making billion-dollar acquisitions to expand its robotics line-up, Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank is pursuing its other
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