It's already one of the most technologically advanced countries, and now, Japan is looking to cement its position at the forefront of digital innovation. It's all contingent upon a new supercomputer that aims to be the fastest in the world.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully delivered a weather satellite into geostationary orbit today. But, for kids across Japan, the main attraction wasn't the satellite -- it was the manga artwork carried it.
LG released a new version of the V20 in Japan, called the V34 Isai Beat. But what makes the device special? Not only does it feature a more compact 5.2-inch display, but it also has IP67 waterproofing.
Head on over to Kickstarter, where you can help American MegaBots and its robot in its quest to defeat Japanese Kuratas robot in their upcoming duel, which will feature all the guts, glory, and glamour of hand-to-hand combat.
Remember Kirobo? The robot spent 18 months on the International Space Station in 2013 as part of an experiment to help improve robot-human interactions. Now a smaller version has been produced for buddy-seeking humans, and it's…
Tokyo resident Daisuke Ikeda was arrested on suspicions of trademark violation after he was alleged to have sold jailbroken iPhones. Ikeda is believed to have sold around 200 jailbroken iPhones over a one-year period.
With a set of kitchen units from Japanese kitchen manufacturer Sanwa, you’ll never have to compromise again. The collection offers a combination of flexibility and style, designed for those with small living spaces.
Apple is finding more trouble when it comes to taxes -- the company has been slapped with a $118 million fine for underreporting its income in Japan. The news comes only a few weeks after Apple was ordered to pay $14.5 billion in taxes in…
January 2018 is the date, mark it in your calendars. That's when the Evo Championship Series will finally set down on Japanese shores for the first time, despite the strong Japanese presence in the regular tournaments.
Visit Tokyo's Haneda international airport anytime soon and you might run into one of its humanoid robots. Built by Hitachi, the EMIEW machines are trundling about the terminal buildings guiding and assisting travelers as part of…
Earlier this month Japanese cops said they'd handed out more than 700 tickets for traffic violations involving people playing Pokémon Go while operating a vehicle. On Wednesday it revealed its first death related to the game, caused by a…
Located in west Tokyo, Japan's Horinouchi House sits on just 600 square feet of land but was constructed to make the home feel much bigger than it is. Gorgeously lit and spacious enough for a family, the home is a wonder.
This week, Airbnb is taking on a new challenge by starting a brand new division. It’s called Samara, and its first project is to design a communal housing project that will reinvigorate the small town of Yoshino, Japan.
Millions of smartphones across Tokyo started beeping in unison on Monday after a quake-alert app warned them that a huge tremor was about to strike. It was, however, sent in error, sparking unnecessary panic among those expecting the worst.
Flexible displays are set to play a big part in future devices, but displays you can cut could be even more important. Researchers in Japan have developed a display that can be cut with scissors and still be totally usable afterwards.
Here to shatter expectations about how an Android phone should look, the Sharp Basio 2 features physical call and message buttons, as well as a cover for the main camera. The phone will be released in Japan.
'Pokémon Go' has officially launched in Japan, following a delay reportedly caused by the leak of an email between developer Niantic and launch partner McDonald's. It's available on both Android and iOS.
Lenovo took the wraps off the SoftBank 503LV, the company's first Windows 10 Mobile phone made in partnership with Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank. The phone will be available to Japanese businesses in October.
Sharp unveiled the 507SH, the first Android One phone to be released in Japan and to be both dust- and water-resistant. The phone will be available in the coming weeks for a reportedly affordable price.