Back in 2014, Google teamed up with five telecom and communications firms to install an undersea cable network between the US and Japan to help deal with increasing Internet traffic. And now, that cable is live.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has commissioned construction company Kajima to build autonomous construction machinery that’ll help level ground, excavate, and develop long-term facilities for astronauts in outer space.
It may be a ubiquitous sight in major cities across the U.S., but despite its domestic domination, Uber still has a ways to go when it comes to making inroads overseas. But now, the transportation may have finally found a foothold in Japan.
Cinematographer Christoph Gelep shows off the intricacies of one of the world's most unique cities with an incredible time-lapse. From beginning to end, the visuals and audio create for a mesmerizing tour of Tokyo.
The latest player to enter the hospitality game and give Airbnb a run for its money is a Japanese startup named Hyakusenrenma, which recently secured $13 million to help fund its vacation rental services.
Google and Verizon have, with a combination of tools and fee waivers, made it easier to contact victims of the Japan and Ecuador earthquakes. They're also contributing to the relief efforts in both countries.
Soon, you may be able to touch to buy -- literally. Capitalizing upon its status as one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, Japan is planning to test a new system of currency over the summer -- the fingerprint.