Sony is planning to re-enter the robot business with machines capable of forming emotional bonds with humans, the company’s CEO has said. Speaking at a shareholders meeting in Tokyo this week, Sony chief Kazuo Hirai said the robot will...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's re-embrace of nuclear power, on display last week with the recertification of two aging reactors, is prompting some critics to warn that Tokyo is neglecting the lessons of Fukushima.
Billboards in Tokyo may witness a drastic makeover by early fall, this year. These state of the art billboards automatically recognise the make and model of vehicles driving past it to display a targeted advertisement. “The ad could come up with ‘Hey you in the Mercedes, you could be driving this [instead],” commented Paul Turner,... Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - An election victory for Japan's ruling coalition this month could give Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a mandate to pursue bolder economic policies, but he's likely to choose big-ticket infrastructure items over more pressing structural reforms.
Behind the bright lights and giant screens that fill Tokyo’s stylish shopping district of Shibuya, there are portals that lead to different worlds. Some of them are tranquil temples, and some of them danger-filled arenas. These are the...Show More Summary
By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Friday as global riskier assets continued to recover from last week's Brexit shock, while the pound came under renewed pressure after the Bank of England's governor hinted of an interest rate cut ahead. Show More Summary
Tokyo may well be a bustling megacity of umpteen millions, but away from more central areas, it’s amazing how common it is to find concrete and crops in close proximity.
TOKYO (Reuters) - From a shrinking population and a social welfare system creaking under huge ranks of retirees to a stagnant economy that is all they have ever known, Japanese youth have plenty to gripe about.
Liam Hemsworth shows off his sexy facial scruff while hitting the red carpet at the premiere of his new film Independence Day: Resurgence held at Roppongi Hills on Thursday (June 30) in Tokyo, Japan. The 26-year-old actor posed alongside his co-stars Maika Monroe and Jeff Goldblum. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Liam Hemsworth [...]
The PS4K, also known as the PlayStation Neo, has been widely discussed for months now, and Sony has even quietly confirmed that it's in the works. But what about a simple mid-cycle PS4 redesign along the lines of the Xbox One S or the PS3 slim? It seems as if that minor hardware revision might be on its way sooner than we expected.
The Sukima Atelier's energetic facade conceals a calm, collected interior. There’s something energizing about the excitement and movement of a city—it’s a feeling that Makiko Tsukada Architects hoped to capture in their design for aShow More Summary
There’s no particular reason for Alan Kosaka to come to Little Tokyo. The La Palma resident can buy Japanese groceries in Costa Mesa. He can connect with other Japanese Americans at sports, cultural and volunteer events in Orange County. So why has he worked for so many years to build a Little...
A Tokyo tech writer at The Wall Street Journal, Takashi Mochizuki, is reporting that a PS4 Slim is on the way, separate to the now confirmed upgraded PS4 Neo
A high-speed FASTER undersea Internet cable that connects the United States and Japan becomes operational on Thursday, Tokyo's NEC Corporation that was constructing the cable said in a statement.
By Robert Niles: Can't make it to the parks for the the Fourth of July celebrations? Or do you just know better than to be stuck in those worst-of-the-summer crowds? Either way, you don't have to completely miss the festivities. Walt Disney World will be live-streaming the Independence Day fireworks from the Magic Kingdom on July 4. Show More Summary
BBC Sport continues the countdown to Rio 2016 with the moment long jumper Mary Rand won a historic Olympic gold in 1964.
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are examining Japanese internet conglomerate SoftBank Group over possible conflicts of interest or other problems involving former president Nikesh Arora, who stepped down last week, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. Show More Summary
Liam Hemsworth is brooding and handsome while stepping out at a photo call for Independence Day: Resurgence on Wednesday (June 29) in Tokyo, Japan. The 26-year-old actor posed alongside his co-stars Maika Monroe and Jeff Goldblum, as well as director Roland Emmerich. “#FriendsWithBenefits,” Liam captioned a funny alien photo that day, which you can see [...]
We didn't exactly, but we made sure to talk to them about it afterwards.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Japan will launch a tender for fighter jets as soon as mid-July, the Ministry of Defence said, in a deal seen worth up to $40 billion as Tokyo seeks to bolster its air defenses amid creeping tension with China over disputed maritime borders.