Ditches floppy disks and CD-ROMs
Japan is planning to bin floppy disks and CD-ROMs, which until now were needed for sending some official papers to the government.
Could be another Battle of Tsushima
A Japanese government panel has risked angering the mighty US tech giants Apple and Google by insisting that they compete fairly in the market.
Returning to the cold war
The subsea cable market is in danger of dividing into eastern and western blocs as the US is putting pressure on companies to avoid Chinese ties.
Spending $2.38 billion on research
Japan is spending $2.38 billion to build the joint research hub with the US on 2nm process technology.
Taxpayer supporting shareholders
Japan is allocating about $5.2 billion of its fiscal 2021 supplementary budget to support advanced semiconductor manufacturers.
Apparently that is a crime
Inspector Knacker of the Hyogo Yard has fingered the collar of a bloke who has been using AI to repair Japanese porn from the censor’s pixel machine.
It would be best if you did not play monopoly
Japan’s Fair Trade Commission has said that it will investigate Apple and Google to see if they are using their dominance in the smartphone operating system market to eliminate competition and severely limit consumer options.
No problem for us
The global semiconductor chip shortage is not likely to significantly affect the financial profiles of Japan’s Toyota or Honda.
Able to take on IBM
A Japanese ARM-based supercomputer has taken the top spot in the bi-annual Top500 supercomputer speed ranking.
Pics by Richard banned.
A phone which can identify if you are about to take a picture without any clothes on and prevent it has gone on sale in Japan.