Japanese serious about 2nm processing
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.
Japan allocates about $5.2 billion to support semi manufacturers
Taxpayer supporting shareholders
Japan is allocating about $5.2 billion of its fiscal 2021 supplementary budget to support advanced semiconductor manufacturers.
Japanese arrest bloke for uncensoring porn
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.
Japanese investigate Apple and Google dominance
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.
Japanese car makers not too worried about chip shortage
No problem for us
The global semiconductor chip shortage is not likely to significantly affect the financial profiles of Japan’s Toyota or Honda.
Japan owns the fastest supercomputer in the world
Able to take on IBM
A Japanese ARM-based supercomputer has taken the top spot in the bi-annual Top500 supercomputer speed ranking.
Japanese phone prevents you taking "inappropriate" photos
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.
Taiwan leaning more on Japan
Taiwan's tech companies are looking to Japanese assets to fortify their defences against rising Chinese rivals.
Japan's anti-Korea tech curbs could send it back to the Edo Period
Experts warn it will erode its tech dominance
Japan’s curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a critical link in the global chip supply chain, suppliers and experts warn.
Japanese Tokyo Electron bows to US pressure to blacklist Chinese
Even if they do not have to follow American law
Japan’s Tokyo Electron, the world’s third-biggest semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington.