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The Niigata municipal government Sunday showed Group of 20 and other officials devices for smart agriculture, such as an autonomous rice-planting machine and a drone.
Sony and Microsoft, bitter rivals in the video game console wars, will team up in on-demand gaming to better compete with newcomers like Google as the industry's main battlefield…
Line and Alibaba Group Holding are among five major internet businesses from Japan and China that will standardize QR codes that are scanned to make payments via smartphones in…
Days after the first successful launch of his privately built rocket, entrepreneur Takafumi Horie said Wednesday his aerospace startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. may soon…
Japan's national medical insurance system was given the go-ahead on Wednesday to cover leukemia treatment using expensive Kymriah from Swiss drugmaker Novartis.
Japanese companies are forming an alliance this month to disclose the risks posed by climate change to their businesses, taking a step toward greater transparency in an area where…
Takeda Pharmaceutical CEO Christophe Weber promised greater cost savings from the company's purchase of Irish drugmaker Shire, lifting the savings target by 43% versus its earlier…
The first of the new Japanese-made Azuma high-speed trains will begin regular operations in the U.K. on Wednesday, marking a milestone that one person sees as Japan giving back to…
Yosuke Okada was not exactly dressed to impress when he met the man who would become his angel investor.
Japanese industrial robot maker Fanuc plans to spend 3.5 billion yen ($28.3 million) on a new plant it hopes will help it capture business opportunities related to 5G smartphones…