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Line Corp. has unveiled new services, from credit scoring to an AI-powered robot receptionist, as the operator of Japan’s dominant messaging platform seeks to expand beyond chat.
Mike Kayamori, the co-founder and CEO of Liquid Group Inc., spoke about how blockchain technology is changing society and associated global trends at The Japan Times Advanced…
In an unusual combination of disciplines, a basketball-shooting robot created by Japan’s leading automaker helped students at a Tokyo elementary school on Friday to learn math.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. said Thursday it will install 1,300 Wi-Fi access points at the New National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Olympics.
Line Corp., the nation’s largest messaging app, is close to obtaining a license to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, according to people familiar with the matter.
A robot inspired by duck farming is playing an active part in reducing weed growth in terraced rice paddies in Yamagata Prefecture.
Many universities are establishing departments to help foster students in the age of artificial intelligence and big data, which refers to the collection of huge data sets that…
The use of multilingual translation tools is expanding in Japan, where foreign workers are expected to increase in the wake of April’s launch of new visa categories.
A class of drugs is emerging that can attack cancer cells in the body without damaging surrounding healthy ones. They have the potential to replace chemotherapy and its disruptive…
Chubu Electric Power Co. said Wednesday that it has invested in Groove X Inc., a robotics start-up based in Tokyo.