Sony boosts rookie pay to reward tech talent
Sony will increase salaries by up to 20% for new recruits with high-tech skills in fields such as artificial intelligence, moving away from the traditional Japanese emphasis on seniority to better compete in a battle for talent that crosses industries and international borders.
Home and life improvements
Does your pet like to be fed at the most inconvenient times? Or do you find it tricky to find someone to feed your pet when you need to be away for a few days? Gadget-maker and importer G-Force’s Wagwag, a new brand of pet gadgets, could be just what you need.
Autonomous wheelchair trial starts in Tokyo
The realization of a society in which physically disabled people can be transported on autonomous wheelchairs at such places as airports and shopping centers has moved a step closer with the start of trials in Tokyo by Yokohama-based venture company Whill Inc. together with Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and others.