Nintendo will try again to crack China's video game market after two failed attempts, this time with a powerful local ally that understands the country's regulatory perils: Tencent Holdings.
China's Tencent has won a key approval to start selling the Nintendo Switch in the country, paving the way for the console to enter the world's largest video games market two years after it was first released worldwide.
Google LLC set out to disrupt the video game world on Tuesday with a Stadia platform that will let players stream blockbuster titles to any device they wish, while also unveiling a new controller and its very own studio.
The transport ministry said it will begin using body scanners that can “see through” clothing next month on a trial basis to check subway passengers at Tokyo Metro Co.’s Kasumigaseki Station for dangerous items.
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Japan’s supercomputer K will retire in August to give way to a cutting-edge successor, government-backed research institute Riken said Wednesday.
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.
Sony, which holds more than 50% of the global market for image sensors, is opening development centers in the U.S. and Europe in an effort to make up for a scarcity of engineering talent in Japan.
Sony Corp. said Wednesday it will start a new service of enabling users of its “aibo” robot dog to watch over their children or elderly family members at home from remote places through videos sent to their smartphones from the pet robot.
The government is preparing a national sweep of some 200 million network-connected devices for cybersecurity lapses ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, an official said Tuesday.