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November 26, 2019
A recent 5G test at a golf club in central Japan showed how the next-generation wireless technology can be used to improve efficiency at courses.
Japan intends to devote 220 billion yen ($2.03 billion) to encourage private-sector research and development of technology that will succeed fifth-generation wireless…
Yamato Transport Co. unveiled on Tuesday what it says is a greener, compact, driver-friendly electric truck that may offer hope for coping with the acute labor shortage in Japan’s…
A prototype of the Fugaku supercomputer has been rated the best in the world in terms of energy efficiency, according to its developers, Fujitsu Ltd. and research institute Riken.
SoftBank Group Corp. has put billions of dollars into a laser-based technology that could allow cars to drive themselves and help astronauts land on distant planets. It turns out…
An international research team has observed the "death throes" of a massive star 4.5 billion light years away when it collapsed in a supernova explosion, forming a black hole.
A mass extinction event 11.6 million years ago was apparently due to a huge meteor impact in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Minami-Torishima island 1,860 kilometers southeast…
Why do zebras have stripes? I'll do you one better. Why do cows have stripes? Well, these ones at least. A research team has found that applying zebra-like pattern to the bodies…
Japanese home goods maker Iris Ohyama has chosen a hard-hit Fukushima community as a location to build a cutting-edge factory that can adapt itself to changes in supply and demand.
Sumitomo Corp. is looking to cash in on Japan's growing cybersecurity concerns with a roughly $7 million investment in U.S. software encryption startup PreVeil.