More companies and research institutions in Japan are doing their best to attract hackers from around the world, setting them loose on their own websites and digital services as a defense against malware-armed attackers who have gained the upper hand in the ongoing cybersecurity war.
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The British government has asked Japan for help in creating its 5G, or fifth-generation, wireless networks, Nikkei has learned.
The reorganization of Arm this month at the direction of parent SoftBank Group, has raised questions over whether the British chip designer is on the auction block as the Japanese tech conglomerate reshuffles its portfolio and sells a clutch of assets.
Japanese wireless carrier KDDI will provide a 5G service starting at under $10 a month, giving cash-strapped businesses and local governments a low-cost option to build fast networks that can support business activity.
Japanese sushi restaurant chain Kura Sushi has introduced an artificial intelligence-based smartphone app capable of assessing the quality of tuna, a popular sushi topping.
Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo will introduce a new line of low-priced 5G smartphones by the end of the year as it tries to attract more subscribers, a top company official revealed Thursday.
The new coronavirus is upending one of Japan's most basic business conventions -- the exchange of business cards.
Japanese broker Nomura launched a wealth management smartphone app on Monday with Japanese fintech company Money Forward in its latest effort to go digital amid rising competition and the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese conglomerate Nippon Telegraph & Telephone will take a 5% stake in electronics company NEC as part of a tie-up to develop fifth-generation wireless technology, Nikkei learned Wednesday.