Candlelight vigil held in Shinjuku for Orlando massacre victims

Jun 14, 2016

Candlelight vigil held in Shinjuku for Orlando massacre victims

A large crowd gathered Tuesday evening in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district for a candlelight vigil to mourn the victims of the LGBT nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida. The event near Shinjuku Ni-chome, Tokyo’s main LGBT neighborhood, drew over 130 participants. They gathered in Hanazono Nishi ...

May 25, 2016

NTT Docomo app update will allow police to track phone's location

Mobile carrier NTT Docomo said Wednesday that users who update its app, which currently enables users to track down lost phones, will thereby allow the carrier to provide location information to investigative authorities without informing them. Earlier this month, NTT Docomo said five smartphone ...

'Back to the Future' car's auction bid soars out of this world

May 18, 2016

'Back to the Future' car's auction bid soars out of this world

Forget about “Back to the Future.” Universal Studios Japan wants to get back to reality after a bidding war saw the price of a life-size replica of the time-traveling DeLorean from the popular movie hit ¥9,999,999,999 (about $91.5 million) on the Yahoo Auctions website ...