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/ May 29, 2017

Mizuho to collaborate with Itochu, others in fintech

Mizuho Financial Group plans to set up a joint company in June with major trading house Itochu and other companies to create new businesses in the field of financial services using information technology, or fintech, according to informed sources. After the establishment of the ...

Google linking online and offline worlds in new ad challenge

/ May 28, 2017

Google linking online and offline worlds in new ad challenge

Google is testing a way to tie online ads to brick-and-mortar store purchases, a move that is whetting appetites of marketers but fueling worries over privacy. A product called Google Attribution was unveiled at a marketing conference this month in San Francisco by the ...

Hitachi develops new breast cancer detection technology

/ May 25, 2017

Hitachi develops new breast cancer detection technology

Electronics giant Hitachi has developed a new technology that detects breast cancer by beaming ultrasonic waves at breasts from 360 degrees. The new technology can identify breast cancer in young women with high accuracy compared with one-way ultrasonography or mammography, company officials said. Hitachi ...