Mar 7, 2016

Yayoi debuts first U.S. 'teishoku' eatery in Palo Alto

Japanese restaurant chain operator Plenus Co. on Friday opened its first Yayoi-brand store in the United States, offering teishoku set meals in Palo Alto, California. Plenus, which is headquartered in Fukuoka, aims to expand its U.S. footprint to offer authentic teishoku amid a boom ...

Netflix Japan debut set for Sept. 2 as service moves into Asia

Aug 5, 2015

Netflix Japan debut set for Sept. 2 as service moves into Asia

Netflix will expand into Japan next month, giving the Internet video service its first presence in Asia. Japanese subscribers will be able to start watching Netflix on Internet-connected devices beginning Sept. 2. Netflix already sells its services in dozens of other countries outside the ...

New self-driving Google cars plying Silicon Valley roads

Jun 26, 2015

New self-driving Google cars plying Silicon Valley roads

The latest models of Google’s self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company’s Silicon Valley headquarters in a test of how they work around other vehicles driven by people. It’s the first time that the pod-like, two-seat vehicles have been allowed ...