Government eyes self-driving car guidelines in fiscal 2017

Feb 17, 2017

Government eyes self-driving car guidelines in fiscal 2017

The government plans to compile guidelines for self-driving cars in fiscal 2017 starting April 1 as it prepares to rework the existing legal framework ahead of the rollout of such vehicles, officials said Thursday. Japan is seeking to promote the spread of automated driving ...

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

Feb 15, 2017

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

Hideki Matsuyama said Tuesday he remains focused on playing solid golf long-term, and will let his form determine whether he accomplishes his goal of becoming world No. 1 at this week’s tournament in California, or later. In a press conference prior to the Genesis ...

Japan conducts cyberattack drill as part of 2020 Tokyo Games preparations

Dec 7, 2016

Japan conducts cyberattack drill as part of 2020 Tokyo Games preparations

The government conducted on Wednesday a large-scale drill to prepare for cyberattacks against infrastructure operators, such as electricity suppliers, transport firms and information and telecommunications service providers, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The annual drill, launched in 2006, was held in ...