Feb 5, 2014

Man nabbed for forging cards with stolen ATM data

Police on Wednesday arrested a former employee of Fujitsu Frontech Ltd. on charges of illegally obtaining data on users of Bank of Yokohama automated teller machines and forging cash cards based on the information. Toshikazu Akahoshi, 46, is a former division chief in the ...

Dec 24, 2013

Major computer makers enhancing Big Data services

Major computer makers, including Fujitsu Ltd. and NEC Corp., are enhancing their services for Big Data, meaning data collected very rapidly in large volumes from a variety of sources. Because Big Data services are seen as limitless and expected to achieve high growth, the ...

May 14, 2013

With yen at four-year low, Fujitsu to up PC prices

Fujitsu Ltd. plans to raise domestic prices for personal computers because the yen’s drop to a four-year low is boosting the cost of importing components. The price increases will take effect by July and apply to models released in the summer, Chief Financial Officer ...

May 10, 2013

Japan's next supercomputer to be 100 times faster than K

The science ministry has embarked on a quest to develop a next-generation supercomputer by 2020 that will be 100 times faster than K, Japan’s fastest supercomputer, ministry officials said. The Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry will seek funding to design the new ...

May 3, 2013

City in Fukushima to turn itself into 'smart community' with Fujitsu

Tohoku Electric Power Co. and Fujitsu Ltd. will join forces with the city of Aizuwakamatsu in Fukushima Prefecture to turn it into a “smart community” centered on renewable energy and engage residents in energy-saving efforts. Fujitsu will oversee the project, which will run through ...

Fujitsu phone takes pulse from face

Mar 19, 2013

Fujitsu phone takes pulse from face

A smartphone that can take a pulse by viewing people’s faces debuted Monday. Technology giant Fujitsu Ltd. plans to put the invention to practical use within a year, allowing people at work or at home to collect data for analysis without wearing special devices. ...

Fujitsu to debut smartphone for aged first in France

Feb 19, 2013

Fujitsu to debut smartphone for aged first in France

In Fujitsu’s first full-fledged entry into smartphone sales overseas, the firm intends to launch its smartphone targeting the elderly in France by the end of this year, company officials said Monday. The handset will be marketed by major French telecom carrier France Telecom, the ...

Feb 2, 2013

Panasonic scores surprise profits thanks to weakening yen, cost cuts

Panasonic Corp. and Fujitsu Ltd. are considering setting up a new company possibly in the business year from April to merge their system LSI chip operations, sources said Friday. The move is aimed at rebuilding their respective loss-making businesses by integrating design and development ...

Drugs of the future will be computer-designed

Feb 12, 2012

Drugs of the future will be computer-designed

by Tomoko Otake

The moment Hideaki Fujitani unlocks the heavy door and enters the room, the buzzing noise — which sounded like a simple hum from the outside — gets much louder. “The noise is from the cooling fans,” he shouts as he tries to tidy up ...