Maker Faire to celebrate fifth year in Japan

Jul 30, 2016

Maker Faire to celebrate fifth year in Japan

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Designers, crafters and tech-nerds are gearing up for the return of the annual Maker Faire in Tokyo next month. This is the fifth time the event brings together hundreds of innovative creators, from drone manufacturers and virtual-reality app designers to hobbyists and artists, to ...

Sony steps forward with smart glasses

/ Feb 18, 2015

Sony steps forward with smart glasses

Sony on Tuesday began taking orders for Internet-linked eyewear called SmartEyeglass, moving ahead in the market as Google steps back to revise its Glass strategy. The offering comes amid growing interest in wearable computing, but also questions about whether consumers will warm to connected ...

Xbox Japan chief quits amid poor sales

/ Dec 1, 2014

Xbox Japan chief quits amid poor sales

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox business in Japan has resigned but will remain part of the games business at the U.S. head office, the company said. Takashi Sensui’s position was “interactive entertainment business manager” at Microsoft Japan. The company said Sunday his position would ...