Jun 4, 2013

NTT supports pursuit of M&As in U.S. cloud computing sector

NTT Corp. President Hiroo Unoura says he will pursue mergers and acquisitions of cloud computing-related companies in the United States. By promoting M&As, and development, at a new research institute in Silicon Valley, the telecommunications giant hopes to achieve ¥2 trillion in overseas sales ...

Sep 22, 2011

The case for critical thinking

The Sept. 18 editorial “Slow transparency of universities” states that Japanese universities should teach students “how to evaluate information and make difficult, reasoned decisions.” However, when it comes to nonvocational, nontechnical academic programs — what we call humanities in the West — I don’t ...

Apr 6, 2011

Fukushima disaster holds lessons for future

by Stephanie Pertuiset, A. Gary Shilling, Akira Tashiro, Kanayo F. Nwanze, Simon Johnson, Robert Dujarric, Mkhaimar Abusada, Matthew C. Klein, and Natalie J. Goldring

WASHINGTON (Kyodo) The Japanese people have demonstrated an extraordinary capacity to respond to both natural and human-made disasters with remarkable resilience. Our sympathies and thoughts are with them as they face the aftermath of this disaster. It is far too early to know the ...