Shinkansen tops list of 100 innovative postwar technologies

Jun 18, 2014

Shinkansen tops list of 100 innovative postwar technologies

The Shinkansen bullet train system has topped the list of 100 innovative projects, technologies and products that have made a significant contribution to Japan’s economic development since World War II, according to a nonprofit organization. Shinkansen, which came into service in 1964, was followed ...

Walkman W to debut for swimmers

Jan 25, 2013

Walkman W to debut for swimmers

Sony Corp. has announced it will release Feb. 16 a new Walkman W series headset with enhanced waterproof capabilities that will enable swimmers to listen to music. The NWD-W273 weighs about 29 grams and is expected to retail for around ¥10,000, according to Sony. ...