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Keio University opened a research hub Thursday that can access IBM Corp.'s cutting-edge quantum computer system through the internet, with the aim of studying the possibilities of harnessing quantum computing. "Research in software development for quantum computers has barely taken place; there was no real ...
Japanese retail tycoon Ryuji Arai can thank a growing flock of Chinese spenders for his swelling fortune. Bic Camera Inc., the Tokyo-based consumer electronics retailer that sells everything from cosmetics to liquor at discounted prices, has become a sought-after destination for tourists shopping in Japan. ...
When it comes to repairing the specialized equipment of Paralympic athletes, technicians experiment with the latest technologies on the spot, even though their work can often mean the difference between success and failure. Hiroki Nakajima, one of two Japanese technicians who worked on athletes' wheelchairs ...