An Amazon Web Services (AWS) logo is pictured during a trade fair in Hanover, Germany, on April 22.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 1, 2024
Amazon triples quarterly profit as cloud surges
The Seattle-based company reported $10.4 billion in profit on revenue of $143.3 billion
Lawmakers and TikTok creators during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington on March 12
Apr 29, 2024
TikTok creators brace for economic blow thanks to possible U.S. ban
TikTok has become an essential platform for small business starting out in the U.S., one eMarketer analyst said, as a ban on the social media app looms.
Roberta Wilson-Garrett, who has Parkinson's disease, poses with her GyroGlove, made by GyroGear, which uses a gyroscope to help stabilize tremors before this week's Consumer Electronics Show on Jan. 8 in Las Vegas.
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 12, 2024
High tech glove stymies Parkinson's disease tremors
GyroGear has built the world's most advanced hand stabilizer, with strategic partners that include Taiwanese technology group Foxconn, according to founder Dr. Faii Ong.
By Monday, OpenAI's board were overseeing a company in name only, with virtually the whole staff committed to a pledge of seeing them go or quitting the firm for fired former CEO Sam Altman's project at Microsoft.
Nov 21, 2023
AI doomsayers blamed in OpenAI's undoing
Harsh critics see a deeply troubled startup that fell victim to the pearl-clutching of an incompetent board that was divorced from reality.
Japan Times
Jul 23, 2023
Twitter challenger Threads struggles for traction
Threads was quickly billed as a potential death knell for Twitter, a platform that has tumbled into chaos under the leadership of mercurial tycoon Elon Musk.
Japan Times
Mar 30, 2023
Younger people abandon smartphones for less anxiety, brain fog and mental strain
Though the trend may be small, companies are catering to fans of so-called dumbphones who seek to disconnect by breaking the hold smartphones have on their lives.
Japan Times
Feb 7, 2023
Google to release ChatGPT rival named Bard
Google's announcement came on the eve of an AI-related launch event by Microsoft in yet a further sign that the two tech giants will do battle over the technology.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'