As Tokyo again prepares to host the Games this week, Japan is in a technological funk — its heyday of setting the pace far behind it.
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The Lunar Industry Vision Council on Tuesday submitted a white paper to the minister in charge of space policy urging closer cooperation between the state and the private sector.
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son is stepping up his investments in technology companies after a number of high-profile debuts in recent months.
Disco is one of a number of little-known Japanese companies that are indispensable to semiconductor production.
The gradual rollout of vaccines globally has fueled a debate over how to entice workers back to the office.
The ¥198,000 robot was a project Masayoshi Son once personally championed as a symbol of his conglomerate’s ambitions in AI and technology.
The company held some $730 million of Tesla shares as of March last year, and that stake had been reduced to zero by the end of this March.
Masayoshi Son isn’t letting go of the reins at SoftBank Group Corp. anytime soon, even as the founder tells shareholders he’s taking the issue of his succession seriously.
The nation is unable to return to cutting-edge chip development and manufacturing on its own, LDP lawmaker Akira Amari acknowledged, suggesting a tie-up with the Taiwanese chipmaker.
Simon Segars, who heads the company’s chip unit Arm Ltd., topped the list with a $17 million paycheck in the year ended March 31.