Selina Wang

For Selina Wang's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Nintendo teams up with venture fund to find new tech for Switch

Business / Tech Apr 13, 2018

Nintendo teams up with venture fund to find new tech for Switch

Nintendo Co. is teaming up with San Francisco-based Scrum Ventures to scout startups working on new ways to play or use the company's hit gaming console, the Switch. The program, run by Scrum, will look for startups, teams within larger companies or university researchers developing ...

Tokyo's fiery day traders gear up for year's biggest tech IPO

Business Jul 14, 2016

Tokyo's fiery day traders gear up for year's biggest tech IPO

Day traders in Tokyo are famous for their love of technology companies, new listings and volatility. So many expect fireworks when messaging app Line Corp., the biggest tech initial public offering of the year, makes its Japan trading debut on Friday. Accounting for about a ...

Drone giant DJI moves beyond selfies to look down on the farm

Business / Tech Jun 10, 2016

Drone giant DJI moves beyond selfies to look down on the farm

With its ubiquitous Phantom drones, Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co. brought aerial photography to millions. Now, with dozens of competitors biting at its heels, the world's biggest producer of consumer drones needs to prove that its products are more than just glorified selfie ...

Lifestyle Aug 22, 2014

New fashion trends look to squeeze out skinny pants

It shouldn't be hard to kill skinny jeans. After all, women love and loathe them in equal measure. Three years ago, clothing merchants tried to snuff out the trend with flares. Now, chains — from mass market Gap Inc. to luxury-leaning Bloomingdale's — are trying ...

Business Jul 1, 2014

U.S. sushi prices show New York is on a roll

Sushi restaurants in New York and Greenwich, Connecticut rank among the most expensive locales in the U.S. to buy the Japanese cuisine for the third year in a row. The price of basic sushi at New York restaurants was about 26 percent higher than the ...