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For Shoko Oda's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Coronavirus prompts Japan to reconsider long-hours office culture

Business Mar 4, 2020

Coronavirus prompts Japan to reconsider long-hours office culture

The coronavirus outbreak is forcing Japan to examine some of its longest-held aspects of workplace culture in a country where spending long hours in the office is still regarded as crucial to success. Authorities have urged companies to break long-standing taboos and encourage their employees ...

Toshiba touts PC algorithm that's faster than a supercomputer

Business / Tech Jan 17, 2020

Toshiba touts PC algorithm that's faster than a supercomputer

It's a tantalizing prospect for traders whose success often hinges on microseconds: a desktop PC algorithm that crunches market data faster than today's most advanced supercomputers. Toshiba Corp. says it has the technology to make such rapid-fire calculations a reality — not quite quantum computing, ...