Ransomware making costly inroads into online Japan

| Jun 6, 2016

Ransomware making costly inroads into online Japan

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Advances in technology always come at a price. Once just a hacker's toy, the computer virus has evolved into something more sinister. Malware called ransomware, which can hold computer files hostage in exchange for a ransom, is increasing as a menace in Japan. According to IT security ...

Mirrorless cars a reflection of auto industry's future

| Mar 28, 2016

Mirrorless cars a reflection of auto industry's future

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From fuel cell vehicles to self-driving cars, new technologies for next-generation autos are gaining traction. In a move likely to accelerate this, the United Nations World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations, which consists of major car-producing nations and sets international safety and environmental standards ...

The centuries-old charm of Japan's cherry blossoms

| Mar 14, 2016

The centuries-old charm of Japan's cherry blossoms

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The time of year much awaited by many people across the country is finally near: the blooming period of the nation's beloved sakura (cherry blossoms). Numerous people plan hanami (cherry-blossom viewing) under the trees, one of the biggest spring events on the Japanese calendar. But when ...