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Cup Noodles slurping strong, 45 years on

| Aug 22, 2016

Cup Noodles slurping strong, 45 years on

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Hungry? Just grab a cup of instant noodles and pour hot water into it. After waiting three minutes, the ramen is ready to eat. This September marks the 45th anniversary of Cup Noodles, the "magic" instant food that has had a dramatic impact on food ...

'Pokemon Go' a hit 20 years after franchise debuts

| Aug 1, 2016

'Pokemon Go' a hit 20 years after franchise debuts

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"Pokemon Go," the GPS-crossover game for smartphones, has been an instant hit all over the world, particularly in Japan. The explosive popularity also means there are numerous Pokemon beginners. But what exactly is Pokemon? Why has the game proven so popular? And how does the revolutionary ...

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 ...