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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 14, 2022
China’s COVID-19 lockdowns could threaten half of economy
Should key provinces along the coast and in the northeast follow Shenzhen's lead and lock down for a week, the economic cost could amount to 0.8 of a percentage point of GDP growth.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 2, 2022
Apple, Nike and Hollywood spurn Russia, isolating Putin
From the iPhone to Air Jordans, highly prized U.S. brands are vanishing from the Russian marketplace in a way that will be hard for consumers to ignore.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 11, 2022
As automakers add technology to cars, software bugs follow
Today's automakers must design entertainment systems for their cars that will work with software and devices that haven't been invented yet.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 8, 2022
Apple buys startup that makes music with artificial intelligence
Technology developed by AI Music can create soundtracks using royalty-free music and artificial intelligence, according to a copy of its now-defunct website.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 7, 2022
Peloton deal may pose regulatory ‘headache’ for a tech giant
There's a chill against large transactions at the moment in Washington, where technology companies are being probed by regulators for their reach and influence.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 5, 2022
Apple aims to debut a new low-cost 5G iPhone and iPad in early March
The announcement will mark Apple's first major event since a new MacBook Pro debuted in October.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 4, 2022
Apple made a change that is hammering internet firms like Facebook's owner
A long-planned shift in how people's information may be used online is having a dramatic impact on internet companies that have spent years building businesses around selling ads.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / The Year Ahead: Reckonings
Jan 5, 2022
A reckoning for Big Tech?
From China to the European Union and the United States, public authorities are turning to antitrust law to curtail market power and promote fairer, more competitive economies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 30, 2021
Women force change at Indian iPhone plant after enduring bad food and crowded dorms
Workers reached their boiling point when tainted food sickened over 250 people, leading to a protest that shut down a plant where 17,000 had been working.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 29, 2021
Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy media outlet and arrest six
The raid raises more concerns about freedom of speech in the former British colony, which returned to Chinese rule in 1997 with the promise that rights would be protected.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Dec 28, 2021
Hong Kong adds sedition charge for former tycoon Jimmy Lai
The jailed tycoon and six former employees of his flagship Apple Daily newspaper were charged with conspiracy to produce and distribute seditious publications under the Crimes Ordinance.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Dec 4, 2021
U.S. State Department phones hacked with Israeli company spyware
Apple Inc. iPhones of at least nine U.S. State Department employees were hacked by an unknown assailant using sophisticated spyware developed by the Israel-based NSO Group.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 20, 2021
Apple accelerates work on car as it aims for fully autonomous vehicle
In trying to master self-driving cars, Apple is chasing a holy grail within the auto industry.
Japan Times
CULTURE / TV & Streaming
Nov 6, 2021
‘Dr. Brain’: Your new South Korean TV crush
In the afterglow of Netflix's “Squid Game,” Apple TV+ premieres its first Korean-language series, a mind-melding sci-fi mystery.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 29, 2021
Apple and Amazon results spark fears of an unhappy holiday season
As the economy emerges from the worst pandemic in a century, getting enough products to consumers is a daunting challenge for nearly everyone.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 20, 2021
Google’s new Pixel handsets and Android system boost iPhone competition
The two U.S.-based firms are competing in a much-changed smartphone market this year, with Chinese Android vendors having improved significantly.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Oct 13, 2021
Apple's China balancing act more precarious as Xi cracks down on tech
Last month China's top court effectively granted consumers the right to sue Apple for alleged abuse of market power, threatening the delicate balance the firm has cultivated in the country.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 9, 2021
Apple seeks to delay ruling that loosens its grip on App Store
The iPhone-maker gave notice Friday that will appeal a judge's ruling in its fight with Epic Games.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 23, 2021
In setback for Apple, EU plans one mobile charging port for all
The move has been more than 10 years in the making, with the European Union executive touting environmental benefits and savings for users.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 17, 2021
Kremlin foes accuse Google and Apple of bowing to censorship
Allies of jailed Putin critic Alexei Navalny made an app for the Russian election — Google and Apple removed it from their stores.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on