WhatsApp users in China report disruption amid censorship fears

Jul 18, 2017

WhatsApp users in China report disruption amid censorship fears

Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers have reported widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country. WhatsApp users in China reported Tuesday on other social media platforms ...

Liberating young minds with technology

| May 14, 2017

Liberating young minds with technology

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Education in Japan, within the nexus of business, science and internationalization, is currently developing progressive initiatives. One such trend is to move university teaching out of brick-and-mortar classrooms and into the online sphere. This could be, in its more modest form, simply supplementary resources for ...

May 11, 2017

Firms develop translation app for Japan's municipal offices

Two Japanese firms are developing an instant audio translation app for use at municipal offices in a bid to overcome the language barrier between foreign residents and local officials amid an increase in workers from abroad. Toppan Printing Co. and Feat Ltd., a developer of ...

Japan venture develops case to curb kids' smartphone addiction

/ Apr 25, 2017

Japan venture develops case to curb kids' smartphone addiction

A Japanese venture has developed a smartphone case designed to help parents protect their children from becoming addicted to the mobile devices. The Kobe-based company Momo Ltd. plans to begin selling the smartphone case in late August. Called the Otomos, it allows parents to set ...