IT giants renew commitment to privacy and security amid concerns

Business / Tech Jan 8, 2020

IT giants renew commitment to privacy and security amid concerns

Information technology giants such as Google LLC and Amazon.com Inc. are striving to reassure consumers of their commitment to privacy and security, emphasizing related features while rolling out new products at the CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas. Google announced Tuesday that it had ...

Sony unveils electric car equipped with autonomous driving tech

Business / Tech Jan 7, 2020

Sony unveils electric car equipped with autonomous driving tech

Sony Corp. has unveiled the first prototype of an electric vehicle equipped with autonomous driving technology under its new Vision-S initiative. The concept car, introduced Monday by Sony President and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida at a media preview ahead of the annual CES consumer electronics trade ...

Panasonic unveils new wireless headphones and OLED TV

Business / Tech Jan 7, 2020

Panasonic unveils new wireless headphones and OLED TV

Panasonic Corp. on Monday unveiled a slew of new products including wireless headphones, gaming speakers and an OLED TV at a press preview ahead of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. One of the new wireless headphones, presented under the Japanese consumer electronics' ...

Japan's big moves at CES 2019

Digital | ON: TECH Jan 20, 2019

Japan's big moves at CES 2019

by Chiho Komoriya

This month CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, took place in Las Vegas, with many Japanese companies showcasing new products. On: Tech looks a few that hope to change the way we monitor and use information.

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant coming to Toyota's cars in 2018

Business / Tech Jan 10, 2018

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant coming to Toyota's cars in 2018

Amazon.com Inc.'s Alexa voice-activated virtual assistant will be added to some Toyota and Lexus vehicles this year, advancing Amazon's ambitions to expand its speech platform beyond the home. Alexa will let drivers and passengers get directions, control entertainment features, get the news and perform other ...

Business Jan 7, 2016

Sony chief expects slower growth in smartphone sector

Sony Corp. President Kazuo Hirai said Wednesday he expects growth in the smartphone market to slow as it approaches saturation. "I don't think this is a market where double-digit growth will continue," Hirai told media outlets at the International Consumer Electronics Show. "It's been more than ...

Sony to distribute games for PS4 via cloud

Business / Corporate Jan 8, 2014

Sony to distribute games for PS4 via cloud

Sony Corp. will start distributing games for the PlayStation 4 via cloud computing technology this year, President Kazuo Hirai said Tuesday, revealing the electronics company's focus on the entertainment business. In his speech on the opening day of the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) ...