National Jun 25, 2019

Japan aims to provide one computer to every student by 2025

Japan aims to make a computer terminal available to every school student by around fiscal 2025, the education ministry said Tuesday. The target is included in the ministry's new plan to improve the educational environment through the use of technology. A ministry survey in March 2018 ...

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe of Google

Business / Tech Jun 2, 2019

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe of Google

The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google's business practices and whether they violate antitrust law — the Trump administration's first major step to scrutinize the potentially anti-competitive conduct of a giant technology firm. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion ...

Japan's new supercomputer Fugaku to begin operations around 2021

Business / Tech May 23, 2019

Japan's new supercomputer Fugaku to begin operations around 2021

Japan's new supercomputer Fugaku is set to begin operations around 2021 with the country aiming to regain the title of building the world's fastest computer, replacing its current supercomputer K, government-backed research institute Riken said Thursday. The Fugaku, a nickname for Mount Fuji, aims to ...