DeNA to test taxi dispatch app using AI in Yokohama

Business / Corporate Sep 5, 2017

DeNA to test taxi dispatch app using AI in Yokohama

Mobile game giant DeNA Co. will start a trial of its taxi dispatch application utilizing artificial intelligence in Yokohama. The system will analyze data collected from taxis in use and information on when and where customers hailed taxis in the past. The AI will then ...

The top tech stories of 2016

Business / Tech Dec 30, 2016

The top tech stories of 2016

The Japan Times newsroom selected these tech and digital stories as the most important of 2016. 1. All systems go: For a few weeks in the summer, it seemed to be all that anyone was talking about was "Pokemon Go," an augmented-reality game you play ...

Passionate fans revel in Carp's success

Baseball / MLB Oct 16, 2016

Passionate fans revel in Carp's success

by Jim Allen

Having waited nearly as long for their seventh pennant as they did for their first, Hiroshima Carp fans proved to be a force to be reckoned with this season, Hall of Famer Koji Yamamoto said Saturday. "The Hiroshima fans feel like we are part of ...