Fujitsu gets Japan's first preliminary local 5G license

Business Feb 18, 2020

Fujitsu gets Japan's first preliminary local 5G license

Japan's communications ministry on Tuesday gave major electronics maker Fujitsu Ltd. the country's first preliminary license to build a local fifth-generation, or 5G, communications network. It also plans to grant preliminary licenses to industry peer NEC Corp. and other firms, along with local governments. The ministry ...

Lawson shows off experimental automated convenience store

Business / Tech Feb 18, 2020

Lawson shows off experimental automated convenience store

Lawson Inc. unveiled for the media Tuesday an experimental checkout-free convenience store that will allow customers to make purchases using a smartphone app. The "grab and go" shop is part of the major chain's attempts to address Japan's labor shortage. Advanced technology allows customers to ...