Mar 24, 2017

Daily cyberattacks more than doubled to all-time high in 2016: NPA

The daily average number of cyberattacks or suspected threats swelled to a record 1,692 in 2016, more than double the previous year's rate, the National Police Agency said Thursday. In 2015, the daily average of attacks or threats detected by censors installed at internet access ...

/ Feb 7, 2017

Japan to nurture specialists in internet of things

The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry is planning to accelerate efforts to develop specialists capable of improving and managing the internet of things. The ministry's plan reflects growing demand for personnel in both public and private sectors who can make good use of networks and ...

Dec 9, 2016

Financial institutions unsure how to realize digital transformation

More than half of the business leaders in the global financial services industry agree that digital transformation determines the development of their business, realizes efficient business processes and brings more profits, but they have yet to find effective ways of doing so, according to ...

Hitachi develops Japan's first 'lensless' camera technology

/ Nov 15, 2016

Hitachi develops Japan's first 'lensless' camera technology

Hitachi Ltd. says it has developed camera technology that can capture video images without a lens and adjust its focal position afterwards, becoming the first Japanese firm to do so. The technology using a special thin film will allow cameras to be lighter and thinner ...

Wi-Fi leaps higher in speed, range

/ | Mar 13, 2016

Wi-Fi leaps higher in speed, range


To support the explosive growth of information and communications technology, wireless Internet connectivity is now considered essential infrastructure and is sometimes referred to as the fourth utility, after electricity, water and gas. Along with such technologies as 4K/8K ultrahigh definition videos and the so-called Internet ...