Liberating young minds with technology

Issues | LEARNING CURVE May 14, 2017

Liberating young minds with technology

by Michael Penn

Education in Japan, within the nexus of business, science and internationalization, is currently developing progressive initiatives. One such trend is to move university teaching out of brick-and-mortar classrooms and into the online sphere. This could be, in its more modest form, simply supplementary resources for ...

Apple unveils red iPhone and cheapest iPad yet

Business / Tech Mar 22, 2017

Apple unveils red iPhone and cheapest iPad yet

Apple Inc. introduced a revamped version of its most popular-size iPad at the most affordable price ever, and a shiny red iPhone 7, whose sales will help to combat AIDS. Apple unveiled a new 9.7-inch iPad with a brighter Retina display starting at $329, and ...

World Oct 1, 2014

Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protesters, security firm says

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a computer virus that spies on Apple Inc's iOS operating system for the iPhone and iPad, and they believe it is targeting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The malicious software, known as Xsser, is capable of stealing text messages, photos, call ...

Business May 28, 2014

Docomo set to begin selling iPad next month

by Kazuaki Nagata

NTT Docomo Inc. said Wednesday it will start selling Apple's popular iPad starting in June. Docomo, which has the largest share of subscriptions in the domestic market, is the last major carrier to become an iPad provider in Japan, as KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. ...

Abe stirs gadget-use debate in Diet

National Apr 3, 2014

Abe stirs gadget-use debate in Diet

by Kazuaki Nagata

Using iPads and other digital devices during Diet sessions is banned under current rules as well as custom, but this may change after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the devices may invigorate deliberations. Abe made the remark at an Upper House audit committee meeting Monday ...

NTT Docomo to start selling the iPad

Business / Corporate Nov 20, 2013

NTT Docomo to start selling the iPad

NTT Docomo Inc. will start selling Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer soon, a senior official at the mobile phone carrier said Wednesday. The company will offer the product "in the not-too-distant future," Senior Executive Vice President Kazuto Tsubouchi said. It will do so by the ...