Strange days of today's technology

Digital | ON: TECH Jul 16, 2017

Strange days of today's technology

by Chiho Komoriya

Hang in there, the stinky summer could soon be over Summer always seems to come with an increased level of bad odors. Whether it's from sweat, smoke or food, smells seem to get more powerful in the heat and humidity. Panasonic, however, has come up with ...

Business / Corporate Oct 23, 2016

Sharp may shutter LED display plant in Hiroshima Prefecture

Sharp Corp. is considering closing a light-emitting diode display plant in Hiroshima Prefecture next year as part of its restructuring efforts under Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., sources familiar with the matter said Sunday. The electronics company may consolidate the production line at the ...

Blue LEDs have had profound impact and promise more change ahead

National Oct 8, 2014

Blue LEDs have had profound impact and promise more change ahead

Energy-saving LED lights — invented by the three Japan-born scientists who won the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday — reduce waste and may help bring lamps to people living far from any electricity grid. Isamu Akasaki, 85, from Meijo and Nagoya universities, Hiroshi ...