Business / Tech Dec 19, 2016

NEC aims to develop cancer drugs using artificial intelligence

NEC Corp. said it will develop cancer drugs using artificial intelligence, aiming to put new vaccines using peptides into practical use within the next eight years as key substances in next generation immunotherapy. A peptide is a short chain of amino acids with an enormous ...

Business / Corporate Dec 24, 2013

Major computer makers enhancing Big Data services

Major computer makers, including Fujitsu Ltd. and NEC Corp., are enhancing their services for Big Data, meaning data collected very rapidly in large volumes from a variety of sources. Because Big Data services are seen as limitless and expected to achieve high growth, the companies ...

ITS tech on display in Tokyo

Business Oct 16, 2013

ITS tech on display in Tokyo

by Masaaki Kameda

The newest technologies showcasing the potential of intelligent transport systems (ITS) will be on view to the public starting Thursday as part of an ongoing conference in Tokyo. The exhibition under the 20th ITS World Congress at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto Ward features ideas ...

Business / Corporate Mar 30, 2013

NEC in talks with Lenovo on selling mobile phone subsidiary

Ailing NEC Corp. is in talks to sell its mobile phone subsidiary to Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd. as part of turnaround efforts, company sources revealed Friday. The move to sell NEC Casio Mobile Communications Ltd. follows the subsidiary's sluggish performance in the mobile ...