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 ...

Seven-Eleven tries out a store in Tokyo with unmanned payment system

Business / Tech Dec 17, 2018

Seven-Eleven tries out a store in Tokyo with unmanned payment system

Major convenience store operator Seven-Eleven Japan Co. has launched an experimental outlet in Tokyo with an unmanned payment system and facial recognition technology. The facial recognition system was developed by technology giant NEC Corp. Seven-Eleven Japan plans to open such outlets in locations where customers can ...