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Major supermarket chain Daiei opened a checkout-free, walk-through store in the CeeU Yokohama mall on Friday.
Oct 27, 2023
At new Japan supermarket outlet, high tech runs the store
The system replaces cash registers with a network of cameras, weight sensors and a smartphone app.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 17, 2022
NTT Data and Toyota to tap overseas startups for joint effort on connected cars
Japanese carmakers have been ramping up efforts to develop electric vehicles and connected cars, which can communicate with each other and outside networks to improve features.
Japan Times
Feb 17, 2020
Fears over coronavirus prompt surge in telecommuting across Japan
The NTT group, Yahoo Japan and GMO Internet are among the companies trying to reduce the risk of their employees contracting the COVID-19 virus.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 13, 2018
NTT Data, Gunma University to test self-driving ride services on public roads near Toyosu
A multiday test involving three self-driving vehicles on public roads will kick off Friday in Tokyo, the IT firm and school behind the experiment said Thursday.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 23, 2018
NTT Data partners with Indian firm to tap 3D mapping market
NTT Data Corp. has joined up with an Indian mapping company to develop large-scale 3D map data sets, for supply to telecommunications and other sectors in the South Asian country.
Japan Times
Mar 8, 2018
Japanese government admits claim that 'chocolate is good for the brain' is short on data
More evidence is needed to support a report, compiled by a government-sponsored team and confectionery giant Meiji Co., which concluded that chocolate is good for the brain, the Cabinet Office said Thursday.
Japan Times
Jul 24, 2017
Japanese firms give telecommuting a try on designated day to ease rush hour congestion
It's Monday morning. You roll out of bed, grab a coffee, sit on the couch and you're already at work. Sound good? Well, that's how the government wants you to work.
Japan Times
Dec 23, 2016
Foreign-owned IT firms to challenge Trump's concept of 'American'
Open up the guts of the U.S. government — something President-elect Donald Trump hinted he will do — and what do you see?
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 28, 2016
NTT to buy Dell technology services unit for $3.06 million
NTT Corp.'s unit agreed to buy technology services businesses from Dell for $3.055 billion.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan