Editorials Jul 6, 2017

Apple's iPhone turns 10

The iPhone has changed the world, transforming the lives of billions of people around the world and facilitating a social and economic transition that is still underway.

Entering the mind of an icon in 'Steve Jobs'

Film Feb 11, 2016

Entering the mind of an icon in 'Steve Jobs'

by George Hadley-Garcia

With roles in films such as "300," "Inglourious Basterds" and the "X-Men" series, Michael Fassbender, 38, is no stranger to action. "I've learned to enjoy action movies," he tells The Japan Times. "They're more difficult than they look, with the special effects and assorted physical, ...

Apple fans get a fairly good origin story

Film / Reviews Feb 11, 2016

Apple fans get a fairly good origin story

by James Hadfield

'It's like five minutes before every launch, everyone goes to a bar and gets drunk and tells me what they really think," laments Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) during the closing stretch of Danny Boyle's buoyant, breathless biopic. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has done an ingenious ...

Kazu Kuzuwata: 'You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down'

People | 20 QUESTIONS Aug 30, 2014

Kazu Kuzuwata: 'You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down'

Name: Kazu Kuzuwata Age: 34 Nationality: Japanese Occupation: IT engineer Likes: Music, the sea, Haruki Murakami, respect, advanced technology Dislikes: Pollution, disrespect 1. What does the kanji that comprises your first name mean? Would you say it matches your personality? My kanji character, 和 (wa), means peace, unity, Japan. I ...

Editorials Jan 28, 2014

The Mac computer turns 30

Thirty years ago this month, little-known Apple Computer began to transform the world. Its signal event was a television advertisement broadcast during America's Super Bowl, announcing the introduction of a new product in two days.

Business Nov 9, 2013

China should pave the way for its own Steve Jobs

by William Pesek

As Communist Party leaders begin a four-day retreat to decide where to take China's economy, they would be wise to think about Steve Jobs. Their country's economic well-being may be at risk if they don't. It's true that China boasts what so many politicians around ...

Jobs' role focus of Apple e-book trial

Business / Corporate Jun 5, 2013

Jobs' role focus of Apple e-book trial

by Cecilia Kang

Apple's late founder, Steve Jobs, was a key figure Monday in the Justice Department's suit against the Silicon Valley giant for allegedly leading an illegal scheme to raise the prices of e-books. But the focus on Jobs' role in conversations and deals made three years ...