Tech

Samsung looks to reboot with Galaxy S8

Company hopes improved display and new features will win back customers

  • Toshiba memory spinoff raises tech security fears

    Japanese group must give thought to blocking leaks, corporate lobby chief says

  • Japan turns to AI, drones in war on smuggling

    Pre-Olympics testing will put eyes in the sky and automate airport screenings

  • Virtual money poses accounting dilemma for Japan's early adopters

    Asset or expense? The bottom line depends on the answer

  • Hitachi develops AI system for finding people of interest

    Eyeing use in airports, train stations

  • SiC fibers see increasing use in high-temperature applications

    GE replaces nickel alloys with SiC fiber-based composites for jetliner engine parts

  • Australia revisits iconic hydro scheme as coal power wanes

    Six decades after construction began, 'Snowy 2.0' drives quest for stable grid

  • Assistive robots give humans a leg (and arm) up

    Reading subtle muscle movements to anticipate what happens next

  • A global push for Japanese group's fake banknote detection device

    Accurate reading of serial numbers helps speedy detection of forgeries

  • Japan's Docomo to help farmers increase milk production

    Wireless sensors will tell when cows are in heat

  • A drugmaking duo takes the fight to a neglected disease

    A nonprofit and Japan's Eisai dust off an unused compound to tackle eumycetoma

  • Kokoro the smiling robot wants to sell you travel insurance

    The company behind Hello Kitty is testing cloud tech at Tokyo's Narita Airport

  • Hitachi joins in smart-grid project in Poland

    Advanced tech would add reliability and foster renewable energy

  • Tech disruptions force Japanese manufacturers to change or die

    Innovation is relentless, and it can quickly turn key assets into dead weight

  • Race for high-tech materials changing heavy industry

    Market for lighter, stronger composite materials to shape aircraft manufacturing, shipbuilding

  • Daiwa House close to running warehouses with AI, robots

    Change coming as soon as next year could slash manpower by 80%

  • Japan gathering forces to mine 'burning ice' energy

    Chiyoda Corp., JGC among companies helping to commercialize methane hydrate

  • AI quest drives major orders for Japan's supercomputer makers

    Research institutes seek ever-faster performance to power deep learning

  • Japan researchers develop AI that detects poison gas

    'Smart' sensors could be on shelves by 2020

  • Japan's space agency hopes to swiftly relaunch its minirocket

    Private cooperation and financing cut down on turnaround time