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A WeWork shared office in Fukuoka, in southern Japan. Similar facilities have cropped up in Tokyo, creating demand for office space. (Photo by Daichi Mishima)
Panasonic will offer fixed-rate rentals of TVs, media players, kitchen appliances and more starting as soon as 2020.
NTT Docomo and KDDI have decided to follow the lead of SoftBank in deciding not to use Chinese equipment in their 5G networks due to rising security concerns.
Daikin air conditioners on display at a Mumbai store. The company aims to distinguish itself in India with units tailored to regional quirks like spotty electricity.

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