1. News
    July 2nd, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Apple seeks ‘iWatch’ trademark in Japan

    Apple has filed to trademark the phrase ‘iWatch’ in Japan, amid rumours the company will soon launch a smartwatch device globally. The...

  2. News
    June 26th, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Microsoft licenses Age of Empires for iOS, Android versions

    A version of Microsoft’s Age of Empires game franchise will be developed for iPhones and Android devices, the first time an official Microsoft...

  3. News
    May 1st, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Toshiba external hard drive doubles as an online file server

    Toshiba is set to launch a portable USB hard drive that comes with PC or Mac software that can turn it into an internet-accessible file server. The...

  4. News
    March 21st, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Amazon CEO’s group recovers Apollo moon mission rockets

    A group led by Amazon’s CEO has recovered from deep in the Atlantic Ocean rocket engines that powered the NASA Apollo moon missions in the 1960s...

  5. News
    March 10th, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Sony chairman, ex-CEO Stringer to leave amid restructuring

      Sony chairman and former CEO Howard Stringer, who has been at the company since 1997, will be leaving the company in June. Stringer led Sony...

  6. News
    March 1st, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Tokyo court rules Apple doesn’t violate Samsung patent

    A Tokyo court ruled Thursday that Apple did not infringe a Samsung patent, a small win for Apple in the continuing legal wrangling between the two...

  7. News
    February 24th, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    LOLCats and viruses – Japan hit by cybercrime farce

    National TV anchors struggle through explanations of the Tor anonymity network, while newspapers run detailed graphics on remote hacking software...

  8. News
    February 14th, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Apple Japan’s top phone maker in 2012, research firm states

    Apple sold more phones in Japan than any other manufacturer last year, rising above local manufacturers for the first time, according to a research...

  9. News
    February 7th, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Cisco: Japan to lead global surge in mobile traffic

    Japan will lead a global surge in mobile internet usage over the next five years, according to a forecast released by Cisco Systems. The giant networking...

  10. News
    January 9th, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    First 1TB USB flash drive coming soon

    Kingston Technology will soon launch the world’s first 1TB flash drive, a USB 3.0 device that is likely to cost more than most computers do....

  11. News
    January 6th, 2013 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Internet piracy group leader sentenced to five years in prison

    The leader of a US online piracy group that covertly recorded movies showing in theaters and offered them online has been sentenced to five years...

  12. News
    December 27th, 2012 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Instagram faces US class action lawsuit over updated terms of service

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Instagram over the company’s controversial update to its terms of service last week. The civil...

  13. News
    December 2nd, 2012 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Sony sells 160,000 PS Vitas in opening week of US holiday season

    Sony sold over 160,000 PlayStation Vitas during the opening week of the holiday shopping season in the US, a key test for its flagship handheld game....

  14. News
    November 15th, 2012 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Report: Intel in talks to invest up to US$500 million in Sharp

    Intel is in final negotiations to invest up to US$500 million in struggling Sharp of Japan, Kyodo News agency reported Tuesday. Japan’s largest...

  15. News
    October 25th, 2012 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    New Sharp display technology said to triple mobile battery life

    Sharp said Wednesday that mobile devices using its new IGZO display technology, which can triple battery life while offering higher touch sensitivity,...

  16. News
    October 24th, 2012 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Japan’s Sharp says IGZO devices set to surge

    Japan’s Sharp said Tuesday that mobile devices using its new IGZO display technology, which can triple battery life while offering higher touch...

  17. News
    October 18th, 2012 by Jay Alabaster, IDG News Service
    Sharp reveals 7in tablet with IGZO display

    Japan’s Sharp said Wednesday it will soon launch a small 7in tablet with its new IGZO displays, a week ahead of an Apple press event that is...

Contact us