April 16, 2014
HO CHI MINH CITY--As the Vietnamese government invests in information technology education, the country's rapidly growing pool of talent is attracting notice from Japanese...
March 27, 2014
Seeking to sever business ties with gangsters, companies are increasingly using police websites that offer the real names of arrested crime syndicate members.
March 18, 2014
Japan faced a full-on cyber attack across government departments on March 18 in a drill aimed at bolstering national security as the country gears up to host the 2020 Olympics.
March 11, 2014
The Riken national research institute is considering withdrawing two scientific reports that were acclaimed as a major breakthrough in stem cell research over discrepancies...
February 12, 2014
BEIJING--China’s new national security commission will focus on thwarting “unconventional” threats against the Communist Party’s rule, such as terrorism and the...
February 11, 2014
BEIJING--A state TV expose on prostitution in China's "sex capital" and an ensuing, much-publicized police crackdown has drawn criticism from the public, who expressed sympathy ...
February 05, 2014
KDDI R&D Laboratories has developed a system that it says offers much better protection against personal information from being distributed on social media and other...
January 21, 2014
BEIJING--Chinese Internet users are now required to register their real names to upload videos to Chinese online video sites, an official body said, as the Communist Party...
January 16, 2014
The Tokyo District Court on Jan. 15 awarded damages in a lawsuit over leaked personal data but said police are allowed to collect such information on individuals if they are...
December 26, 2013
Free online software provided by China's Baidu search engine has been covertly sending almost all information inputted in Japanese to Baidu Inc.’s servers, according to a...
December 03, 2013
"The Wind Rises" was the most-searched keyword in the film category in 2013, according to Yahoo Japan Corp.
November 27, 2013
BEIJING--Chinese internet users are calling for tough measures to enforce China's new airspace defense zone over waters disputed with Japan, with many saying only war will...
November 16, 2013
SAPPORO--The creator of Hatsune Miku, the virtual singing synthesizer application with the long turquoise pigtails that is considered by many to be the world's most-recognized...
November 07, 2013
Hate rallies mostly targeted at ethnic Koreans living in Japan have spread beyond Tokyo and Osaka to smaller regional cities over the past six months or so.
November 03, 2013
Ancient literature, art and documents related to the imperial family are now just a mouse click away for web surfers.
November 02, 2013
Nintendo Co. has stopped some sharing functions of its "Nintendo 3DS" handheld video game console after learning that some users, including minors, were exchanging "offensive...
October 26, 2013
MORIOKA--The Iwate prefectural government set up Comic Iwate Web in late September to stream new manga stories associated with the area.
October 18, 2013
Hamit Dardagan and John Sloboda were stunned when the number hit 10,000. Now, the death toll listed on their website has far surpassed 110,000.
October 04, 2013
Hiroko Oyamaguchi is volunteer transcriber who transforms musical scores into Braille, enabling visually impaired musicians to read the notes.
September 22, 2013
A major Japanese movie and television program production company, aiming to cash in on the growing popularity of anime and manga overseas, is now offering an Internet pay...