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...
August 28, 2013
Editor's note: This is the 14th in a series of articles on Zhongnanhai, the seclusive political enclave in central Beijing, and the power struggles that have transpired within...
August 14, 2013
BEIJING--City authorities launched a website this month to address complaints about rumors and false information on the Internet, but it remains unclear who decides what is the ...
August 03, 2013
I feel more pity than anger for people who won't take their eyes off their smartphones even when I am talking to them. I don't understand why these people are simply unwilling...
July 18, 2013
Chinese followers of The Asahi Shimbun have been left in the dark after all four accounts of the newspaper's weibo microblogging websites remained inaccessible on July 16-17.
July 17, 2013
Taro Yamamoto, Japanese movie star turned political candidate, is live-streaming his campaign speeches and urging crowds to tweet his photo. The tech-savvy approach is a major...
July 17, 2013
BEIJING--China's population of Internet users has grown to 591 million, driven by a 20 percent rise over the past year in the number of people who surf the Web from smartphones ...
July 17, 2013
The Internet will revolutionize democracy. Joichi Ito firmly stands by this belief. Ito is the director of the Media Lab of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a...
July 16, 2013
SEOUL, South Korea--South Korean investigators on July 16 blamed rival North Korea for a cyberattack last month on dozens of South Korean media and government websites,...
July 14, 2013
Satellite broadcaster al-Jazeera was a major player in the Arab Spring uprisings that swept through the Middle East and toppled long-entrenched governments.