July 08, 2013
SINGAPORE--Singapore's move to tighten regulation of news web sites, already under fire from bloggers and human rights groups, has attracted criticism from an unexpected...
July 05, 2013
An opposition party lawmaker has shown signs of progress since March, when it took close to an hour to type about 50 characters using only the right index finger.
July 04, 2013
Recently, politicians have made a series of slips of the tongue. This is nothing new, and because the media criticize politicians by citing their inappropriate remarks to make...
June 28, 2013
Readers of the vernacular Asahi Shimbun who submitted "letters to the editor" received threatening telephone calls after their personal addresses and phone numbers were posted...
June 19, 2013
BEIJING--China has completed a monitoring scheme in restive Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, state media said on June 19,...
June 15, 2013
Sony Corp. plans to distribute superfine, 4K-resolution movies online exclusively for customers of its next-generation televisions, President and CEO Kazuo Hirai said.
June 12, 2013
The threats and insults came fast and furious against a woman in the fashionable Ginza district of Tokyo in late May.
June 08, 2013
The U.S. subsidiary of leading anime production and distribution company Aniplex Inc. has opened a website that allows U.S. fans to stream popular anime titles for free.
June 04, 2013
SAN JOSE, California--Chinese President Xi Jinping and American counterpart Barack Obama will talk cyber-security this week in California, but experts say the state's Silicon...
June 01, 2013
MOSCOW--The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an ‘e-vil empire’ is thriving.
May 28, 2013
SINGAPORE--Websites that regularly report on Singapore including Yahoo! News will have to get a license from June 1, putting them on par with newspapers and television new...
May 26, 2013
Nobuaki Koga carries around a slip of paper in his pocket scrawled with the words, “What is a political party? What are the roles and responsibilities of Diet members who...
May 26, 2013
Italy held a general election in late February. Yet, it took more than two months for a “grand coalition” government comprising existing center-left and center-right...
May 23, 2013
Kyoto University will become the first Japanese institution of higher education to offer a course on the rapidly expanding edX, the international consortium that offers free...
May 21, 2013
BEIJING--China's Internet is brimming with disclosures of officials collecting bribes, homes and luxury accessories as casually as they do mistresses.
May 07, 2013
BEIJING--China's military on May 7 denied renewed U.S. accusations of sponsoring cyber-attacks and said the sides should cooperate against the global threat of computer crime.
April 20, 2013
The ban on the use of the Internet for election campaigns will finally be lifted in Japan, starting with the Upper House poll in July.
April 08, 2013
For some people, hacking is just like any other 9-to-5 job, with regular hours and a break for lunch.
April 05, 2013
As anyone who has moved to Japan knows, the start-up costs of renting accommodation can be draining. Next to that, finding a school to study the Japanese language can be...
March 27, 2013
JManga Inc. said it will shut down its JManga website, which distributes digital Japanese comics in English, by the end of May, after only two years in operation.