Microsoft Teams is going to court, and it’s not Slack taking them there
Microsoft Teams will soon show up in court in Japan, but it’s not because of Slack accusing them of anti-competitive behaviour. In fact, the news is another win for Microsoft Teams, as the Japanese Supreme Court adopts the t...
Before Death Stranding, Kojima made an obscure delivery game for a Microsoft computer
by Phil Hayton
Before Death Stranding became gaming’s most realistic interpretation of an underpaid Amazon delivery courier, creator Hideo Kojima made another game about delivery. No matter how you feel about telepathic infants, being over...
New VAIO SX12 laptop has a smaller footprint than an A4 paper
VAIO today announced a new laptop named SX12. The new VAIO SX12 is a 12.5-inch Windows laptop that weighs about 897g and comes with a compact body that is smaller than a A4 paper. Despite its compact size, SX12 features 19mm full ...
After US-ban, Huawei wants to purchase more memory chips from Japan
The Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei is perhaps the worst affected company by the US-China trade war. The US government just ended up imposing a complete ban on Huawei in the US. Consequently, all American tech giants includ...
Nintendo Switch beats total PS4 sales in Japan, Xbox trails far behind
by Lewis White
Japan’s affinity for portable console hardware has proven even more successful for Nintendo this generation. The Japanese game company’s hardware-darling, Nintendo Switch, has beaten total Eastern sales of Sony’s...
World’s first computer virus to counter cyberattacks is in the works
Biology says viruses are not all bad for you, they are beneficial in many ways. But, when it comes to technology the concept of a good virus isn’t something that we hear a lot. This is probably going to change soon. Japan is...
[UPDATE] SEGA Europe confirm changes to Judgment in wake of actor’s arrest
UPDATE 22ND MARCH 2019: SEGA Europe have confirmed that the character model and Japanese voice for the character of Kyohei Hamura will be adjusted for the Western release of Judgment. The replacement was confirmed in a Tweet from ...
Sega stops sales of Judgement in Japan following major actor’s arrest
by Lewis White
Judgement, Sega’s newest entry in the Yakuza universe, has been removed from physical and digital stores following the arrest of actor Pierre Taki. Taki plays a key role in Judgment as Kyohei Hamura, the captain of the Tojo ...
Microsoft’s chatbot technology finds a home in new Japanese travel app for tourists
JTB Corp. has just released a new app for foreign tourists to Japan (which number more than 28 million per year) to help them navigate the country and assist them during their stay. The application uses technology from navigation...
Japanese arcade gets HoloLens-based life-sized Pac-Man game (video)
Arcades are still huge in Japan, but competition is also fierce, meaning companies constantly need to develop new attractions. The latest to soon hit Tokyo’s Namjatown is a life-sized version of Pac-Man called Pac-in-Town wh...
Despite selling out, Xbox One X sales in Japan are poor
Japan has always been a tough market for the Xbox One with Sony and Nintendo dominating in sales, and it looks like this is no different even after the release of the Xbox One X. Despite technically selling out since retailers wer...