After being announced in May, Kickstarter is finally going live in Japan starting on September 13. Those that are interested in starting a campaign can currently email the company their ideas.
Microsoft sold just 265 Xbox Ones in Japan last week, compared with sales of 19,000 PS4s and 6,600 PS4 Pros. But Xbox chief Phil Spencer says it's an important market, and he'll "never give up" on it.
Teams across Japan are developing robots that can enter the Fukushima nuclear disaster site and locate the radioactive fuels for the cleanup operation. One of the robots is an eight metre long snake.
Microsoft has finally announced the date at which the Surface Studio will be available in new markets. Starting June 15, you'll be able to grab the Studio in the UK, Austria, France, China, and more.
Peach Aviation has become the first Japanese airline to announce that it will accept bitcoin payments for booking seats on its flights. The company will start accepting bitcoin before the year's end.
Google launched its Home speaker hub in the US last year, and brought it to the UK in April. Now, the company has announced that it will be available in five more markets sometime this summer.
Japanese manufacturer Fujitsu has announced a range of new models across its desktop, laptop and tablet PC offerings, with the latest Intel 7th generation Core processors. Available in Japan.
The Performance Base model of the Surface Book has been opened to preorders in 13 new markets, and as such, here is a list of prices in the different countries. Includes offers for the regular model.
In December, Microsoft announced plans to launch its Surface Book with Performance Base in eight new markets in early 2017. Today it opened pre-orders for the device in thirteen new markets.
After announcing its plans to launch HoloLens in Japan in November, and opening pre-orders in December, Microsoft's mixed-reality headset is now officially available there, priced from ¥333,800.
A company from Japan has developed a device which can project a hologram inside of it. That hologram, is Azuma Hikari, a new holographic wife or personal assistant for lonely people.
Just a few weeks after bringing HoloLens to six new markets outside of North America, Microsoft has announced the launch of the headset in Japan, as its 'global holographic journey' continues.
Japan is reportedly working on a new supercomputer which it hopes will knock China off its number one spot in the TOP500 ranking list. The finished computer will help advance artificial intelligence.
Five years after confirming its plans to launch a Windows phone, Lenovo's new Windows 10 Mobile handset will finally go on sale on November 11 - and it bears a striking similarity to a Coship device.
Ever since its launch, the Xbox One has been a complete disaster in terms of sales in Japan. In an interview with Famitus, Phil Spencer explains why and outlines his strategy.
Funai Electric, the country of Japan's last remaining manufacturer of VHS hardware, is preparing to wind down its VHS division over declining adoption rates and the limited supply of parts.
The NuAns NEO Windows 10 Mobile handset, with its unique design and covers, is finally going global. Those interested can get it for as little as $270 while supplies last on Kickstarter.
Sony has announced availability of Android 6.0 for the Xperia Z5 series in its home market of Japan, and its Marshmallow rollout will continue next week in the UK for the Z5 and other Xperia devices.
After launching the PlayStation TV in Japan in 2013, and in other markets in late 2014, Sony has now confirmed that it terminated shipments of the device to the US and Europe at the end of last year.
Reports say Sharp's board have agreed for the company to be taken over by Taiwan's Foxconn, bringing an end to years of financial uncertainty and marking one of the largest deals in Japanese history.
After unveiling the 'Phone Biz', its new aluminum-bodied Windows 10 Mobile handset, last week, Japanese company VAIO has said that it does not intend to launch the device in the United States.
Last June it emerged that Microsoft had sold just 100 Xbox Ones in Japan in an entire week. The latest figures show that, last week, it sold just 99, compared with over 25,000 sales of the PS4.
Electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn has allegedly offered $5.1 billion to purchase Japanese tech company Sharp. The bid comes after reports of Sharp's failed attempts to earn revenue.
Trend Micro has detected a malvertising campaign against web users in Japan. It turns out that the ads were using a certificate issued by Let's Encrypt. The ads led to sites which would infect PCs.
Japan's mid-range Windows 10 Mobile device, the 'NuAns Neo', is set to launch during January of next year, and as of today, pre-orders for the device are live, starting at 42,700 yen.
Freetel, a Japanese -based OEM, has announced their Windows Mobile 10 offering slated for release on Nov 30, the Katona 01. The low-end device will cost just $105 at current exchange rates.
Yamada Denki has announced its latest Windows 10 Mobile device named 'Every Phone', which offers reasonable hardware specifications and features in a thin, sleek casing to those in Japan.
Following Microsoft's October 6th event debuting the Lumia 550, 950 and 950 XL, a new batch of Windows 10 Mobile handsets have made their debut in Japan.
Sony has announced an official price cut for its PlayStation 4, which means buyers will pay around 12.5% less for it from October 1 - but so far, the reduced price has only been confirmed for Japan.
Style and natural functionality is the focus for Sony's new smartwatch 'Wena Wrist' as it becomes available on the company's crowdfunding platform in Japan.
After restarting as an independent company, VAIO created products exclusively for Japan. But it seems the company plans to expand soon, with the U.S. and Brazil as primary destinations.
Megabots issued a video challenging the company behind the Kuratas to do battle with its own Mark II robot. Now that Suidobashi has accepted the invite, it looks like the battle is really on.
The Xbox One has never had a good day when it comes to sales in Japan. Despite this, Microsoft is still not giving up and believes that Windows 10 can help boost sales in the country.
According to data from last week, Microsoft sold just 100 units of the Xbox One in Japan, accounting for just 0.1% of console sales. The PS4 maintained a respectable position with 16.1% of sales.
The European Union is determined to be among the first parts of the world to deploy 5G technologies, and it's now partnering with Japan and others to make sure that happens.
Samsung has decided to ditch its corporate logo on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge when it gets sold in Japan. Instead, the two flagships will be marketed using local carriers' branding.
Despite the high popularity of smartphones all over the world, Japan has seen its shipments of flip-phones rise again after seven years, while smartphones took a decline, after two years.
According to industry sources, Samsung is considering abandoning the Japanese phone market altogether after its Note Edge handset failed to garner interest and marketshare plummeted.
Apple's new, larger iPhones have proven to be a major hit in Asian markets and have propelled the company both in terms of sales and marketshare. Meanwhile Samsung has seen its share sliced.
Sony's currently unreleased future flagship, the Xperia Z4, has been recently certified by Japan's wireless authority, meaning the device may be coming soon.