JR Central shows off maglev train

Central Japan Railway shows off its new 500kph maglev.

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Virtual reality headsets wow at Tokyo Game Show

 VR headsets draw crowds as the Tokyo Game Show gets underway in Makuhari.

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Maglev to connect Tokyo and Osaka in 67 minutes

Central Japan Railway submits plans for a maglev line to connect Tokyo and Osaka.

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Softbank unveils nearly frameless phone

SoftBank unveils a nearly frameless smartphone for the US and Japanese markets.

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Bullet train hits the rails in Hokuriku

Engineers in Japan are putting the finishing touches on the country’s latest bullet train line.The new Hokuriku high...

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Sharp unveils freeform LCD display

41 years since LCD panels went on the market, Sharp has unveiled a revolutionary new freeform display.The Japanese firm’...

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Isuzu showcases biodiesel bus

 Japan’s Isuzu Motors pulled the wraps off a new biodiesel bus today.The bus looks normal, but five percent of its fuel ...

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Kennedy, Powell, Son launch clean energy system

US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Colin Powell observed the launch of a new clean energy system in Tokyo today.They wer...

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Gadgets for the whole family at Tokyo toy show

Japan’s largest toy show kicked off today. Toymakers from around the world showed their newest wares at the Internationa...

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SoftBank debuts ‘emotional’ robot Pepper

 Japan’s tech giant SoftBank took the wraps of a new “emotional” robot today.CEO Masayoshi Son introduced the robot name...

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