Verification test of autonomous driving on highway shown to media

Verification test of autonomous driving on highway shown to media

Central Nippon Expressway and others showed media organizations a verification test of autonomous driving conducted on J...

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Google to use generative AI to tackle regional issues across Japan

Google to use generative AI to tackle regional issues across Japan

Google announced on June 19 that it will begin using generative AI to support municipalities with issues each community ...

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Japanese IT company to start AI robot rental business

Japanese IT company to start AI robot rental business

This dog-shaped robot that’s laying on its back...is able to get back up by itself.It is equipped with a high-performanc...

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Supermarket Aeon to introduce electronic receipts

Supermarket Aeon to introduce electronic receipts

Japanese retail giant Aeon will gradually introduce electronic receipts starting from June 21.Shoppers can download a sp...

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AEON plans to designate all shopping malls as cooling shelters

AEON plans to designate all shopping malls as cooling shelters

The national shopping chain AEON is planning to designate all 142 shopping malls as “cooling shelters.”“Cooling shelters...

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Toyota president apologizes to shareholders for improper model certification issue

Toyota president apologizes to shareholders for improper model certification issue

Toyota Motor’s shareholder meeting began from 10 a.m. on June 18. There were numerous voices of concern from the gathere...

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Microsoft Japan announces new computers with built-in AI

Microsoft Japan announces new computers with built-in AI

Microsoft Japan announced new computers with a built-in AI feature.The devices have generative AI features that can be a...

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NTT Group unveils technology to change voice tone and manner of speaking in real time

NTT Group unveils technology to change voice tone and manner of speaking in real time

S/ Ueno Mina, Nippon TV reporter: When I talk into this microphone, my voice changes to different voice in real time lik...

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Kirin Holdings to acquire FANCL through public tender offer

Kirin Holdings to acquire FANCL through public tender offer

Kirin Holdings announced on June 14 that it will fully acquire FANCL, a company engaged in the cosmetics and health food...

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Kishida and Zelenskyy sign cooperation document

Kishida and Zelenskyy sign cooperation document

S/ Kishida Fumio, Japanese Prime Minister / Japan will cooperate with the G7 and other like-minded countries to provide ...

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