Leading Japanese universities and corporations have joined hands with IBM to develop practical quantum computing applications in finance, materials development and the broader business scene.
Sony showed off its automated electric concept car in Japan for the first time Monday, ahead of the planned start of testing by fiscal year-end on public roads at home as well as in the U.S. and Europe.
Japanese high-tech wheelchair maker Whill will enter the Chinese market this fiscal year, hoping to capitalize on a rapidly growing number elderly people in the world's second-largest economy.
Murata Manufacturing is leveraging its know-how from producing electronics parts to shrink automotive components, seeing an opportunity presented with vehicle electrification.
The reorganization of Arm this month at the direction of parent SoftBank Group, has raised questions over whether the British chip designer is on the auction block as the Japanese tech conglomerate reshuffles its portfolio and sells a clutch of assets.
"Our core philosophy is to free work from the office," said Minoru Yasuda, executive director of PC maker Lenovo Japan, in May as he unveiled new products targeting remote workers in the novel coronavirus era.
Quantum computing remains years away from full commercialization, but Fujitsu has developed what might be considered the next-best thing: technology that applies the same concepts to classical computing.