Japan

Nissan to Consider Renault Proposal

A committee of Nissan’s board is set to meet next week to consider proposals from Renault to address a sticking point in talks to restructure the alliance between the two automakers, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Specifically, Nissan directors will consider proposals from Renault on how the Japanese automaker’s technology and intellectual […]

Manufacture Advanced Chips

IBM Corp and Rapidus, a newly formed chip maker backed by the Japanese government, on Tuesday announced a partnership that aims to manufacture the world’s most advanced chips in Japan by the second half of the decade. The agreement comes as U.S.-China relations remain tense, especially over chips. Washington has restricted Beijing’s access advanced semiconductor […]

Apple’s Japan Investment

Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had invested more than $100 billion in its Japanese supply network over the last five years, as its Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook visited the epicentre of the country’s semiconductor industry. Cook said in a Monday tweet he visited Kumamoto prefecture in southwestern Japan, home to factories of many […]

Technology for Humanoid Robots

Japanese electronics and entertainment conglomerate Sony Group Corp said on Tuesday it has the technology to make humanoid robots quickly once it has identified how they could be effectively used. “In terms of technology, several companies in the world including this one have enough technology accumulated to make them swiftly once it becomes clear which […]

Softbank Shares Tumble

Shares in Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp plunged on Monday after the company reported a heavy loss at its Vision Fund investment arm for a third consecutive quarter. The shares sank 13 percent in early afternoon trade – heading for their biggest one-day loss in more than two and a half years. Analysts said, however, that […]

Japan to Invest up to $500 Million to Manufacture Advanced Chips

Japan said on Friday it will invest up to 70 billion yen ($500 million) in a new semiconductor company led by tech firms including Sony Group Corp and NEC Corp as it rushes to re-establish itself as a lead maker of advanced chips. “Semiconductors are going to be a critical component for the development of […]

Boost Battery Competitiveness

Japan needs over $24 billion in investment from both the public and private sectors to develop a competitive manufacturing base for batteries used in areas such as electric vehicles (EVs) and energy storage, the industry ministry said on Wednesday. A specialist panel tasked with formulating battery strategy also set a target of securing 30,000 trained […]

How to Build a Remote Work Culture

In light of recent world events, we got introduced more to remote work after the world had to adapt to a pandemic. Massive names have gradually shifted to remote work, and now they set the standards for remote work across the globe, taking the phrase “this meeting could’ve been an email” to a new level. […]