1,000 Pepper robots will go on sale to consumers in Japan starting this Saturday - but their intended future as human companions remains uncertain.
April Fools' Day has everyone at Tech in Asia a bit paranoid about getting duped by fake stories.
The latest robot companion from Japan craves attention, like a cross between a Tamagotchi and one of those dolls from home economics class.
While the established tech giants continue to design most of the country’s hardware, this year saw several strong entries from domestic startups.
Jack Ma says that recent advances in big data will make B2C business models obsolete. Firms must customize their products or die.
Masayoshi Son, the founder and CEO of Japanese telco SoftBank, shared his revolutionary ideas about a robotic workforce in Japan.
From Gundam to ASIMO, Japan is a country obsessed with robots - especially those with a humanoid aesthetic.
Masayoshi Son, the CEO of Japanese wireless carrier SoftBank, introduced what he called the world’s first robot capable of recognizing human emotion today.