For decades, Japan has led the charge toward more minimalist writing. During the 1990s and early 2000s, world-beating cell phones were the nation’s preferred me...
1,000 Pepper robots will go on sale to consumers in Japan starting this Saturday - but their intended future as human companions remains uncertain.
Japanese corporations - and the government - have been plagued by hacking scandals. Box over VPN aims to raise their IT security standards.
The world's largest code repository, with 10 million users and 20 million projects, is opening a new office in Tokyo.
Old age, injury, and illness can lead to a loss of bowel control. This startup is restoring human dignity by allowing its users to live diaper free.
After tackling the recruitment industry in Japan, this entrepreneur is making hiring and job search free
Tokyo-based BizReach changed the way Japanese companies and potential employees connect. Now the startup is connecting them for free.
From language lessons to furniture assembly, Anytimes helps locals connect with each other to complete odd jobs for extra income.
Can Fove's affordable eye-tracking technology - promising a deeper, more emotional gaming experience - differentiate it from billion-dollar rival Oculus Rift?
We’re heading to Tokyo in September for our next conference. Here’s how you can get your 2-for-1 discount code
After concluding Tech in Asia Singapore 2015, we’re heading to Tokyo next. Mark your calendars for September 8-9, and find out how you can save 50 percent off y...
A drone carrying radioactive cesium was landed on the roof of a government office to protest the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Consumer wearables steal all the headlines, but enterprise wearables may become the unsung heroes of the smart gadget movement.
This Tokyo-based startup used its prior experience in messaging and real-time video editing to release a launch-day app for Apple Watch.
Tokyo Digital Music Syndicates wants to make pressing a limited-run LP easy and affordable for indie artists and small record labels. But that's just the start.
Michelle Phan shot to fame with her make-up tutorials on YouTube. Now she's a startup powerhouse. Her next move is going from the US to Asia.
Apple opened its Apple Watch Store in Tokyo this morning at Shinjuku's Isetan department store.
Tokyo-based Origami has raised JPY 1.6 billion in series B funding, led by SoftBank Group, Credit Saison, and angel investor Makoto Takano.
The organizers behind Austria's biggest tech event want to build a bridge between Asian startups and European investors.
Instead of being locked down to a gaming console, Exvision's gesture-recognition module complements an endless library of smartphone and tablet games.
The personal mobility device will be sold to local governments and enterprise customers from April 1.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin. Here are the remaining five.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin (and plug their Kickstarter campaigns).
Ring Zero cuts the original device's weight in half and increases gesture accuracy by 300 percent. It also teaches users how to gesture properly.
Tech in Asia Tour Tokyo results: 6 pitches, 3 VCs, but only 1 startup going on a free trip to Singapore
Six of Japan's most promising startups took the stage for a chance to leave their mark on a panel of investors and gathered tech industry insiders.
The winner of Tech in Asia Tour Tokyo will be whisked away to our flagship conference in Singapore this May.
Consumers appear to be excited about the prospect of drone delivery. But are drones ready to deliver?
East Ventures' Southeast Asian fund and serial entrepreneur Edgar Chiu will help VideoSelfie increase its presence in Android-obsessed SEA.
Working women, young mothers, and retail outlets all benefit from AirCloset's wear-and-return model.
Mitsubishi Electric's smart home prototype feels like science fiction come alive, with a heavy emphasis on the internet of things and high-tech appliances.
An aluminum and carbon fiber car, coupled with advanced vibration resistance technology, allows Mitsubishi's new elevator to travel 1,080 meters per minute.