Articles By Kuriko Miyake

Team makes optical data storage breakthrough

Team makes optical data storage breakthrough

Sharp Corp., TDK Corp. and a Japanese government agency have developed a low-cost technology that, researchers say, allows a 12-centimetre...

September 17th, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
Japan’s cell phone users pass 70 million

Japan’s cell phone users pass 70 million

The total number of mobile phone subscribers in Japan passed 70 million as of the end of August while the...

September 10th, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
NTT unveils robot-like Internet remote control

NTT unveils robot-like Internet remote control

A unit of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) and Japanese toy maker Takara Co Ltd. has developed a robot-like...

September 6th, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
Sharp is ready to enter the global PDA market

Sharp is ready to enter the global PDA market

Sharp Corp., the leader of Japan's PDA (personal digital assistant) market with its Zaurus series, is ready to enter the...

August 23rd, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
Hacked Web site damaged PCs in Japan

Hacked Web site damaged PCs in Japan

Malicious JavaScript downloaded from a hacked auction Web site caused Japanese Internet users serious problems over the weekend, the Japanese...

August 23rd, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
Engineers look to robot ideal: A.I.

Engineers look to robot ideal: A.I.

Although robots in factories are nothing new, a robot as a best friend or a pet is more familiar from...

July 27th, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
Economist Intelligence Unit ranks e-commerce by nation

Economist Intelligence Unit ranks e-commerce by nation

In order to become the world's best electronic-business player, a country needs to have a various mix of factors -...

May 18th, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
Prototype two-screen e-comic book unveiled

Prototype two-screen e-comic book unveiled

The day may come soon on Japanese trains when the sight of people reading on book-look-a-like electronic gadgets is just...

April 20th, 2001 Kuriko Miyake
Japan satellite broadband content venture launched

Japan satellite broadband content venture launched

A group of companies in Japan led by Mitsubishi Corp., a major trading company, have agreed to start a joint...

April 5th, 2001 Kuriko Miyake