January 06, 2015
Cyber War, Free Speech, and National Security
By Jongsoo Lee
Time for a debate on the tension between free speech and national security in the age of cyber warfare.
December 22, 2014
Sony’s Yuletide Doldrums Could Lead to Comeback
By Shihoko Goto
Heeding some advice from an unlikely source could help the Japanese company salvage its reputation.
May 15, 2014
Sony to Diversify Amid Renewed Losses
By Clint Richards
Can fresh board members and a transition into new markets be enough to save a premier Japanese brand?
March 23, 2014
Contractors Seek Out Homeless, Downtrodden for Fukushima Cleanup
By J.T. Quigley and Zachary Ruzbasan
With few willing to risk exposure to radiation, staffing agencies are exploiting unskilled laborers from across Japan.
February 21, 2014
Fukushima's Post-Disaster Death Toll Rises
By J.T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo
Our Tokyo editors discuss hardships faced by Fukushima's 136,000 displaced residents and more in this week's podcast.
February 03, 2014
RoboCop 3D and the Battle over Bigger Big Screens in China
By J.T. Quigley
Imax claims that low-cost “China Film Giant Screen” copied its technology.
January 10, 2014
Video Game Consoles Face Uphill Battle in China
By Shannon Tiezzi
Even though Beijing has partially lifted the ban on consoles, Nintendo et al will find it hard to profit in China.
October 11, 2013
Foxconn Under Fire: Interns Forced to Make PlayStation 4 Consoles
University forced student interns to work, said they wouldn’t graduate otherwise.
September 09, 2013
Sony Japan Press Conference: PS4 Domestic Release, Redesigned Vita, Vita TV
Sony spills the beans on a new set-top box and a thinner, lighter Vita.
July 04, 2013
Sony SmartWatch 2: A Step Forward?
After a questionable start with its first entry, Sony appears to have made real improvements.
June 26, 2013
Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Waterproof Super Phablet Like Two Samsungs in One
This huge new smartphone combines popular features in a premium package.
October 10, 2012
Japan's Lost Art of Innovation
Once Asia’s leading economy, Japan has struggled to keep up with a fast growing region. Could innovation be the key?
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