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Japan: World’s First 6G Device

Japan has unveiled the world’s first 6G device, which can transmit data at a rate of 100 gigabits per second (Gbps), covering distances of up to 330 feet. The development is the result of a collaboration among Japan’s leading telecom companies, including DOCOMO, NTT Corporation, NEC Corporation, and Fujitsu. 6G technology will open up new…

Microsoft: $2.9 Billion AI Investment in Japan

Microsoft, the multinational technology company, has announced plans to invest $2.9 billion USD in cloud computing and AI infrastructure in Japan over the next 2 years. This investment plan is aimed at improving Japan’s economy and technological advancement as Microsoft will open its first Research Asia lab in Japan and train about 3 million people…

TSMC To Build Chip Factory In Japan

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) is a multinational semiconductor manufacturing and design company that is used by Apple, Qualcomm, Huawei, Intel, AMD, and Nvidia for a series of chips. The company was founded in 1987, with its headquarters in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. It is regarded as one of the largest semiconductor companies in…

Japan: Touch Down on the Moon

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is an agency of the Government of Japan in charge of research, and technology advancements that include the launch of exploratory space missions into the orbit. The company was formed through the merger of 3 independent organizations in the year 2003. It is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. According to…

Japan: Aircraft Collision kills 5

A coastguard plane that was scheduled to deliver relief materials to the earthquake affected region of Japan was involved in an unfortunate accident that claimed the lives of 5 passengers onboard the aircraft. The accident occurred at Haneda Airport, commonly referred to as Tokyo International Airport. This is one of the two International Airports that…

Devastating Earthquake in Japan

Ishikawa Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of Honshu island. With a population of 1,140,573 residents as of 2019, it is bordered by Toyama Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, and Fukui Prefecture. The region experienced an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 and a depth of 10 kilometers at 4:10 p.m. local…

Nippon Steel: $14.1 Billion US Steel Deal

Nippon Steel Corporation is Japan’s largest steelmaker, founded in 1950 and headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo. The company has four business segments, including steelmaking, engineering, chemicals, and system solutions. It is the largest producer of crude steel in Japan and the third largest in the world. According to reports, Nippon Steel has agreed to acquire US…

Japan: Plane Crash in Yakushima Island

Yakushima is an Island in Kagoshima, Japan with a population of about 11,600 residents as of 2022. The Island can only be accessed using a hydro ferry, slow car ferry, or by air. Electricity in the area is generated mostly using hydro power and it has become a test site for Honda’s hydrogen fuel cell…

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