An average of 800 hours will be spent using mobile internet this year - that's equivalent to 33 days without sleep or pause, according to Zenith's Media Consumption Forecasts...
5 Jul 2019
From a humble smiley face with a box mouth and inverted "V's" for eyes, crude weather symbols, and a rudimentary heart -- emoji have now exploded into the world's fastest-growing language...
20 Dec 2016
TOKYO, JAPAN: Popular Japanese messaging app Line said on Friday it was still considering plans for an initial public offering, after a report said it had shelved the sale for a second year in a row...
28 Aug 2015
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets...
3 Mar 2015
TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony will not renew a multi-million-dollar sponsorship contract with FIFA, reports said on Tuesday, as the money-losing firm undergoes a painful restructuring and football's governing remains embroiled in controversy...
26 Nov 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: When the lights change at the Shibuya crossing in Japan's capital, one of the world's busiest pedestrian thoroughfares, hundreds of people with their eyes glued to smartphones pick their way over the road...
13 Nov 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: Fujitsu said its half-year net profit jumped by nearly a third on rising IT investments among Japanese firms, but a recent economic downturn took a toll on results in the September quarter.
31 Oct 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: A Tokyo court has ordered Facebook to disclose the IP addresses used by fake accounts that were posting revenge porn on its pages, in the first such case in Japan.
22 Oct 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: Shares in Apple supplier Japan Display slumped more than 18% in Tokyo after the world's biggest manufacturer of screens for smartphones and tablets warned it would post an annual net loss.
17 Oct 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: Buyers from China, deprived of the latest iPhone launch at home, were among the first in line in Japan to grab the iPhone 6.
22 Sep 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: Sony has said the company will lose at least $2.14bn this fiscal year, more than four-times its earlier forecast and blamed a downturn in its mobile phone business for the losses.
18 Sep 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten will buy US online shopping operator Ebates for $1.0bn as it taps overseas markets to counter a limited home market.
10 Sep 2014
TOKYO, JAPAN: Robin Williams fans are asking Nintendo to name a character in the next instalment of its popular "Legend of Zelda" series after the Oscar-winning actor, who died last week.
20 Aug 2014
TOKYO - The weak Yen helped Sony make profits of to $261m in the first-quarter thanks to brisk sales of its PlayStation 4 console. However, the company still expects to make an overall loss this year.
1 Aug 2014