Panasonic is rumoured to be making mobiles again, with a 5-inch rugged smartie planned for next month.
The Japanese craze for flowering cherries has spawned a desktop tree that blushes pink with a sprinkle of magic water. May attract millions of picnickers.
A company that has fallen on difficult times branches out into a new field: growing strawberries in the United Arab Emirates.
The device maker is building a camera with thousands of lenses that will let users choose what to focus on after they've taken a photograph, a Japanese newspaper reports. The technology is slated for a 2013 release.
The likely introduction of the iPhone 5S and/or 5C by NTT DoCoMo is a hot topic in Japan.
The restructuring of the ailing TV maker includes pruning the global workforce and executives.
The court decided on two occasions that the iPhone maker didn't violate patents related to app downloads and airplane mode.
Reuters, citing the Asahi newspaper, reports Foxconn and Sharp won't reach a deal by month's end, but Foxconn may consider an investment later after Sharp creates a new business plan.
Qmonos is a tough, lightweight artificial spider silk with mass production applications, including everything from car parts to artificial blood vessels.
The country will beat the rest of the world in broadcasting TV programs with four times the resolution of a Blu-ray movie.