Line has already applied for an initial public offering in Tokyo, but the app's parent company reportedly has its eyes on Wall Street.
Line applies for an initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, according to reports, and may also consider listing on Wall Street.
Subscribers in Japan are currently locked into a mobile carrier at expensive monthly rates when buying a subsidised phone. A new government initiative will remove the SIM locks on phones to allow for freedom of choice.
Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.
The $1.3 million rideable robot gets the Microsoft Windows treatment for the Windows Spring Festival 2014 held at Akihabara, Japan.
The Federal Government announced an historic free trade agreement between Australian and Japan, cutting tariffs on Japanese electronics.
Japan's largest organised crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, is turning to the Internet in an effort to change public opinion as membership numbers fall to an all-time low.
Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.
Google outlines its process for hiding contentious search results, revealing which countries have made the most requests.
An artificial leaf converts water and light to oxygen, and that's good news for road-tripping to places beyond Earth.