The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.
Developed and developing nations are at odds over the future of the Kyoto Protocol. Negotiators are meeting in Bangkok early next month to tackle the issue.
Eat your heart out, Energizer Bunny: Panasonic's battery-operated Mr. Evolta robot is on a 300-mile trek from Tokyo to Kyoto.
Exposure to hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have amazing health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.
When it comes to simple strategy games, chimpanzees consistently outperform humans at tasks that involve short-term memory and predicting opponents' moves.
Yamauchi oversaw the launch of Nintendo's first-ever games console, the Color TV Game 6, and was in charge for all of the company's most famous gaming triumphs.
A Japanese creative agency applies "cutting-edge" technology to chunks of ice to create multidimensional mini sculptures best enjoyed over -- or in -- a cocktail.
The Japanese company's former president is credited with turning Nintendo into the gaming giant is it today.
Japanese scientists have developed an algorithm that's able to predict what dreamers see from their neurological patterns.
CNET's Shara Tibken navigates her way around Japan using Samsung's translation app. The results are ... interesting.