Japan’s tourism sector gets a mission-critical boost

Interconnected TETRA communications extended to fifth major international airport. Motorola Solutions has extended the reach of interconnected communications to Kansai International Airport, the fifth major airport in the country to deploy mission-critical communications based on the TETRA standard. Motorola Solutions with its partner, Nippon Airport Radio Services Co. Ltd, recently deployed…

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PingPong deepens its partnership with JCB

PingPong will have established direct relationships with all six major international credit card networks. PingPong, a leading digital cross-border payment provider, recently entered a direct partnership with JCB, whereby its Hong Kong-based merchants will be able to receive online payments from JCB cardholders worldwide. With this latest agreement, PingPong will have…

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Accelerating 5G expansion in Japan

Fibocom 5G module FG360-JP completed NTT DOCOMO interoperability testing. Fibocom a provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, announces that the FG360-JP module has completed interoperability testing (IOT) with NTT DOCOMO and received certifications of JATE and TELEC. Customers in Japan are now able to leverage FG360-JP…

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The great resignation hits 91 per cent of Asia Pacific & Japan

The talent crunch is impacting organisation’s ability to digitally transform their businesses. A new study by SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) has found nine in ten (91 per cent) small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) say workforce volatility, including the Great Resignation, has directly impacted their digital transformation…

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Akamai Data reveals increase in cyber attacks

15 per cent increase in malicious botnet attacks in China during the Lunar New Year. Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world’s most trusted solution to power and protect digital experiences, released today new data detailing the prevalence of malicious botnet attacks during the holiday season in Asia. That data found a 15…

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Shionogi partners with Cloudera to accelerate R&D

Discovery-based pharmaceutical company in Japan leverages Cloudera. Cloudera, the hybrid data cloud company, today announced that Japanese pharmaceutical company, Shionogi & Co., Ltd., has selected Cloudera to boost its data analytics capabilities for increased business performance and realize its vision of achieving data-driven innovation. Through this partnership, Shionogi hopes to democratize access…

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Japan Airlines engineering division selects IFS solution

The IFS solution, to be deployed in the cloud. IFS, the global cloud enterprise software company, announced the Japan Airlines maintenance and engineering subsidiary, JAL Engineering Co., Ltd., has selected IFS to support fleet-wide long range maintenance planning. The IFS solution, to be deployed in the cloud, will provide long range planners…

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Improving telecomms in the Indo-Pacific region

USA, Australia, Japan, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Kiribati, and Republic of Nauru work together. Australia, Japan, and the United States are committed to working in partnership with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kiribati, and Nauru to improve internet connectivity to these three Pacific nations by providing funding…

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Future-proofing tech talent in Japan

Strategy to boost business performance In 2020 specialist professional recruitment firm Robert Walters Japan announced its recent survey results regarding the topic of skills mismatch. The survey was answered by 300 companies and 4,062 company employees working in Japan (mainly in Tokyo and Kansai). In response to the survey results,…

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