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Clues to Prevent Babies from Crying During Flight Sought (News)

Tokyo, Oct. 1 (Jiji Press)—All Nippon Airways and three other Japanese companies conducted Sunday an airborne research to find ways to prevent babies from starting crying during flight. More than a few passengers feel pain in their ears when aircraft ascend and descend due to quick changes in the cabin pressure. Sometimes babies do not stop crying. Due to this, many families with small children…

The Birth and Evolution of the Internet in JapanMurai Jun

A leading figure of computer science, often called the father of Japan’s Internet, elucidates the development and spread of the Internet in Japan and discusses what the future might hold.

The Trouble with Smartphones: Headaches for Sony, Nintendo, and NTT Docomo

Sony, NTT Docomo, and Nintendo are three of Japan’s best-known companies. But with all three struggling to come to terms with the lucrative smartphone market, the consolidated financial results for the first half of fiscal 2014 (April to September) have left them in the doldrums.

Sony Under Pressure from Chinese-Manufactured Smartphones

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