A week in tech

A round-up of all the key tech news in Asia.

A week in Japan tech

Life Sciences

- Affymetrix lowers prices on mainstay products in Japan by as much as 70%. The US firm aims to make a comeback in the Japanese market, where domestic companies are expanding their own shares, by cutting prices to their levels. Affymetrix Japan earlier this month lowered the price of a mainstay DNA chip by about 20% to Y260,000.

Telecommunications

- KDDI considering possible legal action against a hike in NTT connection fees. In late March, a telecommunications ministry advisory panel said it approved the ministry's proposal for the rate hike, which will raise access fees at NTT's regional arms...

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