A week in Japan tech
- NTT is to offer a new video streaming wireless service to fuel demand for NTT DoCoMo Inc.'s struggling third-generation FOMA service. In February, NTT Broadband Initiative Inc. and DoCoMo will jointly offer a trial service to allow DoCoMo's third-generation, or 3G, mobile-phone users to share video-streaming with NTT broadband customers sitting at a personal computer.
- Olympus Optical is to begin sales of low-cost, mass-produced DNA chips that can be sold for around Y50,000 each. The company is working jointly with university researchers to choose the DNA probes to be affixed to...