Japan launches its first quantum computer

Japan has unveiled its first quantum computer prototype, amid a global race to build ever-more powerful machines with faster speeds and larger brute force that are key towards realising the full potential of artificial intelligence.

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Panasonic to invest over $256 million in Tesla's U.S. plant for solar cells

Panasonic Corp (6752.T) will invest more than 30 billion yen ($256 million) in a New York production facility of Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors (TSLA.O) to make photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, deepening a partnership of the two companies.

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Japan Pins Hopes on Floating Trains

Japan is set to start building a $90 billion magnetic-levitation rail system between Tokyo and Osaka, a technology that it hopes to turn into one of the country’s next big exports.