Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics

Toyota MIRAI, Solar Sprinklers, Animax Café: The Headlines in Tokyo for November 18

Here is the daily roundup from Japanese consumer tech and tech business websites for November 18, 2014.


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Japan Now More Open to BYOD, Survey Says

Implementation of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies at work is a common trend nowadays, and Japan is no longer an exception to this. Japan may still feel conservative about using tablets at the workplace, but for most other kinds of portable electronic devices, progress is just up ahead. In fact, whereas personal devices are traditionally not allowed to be used in the work place, usage statistics recently published by Trend Micro Japan (TYO: 4704) already tells us a different and more promising story. Based on the numbers shown by the report, at least 47% of all the employees within the sample survey have stated that personal devices are actually generally