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Tech predictions for 2017

Last month, Rakuten brought together some of the world’s most innovative thinkers for our 10th annual Rakuten Technology Conference in Tokyo. Now, as 2016 winds...
Can AI outsmart humans?

Will AI really outsmart humans?

Computers have beaten humans in chess, Go and, most recently, rock-paper-scissors. Could it be that artificial intelligence (AI) will surpass human intelligence...

Halloween fever hits Crimson House

Halloween has never been hotter in Japan. With celebrations planned in city centers across the nation tonight and no shortage of frighteningly fun food and cost...