Record Number Of Foreigners Lose Resident Status

Record number of foreigners lose resident status

The Japanese government says a record number of foreigners were stripped of their resident status in 2018.

The Immigration Services Agency says it revoked the resident status of 832 people. The figure is more than double that of the previous year.

Pro-amendment Camp Certain To Lose 2/3 Majority

Pro-amendment camp certain to lose 2/3 majority

NHK's decision desk is now declaring that the ruling coalition plus lawmakers in favor of amending the Japanese Constitution will likely not maintain a two-thirds majority after Sunday's Upper House election. That level is needed to call a national referendum on an amendment.

Japan Elecitons: Ldp Projected To Lose By-electios

Japan Elecitons: LDP projected to lose by-electios

People across Japan cast ballots on Sunday to choose local leaders and assembly members as well as two Lower House lawmakers.

National parties campaigned fiercely, framing the poll as a bellwether for the Upper House election in the summer.

Ldp Projected To Lose By-elections

LDP projected to lose by-elections

People across Japan cast ballots on Sunday to choose local leaders and assembly members as well as two Lower House lawmakers.

National parties campaigned fiercely, framing the poll as a bellwether for the Upper House election in the summer.

30,000 Elderly In Aichi May Lose Drivers' Permits

30,000 elderly in Aichi may lose drivers' permits

Police in Aichi Prefecture estimate as many as 30,000 elderly drivers may not be able to get their licenses renewed before they expire. This is due to long queues of senior citizens waiting for a mandatory drivers' workshop.

Experts are warning that similar problems will likely occur in other prefectures and are calling on the government to review the system.

When Android Automotive Goes In The Dash, Google Wins — And Automakers Lose Data

When Android Automotive goes in the dash, Google wins — and automakers lose data

You've gotta hand it to Google for the way the Silicon Valley tech giant has made indelible inroads into the car on multiple fronts. The most obvious is with its pioneering self-driving car technology that's caused car companies to get their act together on autonomous vehicles — and also collaborate with Google.

Google has more directly extended its influence and data-mining capabilities into the car with its Android Auto smartphone-projection platform that most major automakers have adopted along with Apple's CarPlay. And now it's preparing to dig even deeper into dashboards by deploying its open-source operating system, Android Automotive, beginning with Audi and Volvo.

Zte Could Lose Its Android License As Well

ZTE Could Lose Its Android License As Well


ZTE’s smartphone plans have been jeopardized in a major way by the latest ban placed by the United States Department of Commerce. The department has banned companies based in the United States from selling components to ZTE as a result of the Chinese company violating the terms of a sanctions violation case. While this will prevent ZTE from sourcing processors from Qualcomm, it may also lead to the company losing its Android license.

ZTE was initially accused by bypassing U.S. sanctions on Iran back in 2016. Even though it’s a China-based company, ZTE was found to be using multiple shell companies to sell U.S. technology to Iran. ZTE paid $890 million in fines and penalties aside from promising to fire four senior employees and reprimanding 35 others.

Street Fighter V Rage Quitters Will Lose League Points

Street Fighter V Rage Quitters Will Lose League PointsMany gamers are convinced that Street Fighter V is still an unfinished game and that Capcom has a lot of work to do before the title can offer the kind of fighting game experience that the community was expecting from it, but the company has been listening to feedback and is now ready to reveal how it plans to punish those with high disconnect rates, also known as rage quitters.