Hitachi touts renewable friendly battery

Who knows how economical it might be, but the Japanese electronics and industrial giant Hitachi is moving toward marketing an energy storage system that could be a companion piece to renewable power generation – another sign of the growing interest in such products.

1.15TB notebook drive announced

HGST, or what's left of Hitachi's hard drive business after it was taken over by Western Digital, has come up with the world's most spacious 2.5-inch hard drive.

Video: Hitachi's ROPITS is a tiny autonomous vehicle

A number of tech and automotive heavyweights are working to bring autonomous vehicles to roads and highways around the world. 

These robots are ready to clean up Fukushima

The 2011 earthquake and tsunami that crippled TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant may be a distant memory to those of us in the US, but the consequences of that disaster are a daily reality for the Japanese.

Hitachi's UltraVision TVs are Roku-ready

Hitachi has rolled out its new lineup of 3D smart TVs and next-generation HDTV's.

Hitachi wants to solarize air conditioning

When the grid teeters during summertime heat spikes, it's air conditioners that are doing a lot of the damage. 

Now Hitachi is aiming to offer a distributed way to lessen the load, developing what it calls a Solar Activated Air Conditioning System.

Mine could ease US dependency on China for phone components

A US company has received permission to reopen a large rare earths mine, easing fears that the country was becoming too dependent on Chinese imports of the substances needed for mobile phones, solar cells and other technologies.

Sharp says it is working on 3D smartphone

Forget about 2D smartphones - those are sooo 20th century. That's right - personal communication is going 3D and we at TG Daily can't wait to try out the next-generation of handhelds in all their three-dimensional glory.

Japanese scientists design mind-reading robots

Japanese scientists are preparing to develop "mind-reading" robots and consumer electronics that can be controlled by thought.  

Hitachi touts "glasses-free" 3D display

Hitachi has reportedly unveiled details of a new 3D display for handheld electronic devices.

ODD suppliers accused of price fixing

A Connecticut-based electronics retailer has filed a suit against several major optical disk drive manufacturers, accusing them of price fixing.