I think, generally speaking, many Japanese companies are undervalued these days. Usually, that means that it's time to invest.
But the problem is that nobody seems to have enough confidence that these Japanese companies -- including Elpida -- can get back to be profitable. And that may as well be true.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.