Category: japan

Newly-discovered lunar cave would be great for a moon base

Newly-discovered lunar cave would be great for a moon base
Nothing quite captures the 2017 mood to leave Earth forever like dreaming about moon bases. Last month, space agencies from
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Epic giant robot battle scheduled for October 17th

Epic giant robot battle scheduled for October 17th
Are you ready for the world's first giant robot fight? (If your answer to that was "No," who even are
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Japan’s latest GPS satellite will guide self-driving cars

Japan's latest GPS satellite will guide self-driving cars
Japan just fulfilled a key part of its space ambitions -- and it'll have important ramifications for everything from self-driving
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Casio’s ‘2.5D’ printer can mimic leather and fabric

Casio's '2.5D' printer can mimic leather and fabric
It's safe to say that we're all familiar with the term "3D printing" by now, but "2.5D printing?" As silly
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Amazon is opening a Tokyo pop-up bar to promote booze sales

Amazon is opening a Tokyo pop-up bar to promote booze sales
Amazon loves dealing with booze in Japan. In 2016, it launched a free Sommelier service for those who just can't
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Sharp’s smartphone robot gets a more ‘affordable’ WiFi version

Sharp's smartphone robot gets a more 'affordable' WiFi version
If you've been waiting for a price drop for Sharp's super adorable robot phone, your wait is sort of over.
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Japan’s latest robot is a puppy that sniffs out stinky feet

Japan's latest robot is a puppy that sniffs out stinky feet
The Japanese take body odor very seriously. So much so, in fact, that companies in Japan host seminars on "smell
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Recommended Reading: Japan’s eSports struggle

Recommended Reading: Japan's eSports struggle
The Crazy Laws Keeping Japanese Out of Video Game Competitions Yuji Nakamura and Takako Taniguchi, Bloomberg Japan is a popular
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A running list of every company backed by the $93B SoftBank Vision Fund

A running list of every company backed by the $93B SoftBank Vision Fund
When SoftBank announced the first close of its $93 billion Vision Fund back in May, it was hard to understand
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Oculus founder thinks this wild anime film is the likely future of AR

Oculus founder thinks this wild anime film is the likely future of AR
Facebook's Oculus virtual reality unit has moved on from its founder, Palmer Luckey, but that doesn't mean that the guy
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