Kobe steel CEO apologizes for data falsification

Kobe steel CEO apologizes for data falsification

Kobe steel CEO Hiroya Kawasaki apologizes for falsifying data and says that data for core steel products were also alter...

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 Epic illumination at historic site

Epic illumination at historic site

Nijo Castle is illuminated and opened to the public in the fall for the first time to commemorate a watershed historical...

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Impact of Japan's GPS

Impact of Japan's GPS

The fourth satellite for the Japanese version of a global positioning system was launched this week. The new GPS will no...

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AI drone could revolutionize rice farming

AI drone could revolutionize rice farming

A new AI drone is set to revolutionize rice farming in Japan.

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Three Nobel wins, and an assist

Three Nobel wins, and an assist

Dr. Rainer Weiss and colleagues take home the Nobel Prize in physics and acknowledge the contribution of Japanese scient...

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Google, Line launch updated AI speakers

Google, Line launch updated AI speakers

Google and Line launch updated AI speakers.

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Tokyo department store opens robot section

Tokyo department store opens robot section

Takashimaya Department Store opens a robot section in central Tokyo.

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Japanese contributors to Nobel physics prize research express delight

Japanese contributors to Nobel physics prize research express delight

Japanese contributors to the Nobel-winning discovery of gravitational waves tell Nippon TV of their delight.

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Rolling robots and more at CEATEC preview

Rolling robots and more at CEATEC preview

Rolling robots that educate and ping-pong-playing robots are a few of the eye-catching products showcased at a sneak pre...

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33 years ago, this factory made the world's first notebook PC

33 years ago, this factory made the world's first notebook PC

33 years ago, a factory in northern Japan made the world's first notebook PC. What was its secret sauce?

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