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Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By 26 February 2015

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Darth Vader looms large in 'Star Wars' snow sculpture in Japan

Japanese soldiers have built a giant sculpture of Vader and his Stormtroopers for the Sapporo Snow Festival. Who knew the Dark Lord of the Sith looked so good in white?

By 6 February 2015

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The Tommykaira ZZ is Japan's answer to the Tesla Roadster (pictures)

TOKYO -- With a 0 - 60 time of less than four seconds, an $80,000 price tag and no roof, the Tommykaira ZZ is a somewhat more extreme alternative to Tesla's first EV.

14 Images By 10 October 2014

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'Attack on Titan' statues devour tourists at Universal Studios Japan

The gigantic human-chomping statues, based on the popular "Attack on Titan" anime series, are part of a new exhibit in the Japanese theme park.

By 23 January 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize: Rovers on the beach with Team Hakuto in Japan

Team Hakuto wants to send not one but two rovers to the moon in search of the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize. We see both in action just outside Hamamatsu, Japan.

By 23 January 2015

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iPhone sales soar in Japan, Korea and China

Apple's shift to big-screened smartphones is proving just the ticket to winning over consumers in key Asian markets -- including rival Samsung's home turf.

By 22 January 2015

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Starter kit for giant mech suit lands on Amazon Japan

If you've ever wanted your very own mech suit, you may now be able to snap one up for just 120 million yen -- if you live in the Kanto region of Japan. Oh, and there are other caveats too.

By 14 January 2015

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Japan boosts cyberdefenses ahead of feared attack -- report

The nation believes that it may become the target of an online attack after the US government confirmed suspicions that North Korea was behind the massive hack of Sony Pictures.

By 25 December 2014

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Mozilla, KDDI partner on 'high-spec' Firefox OS phone for Japan

The phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and features everything from 4G LTE to NFC support.

By 24 December 2014

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!

By 3 September 2014