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Panasonic to launch rugged 5-inch smartie next month?

Panasonic is rumoured to be making mobiles again, with a 5-inch rugged smartie planned for next month.

By Jan. 19, 2014

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Magic cherry tree is like Chia Pet for spring

The Japanese craze for flowering cherries has spawned a desktop tree that blushes pink with a sprinkle of magic water. May attract millions of picnickers.

By Mar. 16, 2010

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Sharp makes a comeback! It's growing strawberries

A company that has fallen on difficult times branches out into a new field: growing strawberries in the United Arab Emirates.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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Toshiba has a Lytro-like camera for smartphones -- report

The device maker is building a camera with thousands of lenses that will let users choose what to focus on after they've taken a photograph, a Japanese newspaper reports. The technology is slated for a 2013 release.

By Dec. 27, 2012

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iPhone and DoCoMo is a big deal in Japan

The likely introduction of the iPhone 5S and/or 5C by NTT DoCoMo is a hot topic in Japan.

By Sep. 7, 2013

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Sharp to cut 5,000 jobs in 3-year plan

The restructuring of the ailing TV maker includes pruning the global workforce and executives.

By May. 10, 2013

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Tokyo court finds Apple doesn't infringe Samsung patents

The court decided on two occasions that the iPhone maker didn't violate patents related to app downloads and airplane mode.

By Oct. 22, 2012

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Foxconn won't be investing in Sharp after all, report says

Reuters, citing the Asahi newspaper, reports Foxconn and Sharp won't reach a deal by month's end, but Foxconn may consider an investment later after Sharp creates a new business plan.

By Mar. 8, 2013

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Dress to kill in this synthetic spider silk outfit

Qmonos is a tough, lightweight artificial spider silk with mass production applications, including everything from car parts to artificial blood vessels.

By May. 26, 2013

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Japan to broadcast in 4K starting in 2014

The country will beat the rest of the world in broadcasting TV programs with four times the resolution of a Blu-ray movie.

By Jan. 29, 2013