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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 January 19, 2014

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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 September 24, 2013

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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 September 7, 2013

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Giant rooftop pendulums to cut quake shaking in Tokyo

The Big One is due in Tokyo, but 300-ton pendulums on rooftops of tall buildings could cut shaking by 60 percent.

By July 31, 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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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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Bad breath? This robot girl will tell you straight

Two new robots have hit Japan, both designed to let you know that you're a little on the smelly side.

By May 8, 2013

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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 March 8, 2013

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Self-stirring pot puts Japanese in a spin

There's brisk demand for the Kurukuru Nabe smart pot, which despite appearances, isn't so high-tech.

By March 4, 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 January 29, 2013