For the first time in four years, Sony sells more Walkman devices than Apple sells iPods, says Japanese market research firm BCN.
A toy Hot Wheels car takes a huge plunge down the side of an apartment building on what may be the world's highest wall track.
Sony's music gadget surpasses Apple's iPod in sales in Japan for the full month of August, coincidentally just ahead of Apple's annual refresh of its music player line.
Google's Nexus 7 is making serious market-share headway against Apple in Japan, according to Nikkei.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced plans for the city to build the country's first brown grease-to-biodiesel plan.
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On today's show you'll learn how to hack a human heart...and the iPhone 2.0 software.