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Japan 'astonishingly unprepared' for Fukushima disaster

With the one-year anniversary of Japan's nuclear disaster approaching, an independent panel says Tepco and the nuclear industry had a false sense of security.

By March 5, 2012

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Japan builds Tokyo Sky Tree, world's tallest tower

Standing 2,080 feet tall, the Tokyo Sky Tree is a new digital broadcast tower built on reclaimed land in the Japanese capital. Engineers are confident it won't topple in an earthquake.

By March 1, 2012

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Japan plans snail-paced space elevator for 2050

Hate slow elevators? Try taking a ride on one that travels 22,000 miles above Earth.

By February 23, 2012

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Google Street View goes cave-diving in Japan

Time to go underground. Google Japan found a new way for people to explore the world, one cave at a time.

By February 14, 2012

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Japan's Rakuten buys maker of Borders' e-reader

Rakuten, the Japanese company behind Buy.com, picks up the third-place e-reader maker, Kobo, for more than $300 million, shortly after its major U.S. seller goes under.

By November 8, 2011

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NEC to cut 10,000 jobs as iPhone continues assault on Japan

Most of the cuts, which may begin March 31, will be from NEC's mobile phone business and will include both full- and part-time positions. Apple's device has made hash of predictions that it wouldn't take off in Japan.

By January 29, 2012

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Pomera DM100 from Japan and iPhone make an odd couple

Already have an iPhone? Pick up the tiny Pomera DM100 for text input and drop that expensive, bulky MacBook.

By January 28, 2012

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iPhone 5 rumor roundup

The iPhone 5 rumors culminated today, 12 September, with Apple's announcement of the iPhone 5 with bigger screen and 4G LTE. Read CNET's iPhone 5 coverage.

By September 11, 2012

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A virus for cyberdefense? Japan has something cooking

Fujitsu is said to be working on an active-defense virus amid growing cyberattacks against Japan--which also has a law forbidding the creation of computer viruses.

By January 4, 2012

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Toyota begins selling 83-mpg hybrid in Japan

More then 60,000 buyers have signed up to purchase the Aqua subcompact hybrid, which is expected to retail for $22,000 in Japan.

By December 27, 2011