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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 September 2, 2014

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Sensory overload: Japan's Robot Restaurant (pictures)

Deep in Tokyo's Shinjuku district is a place of wonder and technology, an explosive spectacle of robots, glitz and lasers: the Robot Restaurant.

11 Images By July 7, 2014

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Black cheese? Burger King Japan unveils burger dark as night

Burger King Japan takes a trip to the Dark Side by offering an unusual burger stacked with startlingly black cheese. But don't worry, it's all edible.

By September 12, 2014

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A high-end headphone from Japan wows the Audiophiliac

Final Audio Design's Pandora Hope VI is the rare full-size high-end headphone that really delivers the goods plugged into phones and portable music players!

By September 2, 2014

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Japan's response to Mt. Gox Bitcoin mess: Taxes, report says

The country will outline its plans to manage the crypto-currency later this week, and could limit banks' handling of it.

By March 5, 2014

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Darth Vader samurai costume: The Force meets feudal Japan

Japanse warriors combine with "Star Wars" for Darth Vader and Stormtrooper costumes designed to look like samurai in space.

By July 23, 2014

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US farmer drops iPhone in grain bin, gets it back from Japan

An intrepid iPhone went on an accidental journey across the sea after getting sucked into a grain elevator, but a happy ending was in order.

By July 9, 2014

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Virtual women lure men to Japan's vending machines

Call it AI coffee, or a silly gimmick, but you can download a female friend who lives in your local coffee vending machine.

By December 24, 2013

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Japan's Schaft has all the right stuff at DARPA robot trials

A university spinoff's disaster-aid robot claims top honors at a Pentagon-sponsored competition. Oh, and it's now part of Google's robot fleet.

By December 23, 2013

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World's first android newscasters unveiled in Japan

The fascination with weird and wonderful robots at the Android: What is a Human? exhibition continues, as Japan unveils the world's first android newscasters.

By June 24, 2014