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Bellhop bots? This Japanese hotel will be run by robots

Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto, for helping me with my luggage. Hen-na Hotel in Japan is set to open with check-in bots and robot concierges, porters and maids. So we don't have to tip them, right?

By February 5, 2015

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DIY Dalek and dapper Time Lord battle in 'Japanese Doctor Who'

Dalek with legs? Cybermen in Spandex? Sonic Screwdriver as a sword flute? Crave chats with the "Japanese Doctor Who" filmmaker Joshua Kahan about why he gave the popular British sci-fi show the Tokusatsu touch.

By September 1, 2014

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KDDI's high-end Firefox OS phone, the Fx0 (pictures)

BARCELONA -- The Fx0 from Japanese carrier KDDI is the top-end Firefox OS phone on the market. Here's a look at the transparent-backed design. Mozilla showed it off at Mobile World Congress.

12 Images By March 1, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 084: A Japanese e-paper bra, robot karate, all-electric watercraft and more

On today's show, we giggle at a Japanese bra that changes patterns and color with the right kind of contact, worry about the dangers of teaching robots karate, and start saving for the futuristic watercraft called the Quadrofoil.

By November 11, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 084: A Japanese e-paper bra, robot karate, all-electric watercraft and more

Boston Dynamics unveiled Atlas, a 6'3" robot that appears to be learning karate moves. We say this decision can't possibly end well, but there's also the possibility these robots are being trained to fight an impending alien invasion we're not aware of yet.

By November 11, 2014

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Meet Runcible, a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch

At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.

By February 26, 2015

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Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.

By September 23, 2014

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Japanese superhero fights grime instead of crime

Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.

By September 16, 2014

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Japanese carrier KDDI announces HTC J Butterfly

The sequel to last year's Butterfly S, the J Butterfly comes packing water-resistant features as well as dual cameras similar to the HTC One M8.

By August 3, 2014

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Japanese messaging app Line may go for US-only IPO

Line has already applied for an initial public offering in Tokyo, but the app's parent company reportedly has its eyes on Wall Street.

By July 16, 2014