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Japanese yakuza goes online to update its image

Japan's largest organised crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, is turning to the Internet in an effort to change public opinion as membership numbers fall to an all-time low.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Apple in talks to buy Japanese chipmaker, report says

Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Japanese USB lighter on fire with hilarious ad

Closing on a million YouTube hits, an ad for the Jii USB lighter from Japan is pure anime madness.

By Sep. 5, 2013

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Shooter game uses real Japanese bow as interface

This first-person-shooter may inspire you to fire some real-world arrows.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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Oddities in a Japanese electronics store (pictures)

Yodobashi Camera is one of the biggest electronics retailers in Tokyo, packing more than a few unusual gizmos. Crave peeks inside.

12 Images By Apr. 9, 2013

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Is 'Pacific Rim' a retelling of Japanese anime 'Evangelion'?

While there are strong similarities between the two mecha-versus-monster tales, Guillermo del Toro's stunning visual roller-coaster goes in its own direction.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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Decline of Japanese CE companies

Once the dominant forces in consumer electronics, Japanese companies like Sony, Panasonic, and Sharp find themselves lagging behind the competition.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Rail-mad Japanese marry aboard Tokyo commuter train

Often overflowing with passengers, the famous Yamanote Line makes way for a special event.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Chatty Japanese robot to be astronaut's space buddy

A robot astronaut gets a launch date to visit the space station and participate in a human-robot conversation experiment. Don't worry, this one is a lot friendlier than HAL 9000.

By Jun. 26, 2013

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A walk through Fujitsu's cloud-aware Japanese farm (pictures)

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors and services from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

14 Images By Oct. 15, 2013