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Japanese government plans to remove SIM locks for phones

Subscribers in Japan are currently locked into a mobile carrier at expensive monthly rates when buying a subsidised phone. A new government initiative will remove the SIM locks on phones to allow for freedom of choice.

By Jun. 29, 2014

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Japanese comedian robot is the other kind of funny

Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.

By Jun. 16, 2014

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Japanese Kuratas mecha gets decked out in Microsoft Windows logos

The $1.3 million rideable robot gets the Microsoft Windows treatment for the Windows Spring Festival 2014 held at Akihabara, Japan.

By May. 6, 2014

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Japanese electronics see tariff cuts thanks to free trade agreement

The Federal Government announced an historic free trade agreement between Australian and Japan, cutting tariffs on Japanese electronics.

By Apr. 13, 2014

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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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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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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

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Samsung Galaxy J, Sony Xperia Z1f leaked for Japanese market

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is expected to offer variants of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z1 in the coming weeks.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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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