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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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Festival in Japan features gigantic robot attendees can 'pilot' (Tomorrow Daily 212)

Super Guzzilla is a 33,000-pound robot, so we had to look into claims its manufacturer was allowing festivalgoers the opportunity to pilot it. Fortunately, it looks like nobody will be causing chaos with the big metal machine, as the "pilot" software happens entirely in VR.

By July 21, 2015

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Japanese festival attendees can pilot this huge robot...in VR (Tomorrow Daily 212)

Khail and Ashley discuss how festival goers in Japan can pilot a 33,000-pound robot, watch Valve's VR headset demo for "Portal" and explain how a lab grew a tiny beating heart from scratch. #TDRoboPilot

By July 21, 2015

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Apple, IBM to give 5 million iPads to Japanese seniors

Apple, extending its partnership with IBM, will also collaborate on apps to improve the wellness and connectivity of elderly people, starting in Japan.

By April 30, 2015

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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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Debating teaching robots karate on Tomorrow Daily

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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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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Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By July 23, 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