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Osaka Station fountain displays time, art in water

A nifty new fountain in Osaka redefines the ancient concept of the water clock.

By May 9, 2011

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Biped-robot marathon kicks off in Osaka

In what organizers are calling the world's first bipedal-robot marathon, foot-high humanoids compete in endurance test to run a full 26-mile marathon.

By February 24, 2011

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New and Noteworthy: Developer hacks AirPort Express for other programs; Apple to Open Japan's 2nd Retail Outlet in Osaka; more

New and Noteworthy: Developer hacks AirPort Express for other programs; Apple to Open Japan's 2nd Retail Outlet in Osaka; more

By August 13, 2004

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Elderly storytelling android debuts in Japan

A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs.

By July 23, 2012

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Panasonic eyes major layoffs at headquarters

According to a new report, the company could cut staff at its headquarters in Osaka, Japan, by half.

By May 29, 2012

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Remember the Neo Geo? It might be making a comeback

The Osaka-based SNK Playmore is reportedly getting into the hardware business again with none other than the Neo Geo. But this time, it's a portable game player.

By January 25, 2012

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No love in an elevator when riding with 80 people

Mitsubishi Electric has built five giant elevators, each with a carrying capacity of 80 people, in an office building in Osaka.

By May 19, 2010

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Coming soon: Recyclable mannequin robots

Osaka-based Eager Co. is developing corrugated cardboard mannequin robots for that can gracefully display clothing in retail displays.

By December 1, 2009

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Hate sorting the recyling? Ask a robot

Osaka University has developed a recycling robot that uses lasers to sort plastics. The project goal is to help lift plastic recycling rates of under 10 percent.

By March 11, 2010

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Here comes the cybernetic bride

Japan demonstrates its playful approach to technology and robotics by showing off an android bride at a fashion show by designer Yumi Katsura in Osaka.

By July 22, 2009