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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 Feb. 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 Aug. 13, 2004

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World's first android newscasters unveiled in Japan

The fascination with weird and wonderful robots at the Android: What is a Human? exhibition continues, as Japan unveils the world's first android newscasters.

By Jun. 24, 2014

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Japan's new Series E7 bullet train: Understated, luxurious

If you can afford a first-class seat, this 160 mph bullet train promises a plush ride to Nagano and the Sea of Japan.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Crablike robot walks on walls, ceilings with magnet feet

BIREM can go from horizontal to vertical surfaces and could be used to inspect aging bridges and other steel structures.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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Amazing light paintings -- in space!

The Spiral Top, a spinning gadget mounted with LEDs for gorgeous light paintings, brings a touch of artistry to the International Space Station.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Japan putting 'full weight' of government behind fuel-cell vehicles

The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.

By May. 28, 2014

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Uh oh: Nintendo cuts Wii U sales forecast by 69 percent

The company hoped to sell 9 million Wii U units between April 2013 and March 2014. It now expects to sell just 2.8 million units.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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Light painting in space

By Jan. 7, 2014