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Toshiba has unveiled Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can communicate using sign language.
Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the classic monster film, one Japanese jeweller has crafted a tribute to Godzilla out of solid 24-karat gold.
We flagged down Caspar Woolley, the co-founder of international taxi app Hailo, to talk taxis, apps, and Uber.
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.
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.
Nintendo's president has said the firm is looking into a new business structure that could include smart phones and tablets.
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.
The Spiral Top, a spinning gadget mounted with LEDs for gorgeous light paintings, brings a touch of artistry to the International Space Station.
BIREM can go from horizontal to vertical surfaces and could be used to inspect aging bridges and other steel structures.