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Japanese start-up eyes open sourcing for EV

If open sourcing works for the Linux computer operating system, Japanese engineer Hiroshi Shimizu wagers, it also will work for electric vehicles.

By Jan. 11, 2010

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Japan dreams: Moon solar panels, pyramid cities

Japanese contractor Shimizu's plans to ring the moon with solar panels and build pyramid cities won't be realized soon. But they are cool.

By Jun. 8, 2010

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Electric car does more than 200 miles per charge

SIM-Drive's SIM LEI electric car does 206 miles per charge in urban traffic conditions, and 190 miles while traveling 62 mph.

By Apr. 4, 2011

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Ten bucks says some nerd will use this ring to get married

This is one of three acceptable rings for men to wear.

By Apr. 3, 2009

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Mitsubishi, Isuzu join EV venture

Automotive news reports on Mitsubishi's and Isuzu's plans to collaborate on an electric car.

By Feb. 5, 2010

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Hawaii tries out online health care

Starting on Thursday, anyone in the state will be able to pay a flat fee for a 10-minute Web or phone visit with a doctor.

By Jan. 15, 2009

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Machines clear rubble as Japan ranks crisis with Chernobyl

A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

By Apr. 11, 2011

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The 404 402: Where you mess with the best you die like the rest

After debuting the final chapter in our 404 Superhero series (thanks Hayato!), we break into chats about the next-gen air-con, an Xbox autographed by Palin, cell phone crackdowns, and a Nintendo inflatable cushion that raises questions of hygiene...yikes!

By Aug. 12, 2009

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The 404 400: Where we wear short shorts

In Jeff's absence, Wilson takes the reigns as chief engineer for the show...and runs it in to the ground. Just kidding! Today we invite host of The Green Show and longtime 404 friend, Mark Licea, to join us in a few stories about a handy iPhone app.

By Aug. 10, 2009

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The 404 401: Where we take everything out of context

Jeff's back and gives us a rundown of his minivacation to Atlantic City, N.j., and his love affair with pinball machines. A lot of other stories to talk about today, like the Zune HD, the new Chevy Volt, Spielberg taking over the Halo movie.

By Aug. 11, 2009