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Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016

Japanese telco will staff new phone shop with only robots

Japanese telco will staff new phone shop with only robots

The Japanese telco is none other than SoftBank, and the company will staff an entire mobile phone shop with their flagship customer service automaton, Pepper, this coming March.

Saturday, 19 Dec 2015

Japan's disaster-response robots could save lives in the future

Japan's disaster-response robots could save lives in the future

Recently in Tokyo, Japan's New Energy and Industrial Development Organization (NEDO) demonstrated a pair of these two-legged disaster relief robots that could save lives in the near future.

Friday, 21 Aug 2015

Megabots soliciting Kickstarter funds to make mecha battle dreams come true

Megabots soliciting Kickstarter funds to make mecha battle dreams come true

The US-based Megabot creators are now scrambling to upgrade their mecha through crowd-sourced funding, after the Japanese mecha Kurata and its makers accepted their fight challenge.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

OFF Line Co. Ltd, launches Photozou English, an online photo-sharing community.

OFF Line Co. Ltd, launches Photozou English, an online photo-sharing community.

Photozou is the largest social networking photo site in Japan with 7 million registered users, 3.3 million PC users active monthly and 2.3 million smart phone users active monthly, and now it’s coming to you in English.

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014

Apple to be building major new technical center in Japan?

Apple to be building major new technical center in Japan?

According to the Japanese Prime Minister, Apple will soon formally announce the building of a new major technical center in Yokohama, Japan.

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Japan to Start Dedicated 4K Channel in July 2014

Japan to Start Dedicated 4K Channel in July 2014

4K is coming to homes in Japan soon, as broadcaster NexTV-F announces plans to roll out a dedicated 4K channel.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012

HTC J Butterfly with 5.0-inch Super LCD 3 Screen Launches in Japan

HTC J Butterfly with 5.0-inch Super LCD 3 Screen Launches in Japan

The team at The Verge managed to get their hands on its new flagship smartphone device, the HTC J Butterfly. The device features a 5.0-inch Super LCD 3 screen with 440ppi resolution.

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012

Anonymous Picks Up Litter To Protest Japanese Piracy Laws

Anonymous Picks Up Litter To Protest Japanese Piracy Laws

Stepping away from their usual modus operandi, roughly 80 members of internet activist group, Anonymous, took to the streets of Tokyo to pick up garbage in protest of recent revisions to Japan’s laws against illegal downloads.

Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011

Europe to Get Panasonic Android Smartphones Next Spring

Europe to Get Panasonic Android Smartphones Next Spring

Panasonic will be targeting the European market from next spring onwards, Reuters reports.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2011

Disney Launches Two New Android Phones

Disney Launches Two New Android Phones

We might not get these Disney-flavored Android yummies in Singapore, but here are two smartphones that will debut in Japan soon.

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