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Stainless Steel Robot Touted To Be World’s First

07/22/2013, It seems that we are moving more and more towards a world where humanoid robots are going to take their place under the sun. Honda’s ASIMO has spearheaded this effort for quite some time already, but we are still far from achieving the kind of robots...

Kiip And Yahoo! Japan Team Up

07/22/2013, Yahoo! Japan has been pretty creative in the past, launching a thirst-quenching drink under the Yahoo! brand. Well, this sense of innovation has seen the Internet company come alongside Kiip, another US startup which incentivizes in-app ads by turning...

Travel Japan Via A Google Street View Movie

07/18/2013, Google Street View – never leave home without it. We do know that the Street View team has already covered many thousands of square miles across the earth, so much so that they have also done walkabouts on two particular buildings which signify the...

NTT DOCOMO Losing Subscribers To Rivals Due To Lack Of iPhone

07/08/2013, A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that Japan’s largest carrier, NTT DOCOMO, was not that interested in carrying Apple’s iPhone despite the device’s popularity. Their reasoning was that while it would definitely draw more customers in, there...

Amazon Japan Employs Goats

07/04/2013, Reports coming in from Japan reveal that Amazon has employed goats at its Gifu Perfecture distribution center for mowing the lawn and eradicating weeds.

Japan’s KDDI Smart Pass App Subscription Service Is A Hit

06/28/2013, In the world of wireless carriers, “differentiation” is the holy grail when it comes to selling what appears like a commodity: wireless communications. Since this is one of the largest industries in the world (the top 10 carriers generate...

NTT DoCoMo Not Overly Eager To Get The iPhone On Their Network

06/28/2013, With the iPhone being so popular, we would expect that many carriers around the world are scrambling for the privilege to offer it as part of its portfolio which would undoubtedly attract many customers to their networks. While it did take a few years and...