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Japan Plans World's Fastest Supercomputer by 2017

Japan Plans World's Fastest Supercomputer by 2017

A costly Japanese computer will be the fastest in the world. It will cost 19.5 billion yen and make 130 quadrillion calculation...

Nov 25 2016, 8:22am CST

Japan's Hitachi Develops Lensless Camera Technology

Japan's Hitachi Develops Lensless Camera Technology

Japanese multinational conglomerate company Hitachi Ltd. on Tuesday said it has developed a camera technology that can capture...

Nov 15 2016, 9:09am CST

Pokemon Go to Help Japan Tourism in Troubles Areas

Pokemon Go to Help Japan Tourism in Troubles Areas

Pokemon Go has been thinking about spawning since the start of the game, and they have slowly switched nests every so often. Ho...

Nov 14 2016, 8:48am CST

BMW i5 Hatchback Revealed in Japan

BMW i5 Hatchback Revealed in Japan

The new patent images released by BMW in Japan might be giving us signs of the new and upcoming BMW i5 Hatchback....

Oct 4 2016, 10:45pm CDT

New Mini Nintendo Family Computer Launches in Japan

New Mini Nintendo Family Computer Launches in Japan

While the western world gets treated to a mini Nintendo NES console, Japanese gamers get the original Nintendo Family Computer....

Oct 4 2016, 1:38am CDT

Spotify Launched in Japan

Spotify Launched in Japan

The long awaited launch of Spotify in Japan has arrived....

Sep 29 2016, 7:03am CDT

World’s Oldest Fish Hooks Found in Japan

World’s Oldest Fish Hooks Found in Japan

23,000-year-old fish hooks suggest that maritime technology was developed much earlier than previously thought...

Sep 20 2016, 10:07am CDT

Sony PS VR Commercial In Japan is a Wild Ride

Sony PS VR Commercial Released In Japan is a Wild Ride

The Sony PS VR virtual reality headset will launch on October 13. Sony has released a PS VR commercial featuring several upcomi...

Sep 19 2016, 11:45am CDT

Honda Recalls 668816 More Cars in Japan for Faulty Takata Air Bags

Honda Recalls 668816 More Cars in Japan for Faulty Takata Air Bags

Honda recalls vehicles in Japan due to fault in Takata's passenger-seat air bag inflators....

Sep 10 2016, 9:47pm CDT

Nissan Might be Launching a Range-Extended Note EV in Japan

Nissan Might be Launching a Range-Extended Note EV in Japan

It is said that we can expect a hybrid Note this November....

Sep 9 2016, 7:54am CDT

Koenigsegg Agera RSR Arrives in Japan

Koenigsegg Agera RSR Arrives in Japan

Koenigsegg Agera RSR Limited Edition of 3 cars are about to be delivered to Japanese Koenigsegg fans....

Sep 9 2016, 7:35am CDT

Japan Using Pokemon Go to Increase Tourism In Disaster Regions

Japan Using Pokemon Go to Increase Tourism In Disaster Regions

There has been some talk lately that Pokemon Go has caused a boost in tourism thanks to Pokemon. Now, Japan's disaster-struck a...

Sep 5 2016, 12:56pm CDT

Pokemon Go PokeCoins Under Investigation in Japan

Pokemon Go PokeCoins Under Investigation in Japan

The Japanese government looks into PokeCoins to find out if they should be regulated under financial laws....

Aug 28 2016, 10:27am CDT

Pokemon Go Stampede in Japan Because a Lapras Pokemon Spawned

Pokemon Go Stampede in Japan Because a Lapras Pokemon Spawned

A new Pokemon Go stampede video surfaced. This time from Japan....

Aug 28 2016, 5:49am CDT

Second Pokemon Go Death Confirmed

Second Pokemon Go Death Confirmed

A second death has been confirmed in Japan thanks to the absorbing smartphone game Pokemon Go. While people in the US are said...

Aug 26 2016, 2:17pm CDT

Pokemon Go Caused first Death in Japan

Pokemon Go Caused first Death in Japan

A truck driver killed a pedestrian while playing Pokemon Go....

Aug 24 2016, 10:24am CDT

Pikachu Sea Slug is the Real-Life Pokémon in Japan

Pikachu Sea Slug is the Real-Life Pokémon in Japan

The cultural pundits are surmising the fact that a Pikachu look-alike sea slug in Japan may have been the original inspiration...

Aug 23 2016, 1:36pm CDT

Japan's Mitsubishi Develops Real-time System to Predict Crowds

Japan's Mitsubishi Develops Real-time System to Predict Crowds

Japanese company Mitsubishi Electric announced on Thursday that it has developed the world's first system to predict crowd-con...

Aug 18 2016, 2:58am CDT

Japan Allows Mirrorless Cars

Japan Allows Mirrorless Cars

Japanese Citizens will be able to drive mirror less cars from now....

Aug 8 2016, 10:52am CDT

Japan Urges not to Play Pokemon Go in Tourist Areas

Japan Urges not to Play Pokemon Go in Tourist Areas

Japanese authorities on Saturday urged visitors to stop playing augmented reality smartphone game Pokemon Go in popular touris...

Jul 23 2016, 1:43pm CDT

Pokemon Go Servers Down As Launch in Japan is Underway

Pokemon Go Servers Down As Launch in Japan is Underway

The Pokemon Go Server uptime reached 95% yesterday. Now as Japanese Pokemon fans are coming online, the servers are down and un...

Jul 22 2016, 5:55am CDT

Pokemon Go Released in Pokemon Home Country Japan

Pokemon Go Released in Pokemon Home Country Japan

The Japanese Pokemon fans can finally play Pokemon Go....

Jul 22 2016, 12:22am CDT

Warnings About the Japan Release of Pokemon Go

Warnings About the Japan Release of Pokemon Go

There is a lot of excitement for the upcoming launch of Pokemon Go in Japan, and fans are so excited that the government and bu...

Jul 21 2016, 7:15pm CDT

McDonald's Confirms Pokemon Go Sponsorship Deal in Japan

McDonald's Confirms Pokemon Go Sponsorship Deal in Japan

In a financial disclosure statement McDonald's confirms the rumored sponsorship deal with Pokemon Go maker Niantic....

Jul 20 2016, 8:11am CDT

Pokemon Go Japan Launch Delayed After Email Leak

Pokemon Go Japan Launch Delayed After Email Leak

The Japanese Pokemon Go launch has been procrastinated. It will feature gyms and McDonald’s is sponsoring the whole shebang....

Jul 20 2016, 7:49am CDT

Pokemon Go Will Launch End of July in Japan

Pokemon Go Will Launch End of July in Japan

Pokemon Go has pretty much been all everyone has been talking about and it is doing huge things for Nintendo. But the game hasn...

Jul 19 2016, 4:22pm CDT

2017 Mazda 3 Goes on Sale Today in Japan

2017 Mazda 3 Goes on Sale Today in Japan

Mazda Motor Corporation has released an updated Mazda Axela sports compact which is known as Mazda3 outside Japan. Mazda 3 goes...

Jul 14 2016, 1:40pm CDT

Pokemon Go Release in Europe, Japan, Taiwan Continues Within a Few Days

Pokemon Go Release in Europe, Japan, Taiwan Continues Within a Few Days

A new report on the Wall Street Journal says that Niantics will make Pokemon Go available to Europe and Asian within a few days...

Jul 11 2016, 10:17am CDT

HTC Vive Hits Retail Stores in Japan

HTC Vive Hits Retail Stores in Japan

The virtual reality headset offered by HTC is available through its online stores around the world. Japan consumers will be abl...

Jun 28 2016, 7:17am CDT

BMW Japan Launches BMW i8 Celebration Edition Protonic Red

BMW Japan Launches BMW i8 Celebration Edition Protonic Red

BMW Japan continues celebrating 100 years of BMW with a limited edition model of BMW i8 Celebration Edition Protonic Red....

May 31 2016, 12:37pm CDT

Spotify Launches in Japan in July: Report

Spotify Launches in Japan in July: Report

The #1 music streaming service is finally coming to Japan....

May 30 2016, 11:34am CDT

BMW Celebrates 100 Years with Special Edition M6 in Japan

BMW Celebrates 100 Years with Special Edition M6 in Japan

A special edition M6 BMW has been released in Japan to mark one hundred years of success for the company....

May 30 2016, 10:34am CDT

Sharp RoBoHon Mobile Phone Robot Goes on Sale in Japan

Sharp RoBoHon Mobile Phone Robot Goes on Sale in Japan

The world's first robotic mobile phone RoBoHon, a pocket-size walking and dancing robot, started sale on Thursday in Japan.The...

May 26 2016, 2:03am CDT

First robot mobile goes on sale in Japan

First robot mobile goes on sale in Japan

Tokyo, May 26 (IANS) The world's first robotic mobile phone RoBoHon, a pocket-size walking and dancing robot, started sale on T...

May 25 2016, 11:55pm CDT

Japan Abandons Hitomi Spacecraft

Japan Abandons Hitomi Spacecraft

Japan won’t be salvaging its Hitomi spacecraft from the depths of outer space. It was supposed to detect black holes yet it bro...

Apr 30 2016, 5:03am CDT

Japan Abandons Efforts to retrieve $270 million Satellite Astro-H

Japan Abandons Efforts to retrieve $270 million Satellite Astro-H

Japan's national aerospace agency on Thursday announced it will abandon efforts to retrieve a satellite worth more than $270 mi...

Apr 29 2016, 4:38am CDT

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Opens Early in Japan

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Opens Early in Japan

The last installment of the Resident Evil franchise will be in theaters in the United States in January of 2017. Japanese fans...

Apr 25 2016, 9:19am CDT

Japan Plans Satellite Based Texting System in Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters

Japan Plans Satellite Based Texting System in Earthquake and Tsunami Disasters

The Japanese government is planning a communication system that keeps everyone connected during disasters....

Apr 18 2016, 1:31am CDT

Japan starts Home Delivery Drone Trial

Japan starts Home Delivery Drone Trial

The Japanese government on Monday began the trial of a drone home delivery service in the city of Chiba, supposedly the first o...

Apr 11 2016, 6:55am CDT

NASA and Japan Release 2.95 Million Satellite Earth Images Free

NASA and Japan Release 2.95 Million Satellite Earth Images Free

The space agency NASA and the Japanese government have collaborated to make information about the earth in the form of the ASTE...

Apr 5 2016, 10:34am CDT