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Japanese Cargo Spaceship set to Launch for ISS on Friday

Japanese Cargo Spaceship set to Launch for ISS on Friday

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is scheduled to launch a cargo spacecraft "Kounotori" on Friday from the Tanegas...

2 days ago, 3:25am CST

5000 Fish Frozen in Japanese Ice Skating Rink Sparks Uproar

5000 Fish Frozen in Japanese Ice Skating Rink Sparks Uproar

Whole shoals of fish frozen in a Japanese skating rink caused a sense of outrage and horror among marine conservationists....

Nov 28 2016, 6:42am CST

Japanese company Unveils Star Wars Smartphone

Japanese company Unveils Star Wars Smartphone

Nearly three weeks ahead of the next installment of Star Wars series "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", Japanese mobile carrier So...

Nov 27 2016, 10:22am CST

Japanese Scientist Discovers a Plant that Neither Photosynthesizes Nor Blooms

Japanese Scientist Discovers a Plant that Neither Photosynthesizes Nor Blooms

The newly-discovered plant can provide more insight into the evolution of non-photosynthetic plants...

Oct 16 2016, 8:09am CDT

Virtual Japanese Schoolgirl Saya Comes to Life on Sharp 8K TV

Saya Comes to Life on Sharp 8K TV

Saya is a ultra realistic virtual Japanese schoolgirl. Sharp featured the project at the CEATEC 2016 in Japan on 8K TVs....

Oct 8 2016, 8:41am CDT

Ancient Roman Coins Found in Ruined Japanese Castle Puzzle Scientists

Ancient Roman Coins Found in Ruined Japanese Castle Puzzle Scientists

Researchers have recently discovered ancient Roman coins in the ruins of Katsuren castle in Japan...

Sep 29 2016, 12:50pm CDT

Pokemon Go Battery Drain Is Number One Reason Japanese Trainers Quit the AR Game

Pokemon Go Battery Drain Is Number One Reason Japanese Trainers Quit the AR Game

Japan is the birthplace of Pokemon and is believed to be the most Pokemon crazy nation. A new survey says not so much....

Sep 19 2016, 1:01am CDT

Apple To Introduce Special Features in the iPhone Exclusive To The Japanese Market

Apple To Introduce Special Features in the iPhone Exclusive To The Japanese Market

According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple will be introducing an iPhone exclusive to the Japanese market which will come with...

Aug 28 2016, 11:49am CDT

New Japanese Made Case Moves Your Smartphone Away When Alarm Goes Off

New Japanese Made Case Moves Your Smartphone Away When Alarm Goes Off

Editor's note: 3D printers just make it too easy to build any crazy idea....

Aug 3 2016, 1:46am CDT

DTI Gives Japanese Pokemon Go Trainers 1-year Free Data

DTI Gives Japanese Pokemon Go Trainers 1-year Free Data

Japanese mobile server company Dream Train Internet (DTI)....

Jul 20 2016, 4:20am CDT

Dead Japanese Satellite Hitomi Shows new Horizon for X-ray Astronomy

Dead Japanese Satellite Hitomi Shows new Horizon for X-ray Astronomy

A dead Japanese X-ray satellite has offered astronomers, including an Indian researcher, the capability to measure detailed dy...

Jul 8 2016, 8:21am CDT

Japanese scientists propose to name element 113 'Nihonium'

Japanese scientists propose to name element 113 'Nihonium'

Japanese researchers who discovered element number 113 of the periodic table have proposed naming it 'Nihonium' (Nh), officials...

Jun 9 2016, 12:36am CDT

Japanese Company to Create Man-Made Meteor Shower for 2020 Olympics

Japanese Company to Create Artificial Meteor Shower for 2020 Olympics

The man-made meteor shower will be ejected from micro satellites orbiting 250-310 miles above the ground...

May 22 2016, 9:37pm CDT

Emotional Japanese Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Commercial Takes Place in Hawaii

Emotional Japanese Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Commercial Takes Place in Hawaii

The Pokemon company released a tear jerking commercial for Japanese Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon in Japan. Watch below....

May 12 2016, 2:28am CDT

Japanese Carrier KDDI Joins Google's Moon Robot Competition

Japanese Carrier KDDI Joins Google's Moon Robot Competition

KDDI partners with Japanese Google Lunar XPRIZE team Hakuto....

Mar 27 2016, 7:43am CDT

Wireless Powered Car Developed by Japanese Scientists

Wireless Powered Car Developed by Japanese Scientists

Researchers showed off an electric car without batteries. It gets powered wirelessly through the road....

Mar 23 2016, 4:07am CDT

Japanese University Creates World’s First Electric Vehicle Without a Battery

Japanese University Creates World’s First Electric Vehicle Without a Battery

The EV has special tires which draws power to run directly from the steel paths in roads....

Mar 19 2016, 6:38am CDT

IBM Watson computer robot

Watson, IBM Robot That Won TV Game Show “Jeopardy” Goes Japanese

Watson, the IBM robot that won the TV game show “Jeopardy!” is going Japanese, because IBM and SoftBank have partnered to take...

Feb 18 2016, 7:40am CST

IBM and SoftBank Present Japanese Lingo Watson APIs

IBM and SoftBank Present Japanese Lingo Watson APIs

IBM and SoftBank are ready to present before the public their Japanese lingo Watson APIs....

Feb 18 2016, 5:01am CST

CES 2016: Japanese FreeTel Makes U.S. Debut

CES 2016: Japanese FreeTel Makes U.S. Debut

FREETEL will launch three new LTE phones called the Kiwami, The Miyabi and the Priori3 in the Q1 if 2016....

Jan 6 2016, 9:10am CST

IrukaTact

Japanese Scientists Develop Sonar Technology Device to Locate Underwater Objects

It is known as IrukaTact, and was developed by PhD candidates Aisen Caro Chacin and Takeshi Oozu of Tsukuba University in Japan...

Dec 30 2015, 9:16am CST

Rare Giant Squid Spotted off Japanese Coast

Rare Giant Squid Spotted off Japanese Coast

Giant squid was filmed as it swam under the fishing boats close to shore....

Dec 29 2015, 2:04am CST

Japanese Spacecraft Set to Orbit Venus

Japanese Spacecraft Set to Orbit Around Venus

This is the second and final chance for the orbiter to reach Venus and to study the compelx weather pattern of the planet...

Dec 7 2015, 12:09am CST

New Polymer material

Japanese Scientists Develop Polymer Material That Prevents Energy Loss as Silicon Materials

Japanese scientists have published a paper titled “High Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells With Small Photon Energy Loss” in the jo...

Dec 4 2015, 10:10am CST

Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms

Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms

The new holograms are touch manipulated and will potentially take laser technology to a whole new level....

Dec 1 2015, 8:28am CST

Japanese Star Wars Trailer beats Warcraft Trailer with over 6.4m Views

Japanese Star Wars Trailer beats Warcraft Trailer with over 6.4m Views

The Japanese Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer surprised fans with new footage....

Nov 7 2015, 1:19pm CST

Japanese RoBoHoN Robot Phone is Why Geeks Love Japan

Japanese RoBoHoN Robot Phone is Why Geeks Love Japan

Update 04/14: Sharp starts to sell the RoBoHon for $1,800 in May of 2016. It has been a while that a gadget comes out of Japa...

Oct 8 2015, 2:00am CDT

Japanese Whiskey Arrives at ISS

Japanese Whiskey Arrives at ISS

There are several complexities associated with the ISS. These apparently include among them: liquor and mice....

Aug 25 2015, 5:18am CDT

Japanese Cargo Craft Launches to ISS

Japanese Cargo Craft Launches to ISS

NASA is broadcasting the launch of the Japanese rocket to the ISS carrying supplies and ESA sponsored student designed satellit...

Aug 19 2015, 7:47am CDT

Japanese Robot cuts Pea Pod with Sword

Japanese Robot cuts Pea Pod with Sword

This is very Japanese and very awesome. A master swordsman teaches a robot the art of sword fight. Watch the mind blowing video...

Jun 5 2015, 4:09am CDT

Japanese Man's Apple Gadget Take a Swim because He Cheated

Japanese Man's Apple Gadget Take a Swim because He Cheated

A Japanese woman dumped her boyfriend's Apple gadgets in a bath in ravaging "iRevenge."...

Apr 23 2015, 1:04am CDT

Sony Xperia Z4 is only for the Japanese market

Sony Xperia Z4 is only for the Japanese market

The company is going to release its proper international flagship in May...

Apr 21 2015, 5:37am CDT

Star Wars R2-D2 Robot will feature on Japanese Jets

Star Wars R2-D2 Jets launched by Japanese Airlines

Japanese Airlines will be featuring the pudgy robot R2-D2 from the Star Wars series of he 80s on its jets....

Apr 17 2015, 8:05am CDT

New Japanese hotel to have robots as receptionists

New Japanese hotel to have robots as receptionists

The Henn Na Hotel is going to use 'actroids’ who will be able to engage in intelligent conversations with the guests...

Feb 6 2015, 10:12am CST

Mount Ontake erupts, covers central Japanese region

Mount Ontake erupts, covers central Japanese region

On Saturday afternoon, Japan's volcanic Mount Ontake erupted unexpectedly. Sunday turned into the day of recovery and asse...

Sep 28 2014, 6:57pm CDT

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid

TOKYO (AP) — The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almos...

Jun 24 2014, 4:29am CDT

Japanese gamers get new PS4 parts program via Sony

Japanese gamers get new PS4 parts program via Sony

No word on if the program will come to other countries...

Apr 15 2014, 3:27pm CDT

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

As places like China and India continue to grow, an ever-increasing supply of billowing smoke stacks mark these countries’ land...

Mar 26 2014, 2:53am CDT

Apple Loop: iOS 7.1 Adoption, SXSW, Smartwatch Patents,

Apple Loop: iOS 7.1 Adoption, SXSW, Smartwatch Patents, Japanese Marketshare, and Flappy Bird

Keeping you in the loop on a few of the very many things that happened around Apple over the last seven days. Apple’s iOS 7.1 u...

Mar 15 2014, 1:11am CDT

PS4 sales hit 6M milestone thanks to Japanese Launch

PS4 sales hit 6M milestone thanks to Japanese Launch

Sony hits another milestone with Ps4 console...

Mar 4 2014, 1:34pm CST