Slashdot Items Tagged "japan"

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Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:17AM Tokyo To Build 350m Tower Made of Wood
Sunday February 18, 2018 @09:48AM New AI Model Fills in Blank Spots in Photos
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @01:53PM Japan Wants To Increase Acceptance of Technology That Could Help Fill the Gap in the Nursing Workforce
Sunday February 04, 2018 @05:42PM Japan Launches the World's Smallest Satellite-Carrying Rocket
Sunday February 04, 2018 @05:27AM Japan's "Virtual Currency Girls" Girlband Want To Teach You About Cryptocurrency
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:15PM Xerox Cedes Control To Fujifilm, Ending Its Independence
Friday January 26, 2018 @04:04PM Walmart Teams Up With Kobo To Sell EBooks and Audiobooks
Friday January 26, 2018 @03:51PM $500 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency Stolen From Japanese Exchange
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @09:50AM Days After Hawaii's False Missile Alarm, a New One in Japan
Sunday January 14, 2018 @04:24PM Japan's Latest Sensation is a Cryptocurrency Pop Group
Saturday January 13, 2018 @04:45AM Japanese Console Market Grows For the First Time In 11 Years
Friday December 22, 2017 @02:06PM Number of Births in Japan To Hit Record Low in 2017
Monday December 18, 2017 @12:02PM Japan Opens First Drive-through Funeral Service
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @04:58PM Former Uber Employees Have Gone Into Debt To Hang Onto Shares They Can't Sell
Friday December 08, 2017 @02:47PM The Neon Glow of Tokyo Modified Car Culture
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:17PM After Two Months of Quiet, North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile
Sunday November 19, 2017 @04:16PM Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Its Reactors' Melted Uranium Fuel
Thursday November 16, 2017 @01:44PM Apology After Japanese Train Departs 20 Seconds Early
Friday November 10, 2017 @12:09PM The Booming Japanese Rent-a-Friend Business
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @04:19PM Can Japan Burn Flammable Ice For Energy?
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @05:10AM Can Japan And Other Countries Burn Flammable Ice To Generate Energy?
Sunday October 29, 2017 @10:10PM Virtual Singer Uses Crowdsourced Songs To Become a Star In Japan
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @01:29AM Toshiba Forecasts $1 Billion Loss
Sunday October 22, 2017 @11:42PM The Factory Where Robots Build Robots
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:33AM First Mass-Produced Electric Truck Unveiled
Monday October 09, 2017 @05:18PM Tokyo Preparing For Floods 'Beyond Anything We've Seen'
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @06:13PM Japan Trials Driverless Cars In Bid To Keep Rural Elderly On the Move
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @05:16PM Japan Activated Air Raid Sirens During North Korea's Missile Test Monday
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:22PM Nintendo Faces Supply Issues Ahead of Holiday Season
Monday August 28, 2017 @10:15AM Google Takes Blame For Internet Disruption Across Japan
Thursday August 17, 2017 @08:55AM Australia Joins China and Japan in Trying To Regulate Digital Currency Exchanges
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:51PM MegaBots Is Finally Going To Take On Japan In the World's First Giant Robot Duel
Sunday July 30, 2017 @11:56PM Football-Playing Robots Compete At RoboCup 2017
Friday July 07, 2017 @08:41PM Elderly Drivers In Japan Could Be Limited To Vehicles With Automatic Braking
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:54PM Japan's Population Falls At Fastest Rate Since 1968
Friday June 30, 2017 @01:28PM Japan Wants To Put a Man On the Moon, Accelerating Asian Space Race
Saturday June 17, 2017 @01:32PM New 'Lupin III' Commentary Track Celebrates The Glories Of Ignoring Copyrights
Thursday June 15, 2017 @03:09PM Japan Passes Controversial 'Anti-Conspiracy' Bill
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @04:02PM Konami Reportedly Blacklisting Ex-Employees Across Japanese Video Game Industry
Friday June 09, 2017 @03:32PM Japan To Launch Self-Navigating Cargo Ships 'By 2025'
Friday June 09, 2017 @09:41AM Google Has Finally Found a Buyer For Its Scary Robot Companies Boston Dynamics and Schaft: SoftBank
Saturday June 03, 2017 @11:08AM Toyota Demos A Flying Car. It Crashes.
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @06:03PM Sony Ships Its Last Ever PlayStation 3 In Japan
Friday April 14, 2017 @03:23PM The Great Japan Potato-Chip Crisis: Panic Buying, $12 Bags
Friday April 14, 2017 @12:34AM Apple May Invest Billions of Dollars In Toshiba's Memory Chip Business
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @10:06AM Japan Automakers Look To Robots To Keep Elderly On the Move
Monday April 03, 2017 @05:00PM Bitcoin Becomes Legal Payment Option In Japan, Prices Spike
Saturday March 25, 2017 @08:43PM US Workers Face A Higher Risk Of Being Replaced By Robots
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:22PM Japanese Company Develops a Solar Cell With Record-Breaking 26%+ Efficiency
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:28PM America May Miss Out On the Next Industrial Revolution
Friday March 03, 2017 @12:25PM An 81-Year-Old Woman Just Created Her Own iPhone App
Friday February 24, 2017 @08:26AM Panasonic Wants Employees To Relax, Limits Work Days To 11 hours
Friday February 17, 2017 @03:31PM Japan Unveils Next-Generation, Pascal-Based AI Supercomputer
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @12:15PM Delays, Confusion as Toshiba Reports $6 Billion Nuclear Hit and Slides To Loss
Sunday February 12, 2017 @12:20AM Space Junk-Fighting Cable Fails To Deploy
Saturday February 11, 2017 @01:21AM TeraHertz Transmitter Can Push 100Gbps+ Wireless Speeds Via a Single Channel
Friday February 10, 2017 @07:56PM Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-Up Robot
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @02:54PM Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals To Be Made From Recycled Phones
Friday January 27, 2017 @09:08AM Japanese Government Requires Java and Internet Explorer 11 X86
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:57PM Scientists Cure Mice of Diabetes Using Cells Grown Inside Rats
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:58AM Japan is Testing USB Phone Charging Stations in Public Transport Buses
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:04AM Japan To End Tourists' Toilet Trouble With Standardised Buttons
Monday January 16, 2017 @06:59PM Japanese Spacecraft Spots Massive Gravity Wave In Venus' Atmosphere
Friday January 13, 2017 @12:05AM Nintendo Switch Will Launch On March 3rd For $299, Won't Feature Region-Locking Software
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:24PM Tesla Gigafactory Begins Production
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @03:22PM Google's AlphaGo AI Secretively Won More Than 50 Straight Games Against World's Top Go Players
Monday January 02, 2017 @09:03AM Japanese White-Collar Workers Are Already Being Replaced by Artificial Intelligence
Saturday December 31, 2016 @11:35PM Verizon and AT&T Prepare to Bring 5G To (Select) Markets In 2017
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:36PM Panasonic To Invest Over $256 Million In Tesla's US Plant For Solar Cells
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @09:13PM Japan Successfully Launches Solid Fuel Rocket
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @09:46PM UK 4G Coverage Worse Than In Romania and Peru, Watchdog Finds
Sunday December 11, 2016 @07:41PM Why Did Japan Just Ratify The TPP?
Sunday December 11, 2016 @06:49PM Japan Sends Its New Space Junk-Fighting Technology To The ISS
Sunday December 11, 2016 @03:24PM Japanese City Tags Elderly Dementia Sufferers With Barcodes
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:37PM Radiation From Fukushima Disaster Reaches Oregon Coast
Monday November 28, 2016 @05:32PM Japan Fukushima Nuclear Plant 'Clean-Up Costs Double,' Approaching $200 Billion
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:31PM Japan Eyes World's Fastest-Known Supercomputer, To Spend Over $150M On It
Monday November 21, 2016 @04:20PM Panasonic Invests $60 Million In World's First Laundry-Folding Robot
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:24PM 176 Original Emojis Join Van Gogh and Picasso At Museum of Modern Art
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:09AM Amazon Japan's Manga-Ready Kindle Has 8 Times the Storage
Thursday October 13, 2016 @09:19AM Foreign Investors Sue Toshiba Over Accounting Scandal
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Monday October 03, 2016 @11:42PM Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Study of Cell Recycling
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:20PM Toyota's Kirobo Mini Companion Robot To Sell For $400
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @12:52AM Nissan Debuts 'ProPILOT' Self-Driving Chair
Monday September 26, 2016 @03:15PM Japanese To Pay Utility Bills Using Bitcoin
Friday September 16, 2016 @09:25AM Apple Japan Unit Ordered To Pay $118M Tax For Underreporting Income
Monday September 12, 2016 @03:57PM The Moon's Gravitational Pull Can Trigger Major Earthquakes, Says Study
Monday September 05, 2016 @03:36PM Japan To Develop 3D Maps For Self-Driving Cars
Monday September 05, 2016 @12:31PM Japan Goes Public With Brexit Demands, Says Data Flow Deals Must Be Protected
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @10:41AM Mitsubishi Overstated Mileage For More Vehicle Models, Japan Ministry Says
Saturday August 27, 2016 @12:34PM Japanese Government Plans Cyber Attack Institute
Saturday August 20, 2016 @02:22PM Japan Plans To Build Unmanned Fighter Jets
Friday August 05, 2016 @01:23PM Kids Can Now Learn To Code With Pocky, the Delicious Japanese Snack
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @03:13PM Japan Starts 8K TV Broadcasts In Time For Rio Olympics
Friday July 22, 2016 @03:04PM Apple: Pokemon Go Sets Record For Most Downloads In Its First Week
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @04:01PM There's A 50% Chance of Another Chernobyl Before 2050, Say Safety Specialists
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @01:44PM Japan Will Make Its Last-Ever VCR This Month
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @03:38PM Honda Unveils First Hybrid Motor Without Heavy Rare Earth Metals
Sunday July 10, 2016 @05:02PM EFF Delivers 210,000 Signatures Opposing Trans-Pacific Partnership
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:30PM Japan Says Yes To Mirrorless Cars
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:46PM Japan's First VR Porn Festival Shut Down Due To Unprecedented Popularity
Friday July 01, 2016 @11:20PM Canadian Man Invented a Wheel That Can Make Cars Move Sideways
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:54PM Google's 'FASTER' 9000km, 60Tbps Transpacific Fiber Optics Cable Completed
Thursday June 09, 2016 @05:19AM Four Newly Discovered Elements Receive Names
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:26PM Panasonic To Stop Making LCD Panels For TVs
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:34PM ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot 'Zenbo'
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @05:57PM Toyota Forms 'Strategic Partnership' With Uber
Sunday May 22, 2016 @11:40AM Attackers Steal $12.7M In Massive ATM Heist
Saturday May 21, 2016 @02:13PM Researchers Generate Electricity Using Seawater and Sunlight
Saturday May 21, 2016 @08:30AM New Clues About Why Mt. Gox Failed
Friday May 20, 2016 @10:07PM Scientists Say Nuclear Fuel Pools Pose Safety, Health Risks
Thursday May 19, 2016 @03:23PM Humanoid 'Pepper' Robot Needs US Android Programmers
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @03:09PM Obama To Become First US President To Visit Hiroshima Since 1945 Nuclear Attack
Friday May 06, 2016 @01:48AM SpaceX Successfully Lands Its Rocket On A Floating Drone Ship Again
Saturday April 30, 2016 @06:00AM Design, Hardware, Software Errors Doomed Japanese Hitomi Spacecraft
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @10:42AM Mitsubishi: We've Been Cheating On Fuel Tests For 25 years
Thursday April 21, 2016 @07:31PM Photos Show The Lingering Radioactivity At Chernobyl And Fukushima
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @02:07PM Mitsubishi Motors Pulls a Volkswagen; Shares Drop
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @03:14PM Up To 35,000 Gallons of Nuclear Waste Leak At Washington State Storage Site
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:56PM Sharp Unveils Cute Robot Phone At A Not-So-Cute $1,800 Price
Friday April 08, 2016 @03:37PM Japan To Begin Testing Fingerprints As 'Currency'
Sunday April 03, 2016 @05:17PM Electric Fork Simulates a Salty Flavor By Shocking Your Tongue
Saturday April 02, 2016 @01:21AM North Korea Launches Missile and Tries To Jam GPS Signals
Monday March 28, 2016 @03:47PM Japan's $273 Million Satellite Has Broken Up Into 'Multiple Pieces'
Monday March 28, 2016 @03:15PM Dell Sells IT Services Unit For $3 Billion
Sunday March 27, 2016 @09:31PM Japan's Space Agency Loses Contact With New X-Ray Telescope Satellite "Hitomi"
Sunday March 27, 2016 @07:46AM Messaging Giant Line Becomes a Phone Carrier in Japan
Friday March 25, 2016 @09:25AM Area Around Chernobyl Plant To Become a Nuclear Dump
Thursday March 24, 2016 @03:29AM Japanese AI Program Wrote a Short Novel, Almost Won a Literary Prize
Sunday March 20, 2016 @09:22AM Studio Ghibli Animation Software Going "Open Source"; Details Pending
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:46PM 16 US Ships That Aided In Operation Tomodachi Still Contaminated With Radiation
Friday March 11, 2016 @11:41AM Fukushima Cleanup, 5 Years On
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @01:11AM Why Japan Is Facing Pressure To Return To Military Research
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:51PM 32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @10:07AM Japanese Court Demands 'Right To Be Forgotten' For Sex Offender
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:16PM New "Super Battery" Energy Storage Breakthrough Aims At $54 Per KWh
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:36AM Japan Considers Treating Bitcoin As Conventional Currency
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:46AM Hacking Group Presents 'Long-Standing' Threat To Japan
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:08AM Scientists In Japan Build 100Gbps Wireless Network Using Terahertz Transmitter
Friday February 05, 2016 @09:04AM In Japan, a Battle Brewing Over the Right To Record 4k and 8k Broadcasts
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @09:42AM Japanese Researchers Achieve Record 56Gbps Wireless Transmission
Monday December 28, 2015 @07:52AM Giant Squid Filmed At Japanese Marina
Thursday December 10, 2015 @08:59AM Japan Releases AKATSUKI's Pictures of Venus
Thursday November 26, 2015 @12:49PM Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:22AM That "Unbreakable" Glass That's "As Strong As Steel" Isn't Either
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:51AM Neutrino 'Flip' Discovery Earns Nobel For Japanese, Canadian Researchers
Monday October 05, 2015 @06:43AM 3 Scientists Share Nobel For Parastic Disease Breakthroughs
Sunday October 04, 2015 @06:27PM Japan Display Squeezes 8K Resolution Into 17-inch LCD, Cracks 510 PPI At 120Hz
Saturday September 26, 2015 @01:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Saturday August 22, 2015 @10:25AM JAXA Prepares To Try Making Whiskey In Space
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @07:50AM NTT, Japan's Largest Fixed Telecom Provider, Begins Phasing Out ADSL
Saturday August 01, 2015 @09:30AM Japanese Police Arrest Mount Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:09PM JAXA Successfully Tests Its D-SEND Low-Noise Supersonic Aircraft
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:59AM Olympic Organizer Wants To Feed Athletes Fukushima Produce
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @08:02AM Toshiba CEO, 8 Others, Resign Over $1.2 Billion Accounting Cover-Up
Sunday July 12, 2015 @07:35PM Satoru Iwata, Head of Nintendo, Has Died At 55
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Monday June 29, 2015 @12:49AM Solar Impulse, Continuing World-Spanning Trip, Attempts To Cross The Pacific
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:52PM The Death of Aibo, the Birth of Softbank's Child-Robot
Thursday April 30, 2015 @12:42PM Apple, IBM To Bring iPads To 5 Million Elderly Japanese
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:52AM Submersible Photographs WW2 Japanese Sub's Long-Lost Airplane Hangar
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:59PM Uber Rival Lyft Raises $530M, Will Beef Up IT
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:30PM One Year Later, We're No Closer To Finding MtGox's Missing Millions
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:58PM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Thursday January 01, 2015 @05:00PM Fraud, Not Hackers, Took Most of Mt. Gox's Missing Bitcoins
Sunday November 30, 2014 @02:04AM Hayabusa 2 Asteroid Probe Postponed By Weather Until Early December
Saturday November 15, 2014 @11:57AM Japanese Maglev Train Hits 500kph
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @12:44PM Fukushima Radiation Nears California Coast, Judged Harmless
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:22AM 2014 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To the Inventors of the Blue LED
Friday September 26, 2014 @09:25PM Underwater Landslide May Have Doubled 2011 Japanese Tsunami
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:20AM Japanese Firm Showcases "Touchable" 3-D Technology
Friday August 29, 2014 @05:09PM Robot Printer Brings Documents To Your Desk
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @07:14AM Fukushima court rules against nuclear operator in suicide suit
Thursday August 07, 2014 @02:46PM TEPCO: Nearly All Nuclear Fuel Melted At Fukushima No. 3 Reactor
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:40PM Senior RIKEN Scientist Involved In Stem Cell Scandal Commits Suicide
Sunday July 27, 2014 @06:02PM Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @06:54AM Mt. Fuji Volcano In 'Critical State' After Quakes
Monday June 30, 2014 @11:20PM Grandmother Buys Old Building In Japan And Finds 55 Classic Arcade Cabinets
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @11:22AM Why China Is Worried About Japan's Plutonium Stocks
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:28PM Rising Sea Levels Uncover Japanese War Dead In Marshall Islands
Thursday June 05, 2014 @07:05AM Key Researcher Agrees To Retract Disputed Stem Cell Papers
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:10PM Sifting Mt. Gox's Logs Reveals Suspicious Trading Patterns
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @07:03AM Nintendo Apologizes For Not Allowing Same-Sex Relationships In Life Sim Game
Sunday May 11, 2014 @09:45AM Percentage of Elderly In Japan Continues to Grow as Number of Children Drops
Thursday May 08, 2014 @07:30AM First Arrest In Japan For 3D-Printed Guns
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @07:12AM Japanese and Swiss Watchmakers Scoff At Smartwatches
Friday April 25, 2014 @11:43AM How Japan Plans To Build Orbital Solar Power Stations
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @07:51AM Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan
Saturday April 05, 2014 @08:23AM Japan Orders Military To Strike Any New North Korea Missiles
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @07:19AM Mt. Gox Questioned By Employees For At Least 2 Years Before Crisis
Thursday March 27, 2014 @02:36PM eBay Japan Passwords Revealed As Username+123456
Thursday March 27, 2014 @08:33AM Mt. Gox Working With Japanese Cops; Creditors Want CEO To Testify In US
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @11:36AM Japan Marks 3rd Anniversary of Tsunami Disaster
Sunday March 09, 2014 @01:01PM 3 Years Later: A Fukushima Worker's Eyewitness Story
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:55PM Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon
Saturday February 08, 2014 @01:01AM Bitcoin Plunges After Mt. Gox Exchange Halts Trades