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Japan’s a-peeling ‘apple watch’ goes viral

This handout photo taken and supplied by twitter user "sinomoritsukasa" on September 10, 2014 shows an "Apple Watch" carved from an apple in Tokyo. Manufacturing finesse, precision craftmanship and a love of all things quirky have produced the Apple Watch -- Japan's real-life version. Japanese Twitter user Hiromichi Shoji, who goes by the username @sinomoritsukasa, carved a big red fruit into a classic wristwatch soon after the US tech giant announced the new wearable gadget.   AFP PHOTO / SINOMORITSUKASA ---EDITORS NOTE---HANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SINOMORITSUKASA" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS NO ARCHIVES

Manufacturing finesse, precision craftmanship and a love of all things quirky have produced the Apple Watch — Japan’s real-life version.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mobile use bad for school test scores–Japan study

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Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes, a Japanese government survey has found.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

220 Japanese girls caught cybersoliciting

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Japan’s National Police Agency reported Thursday that a total of 220 minors younger than 18 who tried to provide sex for money or sell their used underwear online from January to June this year were given correctional guidance.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Japanese gov’t, publishers demand online ‘Manga’ pirates to shut down

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The Japanese government and major publishers will jointly crack down on online piracy, demanding that operators of web sites illegally offering Japanese manga and anime remove such sites, The Yomiuri Shimbun (The Japan News) has learned.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Japanese androids take us closer to ‘Blade Runner’ future

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A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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