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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 »

Japan plans giant Gundam robot

This file picture taken on July 10, 2009 shows an 18-metre tall statue of popular TV animation hero, Gundam, at a Tokyo park. A team of Japanese animators and engineers on July 9, 2014 unveiled plans to build a moving 18 metre (60 foot) tall Gundam robot, in a nod to millions of science fiction fans. AFP

A team of Japanese animators and engineers on Wednesday unveiled plans to build a moving 18-meter (60-foot) tall Gundam robot, in a nod to millions of science fiction fans.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Philippines inks ICT agreement with Japan

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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has signed a cooperation agreement in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) with the Japanese government.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Japan unveils ‘world’s first’ android newscaster

Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro, second from left, of Osaka University and The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Chief Executive Director Mamoru Mohri  Mori, second right, with Android robot Kodomoroid, left, and Otonaroid pose for photographers in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. AP

Japanese scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they said was the world’s first news-reading android, eerily lifelike and possessing a sense of humor to match her perfect language skills.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nintendo jumps on toy figure trend to boost Wii U

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Nintendo on Tuesday said it was adding real-world game figures to Wii U play to boost the popularity of its console, which has lagged rivals in the market.

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

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