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Watch it, cowboy: Japan’s 9 safety tips for Pokemon Go lovers

Aware of the reports of Pokemon Go-related mishaps elsewhere, the Japanese government-run National Centre of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public

Sit back, relax, let the car do the talking

On the heels of its $32 billion takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings, SoftBank Corp founder Masayoshi Son is embarking on another “crazy idea”: talking cars that can read a driver’s emotions.

Japan left waiting for Pokemon GO

Gamers in Japan, home of Nintendo’s Pokemon, waited in vain on Wednesday for the launch of its smash-hit mobile phone game, amid media reports that the developers behind it had hit the brakes over con

Pokemon Go aims to roll out in 200 nations

Customers visit a shop selling Pokemon goods in Tokyo. 	— AFP

The head of the developer behind Nintendo Co Ltd’s Pokemon Go said he wanted to launch the smash-hit mobile game in roughly 200 countries and regions “relatively soon” and was working on bolstering se

Nintendo’s rich characters, vision sparkle


Nintendo suffered as a late-comer to smartphone games but is seeing the deep wealth of its franchise characters pay off with the success of “Pokemon Go,” even without a launch yet in Japan.

5.0 magnitude quake shakes Tokyo, no casualties reported

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No damage or injuries were immediately reported as buildings in Tokyo were shaken by the jolt.

New Honda hybrid car free of heavy rare earth metals

A unit for the i-DCD drive motor, the world's first electric motor for hybrid cars that uses no heavy rare earth metals.

Japan's Honda Motor Co has co-developed the world's first hybrid car motor without using heavy rare earth metals, which it says will reduce its dependence on the expensive materials mainly supplied by

Japan satellite made ‘surprise’ find before failure


A Japanese satellite recorded unprecedented observations of the Perseus galaxy before it disappeared from contact, scientists said, offering precious new information about how gas travels in the faraw

Touch screen helps paralysed chimpanzee walk again


In a first, Japanese researchers have rehabilitated a paralysed chimpanzee through interaction with computers and touch screens.

Night of terror left ‘bodies in a terrible state’

Mr Gianni Boschetti’s life was saved by a single phone call.

“‘I have nothing to confess,’ said the spider Confronting God Yama at the gate Then opening his jaws a little wider He accounted for everything he ate. Flies, fleas and moths he trapped

India’s federal structure calls for the division and sharing of powers on a territorial basis between the Centre and states.