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  1. modi123

    Who is booking their trip now to Super Nintendo World (japan)?

    Who is out in Japan, and will queue up for Super Nintendo World? Universal Studios Japan is doing this. https://www.inputmag.com/gaming/leaked-video-from-the-super-nintendo-world-theme-park-is-breaking-our-brains...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Hayabusa2 Probe Captures Dust From an Asteroid

    Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency just confirmed that a probe sent from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft has successfully touched down on the surface of an asteroid. But unlike the previous bouncing probes that landed on Ryugu, this one fired a "bullet" into the asteroid's surface to collect some...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Japanese Government Will Hack Their Citizen's IoT Devices

    Numerous security experts have (justifiably) expressed concern with the security of IoT devices that enter the market every day, But today, the Japanese government is doing something about it, as they will start testing the security of their own citizen's IoT devices. "NOTICE," as they call it...
  4. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon VII Unboxing Video

    The PC-ONES team from Japan has released an unboxing video on their YouTube channel for the AMD Radeon VII graphics card which is manufactured on the TSMC 7 nm process node. The GPU is revealed at the 54:40 mark of the video. The 16GB AMD Radeon VII officially launches February 7, 2019 for $699...
  5. cageymaru

    Nexon Is up for Sale According to Reports

    According to reports, video game publisher Nexon is up for sale. Nexon founder Kim Jung-joo and his wife Yoo Jung-hyun are seeking to sell their 98.64% equity stake in the company. But the sale is complicated as NXC only own 47.98% of shares in Japan. "Nexon Korea is a wholly owned subsidiary of...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Japan OLED Shows Off Upcoming Monitors

    According to a report from OLED-info.com, desktop OLED displays are coming relatively soon. Japan OLED, a joint venture between Sony, Panasonic and Japan Display Inc (which itself is a joint venture between Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi), showed off some monitor-sized, printed OLED displays. Among...
  7. cageymaru

    Sony Releases 'Mishear Rap' Advertising Campaign for PlayStation Classic

    Here is a video of the 'Mishear Rap' advertising campaign in Japan for the PlayStation Classic. Thanks to Gematsu for the translation. Never change Japan. Never ever change! In it, Japanese actor Taiga plays a businessman who goes to a bar with his co-workers after work. During their chat, his...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Japanese Man Marries a Hologram

    35 year old Akihiko Kondo is now the proud husband of "Miku", who is "an animated 16-year-old with saucer eyes and lengthy aquamarine pigtails." In addition to a holographic representation generated by a "$2800 desktop device," Mr. Kondo appears to have a plushie and a body pillow that stand in...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Japan Allows Self Regulation of Cryptocurrency Industry

    The cryptocurrency market is largely unregulated in many countries, which allows prices to be manipulated without serious repercussions. Today, Japan's Financial Services Agency certified the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association, a body made up of Japan's 16 licensed cryptocurrency...
  10. cageymaru

    Ig Nobel Prize Is a Tongue in Cheek Award Show for Eccentric Scientists

    Eccentric scientists gathered in Tokyo to see which would take home the Ig Nobel Prize or "anti-Nobels" award for eccentric inventions which are designed to make people smile and think. One of the winners was for a Self-Colonoscopy study which was meant to promote better health in Japan as many...
  11. cageymaru

    Apple Offers Free Repairs for Victims of Japan Flooding in July

    Apple has offered free repairs for Apple products damaged during the July flooding in Japan. Victims of the flood are to call a number and Apple will arrange pickup of the device. Of course the item has to be repairable. That's a really nice gesture from Apple. Thumbs up! Apple will service...
  12. DooKey

    Bitcoin Approaches Year Low as Japan Cracks Down on Venues

    Bitcoin's value took a big hit today when Japan told six of the trading venues in the country to improve their business operations to help cut down on money laundering and other criminal activity. As a result some of the exchanges have quit taking new customers and are working to provide plans...
  13. DooKey

    Drone-Powered Parasols Possibly Coming to Japanese Golf Courses in 2019

    The Japanese have finally solved the problem of golfing in the rain and they're using a drone to do it. For the low price of just $275 you will be able to buy a drone-powered parasol that will stay right above your head while you're out on the course. Of course you'll have everyone on the course...
  14. DooKey

    Those Wacky Japanese Develop VR Headset to Feed You Candy

    Just when you thought nothing could ever surprise you again I offer up this "unique" use of VR technology brought to us by those crazy Japanese inventors. Case in point is a VR headset that has an arm on it that will feed you candy while displaying your favorite Japanese idol handing you the...
  15. M

    Japanese Company Preparing for Country’s First Private Rocket Launch

    Japan's Interstellar Technologies is set to be the first private company to launch its own rocket in the country. Standing at 8.5 meters and a dry mass of 250 kilograms, the rocket can deliver a payload of 10kg to an altitude of 130km, or 20kg to an altitude of 120km with a flight time of 10...
  16. Zarathustra[H]

    Japan to Vet Bidders in Toshiba Chip Sale for National Security Risks

    With its US nuclear power unit, Westinghouse, suffering major financial losses and possibly even being in early bankruptcy talks, Toshiba has been looking to sell off most or all of its memory products unit, the second largest NAND producer in the world, to cover the costs. The Japanese...
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