With a lit cigarette in his mouth, spilt lighter fluid on his hands, and a pile of discarded paper to his right, it's hardly surprising that this particular live-stream demo – for a "permanent match" lighter – went horribly…
As if there weren't enough reasons to look forward to the new year, here's yet another tidbit that will make you jump for joy -- Japan will be testing robot taxis in Kanagawa, a small town just south of Tokyo, with the dawn of 2016.
The selfie stick is picking up plenty of bans at museums and sports stadiums, but train stations? The operator of Japan's bullet train has decided the extendable monopods are an accident waiting to happen, and are warning travelers to…
SoftBank's Pepper robot may be able to read human emotions and respond accordingly, but it apparently offered little in the way of a reaction when a drunken man assaulted it at a store in Japan recently.
Nothing screams Labor Day like a beaming selfie, and if you're lucky enough to be in Australia for the long weekend, you may want to consider participating in what is being called the world's biggest selfie.
Netflix has finally arrived in Japan, a country with huge revenue potential for the video streaming company. However, it's clearly done its research, choosing to launch the service in a slightly manner than usual.
Japan's Spread Vegetable Factory is working on a novel way of producing high quantities of lettuce using factory automation. The plant will be able to produce 30,000 heads of lettuce in a single day starting in summer 2017 with a goal of…
Head on over to Kickstarter, where you can help American MegaBots and its Mk.II robot in its quest to defeat Japanese Kuratas robot in their upcoming duel, which will feature all the guts, glory, and glamour of hand-to-hand combat.
Sony and Microsoft confirmed that they will publish Japanese versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, taking over regional publishing duties from Activision. The game features voice acting from Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, and Ron Perlman.
Had enough of walking? Like the idea of standing still to reach your destination? Then check out the WalkCar, a personal transportation solution small enough to chuck in your backpack when your journey's done.