Panasonic is testing service robots in Narita, Japan, though it says there are "no plans" to roll them out permanently. Still, we're closer than ever to the autonomous bots from our favorite sci-fi series.
Several surveys have suggested that our smartphones often hold more bacteria than a typical toilet seat. This uncomfortable reality has prompted a Tokyo airport to start offering travelers toilet paper designed specially for your handset.
There's a lot of junk in space, and now, there's a junk collector. Japan has sent a cargo ship to the International Space Station that has a "space junk" collector made in conjunction with a fishnet company. It recently docked with ISS.
It's already one of the most technologically advanced countries, and now, Japan is looking to cement its position at the forefront of digital innovation. It's all contingent upon a new supercomputer that aims to be the fastest in the world.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully delivered a weather satellite into geostationary orbit today. But, for kids across Japan, the main attraction wasn't the satellite -- it was the manga artwork carried it.
LG released a new version of the V20 in Japan, called the V34 Isai Beat. But what makes the device special? Not only does it feature a more compact 5.2-inch display, but it also has IP67 waterproofing.
Head on over to Kickstarter, where you can help American MegaBots and its 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.