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Inventor of Japanese P2P file-sharing software passes away at age 42

Tokyo-based distributed computing company Skeed announced yesterday that the company's founder and chief innovation officer Dr. Isamu Kaneko has passed away due to...
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The next step in augmented reality: Electrify your taste buds

This week I had a chance to visit Dr. Adrian Cheok and his students at the Mixed Reality Lab at Keio University. The research...

Japanese restaurant site explains tough sushi terms in a handy graphic

See the full infographic on Gurunavi Here on SD Japan, we’ve written a few articles about how tech has been used to make sushi restaurants...

Celulo: Wizcorp connects the dots on a great puzzle game for iPhone

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myC9mUdgoWI&w=480&h=360] Last week Tokyo-based development studio Wizcorp unveiled a fun mobile game for iOS called Celulo. You’re presented with a grid of cells or...

JapanTourist.jp partners with AllAbout.co.jp for multilingual travel content

Japan Partnership, the company behind the user-generated content site JapanTourist.jp, and Japanese online resource site AllAbout.co.jp have announced they've agreed to jointly operate the...
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Big in Japan: 10 tech stories most popular with our Japanese readers

What’s big in the world of Japan technology these days? Well, if our Japanese language site is any indication, the following articles represent what...

Robot dog from Japan plays dead if your socks stink

Crazy Labo and Next Technology, LLC., two startups from Japan's western city of Fukuoka, have jointly invented a couple of scent detection robots.  One...
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This hard drive will self-destruct: New HDD case from Japan takes security seriously!

Whether it’s a Facebook post, a tweet, or a photo, the general understanding of web and digital content used to be that it lives...

Tokyo-based web marketing agency to launch Japan’s first ever ‘audience commerce’ platform

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based web marketing agency Hivelocity has unveiled Japan's first ever audience commerce platform. It's called Feedbuy, and it has...

Tokyo Roppongi Gigapixel: See the city in spectacular panoramic detail

Jeffrey Martin is the founder of 360cites, a website devoted to panoramic photography around the world . And he has taken his photography talents...

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