Huawei ban list and timeline: Google, Microsoft, Android fallout

Today we’re going to run down the effective Huawei ban list, the basics in China-based spy fears, and the fallout. This has a little to do with ZTE, a lot to do with China’s government, and what might be the worst bout of luck a company ever had (with regard to their native country’s timing for a trade war with … Continue reading

Galaxy S10+ Olympic Games Edition breaks cover

In a little over a year, Japan will be hosting one of the biggest sporting events in the world. But more than just the technical preparations for the Olympic Games 2020, there’s also the promotion of the event. Samsung is part of the latter, having been chosen as one of the partners of the event, and what better way for … Continue reading

Nissan’s ProPilot 2.0 driver assist allows hands-off highway driving

Nissan's ProPilot driver assist could comfortably control the car with little to no input already, as Autoblog experienced on a road trip last year, but it still required a driver's hand on the wheel. Now the company has announced ProPilot 2.0 will l...

Self-driving electric wheelchairs to be tested at Narita Airport

To begin with, ANA staff will accompany the wheelchairs and serve as guides

In a bid to help those with limited mobility get to the gate, Tokyo Narita International Airport is set to welcome a number of self-driving wheelchairs to its floors. With the ability to navigate the airport all on their own, the new wheelchairs are hoped to streamline foot traffic in one of Japan's busiest airports and form part of a wider plan to boost mobility options at such facilities.

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Melted remains of Hiroshima discovered on beaches seven miles from nuclear bomb site

Particles collected from the sands near Hiroshima, some of which were coated in layers of silica, ...

Tiny glassy particles that litter the beaches near Hiroshima in Japan are likely the resolidified remains of the city destroyed by a US atomic bomb on the morning of August 6, 1945, according to the results of a newly published study. The A-bomb dropped by the "Enola Gay" Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber effectively levelled the city and caused the deaths of over 145,000 people from both the initial blast and subsequent radiation poisoning.

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Diminutive Love 2 House stands tall in Tokyo

Dubbed Love 2 House, the tiny home is built on a micro block of land, measuring ...

Dubbed Love 2 House, this cleverly conceived concrete home from Japanese architectural studio Takeshi Hosaka Architects is built on a micro block of land, measuring just 29.5 sqm (317.5 sq ft). Designed to house two adults, it features an innovative floor plan and high ceilings, offering a user-friendly interior with the sense of additional room and space.

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