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Japanese equips hotel with dinobots to greet foreigners

Japan’s low birth rate and its obsession with robotics can only mean one thing, robot receptionists at hotels. Japan is in need of service industry workers, and it’s addressing this concern through robotics—not more babies.  All joking aside, a Japanese hotel is replacing human receptionists with robots.  The Henn na

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Casio’s rumored smartwatch vision: less smart, more simple and practical

The always ingenious Japanese manufacturer of “traditional” timepieces reportedly plans to go after the Apple Watch with something slightly less futuristic. Contrary to popular belief, Pebble didn’t actually lay the groundwork for modern smartwatches. Not exactly. It was in fact Casio that envisioned various use cases for your bland wrist-worn

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