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Jun 25, 2015

U.S. Toyota exec 'asked father to mail' controlled painkiller

An American executive at Toyota Motor Corp. suspected of illegally importing a painkiller considered a narcotic in Japan has told police that the tablets in question were not prescribed for her, investigative sources said Thursday. Julie Hamp, 55, also said that she asked her ...

Jun 22, 2015

Waseda University finds data leak six months after cyberattacks

Waseda University said Monday it took about half a year before it discovered personal data on roughly 3,300 officials and students had leaked via cyberattacks. Tokyo-based Waseda, one of the top private universities in Japan, said the stolen data included the names, identification numbers, ...