Oct 8, 2014

Two indicted over stock price manipulation

Prosecutors indicted two former members of an investment club at Waseda University in Tokyo on Wednesday for allegedly manipulating stock prices through Internet trading. Investigative sources claim the accused made millions of yen in profit by repeatedly manipulating prices of stocks mostly listed on ...

Waseda students teach you how to have fun

Oct 31, 2013

Waseda students teach you how to have fun

by Edan Corkill

University festivals are probably not the first place foreign residents in Japan would seek out entertainment, but as evidence of the existence — despite many reports to the contrary — of a certain joie de vivre among the nation’s young, they are hard to ...

When robots walk naturally, it's all in the hips

Oct 24, 2013

When robots walk naturally, it's all in the hips

Robot researchers have proven what entertainers from Elvis Presley to Miley Cyrus knew all along: The secret is in the hips. But where Elvis “the Pelvis” gyrated his way to 1950s fame and Cyrus attained instant Internet notoriety with her recent “twerking,” the engineers ...