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Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

/ Dec 08, 2017

Will this new 'go home' drone end Japan's overtime binge?

A drone that hovers over Japanese employees and blares music to force them to go home was unveiled by its maker Thursday, as the country tries to reduce its notoriously long work hours. The "T-Frend" buzzes over those trying to work late, blasting out strains ...

Japan's tourism trade embraces portable credit card terminals

Dec 08, 2017

Japan's tourism trade embraces portable credit card terminals

Restaurants, souvenir shops and even temples and shrines are hoping to cater to foreign guests with an international custom yet to be fully adopted in Japan: letting customers pay their bills with credit cards at portable terminals instead of paying at cash registers. As the ...

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

/ Dec 08, 2017

LeBron sparks Cavs to 13th consecutive win

The play is called "Chicago," named after a game-winning shot LeBron James made in the playoffs to beat the Bulls. It worked like a charm again in Cleveland. James drained a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cavaliers tied a ...