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Sony to launch revamped Aibo robot dog in U.S.

Business / Tech Aug 24, 2018

Sony to launch revamped Aibo robot dog in U.S.

Sony Corp. plans to start selling its revamped Aibo robot dog in the United States from September following its domestic revival in January. Sony, which regards the new Aibo as symbolizing the revival of its innovative spirit, aims to use the product to raise its ...

Japan sees first woman qualify as fighter jet pilot

National Aug 24, 2018

Japan sees first woman qualify as fighter jet pilot

1st Lt. Misa Matsushima, 26, has become Japan's first woman to qualify as a fighter jet pilot in the nation's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF). "My longtime dream has come true. I want to become a fully-fledged pilot, no different from men, as soon as possible," ...

Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing

More Sports Aug 24, 2018

Tomoa Narasaki tops field on second day of sport climbing

Tomoa Narasaki pulled off a nearly flawless showing Friday in bouldering qualification for sport climbing's men's combined event at the Asian Games. The 2016 overall world champion Narasaki topped the 23-man qualifier by completing four problems on seven attempts at Jakabaring Sport Center. In doing so, ...