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Steve Stecklow
For Steve Stecklow's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 8, 2023
Tesla workers shared sensitive images recorded by customer cars
Some of the recordings caught Tesla customers in embarrassing situations — one ex-employee described a video of a man approaching a vehicle completely naked.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Dec 24, 2022
The supply chain that keeps tech flowing to Russia
At least $2.6 billion of computer and other electronic components flowed into Russia in the seven months to Oct. 31 despite Western sanctions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Dec 18, 2021
Amazon partnered with China propaganda arm to win Beijing's favor
Amazon's compliance with a Chinese government edict is part of a deeper, decadelong effort by the company to protect and grow its business in one of the world's largest marketplaces.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Mar 20, 2021
The ex-Pfizer scientist who became an anti-vaccination hero
In recent months, Michael Yeadon has emerged as an unlikely hero of the so-called anti-vaxxers, whose adherents question the safety of many vaccines, including for the coronavirus.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health / FOCUS
Dec 27, 2020
How a British COVID-19 vaccine went from pole position to troubled start
A review of records and interviews with scientists and industry figures gives a detailed account of what went wrong with the Oxford-AstraZeneca study.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 24, 2019
Hobbling Huawei: Inside the U.S. war on China's tech giant
In early 2018, in a complex of low-rise buildings in the Australian capital, a team of government hackers was engaging in a destructive digital war game.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 30, 2017
Bitcoin's surge little comfort for burned Mt. Gox clients in international legal limbo
When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.

Longform

Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves