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Yahoo Japan rolls out 'deep-fried tax' for employees

National Oct 9, 2019

Yahoo Japan rolls out 'deep-fried tax' for employees

Just a week after the consumption tax hike went into effect, another "tax" has hit employees at Yahoo Japan Corp. — in particular those who love crispy and juicy food. Calling it a "deep-fried food tax," the levy that started Tuesday is intended to encourage ...

It's a car. It's a plane. No, it's NEC's personal quadcopter

Business Aug 5, 2019

It's a car. It's a plane. No, it's NEC's personal quadcopter

Is it a car? Is it a plane? NEC Corp. unveiled a prototype "flying car" quadcopter Monday after months of work on the design. The vehicle roared into the air for an unmanned hover test in the presence of journalists. [video_embed number="1"] The aircraft resembles a drone ...