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How Japan’s AI Schoolgirl Fell Into a Suicidal Depression

(RocketNews24) – October 2016 – The Microsoft-created artificial intelligence leaves a troubling message ahead of acting debut.   Back in the spring, Microsoft Japan started Twitter and Line accounts for Rinna, an AI

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$250 Billion to Supply and Launch 1,450 Satellites Over 10 Years

(SPACE DAILY) – According to the 19th edition of the report Satellites to be Built and Launched (over the next ten years), due to be published later in September, Euroconsult

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Expert Shortage Hampers Japanese Financials in Blockchain Race

By Thomas Wilson TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese financial firms risk falling behind on the world stage as efforts to adopt blockchain technology that promises to save billions of dollars in

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Pokemon Go Creator Wants More Tie Ups Like McDonald’s Japan

By Lisa Richwine RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California (Reuters) – The creator of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go is exploring more sponsorships by companies that want to attract character-hunting players to

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Neutrinos Hint of Matter-Antimatter Rift

(Quanta Magazine) – In the same underground observatory in Japan where, 18 years ago, neutrinos were first seen oscillating from one “flavor” to another — a landmark discovery that earned

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Pokemon GO Launches in Japan, Bringing Smash-Hit Game Home

By Elaine Lies and Megumi Lim TOKYO (Reuters) – Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched

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McDonald’s Japan Shares Soar, to Collaborate on Pokemon GO Soon

TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares of Japan’s McDonald’s Holdings Co jumped to their highest level since 2001 in early trade on Thursday after the company said it would collaborate on the

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Japan Warns on Pokemon GO Safety as Impatient Gamers Await Launch

TOKYO (Reuters) – Gamers in Japan, home of Nintendo’s Pokemon, are still impatiently awaiting the launch of the smash-hit Pokemon GO game but the government is already preparing for an

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Japanese Chat App Line Soars in New York-Tokyo Dual Listing

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Line Corp <3938.T> <LN.N> saw its shares rocket on their Tokyo debut on Friday, extending a strong start in New York the day before, and taking

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Japan’s Line Prices IPO at Top of the Range, May Raise up to $1.3 Billion

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese messaging app firm Line Corp priced its initial public offering at the top of its marketed range, putting it on track to raise as much as

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