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Giant 💥 robot 💥 battle 💥 IRL

“The world’s first giant combat robot duel just happened on Tuesday, Oct. 17, pitting America and Japan against each other in a Twitch-livestreamed battle for the ages” writes Nikolay Nikolov for mashable.com. Representing the United States were two epic robots from MegaBots Inc., founded by Matt Oehrlein and Gui Cavalcanti. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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While you were doing, whatever, the world’s first giant robot duel happened

“Where were you on the day of the world’s first giant robot duel?” writes Shannon Connellan for mashable.com. So, at the end of the day, Team USA and Japan drew 1-1, in the world’s first giant robot duel.The world’s first giant combat robot duel just happened on Tuesday, Oct. 17, pitting America and Japan against each other in a Twitch-livestreamed battle for the ages.Meanwhile, giant robots were chainsawing other to shreds in a Japanese shed.According to the commentators, this guy is more akin to agility and speed, perfect for taking…

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Flash Player users urged to disable software due to ‘critical’ issue

“At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components Government and industry are working together on a robot-like autopilot system that could eliminate the need for a second human pilot in the cockpit” writes Aatif Sulleyman for independent.co.uk. In its facilities, JAXA develop satellites and analyse their observation data, train astronauts for utilization in the Japanese Experiment Module ‘Kibo’ of the International Space Station (ISS) and develop launch vehicles The robot developed by Seed Solutions sings and dances to the music during the Japan…

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Scandals May Lead To Reform In Stagnant Corporate Japan, Economists Say

“Some experts believe these troubles are ready to culminate in Japanese corporate reform” reports pymnts.com. According to Bloomberg View, corporations across the country not only have to clean up their acts, but also need to find a way to continue to boost productivity and continue economic growth.Japanese corporations have been hit with a slew of scandals as of late, from accounting schemes to coverups and falsified data.Reports also noted that, according to data from the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan, corporations have increased the number of independent directors over…

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Kobe Steel shares hit 5-year lows over cheating scandal

“His firm, which focuses on growth companies, does not own shares in Kobe Steel” reports autoblog.com. Kobe Steel said the problems had gone beyond the borders of Japan with data falsification found in subsidiaries in Thailand, China and Malaysia.TOKYO — A week out from revelations of a cheating scandal that plunged Kobe Steel Ltd. in crisis and ensnared hundreds of firms, the embattled steelmaker’s shares skidded to five-year lows on Monday as investors worried about the financial and legal fallout. Source: autoblog.com Share This:

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Kobe Steel Shares Hit Near Five-Year Lows as Cheating Scandal Raises Financial Risks

“His firm, which focuses on growth companies, does not own shares in Kobe Steel” writes Min Read for reuters.com. Kobe Steel said the problems had gone beyond the borders of Japan with data falsification found in subsidiaries in Thailand, China and Malaysia.FILE PHOTO: Kobe Steel President and CEO Hiroya Kawasaki (C) and the company officials bow during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan October 13, 2017. Source: reuters.com Share This:

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Japan vows no more deaths from overwork while building Olympic arena

“The trend was spotlighted by a high-profile death from overwork in 2015 at advertising giant Dentsu Inc” reports foxbusiness.com. The parents of the 23-year-old petitioned the government this year to recognize his suicide as “karoshi” – or “death by overwork”, with media saying he had worked 200 hours of overtime a month before his death. Source: foxbusiness.com Share This:

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‘Portlandia’ star Fred Armisen startled after discovering his grandfather was Korean dancer, spy for Japan

“After the war, Kuni moved to the United States in the 1960s and died in 2007” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. Unlike many other famous Korean artists who returned home after the war, Kuni chose to stay in Japan and had very little contact with his family in South Korea. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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Kobe Steel crisis deepens as more data tampering revealed; shares tumble

“It also found one case of falsified data on iron powder products shipped to a customer” reports foxbusiness.com. And in 2006, Kobe Steel said its Kakogawa steelworks in western Japan falsified soot emissions data over five years.In June of last year, it said an affiliate, Shinko Wire Stainless Co, falsified data on tests for tensile strength of some stainless steel wire for springs over a period of more than nine years.In 2015, it was revealed that Toyo Tire & Rubber fabricated data to secure government approval for materials to absorb shocks from…

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