Thanks to the nuclear disaster in Japan, blame is now being thrown at government officials via WikiLeaks cables.
Japan certainly has other things on its mind right now, and so as not to trivialize the recent natural disaster there, Apple has decided to push back the release of the iPad 2 in that country.
The Philippine government has been forced to issue a denial, following the spread of a hoax SMS message warning of a radiation hazard to the country.
Last Friday's quake in Japan has likely shortened the length of the planet's day and shifted its axis, says a NASA scientist.
The SXSW (South by Southwest) community has kicked off fund-raising efforts in conjunction with the Red Cross to help raise funds for Japanese quake and tsunami victims.
Google's quickly launched a version of its Person Finder app to help people try and locate friends and family caught up in the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Have you ever wondered what a robotic clone would look and feel like? Well, meet Geminoid DK, the robot of nightmares for Automatonophics throughout the galaxy.
Japanese researchers have developed a human-shaped mobile phone with a skin-like casing to make people feel closer to the person they’re talking to. Weird!
Japan's space agency, JAXA, is reportedly working on a device to catch space junk - in collaboration with a fishing net company.
The Japanese certainly have the right idea by creating "Love Hotels" - a combination hourly boom boom room and video game haven.
Hosting the World Cup means droves of fans and ensures four years of bragging rights. But how far will a nation go to secure the bid?
Japanese scientists say they're certain that particles captured by the Hayabusa spacecraft are indeed from the Itokawa asteroid.
In 1979, Sony introduced a little device called the Walkman, a portable way to listen to audio cassette tapes. Today, 30 years and countless innovations later, all remaining threads on the Walkman's lifeline in Japan have been cut.
Developing countries are the most enthusiastic users of social networking, according to a new survey of over 50,000 people worldwide.
Japanese researchers have created a 3D TV system that allows viewers to manipulate the image with their hands.
A Japanese amateur astronomer has captured what appears to be the second meteor strike on Jupiter in three months.
The Shiken company of Japan is field testing a funky solar-powered toothbrush that doesn't require toothpaste.
The once infallible Apple has assured the Japanese government that it will replace overheating, first-gen iPod Nanos on demand.
You might think that a Caspar the Ghost lookalike would make a pretty poor substitute for a beloved grandchild or trusted doctor, but Japanese robotics researchers are betting otherwise.
The People's Republic of China - also known as Zhōngguó - has eclipsed Japan and is now the world's second largest economy.