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A new Apple Watch on display at the Apple Grand Central Station store on April 24, 2015 in New York. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Problems With Taptic Engine Slows Rollout Of Apple Watch

Tests revealed that some taptic engines supplied by AAC Technologies Holdings in China started to break down over time.

04/30/2015

Archival photo of women during World War II. (Dai Sil Kim-Gibson)

Japanese Prime Minister Accused Of Trying To Erase Sex Slave History From U.S. Textbook

Japan’s Prime Minister is stopping short of apologizing for his nation’s role in World War II.

04/30/2015

Inside Fukushima's destroyed reactor (Tokyo Electric Power Photo)

New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal Radiation

The first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.

04/14/2015

Wood discovered along Three Mile Beach near Santa Cruz, possibly swept away during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. (Karl Bareis)

18-Foot Log Possibly From 2011 Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Washes Up On Santa Cruz Beach

Matt Lovemark was picnicking at Three Mile Beach near Santa Cruz when he spotted what at first looked like just another washed up log on the beach.

03/04/2015

Magnitude 6 Earthquake

Magnitude 6 Quake Strikes Off Japan Coast

A moderately strong earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan’s Honshu island on Saturday.

02/21/2015

Runners on a trail. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Japanese Athlete That Runs On All Fours Visits Bay Area Schools Studying His Speed

A Japanese athlete who runs faster on all fours than most people can sprint upright was analyzed by two East Bay colleges during a visit to the Bay Area.

02/18/2015

Japan Quake Map

Small Tsunamis Recorded After Magnitude 6.8 Quake Strikes Off Japan Coast

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan early Tuesday (Monday afernoon in the U.S.), triggering minor tsunamis but no reports of major damage or injuries.

02/16/2015

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Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake Strikes South Sandwich Islands Region

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the South Sandwich Islands region Monday afternoon.

02/16/2015

This picture, taken on June 3, 2004, shows Japanese industrial designer Kenji Ekuan in Tokyo. Ekuan, who created a classic soy-sauce bottle that decorated store shelves and kitchen counters across the world, died at 85 at a hospital in Tokyo on February 8, 2015. One of the key pioneers in the modern Japanese industrial designs, Ekuan designed a sauce dispenser for Kikkoman in 1961.  AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS    JAPAN OUT        (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Designer Of Iconic Soy Sauce Bottle, Bullet Train Dies

The Japanese industrial designer responsible for the iconic red-capped soy sauce dispenser and other designs and logos died on Sunday.

02/09/2015

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Japanese McDonald’s Running Out Of French Fries Due To Ongoing Labor Dispute At West Coast Ports

Operations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.

02/09/2015

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