Japanese students use VR to recreate Hiroshima bombing

Aug 7, 2018

Japanese high school students produce 5-minute virtual reality experience that recreates the sights and sounds of Hiroshima immediately before, during and after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the city

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Singapore minister: Major cyberattack may be state-linked

Aug 6, 2018

A cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records in Singapore has been attributed to sophisticated attackers who may be state-linked

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The Latest: Lombok quake death toll rises to 98

Aug 6, 2018

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says the death toll from the Lombok earthquake has risen to 98 from the previously announced 91

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SoftBank's earnings surge 50-fold on investment fund gains

Aug 6, 2018

Japanese technology company Softbank says its profits grew to 313.7 billion yen in the latest quarter as it saw gains in its main investment fund

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China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

Aug 3, 2018

China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat

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Toyota logs record 1Q profit, cuts full year sales outlook

Aug 3, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. quarterly profit up 7.2 percent to record $5.9 billion, helped by strong sales in the U.S. and other overseas markets

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China says US tariff threat runs against trend of the times

Aug 3, 2018

China's foreign minister says US threats to hike tariffs run against the trend toward globalization and will hurt US businesses and consumers

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Starbucks, Alibaba announce China delivery venture

Aug 2, 2018

Starbucks, Alibaba plan coffee delivery venture, adding to competition in China's delivery market

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PlayStation game sales drive sharp rise in Sony profits

Jul 31, 2018

Sony Corp. says its profits nearly tripled in the latest quarter, boosted by a jump in PlayStation 4 software sales

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Stocks mostly dip amid tech wobbles, ahead of central banks

Jul 30, 2018

World stocks are mostly lower after technology stocks took a hit last week and as investors monitor policy announcements of major central banks.

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