Autonomous "smart drones" ride KDDI's network
KDDI's cellular network has successfully helped a self-flying drone find its way across the countryside, marking a major step forward in package delivery, emergency damage assessment and security that the company is keen to master.
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Mercari hits record startup valuation in Tokyo debut
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Worldwide prospects for Bangladesh
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Rooms fit for an emperor
Ever dreamed of staying at an ancient temple in a room once meant for the Imperial family? Ninna-ji Temple in Kyoto now offers just that as it opens its doors to its hermitage. But booking the renovated lodging is not cheap.