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Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' Mobile Communications, shows the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone during the launch event in New York City, U.S., August 23. © Reuters

Samsung seeks to bury fiery past with Galaxy Note 8 launch

Predecessor Note 7 recalled after battery fires

  • Fukushima ice wall facing doubts as project nears completion

    Barrier will block only a fraction of groundwater contamination

  • Japan's 3 big mobile carriers to launch IoT services in 2018

    Low-cost plans from Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank seen lifting nascent field

  • Japan to pump funding into AI chip development

    Huge equipment costs to be covered by state to reduce burden on developers

  • Tokyo to begin marketing GPS successor in 2020

    New positioning service promises pinpoint accuracy in Asia

  • Japan successfully launches 3rd satellite of new GPS constellation

  • AI offers hope for Japan's empty-home epidemic

    New appraisal services bring ease and transparency to pricing

  • Hyundai unveils fuel cell SUV with 580km range

    South Korean automaker looks to double environmentally friendly models by 2020

  • Didi has Alphabet in its sights

    China's biggest ride-hailing service plans to be a lot more

  • Mitsubishi, Mitsui plow tech into new solutions for agriculture

    Drones, data harnessed to help farmers do more with less

  • Japan's Kirin taps AI for beer making

    Machine learning expected to yield new recipes

  • Denso to establish new chip development unit for automated driving

    New company aims to develop new processors, maintain data security

  • Pile it high: Singapore's prefab tower revolution

    Innovative construction technique has implications for low-cost housing

  • Nvidia tightens grip on the autonomous-car brain

    In age of graphics processing units for AI, it bids to push Intel aside

  • LG graces Dubai mall with planet's biggest OLED screen

    South Korean manufacturer shatters own record with wave-shaped display

  • Germany's Kuka arms self-driving cart for bigger factory role

    New machine hand-delivers parts autonomously

  • Joint venture launches 4 Japanese companies into minirocket market

    Rising demand for small satellites seen as big chance for new company

  • JAXA, Boeing to test 'invisible' turbulence detector

    Cheap, high-tech system could reduce violent aircraft movements

  • Tokyo fashion institute develops talent for digital era

    Industry insiders worry industry is too slow in adopting latest tech

  • AI on the lookout for not-so-good drivers

    Auto-leasing agency wants to help clients lower accident risk