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Japan tells ‘dozy’ Mitsubishi to probe cyber attack

Japan told its biggest weapons supplier, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, to investigate a cyber attack on its computers on Tuesday.

Calls grow for Japan PM to quit in wake of quake

Japan Prime Minister Naoto Kan was called on to quit over his handling of the country's natural calamities and a nuclear crisis on Thursday.

Japan raises nuclear crisis to same level as Chernobyl

Japan raised the severity of its nuclear crisis to the highest level on Tuesday, putting it on a par with the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Radiation injuries slow work at Japan’s nuclear plant

Engineers had to pull out of some parts of Japan's crippled nuclear plant on Thursday when three workers were exposed to high contamination.

Japan disasters to cost over $300-billion

Japan estimated the cost of the damage from its devastating earthquake and tsunami could top $300-billion.

Steam rises from Japan plant, radiation worry grows

Smoke and steam rose from two of the most threatening reactors at Japan's quake-crippled nuclear plant on Tuesday.

TV makers bet big on 3D but pay off uncertain

Manufacturers are banking on 3D TVs for their next sales boost, with sets expected to hit US shelves in force by the middle of 2010.

Toshiba says HD DVD has not lost out to Blu-ray

Toshiba said on Sunday its HD DVD high-definition video format is not dead despite being dealt a big setback by Warner's decision to exclusively back Sony rival Blu-ray technology. Akiyo Ozaka, president of Toshiba America Consumer Products, told a briefing at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that HD DVD "has not lost".

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