Hitachi's global train expansion
Britain's Intercity Express Programme will use rolling stock made by Hitachi. Just how the Japanese company can preserve its famous "Made in Japan" quality while expanding around the world is resulting in new improvements in manufacturing.
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New tools in Olympic security
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After 12 years, Sony has a new Aibo
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Video games as spectator sport
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Ride-hailing apps take over Asia
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