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Japan wants to put a man on the moon by 2030

With NASA’s focus on Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and as many exoplanets as it can spot, it’s easy to forget that our closest neighbor — the moon — is still a pretty interesting place >>

Japanese rocket suffers catastrophic failure

Japan’s ambitious plan to launch a pint-sized rocket equipped with a satellite has come to an abrupt end after the rocket suffered a communication failure and ended up plummeting back to Earth. The >>

Texas Instruments to close plants in Texas and Japan

Texas Instruments announced recently that, even though it reported better than expected chip sales during the fourth quarter of 2011, the company will shut down its plants in Texas and in Japan. Texas >>

Samsung may reenter Japanese TV market

Samsung may soon begin selling its televisions in Japan after taking a several year hiatus. Samsung is reportedly talking to Yamada Denki Co and Yodobashi Camera Co., two retailers in the country, Reuters >>