Ai May Have Passed Japan's Preliminary Bar Exam

AI may have passed Japan's preliminary bar exam

A Japanese venture firm says its artificial intelligence program may have effectively passed the preliminary national bar exam that was held on Sunday.

The Tokyo-based firm Sight Visit says the AI program, named Miraimon, took part in an answer sheet exam, a test that applicants who have not yet graduated from law school are required to take to qualify for the main test.

Nissan Navara, Pathfinder Recalled For Nudge Bar Fix

Nissan Navara, Pathfinder recalled for nudge bar fix

Nissan Australia has issued a recall notice for D23 Navara and R52 Pathfinder models with factory-fitted nudge bars.

According to the company, insufficient bolt torque could cause the roll hoop to rattle or, in the worst-case scenario, detach from the vehicle while driving. This poses a risk to both vehicle occupants and other road users.

The Last Shot In The Bar

The Last Shot in the BarTakada (Ryuhei Matsuda) receives a request to find a missing woman. The missing woman is university student Reiko (Atsuko Maeda). While tracking Reiko down, Private Detective (Yo Oizumi) and Takada (Ryuhei Matsuda) meet Mari (Keiko Kitagawa), the owner of a model agency. They get involved in a big incident.

Humanoid Receptionist's Sister By Toshiba Raises The Robotic Bar With 3 Languages

Humanoid receptionist's sister by Toshiba raises the robotic bar with 3 languagesReceptionist Aico Chihira created quite a stir when she first went to work last spring, but her younger sister will have an even wider repertoire of skills.
Aico's sister, also a humanoid robot, is being developed by Toshiba Corp. She will be trilingual, speaking in Japanese, English and Chinese, and after further development, will begin conversing with tourists within fiscal 2017, allowing her to respond to direct questions.