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Subculture of entrepreneurship hatches in Japan

TOKYO -- For years, Japan has been searching for a way to get its economic mojo back, and increasingly it's looking to people like 17-year-old high school dropout Yoichiro Mikami as the answer.

In a conformist culture where the socially ...

Will Apple Watch bridge the gender divide?

CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Forget the Mickey Mouse face, the communication tricks and the steadfast timepiece, which ticks within mere milliseconds of the global standard.

Whether the new Apple Watch emerges from the smartwatch pack, analysts say, may ...