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Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres.

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Japan, launched in orbit the H-20 rocket

The Japanese H-20 rocket was successfully launched. The missile, taken off from the Tanegashima base, has orbit a geolocation satellite to complete the gps system in Japan.

Japan to test mass telecommute for 2020 Olympics

Japanese commuters will be encouraged to work from home for one day in a nationwide exercise for the 2020 Olympics that authorities hope will ease congestion on roads and public transport.

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