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In High-Tech Japan, the Fax Machines Roll On

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Fax in Japan

Yuichiro Sugahara, whose company delivers bento lunchboxes, mostly through fax orders.

Credit: Kosuke Okahara for The New York Times

Japan is renowned for its robots and bullet trains, and has some of the world's fastest broadband networks. But it also remains firmly wedded to a pre-Internet technology—the fax machine—that in most other developed nations has joined answering machines, eight-tracks, and cassette tapes in the dustbin of outmoded technologies.

From The New York Times
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