AFP Tokyo: self-driving cars, iPhone queues and a robot cheerleading squad

CheerleadersWrote these stories for the Agence France-Presse news wire in Tokyo:

– Spoke to Apple fans who camped outside for over a week in front of the Apple Store in Ginza, Tokyo, to be the first to collect the new iPhone.

– Went to see a demonstration of the world’s first robot cheerleading squad, created to showcase advanced sensor technology to be used in cars and at rescue sites.

– Reported on an announcement by US auto manufacturer Tesla that it would accelerate efforts to produce a fully self-driving car in five year’s time.