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World Economic Forum to push 'Industry 4.0' at new Tokyo center

Ex-Intel Japan chief also looks to foster inclusion as head of research body

TOKYO -- The World Economic Forum, known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is setting up a new research center in Tokyo this summer to study the "fourth industrial revolution." 

Industry 4.0, as it is called for short, envisions technologies such as artificial intelligence and the internet of things transforming how things are made, and how people live and communicate with one another.

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