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2014-09-02 16:28:58

Global sales increase by 9.9 percent over last year; industry posts month-over-month growth across all regions and product categories WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.1 billion for the month of July 2014, the industry's highest-ever monthly sales total and an increase of 9.9 percent...

2014-09-01 12:22:37

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Ablation Devices: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009158/Ablation-Devices-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html STUDY AND OBJECTIVE-- Define and identify key market segments and market structure in ablation technologies.-- Measure and estimate the global ablation market and its market segments, which include technologies, product categories, therapeutic...

2014-08-31 08:21:14

- Findings show risk of bleeding, along with overall efficacy(1), consistently ranked among top considerations for cardiologists when choosing a treatment to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) BARCELONA, Spain, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo and the Heart Rhythm Society today announced results from a global survey, which polled cardiologists from around the world and revealed that a majority (58%) of cardiologists...

2014-08-30 12:21:47

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntkey Enterprise Group, a global professional power supply provider, has demonstrated the colorful X-MAN DIY chassis to the gamers for the first time at ChinaJoy 2014. (Image: http://dealer.huntkey.com/UserFiles/uploadfiles/images/20140828161344975.jpg) X-MAN DIY Chassis Display Following the E3 in U.S. , and the Tokyo Game Show in Japan, ChinaJoy has become one of the greatest events of the world's game industry. It is meant to...

2014-08-29 04:21:49

HSINCHU, Taiwan and YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC") and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited ("Fujitsu Semiconductor") today announced an agreement for UMC to become a minority shareholder of a newly formed subsidiary of Fujitsu Semiconductor that will include its 300mm wafer manufacturing facility located in Kuwana, Mie, Japan ("the Company"). UMC's advanced 40nm technology will be also licensed to Fujitsu...

2014-08-28 12:30:33

No overall statistically significant increased risk of bladder cancer in patients ever exposed to pioglitazone in a completed 10-year epidemiological study OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") today announced the completion of the post-marketing commitment and submissions of data from a 10-year epidemiology study to regulatory authorities including the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Medicines Agency...

2014-08-28 08:28:39

Study Meets Co-Primary Endpoints of LDL Cholesterol Reduction THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 YUKAWA-2 (StudY of LDL-Cholesterol Reduction Using a Monoclonal PCSK9 Antibody in Japanese Patients With Advanced Cardiovascular Risk) study evaluating evolocumab in combination with statin therapy in Japanese patients with high cardiovascular risk and high cholesterol met its co-primary endpoints: the percent...

2014-08-27 23:03:12

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Asia Pacific Beer Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Beer Market - Asia Pacific Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020," the market is expected to reach a value of USD 220.36 billion by 2020,...

2014-08-27 20:25:19

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company (Nasdaq:SNPS), today announced a new partnership with OGIS-RI, a Japan-based distributor of IT solutions. This partnership combines Coverity's award-winning software testing platform, which enables organizations to build quality and security testing early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), with OGIS-RI's open source license and vulnerability management tool, to further drive the adoption...

2014-08-26 16:28:20

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/medipoint_sports_medicine_global_analysis_market_forecasts.htmlMediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThis report focuses on the sports medicine market, which includes implants and arthroscopic capital equipment. The orthopedic sports...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

Tosa
2013-09-19 10:42:47

The Tosa, also known as the Tosa Inu, is a breed of domestic dog that originated in Japan. The dog was developed in the late nineteenth century when various types of European breed like the mastiff, Old English bulldog, and the German pointer were crossed with the Shikoku-Inu breed from Japan. This large breed was very popular as a fighting dog between the years of 1924 to 1933, when there were over five thousand registered Tosa breeders. The Tosa can vary in size depending upon the area...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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