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2014-07-30 08:30:18

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Bicycle Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2132257/Global-Bicycle-Industry-2014-2019-Trend-Forecast-and-Opportunity-Analysis.html Background: The global bicycle industry is expected to reach an estimated $65 billion by 2019. The major driver of bicycle industry is emergence of cycling as a preferred recreational and...

2014-07-30 08:28:39

SALT LAKE CITY, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMK Gaming International, Inc. (OTC PINK: "CMKI") announced that it expects to open its first U.S. pachinko parlor, which will be located in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year, the Company purchased its Japanese wholly-owned subsidiary corporation that owns and operates three pachinko parlors in Japan. The majority of its subsidiaries' income is derived from its three pachinko parlors located throughout Japan. The Company believes that its...

2014-07-29 16:26:42

- Global THV Sales Grew 21% IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 of $547.0 million, or $5.09 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income of $94.0 million, or $0.88 per diluted share. Net income for the same period a year earlier was $93.3 million, or $0.81 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income was...

2014-07-29 08:38:48

E-Commerce Payment Platform Secures Series A Investment from Arbor Ventures, CyberAgent Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners TOKYO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exchange Corporation K.K. ("ExCo") today announced that the company has closed a US$3.3 million Series A to launch Paidy, a cardless e-commerce payment and instant credit service. Arbor Ventures led the round together with CyberAgent Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners. Existing investors, 500 Startups and Cherubic...

2014-07-29 08:33:40

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indigenus, the largest, independent global network of healthwellness communication companies, today announced that PharMa International, the most successful independent agency in Japan, has become a full partner of the Indigenus network. PharMa International Inc. is the largest full-service healthcare communications company in Japan. Founded in 1987, PharMa International employs more than 100 people and has offices in Tokyo and Osaka. PharMa...

2014-07-28 08:35:08

ReportsnReports.com offers "Microcontrollers, DSP, & IP Core Chip Market by Type, Applications (Automotive & Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Communications, Security, and Medical & Healthcare) and Geography (Americas, Europe, APAC & ROW) - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020" global research report in its store. DALLAS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A microcontroller contains a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripherals, which means...

2014-07-23 23:04:54

Thousands of Insurance Agents at Many Insurance Companies are Now Using Splashtop Enterprise to Enhance Productivity and Support Business Continuity Plan (BCP) San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Splashtop, a leader in cross-device computing and collaboration, today announce that it has joined the RSA Ready Technology Partner Program and has established interoperability between Splashtop Enterprise and RSA SecurID® multi-factor authentication solution from RSA, The Security Division...

2014-07-23 20:22:18

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., the United States subsidiary for Sysmex Corporation, Kobe, Japan, announced that the company's President and Chief Executive Officer, John Kershaw, has been appointed an Executive Officer of Sysmex Corporation. Kershaw's appointment marks the first time an executive from an overseas subsidiary has been appointed. As an Executive Officer, Kershaw will serve in a consultative capacity to the corporation's...

2014-07-23 16:31:02

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Innovation in Japan - U.S. Business and Technology Awards program has announced the programming for its fourth annual Innovation Symposium, set for Friday, July 25, 2014 at Stanford University's Arrillaga Alumni Center. The Japan - U.S. Innovation Awards, organized by the Japan Society of Northern California, showcase pioneering Japanese and Japan - U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship across a diverse range of established and emerging market...

2014-07-23 16:30:47

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "General Purpose Electronic Test and Measurement Instruments - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for General Purpose Electronic Test and Measurement Instruments in US$ Thousands and Units by the following Product Segments: Multimeters, Logic Analyzers, Signal Generators (Radio...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

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...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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