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2015-03-17 23:09:35

Japan's U-NEXT, a large provider of video, movie and animated content, has selected Interra’s Baton product for file-based content verification.

2015-03-17 23:08:36

transcosmos Launches Advance Sales of the "AdRoll platform" on March 2 as One of the First Semi-Launch Participating Agencies in Japan Tokyo, Japan

2015-03-17 12:26:15

Shout Karaoke has opened its first Karaoke bar/private room venue off Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With

2015-03-17 12:22:37

DALLAS, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com announces 2015 Global and China Gallium Industry & 2015 Global and China Indium Market research studies

2015-03-17 08:30:00

DALLAS, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Linzess (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" market research report provides

2015-03-14 12:20:37

Data From PCSK9 Inhibitor Study Support Regulatory Filing in Japan THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced new detailed data from the Phase

2015-03-13 23:04:58

FPT is Platinum sponsor at the Cloud Days Spring Japan 2015, which is held at the Prince Park Tower, Tokyo on March 12th and 13th, 2015.

2015-03-13 08:29:46

China's top independent online video management company announces significant new partnerships and licensing deals. SHANGHAI, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment Direct


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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