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2014-06-24 12:34:39

CSA selects HP as Master Training Partner for China and Japan SEATTLE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that in recognition of the success and growth of the CSA Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Certification training program conducted by HP, the CSA is expanding the program, awarding HP the Master Training Partner designation for China and Japan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130723/DC51526LOGO The CSA...

2014-06-24 08:27:21

United States takes the first place among 78 represented countries in 2014 with 163 Design Awards won globally COMO, Italy, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, WDR - World Design Rankings announced the updated design rankings of countries based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. United States ranked as number 1 among 78 represented countries, followed by Italy, England, Japan, Brazil, China, Germany, Korea, Hong Kong and Turkey...

2014-06-24 04:20:38

ARLINGTON, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of citizens surveyed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in six countries (89 percent) say they are willing to share their biometric details - the unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprints, that can be used to verify identities and automate recognition - when traveling across international borders. However, most (69 percent) of the 3,000 survey respondents say they have not shared any biometric information to date. Survey...

2014-06-23 23:02:34

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Market Snapshot: Mammography Systems 2006 to 2020 – Asia-Pacific” to its store. Place a direct purchase order at http://www.lifescienceindustryresearch.com/purchase?rname=15170. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 This report provides quantitative analysis of the two mammography systems market segments: full field mammography systems and film-screen mammography systems. The analysis includes market size data by revenue and volume...

2014-06-23 12:26:20

JACKSON, Miss., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the conclusion of Round II of the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition, 31 of the world's finest young dancers will compete in the final round for gold, silver and bronze medals. Round III competitors are: Senior Males: Aaron Smyth (Australia) Andile Ndlovu (South Africa) Byul Yun (Republic of Korea) Ivan Duarte (Brazil) Jeong Hansol (Republic of Korea) Ji Seok Ha (Republic...

2014-06-23 08:29:15

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc., the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., today announces the immediate appointment of Barry Lederman to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Mr. Lederman will have full oversight and responsibility for leading Eisai's financial operations in the Americas Region. He also will serve as a member of the company's Executive Committee....

2014-06-23 04:21:08

Usage Data from Mobidia's Mega-Panel Shows Increased Cellular Usage in 2014 by LTE Subscribers in Leading LTE Markets--a Positive Trend for Mobile Operators AMSTERDAM, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobidia Technology Inc., a leading provider of mobile usage data, today released new insights on mobile data usage in the leading LTE markets worldwide, including the U.S., Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Russia, South Africa and the U.K....

2014-06-22 23:00:06

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Electronic Adhesives Market by Type (Electrically Conductive, Thermally Conductive, UV Curing & others), Form (Liquid, Solid & Paste), Application (Semiconductor & IC and Printed Circuit Boards (PCB), and Geography – Regional Trends & Forecast to 2019” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The electronic adhesives market was estimated around $3.0 billion in 2013, with the highest share of more than 60% held by Asia-Pacific and...

2014-06-21 23:01:27

Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018 a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 The integration of biometrics and smart cards for projects such as rural banking and upgradation of the driver's license is one of the major trends witnessed in the market. Besides the aforementioned projects, biometrics is being used as a stand-alone authentication device for various purposes. Biometrics integrated in smart cards offers the advantage of...

2014-06-21 00:20:42

TORONTO, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team opened the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship with a record-setting 83-53 victory over Japan on Friday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. Canada's 83-point offensive output marked a new team-high for most points scored in a single game at the Paralympic Games and world championships. The hometown Canadian side is in pursuit of an unprecedented seventh consecutive podium...


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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