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2014-07-01 08:37:14

New ABBYY Japan Co. Ltd. Eyes Growth in Core and New Market Segments in Japan MILPITAS, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and professional services, today announced that it has achieved the designation of Kabushiki Kaisha (KK) corporation in Japan. With the recognition as a KK in Japan, ABBYY has been certified as a stock company in the Japanese market and will begin operating under the...

2014-07-01 08:27:32

Standard brings benefits of multi-hop mesh networking to ECHONET Lite devices SAN RAMON, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced it has completed testing and development of 920IP, an update to ZigBee IP, the first open, global standard for an IPv6 based full wireless mesh networking solution to control low power, low...

2014-07-01 08:26:27

Japan's #1 Puzzle App Available Now; Toy Line on Sale at Disney Store and Disney Parks BURBANK, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney today announced the launch of "LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum" (\'so?om-so?om\), the top-ranked and free puzzle app from Japan, on mobile devices globally, along with a Disney Tsum Tsum stackable soft toy line. The app, which is published by LINE, the leading free call and messaging app, has reached the #1 free app spot on both iOS and Android in Japan...

2014-07-01 08:26:11

With More Than 14 Million Downloads of the Game App, LINE Aims for Global Expansion Across Its Base of 1 Billion Total Platform Downloads LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app LINE, today announced the release of the English version of its massively popular puzzle game "LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum" (\'soom-soom\) for both Android and iPhone devices in 40 regions worldwide. The title was designed and developed by...

2014-07-01 08:21:42

Convenient daytime flight to Tokyo-Haneda provides easy access to downtownTokyo MONTREAL, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada will inaugurate service today between Toronto and Tokyo-Haneda with the departure of flight AC005. The year-round service is the only non-stop flight between Toronto and Tokyo-Haneda, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Tokyo. The new route will complement Air Canada's existing flights to Tokyo Narita International Airport from Toronto, Calgary...

2014-06-30 23:16:53

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Optical Fiber Preform Industry Report, 2013-2016” to its store. Order a copy of this report at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/purchase.php?name=114849. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The United States and Japan are major importers of Chinese optical fiber preform, altogether taking 91.3% of China’s total imports in 2013. To avoid import price dumping and improve profit margins of domestic...

2014-06-30 23:10:48

MadgeTech is excited to announce the recent approval for the entire RF2000A wireless data logger series to be sold in both China and Japan. These certifications mean that all models of the 2000A wireless data logger series, as well as the RFC1000-CE transceivers, will be available for purchase and use in both countries. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Japan and China are being added to a list of over 50 countries worldwide where MadgeTech wireless data loggers are compliant with national standards...

2014-06-30 12:28:35

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japan Carrier Security Services 2013-2017 and 2012 Reviewhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/business_government/security/security_services/japan_carrier_security_services_2013_2017_2012_review.html In this IDC study (a translation of the Japanese document IDC #J13030106,) we analyze the Japan carrier security services market in 2012 based on information gathered through interviews with major...

2014-06-30 12:27:23

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japan Conference Solution and Collaborative Application User Survey 2013 http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/networking/japan_conference_solution_collaborative_application_user_survey_2013.html This IDC study, which is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #J13380107, presents the analysis of user trends on collaboration solutions based on a survey conducted in July 2013....

2014-06-30 12:27:21

LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Government Sector 2014 Top 10 Predictions: Designing Tomorrow%s Governmentshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/data/asia_pacific_excluding_japan_government_sector_2014_top_10_predictions_designing_tomorrow_s_governments.html This IDC Government Insights presents the top 10 predictions for the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) or APEJ governments in the year 2014....

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...

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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