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2014-08-14 23:11:34

Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., organizes annual event for interested individuals, professionals, academics, experts, local and national governments; Yokohama welcomes the world to Social Innovation/Smart City Week 2014 (October 29 to 31) with high hopes that communication, learning and information sharing can help address the challenges faced by growing and ever-more complex cities. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The fourth annual Social Innovation/Smart City Week event...

2014-08-14 08:26:24

Breaker Inc. also forming strategic alliance with gumi. TOKYO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next generation media entertainment company, Breaker Inc., has announced a significant investment from gumi Ventures, L.P. At the same time Breaker revealed its intention to forge a strategic alliance with the investment company's parent, the major mobile online game developer, gumi, Inc. The investment and impending partnership paves the way for Breaker to continue its drive to become a...

2014-08-12 16:31:09

The PS4 Platform Continues to Expand at the Fastest Rate in PlayStation® Hardware History TOKYO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 10 million units(*1) worldwide as of August 10, 2014, demonstrating the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation® hardware history. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/SFM066LOGO "The...

2014-08-06 04:21:55

TOKYO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announced consolidated results for the three-month period ended June 30, 2014. The Company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section with the stock code "9684" and prepares its financial statements according to Japan GAAP. Key Figures (millions of yen, except percentages and per share data) 3 months actual 3 mos....

2014-08-05 08:40:47

Development of Hitachi's finance function part of its Smart Transformation strategy, signaling broader Japanese market's evolution NEW YORK and TOKYO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming and running business processes and operations, has been selected by diversified manufacturing leader Hitachi to transform and outsource a number of finance and accounting (F&A) operations to support Hitachi's Smart Transformation...

2014-07-31 23:12:57

Tigerspike, the global enterprise software and user experience technology company, has announced the appointment of Alex Burke as its Global CEO. Previously Tigerspike’s Asia Pacific CEO, Burke will centralise and coordinate operations across the eight Tigerspike offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Dubai, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Burke will assume responsibility for bringing global efficiencies to the organization, lead the company’s...

2014-07-31 08:29:42

In an Inspired Reimagining of the "Snoopy in Fashion" Event of the 1980s, A New Exhibition, "Snoopy and Belle in Fashion," Launches at New York's Fashion Week in September at the Sky Room in the New Museum, followed by global stops that include Paris, Milan and Tokyo NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing together the world's most popular beagle, Snoopy, and his sister Belle with the world's foremost design visionaries, Peanuts Worldwide today announced the launch of an...

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...

2014-07-23 00:21:22

TOKYO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Investment to Foster Early Biotech Start-ups - Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "Taiho"), a fully-fledged oncology pharmaceutical company, announced on July 23 that the company will be investing US$30 million in Remiges BioPharma Fund (hereinafter "Remiges Fund"), a newly formed biotech venture capital fund. Taiho has a long history of developing new therapeutic options to serve the needs of oncologists and cancer patients. Our...

2014-07-22 00:22:01

TOKYO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -".moe" Could Potentially Hit over 200 Million Registrations! - Interlink Co., Ltd., a new Domain Registry Operator, announced on July 22 that it has opened the Internet's most unique Top Level Domain (TLD), ".moe", to the public for live registrations on a first-come, first-served basis. For the first time ever, users will finally have an online platform worthy to express their MOE (passion) with! (Photo:...


Latest Tokyo Reference Libraries

Topographic Effects On Weather
2012-07-30 13:18:48

The Japanese Alps are a major weather component and dictate a lot of weather patterns in Japan. The first is when Typhoons move northward and impact Japan. If they remain on the eastern side of the Alps they will bring very heavy rain to the capitol region of Tokyo along with very strong winds. In the winter the Alps create two types of climates at the same latitude. On the Western side near the city of Kanazawa Japan, the winters can be long and harsh with snowfall amounts in the feet....

Topographic Impacts of Mt. Fuji in Japan
2012-07-16 15:39:01

Image Credit: Joshua Kelly Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in the country of Japan. It does have a large impact on the weather in the region. The first impact is shown in the image to the left. This is known as a cap cloud as it sits snuggly on top of the mountain. This feature can be indicative of strong turbulence in the area for aviation purposes. The second impact that Mt. Fuji can have is the winter weather in the Tokyo area. When storm systems come in from the west they tend to...

Tornado Hits Town Northeast Of Tokyo Japan May 5, 2012
2012-05-10 08:24:20

Typically when you think of tornadoes you think of the Plains of the United States. Japan does get tornadoes but most are associated with Tropical Activity. On May 5th 2012, the storm which produced this tornado was not associated with a Typhoon. It was more of a super-cell type thunderstorm. Videos and images available shown the tornado had a wide base. The damage left behind indicates that it could have been a strong storm approaching the middle of the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The storm...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 09:54:10

Tokyo is located in the Central part of Japan. On the Eastern shore of Japan is Tokyo Bay which connects to the Pacific Ocean. Just outside Tokyo Bay runs a warm ocean current which plays a role in the climate of Tokyo. Temperatures for Tokyo Japan: Average temperatures for the months of January through March range from the 30’s in January upwards to the 50’s by March. April starts the season of spring and the temperatures range from the 50’s to the 70’s. The months of July...

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2007-03-26 14:08:56

The Frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is a primitive shark species, of the family Chlamydoselachidae in the order Hexanchiformes. The Southern African frilled shark is a proposed new species from the Southern African range. These two species are very different from the other hexanchiform sharks, and it has recently been proposed that the two frilled sharks should be given their own order: Chlamydoselachiformes. Additional extinct types are known from fossil teeth; thought to be...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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