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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:...

2014-07-21 23:03:25

Registration opens July 22, 3:00 UTC. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry announces that .tokyo (http://hello.tokyo/en), the top level domain representing Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, will open for worldwide general registration on July 22, 2014, at 03:00 UTC. Following the initial launch phases in which .tokyo was open first exclusively to trademark holders and then in a special priority pre-registration phase, tomorrow’s launch marks the...

2014-07-18 08:21:40

420 exhibitors from 18 countries and regions TOKYO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan is one of the largest, most affluent and -- importantly -- consistently strong jewelery markets in the world. To put it in perspective, Japanese consumers have accumulated savings of a staggering USD 14 trillion, and Tokyo has the largest GDP of any city in the world, exceeding even that of New York. The Japan Jewelery Fair (JJF), co-organised by UBM and the Japan Jewelery Association, has...

2014-07-18 00:20:42

TOKYO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English version of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's Tokyo Guide app for free on iOS, called Moshi Moshi Tokyo, will be released on July 18 in conjunction with J-Pop Summit Festival 2014 in San Francisco and Hyper Japan 2014 in London, respectively. The French version was promoted at her official booth in the Kawaii Area of Japan Expo 2014 in Paris in early July. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201407031989/)...

2014-07-17 04:20:49

LUGANO, Switzerland and TOKYO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the exclusive agreement, Chugai Pharma Marketing gains rights for the marketing of palonosetron in the UK and NEPA in the UK and in Ireland from Helsinn Group, strengthening the existing alliance between the companies in therapeutic area of supportive cancer care. Helsinn, the Swiss Group focused on building quality cancer care, and Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. today announced that exclusive rights to...

2014-07-15 16:20:30

TORONTO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada customers flying AC005 from Toronto to Tokyo-Haneda made history today as they boarded one of the airline's brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliners now operating Air Canada's first new scheduled route with the ultra-modern, fuel efficient aircraft. "We are delighted to introduce our customers flying between Toronto and Tokyo-Haneda to Air Canada's new international standard for comfort on our state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner," said...


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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