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2014-09-25 04:21:12

- Long-awaited Entry into Smartphone App Market with Own Brand - TOKYO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Link Kit, Inc., a mobile game indie developer in Japan, announced on September 24 2014 that its "Snow World" game for Android, Windows 8 is now available globally for download through the Google Play, Amazon Appstore for Android and Windows 8 Apps. "Snow World" is a defense-type casual action game set in the snowball fight. The player becomes a snowman to protect a castle from...

2014-09-22 16:31:11

Partnership helps Japanese companies optimize indirect cost structure to be more competitive TOKYO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur Japan, Ltd., the Japanese subsidiary of Concur Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNQR), and ABeam Consulting Ltd. announced a strategic collaboration agreement today, focused on indirect expense management. The two companies are combining ABeam Consulting's ABeam Innovative Cost Optimization Solutions (ABEAM ICOS) with Concur Technologies' cloud service to...

2014-09-19 00:20:56

TOKYO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Studio Corp., serving the entertainment industry with digital technologies and products, announced on September 19 the launch of "YEBIS 3," the brand new version of a post-processing effect middleware capable of making advanced optical expressions. About the new function of "YEBIS 3" YEBIS 3 has new major built-in functions for motion-blur effects, achieved with simulated aperture blade positioning and simulated lens...

2014-09-16 12:27:19

FEATURING PIANO CONCERTO NO. 5 "EMPEROR" AND "CHORAL FANTASY" NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years in the making, the celebrated Beethoven Journey has now reached its crowning season. An intense collaborative project between Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the heart of the journey has been the recording of all five of Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerti and his Choral Fantasy, with the final album scheduled for release by...

2014-09-16 00:20:28

TOKYO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEKA Corporation, a polymer additives manufacturer based in Japan, announced on September 16 that it will attend the following three international polymer additives conferences in October: - 16th annual SPE Conference 2014 on October 5 - 8 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. - Vinyltech 2014 on October 20 - 22 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. - Polyolefin Additives 2014 on October 28 - 30 in Cologne, Germany SPE Conference 2014 Presentation: Oct....

2014-09-03 16:21:08

-- New Offering to Debut in Chicago at IMTS 2014 To Attract Sales in the North American Market -- TOKYO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed the development of a new model in its best-selling "GE series" of dry-cut hobbing machines. The GE10A is ideally suited to mass production of small-diameter gears of the kind used in vehicle automatic transmission systems. Through a variety of innovations enabling machining with outstanding speed...

2014-09-02 16:24:17

NEW DOCUMENTARY SERIES EXPLORES THE SECRET HISTORY OF JAPANESE VIDEO GAME MUSIC TOKYO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- View the trailer now: WI.NGS/DITC First Episode Premieres September 4 on redbullmusicacademy.com Over more than three decades, Japanese video games have featured some of the most recognizable melodies in the world of global pop culture. Yet most of the people who created these timeless tunes have remained faceless for the longest time. Now a new...

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...


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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.