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2014-03-06 16:25:15

Sony Network Entertainment International EVP and COO Shawn Layden Appointed President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America TOKYO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. today announced that Jack Tretton will step down from his role as President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) as of March 31, 2014. This is a result of a mutual agreement between Mr. Tretton and SCEA not to renew their contractual relationship....

2014-03-04 04:22:43

PS4 Software Sales Reach 13.7 Million, Users Fully Embrace the World of PS4, and Demonstrate Further Enhancement of the Network Service's Ecosystem With 100 Million Shares Captured, More than 56 Million Spectate Sessions and a Dramatic Increase of PlayStation®Plus Subscriptions TOKYO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 6.0 million...

2014-03-03 23:25:04

Elmarco introduces NS LAB, the electrospinning research tool designed for the needs of universities and research institutes. Liberec, Czech Republic (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Elmarco introduces the updated Nanospider™ (“NS”) LAB – the first product update to the world’s best-selling nanofiber research tool which was originally launched in 2005 at the Nanotech exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. Designed for experimental work on nanofiber material and applications, this new product...

2014-02-27 23:37:24

Collaaj Introduces Widget That Can be Embedded into 3rd Party Websites to Capture Videos, Screencasts & Drawings (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Tokyo-based HR service company Pasona Tech, Inc. (http://www.pasonatech.co.jp), creator of crowdsourcing platform Job-Hub (http://www.jobhub.jp), announces its collaboration with Collaaj, an enterprise video company in Silicon Valley. Job-Hub is a Japanese crowdsourcing platform that is very similar to U.S.-based platforms Elance and oDesk. Job-Hub...

2014-02-20 23:22:17

Introduces New Revenue Opportunity for Mobile App Developers While Delivering Relevant Information On Demand to Users’ Fingertips Tokyo (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Linkify, an innovative startup aiming to change the way people search for information, announced the general availability of its SDK for mobile application developers to download and use. Available immediately, the new SDK supports both the Android and iOS platforms. Linkify offers developers a different approach to mobile...

2014-02-20 20:24:19

Leading Asian fashion retailer serves as authorized e-shop for unique Japanese brands TOKYO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswrie/ -- YesStyle, the leading online Asian fashion retailer and owner and operator of retail website YesStyle.com, is now an authorized e-shop for fashion brands featured at the world famous Shibuya 109 department store in Japan. YesStyle carries six Shibuya 109 brands, including Liz Lisa, GOLDS Infinity and MeJane, and is now the first and only authorized global...

2014-02-19 08:22:04

TOKYO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of Goodman Group's (Goodman or Group) half year results, below is an update on initiatives being undertaken across the Japanese platform. -- Goodman and Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) to increase their equity allocation to the Goodman Japan Development Partnership (GJDP) from US$500 million to US$800 million, which together with capital reinvestment provides capacity to continue its focused...

2014-02-18 04:20:39

TOKYO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 5.3 million units(*1) around the world as of February 8, 2014 (JST), and is continuing to demonstrate strong growth and momentum. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020701/SFM066LOGO) "I am thrilled that so many customers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best...

2014-02-12 04:21:21

- Availability on All Major Tablet & Smartphone Platforms (iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows 8.1); New BookDrop Feature Enables Customer-to-customer Marketing - TOKYO and CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infoteria America Corporation on February 12 announced the general availability of the company's Business App "Handbook 4" in the US market on a variety of Tablet and smartphone platforms - including iOS (iPad, iPhone), Android and Windows 8.1. Tablet penetration and...

2014-02-07 08:23:26

Ynos Inc. continues its track record of amazing lineups at its Asia-wide Hostess Club Weekender Live events. The February Weekender in Tokyo features appearances by Mogwai, The National, Warpaint, Chvrches, Youth Lagoon, and others. TOKYO, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The upcoming Hostess Club Weekender, presented by Ynos Inc., looks set to be a sell-out event long before the gates open. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/PH60737) The Weekender, which features...


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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