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2014-06-26 12:24:41

TOKYO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from ExxonMobil Chemical Company (ExxonMobil) for two large-scale polyethylene (PE) plant lines with a combined production capacity of 1.3 million tons per year. The PE plant on order is to be constructed on a site adjacent to ExxonMobil's existing plant near Houston, Texas. Earlier MHI received an order to...

2014-06-20 04:20:30

"Unity for PSM" Allows a Broader Range of Developers to Create Dedicated Content For PlayStation®Vita TOKYO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the official version of "Unity for PlayStation®Mobile" (Unity for PSM) will be available starting today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/SFM066LOGO "Unity for PSM" is a fully integrated solution of "Unity" from Unity Technologies, and is optimized for the creation of PSM...

2014-06-19 08:25:04

The mysterious dance music producer Dionysus shows his face. LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unexpected move, the mysterious electronic dance music artist Dionysus reveals himself. Until now, no official photos have been released of Dionysus. With only a few days before his Japan tour, Dionysus releases close up shots of his face. Dionysus has been keeping a secret... There are diamonds embedded in his smile. So, it seems that the Greek party god will be grinning...

2014-06-17 08:35:15

TOKYO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, participated in Interop Tokyo 2014 and received special awards in two categories of the Best of Show Awards under the Enterprise Networking category for its agile switch S12700 and the Data Center and Storage category for its Oceanstor Universal Distributed Storage (UDS). IT experts assessed for the most outstanding network products that address the current...

2014-06-17 04:22:15

TOKYO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interlink Co., Ltd., a new Domain Registry Operator, announced on June 17 that it will open the Internet's most unique Top Level Domain (TLD)(1), ".moe", to the public starting Tuesday June 17th. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201406171490/ ) The word "moe" (means a special affinity to fictional characters, people, animals, etc.; pronounced as "moh-ay") is rooted deep in the Japanese Otaku (geek) culture. ".moe" is a New Top Level...

2014-06-13 00:20:06

TOKYO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Company to Serve as Official Tire of Olympic Games - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) announced on June 13 it has entered into an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that makes the world's largest tire and rubber company an official TOP worldwide Olympic partner through the 2024 Olympic Games. The announcement was made in Tokyo at a press conference and ceremonial signing of the TOP agreement attended by IOC...

2014-06-11 12:32:28

SYDNEY, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC), a leading developer of wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) products, today opened its new branch office in Tokyo, Japan, following the recently announced M2M distribution agreement with Kanematsu Communications Limited. Certified for deployment in Japan, NetComm Wireless' M2M devices facilitate immediate deployment by major telecommunications carriers, system integrators, vertical industry sectors and Japanese...

2014-06-10 00:23:20

Affordable System Offers Access To A Wide Variety Of PlayStation Content; TOKYO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today introduced PlayStation®TV (PS TV), an affordable entertainment system that will enable users to easily enjoy various game content and PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) remote play on their TV at home. PS TV will come in "Black," and will be available in North America, Europe and the PAL region this Fall at a recommended retail price (RRP) of...

2014-06-10 00:23:17

Followed by PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, and PlayStation®TV, the Open Beta Delivers Exciting PlayStation®3 Games Across Various Platforms with Flexible Rental Options TOKYO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the open beta for PlayStation(TM)Now (PS Now), the company's streaming game service that leverages cloud-based technology, will become available to PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) users in the mainland United States(*1) and...

2014-06-10 00:21:23

DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller To Be Available in "Glacier White" and "Urban Camouflage"; PS4 Game Portfolio Will Continue to Expand, and YouTube Support to be Added by the End of This Year TOKYO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that it will introduce the first color variation for PlayStation®4(PS4(TM)) in "Glacier White," which will be available worldwide starting this fall. Peripheral lineups will also expand with 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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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