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2014-06-09 16:21:44

TOKYO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 6, AGC, a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new automotive glass plant of AGC Automotive Mexico S.A. de C.V. located in Villa de Reyes, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. At the ceremony which was participated by approximately 40 guests including Mayor of Villa de Reyes, federal and state government representatives and industrial park authorities, AGC declared that the...

2014-06-03 00:20:24

TOKYO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --CROOZ, Inc. (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Koji Obuchi) has released BALLOON KINGDOM for iOS devices in 155 countries worldwide, including Japan. CROOZ hopes this game will attract a wide variety of players from around the world. BALLOON KINGDOM will be a marketing tool, providing CROOZ with information about player trends and attitudes that will come into play in future releases and promotional strategies.BALLOON KINGDOM is a side-scrolling...

2014-06-02 20:20:15

SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) celebrated new nonstop service from Seattle to Seoul today with a gatehouse inaugural ceremony. The flight marked Delta's fourth nonstop international route added from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in a year, including London-Heathrow, Shanghai-Pudong and Tokyo-Haneda. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO "Delta's Seoul service is another key addition in our rapidly expanding international...

2014-05-30 23:08:58

Deal grants Lawson exclusive manufacturing rights to cloud-based device TOKYO (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Japan-based technology company Beatrobo announced that it has closed a $1.1MM investment with Lawson HMV Entertainment, the entertainment division of one of Japan’s biggest retailers, Lawson Inc, and Genuine Startups, a Japanese venture capital known for running the leading seed accelerator Movida Japan. This deal will grant Lawson the exclusive rights to manufacture PlugAir, a small...

2014-05-29 23:15:22

New Japanese web strategy initiatives call for increased demand of open source software. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Liferay, Inc., provider of the world’s leading enterprise-class, open source portal, announced today that Aegif has achieved Platinum Partner status. The company is a consulting firm based in Japan with a heavy focus on open-source consulting and strong reputation for pioneering Liferay in the Japanese market. “Since the beginning of Liferay Japan, Aegif has...

2014-05-27 12:24:45

CERRITOS, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Energy, producers of the safest, lowest cost heat and pressure recovery systems for small-scale commercial and industrial applications, announced today that Daiichi Jitsugyo Co., a renowned supplier of optimum production equipment and systems for industries worldwide, has acquired the manufacturing and marketing rights to its Thermapower(TM) Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) product line in Japan for an undisclosed amount. Tokyo-based Daiichi...

2014-05-19 12:31:24

North America's Leading Anime Distributor Gains Digital, Streaming And Home Media Rights For Legendary Anime SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, is proud to announce the acquisition of the SAILOR MOON anime franchise. VIZ Media's North American rights cover digital streaming, EST (Electronic Sell Through) and all home media products in the U.S. and Canada. Tokyo-based Toei...

2014-05-15 12:41:22

TOKYO and NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FCM360's Low Latency Financial Cloud hosting service is now available to brokers and traders at Equinix TY3 in Tokyo - one of the largest foreign exchange hubs in Asia. As one of the leading financial systems infrastructure providers in the world, FCM360 (www.fcm360.com) has significantly enhanced its service and value to Asia's foreign exchange (Forex) trading community with the addition of enhanced cloud hosting to the Tokyo-based...

2014-05-15 04:21:46

TOKYO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR DRIFT (TM), the action-packed free-to-play competitive racing game for iOS devices from CROOZ, Inc., unveiled on May 15 a major content update adding online multiplayer to the title for the first time. The new feature allows players in 135 countries around the world to connect to each other and compete in real-time for automotive supremacy. Furthermore, users can wager in-game credits and cars on the outcomes of races for a brand-new level of...

2014-05-14 04:23:43

- "JINS MEME" Adopts JINS' Unique Electro Oculogy Sensing Technology for Visualizing "Exhaustion" and "Drowsiness"; JINS' Next-generation Strategic Product Exploiting Sensing Eyewear Market, on Sale in Japan from Spring, 2015 - TOKYO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JIN Co., Ltd. will be releasing the JINS MEME in spring 2015, the world's first set of eyewear equipped with a 3point Electro Oculogy Sensor and based on the principle of "seeing yourself." (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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