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2014-01-29 16:25:40

The Highly Acclaimed PS4 Launch Title Makes Great Contribution to the Expansion of the PS4 Platform TOKYO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the global sales of the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) exclusive title, KILLZONE(TM) SHADOW FALL, exceeded 2.1 million units(*1) as of January 15, 2014. The latest installment in the award-winning KILLZONE(TM) franchise delivers a compelling storyline along with rich gaming experiences. The...

2014-01-22 23:23:43

Contipro Biotech will present new emitters for composite nano-materials production at nanotech 2014 in Tokyo. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 4SPIN device is to roll out new jets for the production of composite nanomaterials and core-shell nanofibres in Tokyo. These jets can be used to prepare nanomaterial samples composed of nanofibres of several different substances, or even to create nanofibres using different materials for the interior and the case of the fibre. “Composite materials have a...

2014-01-21 12:26:10

46 Elite Athletes From 13 Countries Invited For 118th Running on April 21 BOSTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 118(th) running of the Boston Marathon on April 21. A complete field list follows. Reigning champions Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo will return to defend their titles, but will be challenged by the fastest field ever assembled for the world's...

2014-01-20 23:00:09

High profile representatives from the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the World Health Organization (WHO) and regulatory authorities around the world are to speak at DIA Japan’s Special Symposium, to be held in Tokyo following the PMDA Forum. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 High profile representatives from the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the World Health...

2014-01-15 23:03:33

Leading Mobile and Telematics Solutions Provider to Showcase New Features to UIEngine for Automotive Seattle, WA and Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 UIEvolution, Inc., the global leader in connected screen software and services, today announced it will participate and exhibit at 2nd Connected Car Japan 2014 on January 15 - 17, 2014 at Tokyo Big Sight (Booth West 2-6). The event, a part of Automotive World 2014, is one of Asia's leading exhibitions specializing in automotive...

2014-01-15 00:22:05

TOKYO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Media Active, Inc. has made available since December 6, 2013, an updated version of its child-rearing support app "Ghost Call," titled "Ghost Call DX/English Version," on Google Play and iTunes App Store in 43 countries and regions in which English is the first language. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M102393/201401107460/_prw_OI1fl_pT87nqnL.jpg) - Website for introducing the app: http://www.media-active.co.jp/app/ghostcalldx/en/...

2014-01-14 16:20:44

TOKYO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A demonstration test for capturing and sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2) recovered from emissions from a coal-fired power generation plant, conducted jointly by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Southern Company Services, Inc. (SCS), has completed an initial demonstration phase. This success brings into view the feasibility of a large-scale capture system for CO2 recovered from coal-fired power plants, which typically emit flue gas...

2014-01-10 23:21:25

First ever Japanese National Basketball League All-Star Game to be Played on SnapSports Top Rated Bounceback ShockTower® Indoor Basketball Surfacing. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 SnapSports® Athletic Surfacing was the flooring of choice for the Japanese National Basketball League (NBL) as they hosted their Inaugural All-Star Games December 29th in Tokyo, Japan. Six events took place on SnapSports® multi-patented Indoor ShockTower® basketball surfacing,...

2014-01-08 16:20:07

-- Fully Automated, Driverless Mass Transportation System Runs on Rubber Tires for a Smooth and Quiet Ride -- TOKYO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), in collaboration with ITOCHU Corporation, has concluded an agreement with the Transportation Infrastructure Office (GIT) of Macau to supply an additional 48 cars for the Macau Light Rapid Transit (MLRT) system now being constructed under an initiative of the government of the Macau Special...

2014-01-07 12:32:22

TOKYO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that "PlayStation(TM)Now" (PS Now), the company's streaming game service that leverages cloud-based technology, will become officially available in the United States this summer. PS Now will deliver a variety of popular PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) game titles(*1) first on PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) and PS3 systems, followed by the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) system. (Logo:...


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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