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Eisai's Notification Regarding Results of Voluntary Retirement Program
Jan 18, 2019 14:33 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the application period for the first round of the voluntary retirement program it announced on October 25, 2018, has ended and hereby discloses the results.
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Fujitsu's Immersion Cooling System Wins the 2018 Energy Conservation Grand Prize
Jan 18, 2019 11:30 JST
Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has received the Energy Conservation Grand Prize for 2018 in the Product and Business Model category of the Agency of Natural Resources and Energy Director-General's Awards for the first time.
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Hitachi Announces Suspension of UK Nuclear Power Stations Construction Project and Posting of Impairment Loss and Related Expenses
Jan 17, 2019 19:20 JST
Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it has decided to suspend its new nuclear power stations project in the UK (Horizon Project) that Horizon Nuclear Power Limited (HNP), a subsidiary of Hitachi and power generation development company in the UK, has been undertaking at Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey Island in north-west Wales.
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NEC Highlights New Business Creation for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) based on 5G at MWC 2019
Jan 17, 2019 09:09 JST
NEC Corporation today announced its participation in Mobile World Congress 2019, in Barcelona, Spain, from February 25 to 28, where it will highlight new business opportunities for CSPs based on 5G in the IoT/AI era.
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OKI and ARC Innovation Center at Sheba Join Forces to Prevent Dementia
Jan 16, 2019 20:00 JST
OKI and ARC Innovation Center at Sheba (Sheba), the largest medical facility in the Middle East, have agreed to pursue research on the prevention of dementia, aiming at a society in which the elderly can remain active according to their health with a 'Very Accurate Health Score' (*1) from the results of this research.
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NEC Provides Face Recognition Demo System Utilizing MEC to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab OKINAWA
Jan 16, 2019 15:12 JST
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the provision of a facial recognition demo system utilizing Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), a network architecture concept for next-generation communications, to DOCOMO 5G Open Lab OKINAWA, a 5G technology verification center established in Okinawa prefecture on January 9 and run by NTT DOCOMO, INC.
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Fujitsu and EXest Use AI to Assist Tourists Visiting Japan
Jan 16, 2019 10:14 JST
Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., and EXest Inc. will conduct a field trial using artificial intelligence to discover unanticipated needs of travelers visiting Japan, propose tours or other activity plans, and verify the effectiveness of the new service's application.
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Hitachi Wins 600 EMU Train Cars for Intercity Express Service from the Taiwan Railways Administration
Jan 15, 2019 17:34 JST
Taiwan Hitachi Asia Pacific Co., Ltd., a local group company of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) in Taiwan (Hitachi), has been awarded today an order of approx. NT$ 44.3 billion (approx. 160 billion yen) for the supply of 600 Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) train cars (12 cars x 50 trainsets) for Intercity Express service from the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA), railway operator, and Bank of Taiwan, procurement agent of TRA.
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Eisai to Present Results of Post-Hoc Analyses of Lenvima (Lenvatinib) Phase III Reflect Study in Hepatocellular Carcinoma at 2019 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
Jan 15, 2019 14:31 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that presentations on a series of abstracts highlighting the latest data from post-hoc analyses of a Phase III clinical study (REFLECT/Study 304) on its in-house discovered multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor lenvatinib mesylate as first-line treatment for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) will be presented during the 2019 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (ASCO-GI) in San Francisco.
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SDK Group Develops Ultralight Laminate-type Radiator for EV Battery Modules
Jan 15, 2019 14:30 JST
Showa Denko K.K. ("SDK"; TSE:4004) and its subsidiary Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd. (SPA) have cooperatively developed next-generation laminate-type heat radiator designed for application to lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) for use in electric vehicles (EVs) whose market is rapidly expanding.
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Eisai's New Drug Application for Insomnia Disorder Treatment Lemborexant Submitted in the United States
Jan 15, 2019 14:23 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced that a new drug application has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lemborexant, an investigational agent for sleep-wake regulation, seeking approval for the treatment of insomnia, a sleep-wake disorder.
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Fujitsu and TC3 Promote Quantum Inspired Digital Annealer Next-Generation Architecture in Topcoder Contest
Jan 15, 2019 11:10 JST
Fujitsu Limited and TC3 K.K. announced a contest that will enable members to access, develop, and build solutions using Fujitsu's quantum-inspired Digital Annealer, to solve a complex combinatorial optimization problem currently unsolvable by conventional computers in practical timeframe.
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Toyota Premieres New Supra at Detroit Auto Show
Jan 15, 2019 08:03 JST
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) premiered its much-anticipated all-new Supra today at the 2019 North American International Auto Show(1) in Detroit. Sales in Japan of the new Supra are slated to start around spring 2019.
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2020 Lexus RC F and RC F Track Edition Debut in Detroit
Jan 14, 2019 14:10 JST
Freshly updated for the 2020 model year, the RC F coupe now boasts improved performance, revised styling and an all-new, limited production Track Edition.
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NEC Contributes to Ultra-High-Definition Live Video Transmission Test Utilizing 5G Conducted by NTT DOCOMO and TOBU RAILWAY
Jan 14, 2019 09:31 JST
NEC Corporation announced that it contributed to a video transmission test utilizing 5G conducted in November 2018 by NTT DOCOMO, INC. and TOBU RAILWAY CO., LTD. through the provision of 5G base stations that support 4.5GHz and 28GHz bands.
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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team Launches 2019 Challenge at the Autosport International Show
Jan 14, 2019 09:15 JST
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team is in attendance with its manufacturers' championship-winning Yaris WRC car and its full squad of drivers and co-drivers.
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Lexus LC Convertible concept Makes World Debut in Detroit
Jan 11, 2019 19:26 JST
Lexus shocked the automotive world in Detroit two years ago with the debut of the LC coupe. It was a testament to the brand's new sense of creative ambition, but it was only just the beginning.
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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier "NOHSHU MARU"
Jan 11, 2019 13:08 JST
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, held a christening ceremony today for a next-generation LNG (liquefied natural gas) carrier under construction for TRANS PACIFIC SHIPPING 5 LTD., a joint venture of JERA Co., Inc. (JERA) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL).
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Mazda Develops World's First Cold-Stamped Parts Using 1,310 MPa-Class High-Strength Steel
Jan 10, 2019 13:16 JST
Mazda Motor Corporation, working separately with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and JFE Steel Corporation, has developed the world's first cold-stamped vehicle body parts made from 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel.
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