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Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple said it has partnered with component supplier Ibiden to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100 percent renewable energy. To meet the commitment, Ibiden will invest in more than 20 new renewable energy facilities, including one of the largest floating solar photovoltaic systems in the country. “We are proud to partner with [...]

March 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Japan plans world’s fastest supercomputer to leap into technology future

Japan plans world’s fastest supercomputer to leap into technology future

Japan plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer in a bid to arm the country’s manufacturers with a platform for research that could help them develop and improve driverless cars, robotics and medical diagnostics. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will spend 19.5 billion yen ($173 million) on the previously unreported project, a budget [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Japan plans world’s fastest supercomputer to leap into technology future

Japan plans supercomputer to leap into technology future

Japan plans supercomputer to leap into technology future

Japan plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer in a bid to arm the country’s manufacturers with a platform for research that could help them develop and improve driverless cars, robotics and medical diagnostics. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will spend 19.5 billion yen ($173 million) on the previously unreported project, a budget [...]

November 25, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Japan plans supercomputer to leap into technology future

Japan to supply India with nuclear power equipment, technology

Japan to supply India with nuclear power equipment, technology

Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord on Friday, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to atomic energy to sustain its rapid economic growth. (Narendra Modi in Japan, see pictures here) It was the first time Japan, the only [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Japan to supply India with nuclear power equipment, technology

Japan business sentiment mixed in fragile recovery – Reuters Tankan

Japan business sentiment mixed in fragile recovery – Reuters Tankan

Japanese manufacturers’ confidence bounced from a three-year low, while sentiment in the services sector hit its lowest since 2013 when the central bank began bold monetary stimulus, a Reuters poll showed, underscoring a fragile economic recovery. The monthly Reuters Tankan, which tracks the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) quarterly tankan survey, also found that confidence at [...]

September 16, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Japan business sentiment mixed in fragile recovery – Reuters Tankan

North Atlantic ‘weather bomb’ tremor measured in Japan

North Atlantic ‘weather bomb’ tremor measured in Japan

Seismologists in Japan have tracked, for the first time, a particular type of tiny vibration that wobbled through the Earth from the Atlantic seafloor. It was started by a “weather bomb”: the same low-pressure storm, off Greenland, which made UK headlines in late 2014. Tiny tremors, of two types, constantly criss-cross the deep Earth from [...]

August 26, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on North Atlantic ‘weather bomb’ tremor measured in Japan

Search intensifies for survivors after two quakes kill 41 in Japan

Search intensifies for survivors after two quakes kill 41 in Japan

  Tokyo  – Rescuers were scrambling to find survivors Sunday following two large earthquakes that hit the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, killing 41 people, while aftershocks continued to shake the region. Japan boosted search and rescue operations after heavy rain pounded Kyushu overnight and further complicated recovery work in the mountainous areas of the island. [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Search intensifies for survivors after two quakes kill 41 in Japan

Sony extending closure of image sensor plant in quake-hit southern Japan

Sony extending closure of image sensor plant in quake-hit southern Japan

TOKYO – Electronics giant Sony Corp on Sunday said production at its image sensor plant in Kumamoto, southern Japan, remained suspended as it assessed damage from a powerful earthquake. Operations at its image sensor plants in Nagasaki and Oita, also on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, fully resumed, the company said. The Kumamoto plant has [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Sony extending closure of image sensor plant in quake-hit southern Japan