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Technology Makes Earthquake Warnings More Timely And Accessible

Technology Makes Earthquake Warnings More Timely And Accessible

Tokyo is situated right above one of the most active seismic sites. Earthquakes keep jolting the city, ranging in their strength from weak to mild to fairly strong. Now, thanks to technology, citizens are able to stay abreast with earthquakes updates, both warnings and real-time discussions.

By On December 9, 2012 Respond
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Sumida River In Tokyo Lights Up With 100,000 LED Bulbs Imitating ‘Fireflies’

Sumida River In Tokyo Lights Up With 100,000 LED Bulbs Imitating ‘Fireflies’

Imagine watching a hundred thousand fireflies floating on a the currents of a river. It definitely would be a scene to behold. This is precisely what was experienced in Tokyo when 100,000 solar-powered LED bulbs were let to float into the Sumida River. The bulbs pretty much imitated the ‘fireflies’ which are an important part of Japanese lore.

By On May 8, 2012 Respond
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Sony Unveils Their First Android Based Walkman NW-Z1000 Series

Sony Unveils Their First Android Based Walkman NW-Z1000 Series

Sony has already announced their first Android-based Walkman, the NW-Z1000 series of premium music player. It has announced about this Walkman at an event in Tokyo. This Walkman will run Android 2.3 and also features a glare resistant 4.3-inch screen of 800×640 resolution. The premium music player will house a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, and it will be available in a 16GB, 32GB and a 64GB model and in addition to Sony’s proprietary W. Music player application, the NW-Z100 will have access to the Android Market app library.

By On September 21, 2011 Respond
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Mitsubishi OLED Globe at Science Museum

Mitsubishi OLED Globe at Science Museum

Mitsubishi creates giant OLED globe for Tokyo’s museum-goers and it comprised of over 10,000 Diamond Vision OLEDs (each measuring 96 x 96mm), the six-meter Geo-Cosmos installation will hang about 18 feet above the museum floor, where it will beam clouds and other satellite images at a resolution of 10 million pixels………..

By On June 3, 2011 Respond
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Japan Plans To Build Fastest Train In The World

Japan Plans To Build Fastest Train In The World

The Central Japan Railway Company has announced that it plans to build the fastest train in the world, between Tokyo and Nagoya, to be completed by 2027, a next-generation maglev built at a cost of 64 billion dollars.

By On February 27, 2011 Respond
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Motorola Updates Motoblur And Media Link

Motorola Updates Motoblur And Media Link

Motorola Mobility showcases software and service offerings at Mobile World Congress 2011.Motorola has just released the latest version of the Media Link iTunes sync software with version 1.5 and the Motoblur interface has also been updated with enhanced location, messaging, music nd gallery features.Motorola will also launch a new cloud-based media streaming service following its acquisition of ZumoCast……

By On February 15, 2011 1 Response
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Panasonic LCD TVs SDXC video recording

Panasonic LCD TVs SDXC video recording

Panasonic has introduced a new series of Viera TV in Japan with the G3 Series, and more precisely the 42” TH-L42G3.This is just an addition to the external hard drive the LCD display already has.This backlight LED Full HD TV comes with the possibility to record HD or SD contents not only on an external USB Drive but also directly on a SD, SDHC or SDXC Card.

By On December 20, 2010 Respond
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Toyota Motor recall 270,000 Lexus and Other Vehicles To Fix Faulty Engines

Toyota Motor recall 270,000 Lexus and Other Vehicles To Fix Faulty Engines

Toyota Motor Corp. will recall 270,000 Lexus and other vehicles worldwide to fix faulty engines in the latest quality lapse at the world’s No. 1 automaker.

By On July 3, 2010 58 Responses
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Electric Car Goes 1000 KM on Single Charge

Electric Car Goes 1000 KM on Single Charge

A car group in Tokyo recently tested and drove  an electric car 1,003.184 kilometers on a single charge, breaking its own record for greatest distance traveled without recharging. The Japan Electric Vehicle Club has asked Guinness World Records to certify the event, held at a track in Shimotsuma, Ibaraki Prefecture, last month. The modified Daihatsu […]

By On June 6, 2010 1 Response
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Toyota Apologized For Recalling More Than 400,000 Hybrid Cars [Typota Prius] Worldwide

Toyota Apologized For Recalling More Than 400,000 Hybrid Cars [Typota Prius] Worldwide

Toyota Motor Corp’s president apologized extensively to the customers worldwide while he was announcing the recall of more than 400,000 highly expected hybrid cars. The automaker will repair their 2010 hybrid models, including the popular Prius, for problems in their anti-lock braking systems. It is the third major recall since September and a further blow […]

By On February 9, 2010 1 Response
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