Honda and IBM sign Memorandum of Understanding to Explore Long-term Joint Research and Development of Semiconductor Chip and Software Technologies for Future Software-Defined Vehicles

       

TOKYO, Japan / ARMONK, N.Y., U.S.A., May 15, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) today announced that Honda and IBM have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their intent to collaborate on the long-term joint research and development of next-generation computing technologies(1) needed to overcome challenges related to processing capability, power consumption, and design complexity for the realization …

Eisai Initiates Rolling Biologics License Application to US FDA for LEQEMBI (lecanemab-irmb) for Subcutaneous Maintenance Dosing for the Treatment of Early Alzheimer’s Disease Under the Fast Track Status

       

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB) announced today that Eisai has initiated the rolling submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lecanemab-irmb (U.S. brand name: LEQEMBI®) subcutaneous autoinjector for weekly maintenance dosing after it was granted Fast Track designation by the …

DENSO and Certhon Introduce Artemy, A Fully Automated Cherry Truss Tomato Harvesting Robot

       

KARIYA, JAPAN, May 14, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – DENSO CORPORATION and its group company, Certhon Build B.V., will begin accepting commercial orders for the fully automated cherry truss tomato harvesting robot, “Artemy,” in Europe starting today, May 14th. Artemy is an innovative robot that can perform a series of cherry truss tomato harvesting tasks in a fully automatic manner. The basic functions …

Ogier and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing triumph again

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 13, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team’s Sébastien Ogier has secured a second successive win with his record-breaking sixth victory at the Rally de Portugal. Vincent Landais, Sebastien Ogier Just like in the previous round on the asphalt roads of Croatia, Ogier and co-driver Vincent Landais triumphed after a thrilling and close battle on …

Spa points haul for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 13, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing overcame a challenging and eventful 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps to earn a solid result in the third round of the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Belgium. In the last race before the Le Mans 24 Hours, the team battled against contact with other cars, penalties, and a performance …

DOCOMO to Launch “NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL” for Global Expansion

       

TOKYO, May 10, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will establish a new subsidiary, NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL, Inc., this July (planned) to expand DOCOMO’s global presence and growth by creating new lifestyles worldwide through advanced mobile technologies. NTT DOCOMO GLOBAL will oversee the DOCOMO group’s global business operations and drive integrated and agile strategies across diverse domains. …

Release of “Fugaku-LLM” – a large language model trained on the supercomputer “Fugaku”

       

TOKYO, May 10, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – A team of researchers in Japan released Fugaku-LLM, a large language model (1) with enhanced Japanese language capability, using the RIKEN supercomputer Fugaku. The team is led by Professor Rio Yokota of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Associate Professor Keisuke Sakaguchi of Tohoku University, Koichi Shirahata of Fujitsu Limited, Team Leader Mohamed Wahib of RIKEN, Associate …

Honda Opens New R&D Facility in Bengaluru to Accelerate Electrification in India

       

TOKYO, May 9, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda R&D (India) Private Limited (HRID), a subsidiary of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and functioning as Honda’s research and development arm for motorcycles & power products in India, today opened its new Solution R&D Center in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Honda sets global target of achieving carbon neutrality in all of its products and corporate activities by …

Fujitsu introduces “explainable AI” for use in genomic medicine and cancer treatment planning

       

TOKYO, May 9, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the development of explainable AI technology that automatically draws on data in multiple formats, including text, images, and numerical data, to create knowledge graphs that will help users to more easily draw meaning from large-scale data sets with high accuracy for areas including medicine. To confirm the effectiveness of this technology, Fujitsu …

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Increases Dividends on Back of Historically High FY2023 Results, Releases FY2024 Guidance

       

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TSE Code: 7011) announced that order intake rose 48.5% year-over-year to ¥6,684.0 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2024. Revenue rose 10.8% to ¥4,657.1 billion year-over-year, resulting in profit from business activities (business profit) of ¥282.5 billion, a 46.1% increase over the previous fiscal year, which represented a profit margin of 6.1%. Profit attributable to owners of parent (net …

Rome becomes the first European city to offer open loop transit payments to JCB Cardmembers

       

TOKYO & LONDON, May 8, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Boarding public transport and pay the fare by simply tapping with a contactless payment card on turnstiles or authorized readers: Rome is the first city in Europe to offer this contactless payment service to JCB Cardmembers. The service, commonly known as open loop transit, is now available through Nexi, the leading Italian PayTech in …

NEC X Invests in Public Safety Startup Multitude Insights, Scaling AI-Powered Collaboration and Information Sharing for Law Enforcement

       

TOKYO and PALO ALTO, Calif. , May 8, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – NEC X, the Silicon Valley-based innovation accelerator and venture studio backed by global IT leader NEC, today announced a new investment in Multitude Insights, the provider of a transformative AI-powered solution enabling greater collaboration and faster case resolution for law enforcement agencies and first responders. In addition, Multitude Insights has …

ServiceNow and Fujitsu announce strategic commitment to launch innovative cross-industry solutions

       

Kawasaki and Las Vegas, May 8, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Today, at ServiceNow’s annual customer and partner event, Knowledge 2024, ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the AI platform for business transformation, and Fujitsu Limited, an industry leader in IT services and digital transformation solutions, announced a new strategic commitment to launch innovative cross-industry solutions designed to maximize value for customers globally. The companies will …

Fujitsu launches mainframe modernization automation service for the Japanese market

       

TOKYO, May 7, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced the Japan market launch of its successful modernization automation service “Fujitsu PROGRESSION,” building on a proven track of over global 50 use cases in which it migrated legacy systems to the Fujitsu mainframe “GS21 Series.” “Fujitsu PROGRESSION” is a service that automatically converts script written in COBOL into Java or C# while …

MHI Agrees to Collaborate with Chiyoda Corporation for Licensing of CO2 Capture Technologies

       

TOKYO, May 7, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded a General License Agreement (GLA) with Chiyoda Corporation (Chiyoda). Under this strategic collaboration agreement, MHI will grant license of “KM CDR Process™” and “Advanced KM CDR Process™” to Chiyoda, which is jointly developed with The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., and Chiyoda can provide EPC services to customers …

Spectacular Spa awaits TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

       

Toyota City, Japan, May 2, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to continue its winning form and extend a record-breaking run of victories at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps when the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) visits Belgium for round three on Saturday 11 May. A thrilling 6 Hours of Imola last month saw Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and …

Q&M Dental Enhances Digital Capabilities by Integrating Align Technology’s Newest iTero Lumina(TM) Intraoral Scanner Across Dental Clinics in Singapore

       

Q&M leads as first dental group in Southeast Asia to deploy the latest iTero Lumina™ intraoral scanner, demonstrating commitment to advanced patient care Cutting-edge iTero Multi-Direct Capture™ technology simplifies data capture, offering exceptional scan quality and efficiency to benefit dentists and patients SINGAPORE, Apr 29, 2024 – (ACN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mainboard listed Q&M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited (“Q&M” or “the Company” and together with …

Sumitomo Metal Mining and Mitsubishi Corporation to Participate in Kalgoorlie Nickel Project – Goongarrie Hub

       

TOKYO, Apr 30, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (TSE: 5713, SMM) and Mitsubishi Corporation (TSE: 8058, MC) have entered into a binding agreement with Ardea Resources Limited (ASX: ARL, Ardea) to participate in the development of the Kalgoorlie Nickel Project (KNP) – Goongarrie Hub. SMM and MC will establish an incorporated joint venture to fund the KNP – …

SPARX Group Establishes Space Frontiers Second Fund

       

TOKYO, Apr 29, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – SPARX Group Co., Ltd. (SPARX; TSE Prime: 8739) today announced that its subsidiary SPARX Asset Management Co., Ltd. (SAM) established the Space Frontiers Second Fund. Seven companies have decided to back the Fund as limited partners: Toyota Motor Corporation; MUFG Bank, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation; Mizuho Bank, Ltd.; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Sumitomo Mitsui …