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 …

MHI Establishes Local Subsidiary “Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Vietnam”

       

TOKYO, Apr 29, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has established a local subsidiary in Vietnam, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Vietnam Co., Ltd., and has started full-scale business activities. The new subsidiary will assume the roles of the MHI liaison offices in Ho Chi Minh City (established in 1994) and Hanoi (2006), as well as the Hanoi Liaison Office of …

POSCO Future M and Honda Reach Basic Agreement on Collaboration for Production of Cathode Materials for Automotive Batteries in Canada

       

SEOUL, South Korea/TOKYO, Japan, Apr 29, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – POSCO Future M Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that they have reached a basic agreement on collaboration for the production of cathode materials for automotive batteries in Canada. The two companies will begin detailed discussions with the goal of signing a joint venture agreement before the end of …

Honda Plans to Establish Comprehensive Electric Vehicle Value Chain in Ontario, Canada

       

Alliston, ON, Apr 29, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it plans to build a comprehensive EV value chain in Canada with an approximate investment of CAD$15 billion, including investment by joint venture partners, to strengthen its EV supply system and capability to prepare for a future increase in EV demand in North America. Honda has begun …

JCB enables JCB Contactless acceptance at Taichung MRT in Taiwan

       

TOKYO & TAIWAN, April 26, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international payment brand, in cooperation with Cathay United Bank, is pleased to announce the launch of a contactless payment service at 18 stations on the Taichung MRT Green Line from April 25, 2024. With this service, users simply tap …

Mazda Production and Sales Results for March 2024 and for April 2023 through March 2024

       

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Apr 25, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for March 2024 and for April 2023 through March 2024 are summarized below. I. Production 1. Domestic Production (1) March 2024 Mazda’s domestic production volume in March 2024 decreased 25.1% year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles. [Domestic production of key models in March …

MHI Begins Operation of SOEC Test Module the Next-Generation High-Efficiency Hydrogen Production Technology at Takasago Hydrogen Park

       

TOKYO, Apr 25, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has started operation of a test module of the Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell (SOEC), a next-generation high-efficiency hydrogen production technology, at Takasago Hydrogen Park*, located within its Takasago Machinery Works in Takasago City, Hyogo Prefecture in west central Japan. SOEC is based on technology for the previously developed Solid Oxide …