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Bangkok and Tokyo, Aug 20, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - Mobile Content Networks (MCN), the leading provider of real-time Federated mobile search solutions, today announced that BuzzCity has selected the MCN MobileSearch.net platform to power digital content discovery for the Thai edition of its mobile social network myGamma.com. Available across Thailand's leading mobile operators, myGamma.mobilesearch.net will provide real-time access to high value downloadable mobile content including music, images, and games. The BuzzCity service has been established in Thailand since 2005 and has more than 140,000 members. "Users are always looking for more content and search is a key element of their mobile experience" said KF Lai, CEO of BuzzCity. "We are excited to begin this strategic partnership with MCN in Thailand, where they offer unmatched access to the local content so popula... (more)

Pioneer Introduces New Flash-based In-Dash Navigation Systems into Overseas Consumer Markets

Tokyo, June 29, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - Pioneer Corporation announced today the launch of new in-dash navigation systems, including the AVIC-U310BT, AVIC-F310BT, AVIC-Z110BT, and AVIC-F10BT that feature Pioneer-original new compact map database format "L-FORMAT", in the consumer markets for North America, Europe, Russia, and Australia during the several months beginning in June 2009. All the new in-dash car navigation systems employ built-in flash memory as a map data storage medium, with each model offering its distinctive features such as the newly-developed "L-FORMAT", innovat... (more)

NEC Releases Annual CSR and Environmental Reports

Tokyo, July 17, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation has released "NEC's Annual CSR Report 2009," and "NEC's Annual Environmental Report 2009." The reports provide detail on activities carried out in pursuit of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and environmental goals during the 2009 fiscal year ended March 31, as part of NEC's aim to realize an "information society friendly to humans and the Earth." Annual reports' overview 1. Annual CSR Report 2009 (6th edition; established in 2004) The publication of "NEC's CSR Digest 2009" features updates on the progress of activities sup... (more)

Panasonic EVOLTA Dry Cell Batteries Set Second Guinness World Record

Osaka, Aug 9, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation today announced that its EVOLTA batteries powered a tricycle robot to achieve a Guinness World Record(TM) on August 6 at the Le Mans Circuit in France. This is the second Guinness World Record for the EVOLTA battery which was already recognized as "the longest lasting AA alkaline battery"* in January 2008. The new honor is based on the robot's challenge for the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. The robot on a tricycle with a pair of AA size EVOLTA dry cell batteries on its back kept pedaling non-stop, following an infrar... (more)

Panasonic Debuts EVERLEDS LED Light Bulbs; Industry's Most Energy-efficient LED Bulbs

Osaka, Sept 10, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation, a leader in electronics technology and innovation, today unveiled bulb-shaped LED (light-emitting diode) lamps, the latest addition to its EVERLEDS LED lighting products. The new line-up consisting of eight types of bulbs offers the industry's most energy-efficient(1), lightest(2) and smallest LED bulbs(3). They also include the industry's first compact type LED bulbs(4) and dimmable lamps. By offering a variety of energy-saving, long-lasting, environmentally-friendly LED lamps, Panasonic encourages consumers to repla... (more)