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Tokyo, Mar 23, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Handheld devices such as the Kindle, iPhone, or iPad, are increasingly becoming a platform for publishing comics. This movement is discussed in this week's episode of the Deconstructing Comics Podcast. The episode features a talk with Dale Wilson of DWAP Productions, a publisher in Los Angeles, which is increasingly releasing its content electronically in addition to, or instead of, traditional paper means. One company that is facilitating the movement to iPhone-app comics is Robotcomics.net, whose Deputy Director Dave Baxter also appears in the episode. Baxter explains who the players are in this market, the process of converting a comic to a handheld app, and the challenge of keeping up with changes in technology. "It's a really interesting development," said Tim Young, host of Deconstructing Comics. "When it's done well, an iP... (more)

Fujitsu Included in "Low-Carbon and Environmental Leadership in the ICT Industry" Independent Study

Tokyo, Oct 28, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - The most detailed independent assessment of Green credentials ever carried out examines vendors driving initiatives to reduce Greenhouse Gases (GHG) of ICT, underlining companies with a global focus on sustainability. Fujitsu is proud to be among these vendors. A new report published by research firm Gartner and WWF, "Low-Carbon and Environmental Leadership in the ICT Industry by Gartner and WWF, 2010", provides comprehensive rankings for ICT vendors in five headline categories, based on extensive research. Fujitsu is ranked as number 1 in 2... (more)

RIKEN: Genome-wide Study Reveals 3 New Susceptibility Loci for Adult Asthma in Japanese Population

Tokyo, Aug 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM), together with colleagues at Kyoto University, Tsukuba University, Harvard University, and other medical institutions have identified three new loci associated with susceptibility to adult asthma in the Japanese population. The findings appear in Nature Genetics and derive from a genome-wide study of 4836 Japanese individuals. Around the world, hundreds of millions of people suffer from bronchial asthma, a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by symptoms of wheezing, shortness o... (more)

Demand for NEC iPASOLINK Mobile Backhaul Grows as Orders Surpass 110,000 Units Within a Year

Tokyo, Sept 28, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that order receipts for NEC's iPASOLINK series have surpassed 110,000 units from nearly 100 operators spanning 55 countries, across Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. iPASOLINK, NEC's flagship backhaul transport solution, was launched in September 2010 and celebrates its one year anniversary on the back of a firm commitment from global operators. iPASOLINK is a converged flexible platform designed to meet the capacity, topology and intelligence requirements for the transformation of both f... (more)

MHI to Establish Financial Subsidiary in US

-- Aims to Create Global Financial Management System -- Tokyo, May 31, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - This July Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will establish a wholly owned financial subsidiary in New York that will manage the finances of MHI group companies operating in the US. The new company will play a key role in pursuing the goal of enhancing capital efficiency that is spelled out in MHI's "2012 Medium-Term Business Plan." By setting up the new company, MHI aims to enhance the capital efficiency and risk management of its North American operations. MHI also intends to est... (more)