Tokyo, Oct 22, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701)
announced today it has started a joint evaluation of NEC's cancer diagnosis
assistance system, e-Pathologist, at Massachusetts General Hospital
(Headquarters: Boston, MA, USA; President: Peter L. Slavin, MD; MGH).
The e-Pathologist system uses "machine intelligence" to detect tissue and
cell features and make quantitative measurements of key structures in
digitized images of slides of tissue sections stained conventionally with
Hematoxylin & Eosin (H&E) or subjected to immunohistochemistry reagents to
assist pathologists in making decisions that may contribute to the clinical
management of cancer.
With the advent of fast scanners that generate digital images of tissue
slides, the workflow of the pathology laboratory can be enhanced in a cost
effective manner by leveraging the advantages of digital... (more)
Tokyo, Feb 1, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Corporation ("Sony") today
announced that Kazuo Hirai has been appointed as President and Chief
Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2012. Sir Howard Stringer, currently
Chairman, CEO and President, will become Chairman of the Board of Directors
in June, 2012.
Mr. Stringer recommended to the Sony Board of Directors that Mr. Hirai,
currently Executive Deputy President, be his successor as President and CEO.
Mr. Stringer will continue as Chairman of Sony Corporation until his
ascension to the Board Chairmanship, which will become effectiv... (more)
Intended for data communications in next-generation servers using optical
Kawasaki, Japan, May 31, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited
today announced the development of a compact, cost-effective optical
transceiver, a necessary step toward developing optical interconnects for
high-speed, high-bandwidth data transmission among CPUs in the next
generation of servers.
The data rate and space available for mounting the optical transceivers in
use today are obstacles in the way of making future high-performance servers
a reality. Fujitsu Laboratories th... (more)
Osaka, June 4, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation announced today
that it will start in June mass-production of a compact, secure and long-life
lithium-ion battery system the company has developed for European homes. This
marks the first time for the company to produce in volume such a system
designed for Europe.
In Germany and other European countries, governments are cutting purchase
prices for solar power in order to rein in the expansion of solar power
generation, which led solution that allows consumers to optimize the
self-consumption of solar energy generated on... (more)
Tokyo, June 14, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Robert Walters, one of the world's
leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies, has released its
latest Global Web Poll findings. Compiled monthly from our website, our
Global Web Poll surveys industry professionals on topics relating to job
hunting, career and professional goals.
The recent poll question was:
"How important do you consider maintaining a professional online presence on
personal social networking websites in the event prospective employers
The poll found that a majority of respondents recognised the impor... (more)