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Will begin providing observational data that contributes to the understanding of the mechanisms underlying the earth's hydrological cycle Tokyo, Sept 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu announces that it has built a computer system for the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission being undertaken by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), in collaboration with NASA(1) and other international government agencies. The Fujitsu-built computer system, the GPM/DPR (Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar) Mission Operations System, serves as one of the central ground systems of the GPM mission. The system gathers data from multiple satellites, including the GPM Core Observatory(2), which was launched on February 28, 2014, generating precipitation (rainfall and snowfall) data around the world and distributing it to organizations, including NASA, the Japan Meteorologic... (more)

Mitsubishi Motors at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

Paris, Sept 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Two years after it premiered its successful Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid electric Twin Motor SUV/crossover at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has elected the "Mondial de L'Automobile" again - this time to unveil another PHEV vehicle: Outlander PHEV Concept-S. Sporty & Sophisticated The Outlander PHEV Concept-S is a concept model MMC proposes as a special package of the Outlander PHEV production model that has a refined interior and exterior design that magnifies the Outlander PHEV's unique driving experience. ... (more)

5 New Models Set for Launching in 2014 "roomist" Humidifier Lineup

- Joining 4 Hybrid Evaporative Warm-Mist Models Introduced Earlier - Tokyo, Sept 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Starting this month Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioning & Thermal Systems Corporation, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), will begin progressively introducing five new fan-powered steam type models into its 2014 domestic lineup of "roomist" humidifiers. The company will also continue to offer its previously launched four hybrid evaporative warm-mist models. In addition to humidifying, all nine models feature "double plasma bacteria removal" ... (more)

Hitachi Begins Joint Research with Three American Universities

Targeting Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors that can Reduce the Time Required for Decay in the Radioactivity of Waste Materials; Aiming for development of Next-Generation Nuclear Reactors that effectively use radioactive waste materials as fuel Tokyo, Aug 28, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that they have begun joint research with three American universities - the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Michigan (U-M), and the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) - aimed at using Transuranium Elements ... (more)

Nikkei to Invest in Monocle Magazine Publisher

Partnership to help boost Nikkei Asian Review's global readership Tokyo, Sept 2, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Nikkei Inc., ("Nikkei") Asia's leading business media, announced today that it has agreed a capital and business alliance with Winkontent AG, the publisher of monthly global affairs and lifestyle magazine Monocle, in which Nikkei will take a stake in the London-based magazine. Commenting on the announcement, Tsuneo Kita, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nikkei said, "We are delighted to announce our partnership with Monocle today. Under Tyler Brule's leadership, Monocle ... (more)