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Recognition of Outstanding Leadership and Contributions Promoting Information Security and Digital Mobile Communications Systems Tokyo, Oct 17, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2014 C&C Prize will be awarded to two groups. Professor Shigeo Tsujii and Dr. Hideki Imai will represent Group A and Dr. Jan Uddenfeldt, Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs and Professor Fumiyuki Adachi will represent Group B. Each recipient will be recognized with a certificate of merit and a plaque. Each group will also receive a cash award of ten million yen. The C&C Prize was established in 1985 and is awarded to distinguished persons in recognition of outstanding contributions to R&D activities and pioneering work related to the integration of computers and communications technologies and the social impact of developments in these fields. This year's two recipient ... (more)

Sony Commercializes the World's Highest Sensitivity CMOS Image Sensor for Automotive Cameras

Sensors capable of capturing high-resolution color images even in low, 0.005 lux light conditions equivalent to nighttime levels Tokyo, Oct 16, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Corporation (hereafter "Sony") announces the commercialization of the "IMX224MQV" CMOS image sensor for automotive cameras, which boasts the world's highest sensitivity levels(1) of any image sensor of its kind. This sensor is capable of capturing high-resolution color images even in light conditions as low as 0.005 lux, a level equivalent to that of a moonless night and one that is far below illumination leve... (more)

Doshisha Business School Launches New MBA Program

Kyoto, Oct 20, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - On October 1, 2014, Doshisha Business School officially began its MBA Program in Global Business and Management Studies. Welcoming students from over 20 countries, this new program, at one of Japan's oldest and top ranking universities, was established to prepare future business leaders to respond to an increasingly dynamic global economy and to the needs of ever more diverse groups of people participating in it. To commemorate the launch of this new program, Doshisha Business School faculty invited Mr Marc Lesser, CEO of Google-developed Sear... (more)

Fujitsu Laboratories Develops Fast Recovery Process for Multiple Disk Failures

Cuts recovery time by more than 20% from existing methods, reducing risk of digital media data loss Kawasaki, Japan, Oct 6, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a disk-recovery technique that is faster than existing methods and that can handle multiple failures, reducing the risk that important data will be lost. RAID(1) is a widely used technology for protecting data against disk failures, but with the explosive growth in data being generated through the use of web services, the increase in time needed to recover data lost through ... (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)