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JCB and Worldline unveil a new whitepaper offering European merchants invaluable insights into facilitating seamless payments for international consumers

In 2024, businesses are expected to process $8 trillion in frictionless payments globally.[i] The preference towards frictionless payments is forecasted to grow by 22.4% in the coming years among Asian cardmembers.[ii]   The new whitepaper shares expert tips for European merchants on how to capitalise on this trend and increase sales by catering for the […]

Fujitsu Chosen to Help Solving Social Issues Caused by Fake News

KAWASAKI, Japan, July 19, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today announced that it has been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”), through NEDO’s public request for proposals to develop technologies to analyze disinformation (1). The scope of this mission is to begin R&D to detect and evaluate disinformation, […]

VitalLife and Bumrungrad International Hospital in Thailand Launch NEC’s FonesVisuas Test: First Major Deployment Outside Japan, Revolutionizing Disease Risk Prediction

Bangkok, Thailand, and Tokyo, Japan, July 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – VitalLife Scientific Wellness Center, a subsidiary of Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, recognized as one of Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals for four consecutive years (2021-2024), and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), a leader in IT, network and AI technologies, have […]

Fujitsu publishes CHRO Roundtable Report 2024, summarizing the challenges and implications of the implementation of data-driven human capital management

KAWASAKI, Japan, July 18, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu today published the CHRO Roundtable Report 2024, a summary of human capital management strategies. To achieve data-driven human capital management that will lead to enhanced corporate value, Fujitsu Limited has conducted Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) Roundtable meetings every year since April 2022. […]

Fujitsu-sponsored professional golfer Ayaka Furue victorious in the Amundi Evian Championship

KAWASAKI, Japan, July 16, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Fujitsu-sponsored professional golfer Ayaka Furue triumphed at the Amundi Evian Championship, which took place at the Evian Resort Golf Club in France, from July 11th-14th. Never giving up despite the challenges, we were deeply impressed by her incredible comeback victory in this major tournament. […]

Neste and Mitsubishi Corporation agree on strategic partnership to develop supply chains for renewable chemicals and plastics

TOKYO, July 16, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Neste and Mitsubishi Corporation (“MC”) have agreed to establish a strategic partnership focusing on developing value chains for renewable chemicals and plastics for and with Japanese brands. The partners are targeting brands in industries such as food and beverage, apparel, and consumer electronics. Through the […]

Fujitsu and Cohere launch strategic partnership and joint development to provide generative AI for enterprises

Kawasaki, Toronto and San Francisco, July 16, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Today, Fujitsu announced a strategic partnership with Cohere Inc., a security and data privacy-focused enterprise AI company headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco. The strategic partnership will focus on developing and providing large language model (LLM) that enable enterprises to leverage […]

DENSO Hosts Software Strategy Briefing, Shares Company Direction

KARIYA, JAPAN, July 15, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – DENSO CORPORATION, a leading mobility supplier, hosted a software strategy briefing. In recent years, demand has grown for enhanced development of large-scale and advanced onboard software to support intelligent vehicle functions, such as automated driving, electrification, and connected driving. In this context, Atsushi Hayashida, […]

MHI Selected for Inclusion in Two ESG Investment Indices: “FTSE Blossom Japan Index” and “FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index”

TOKYO, July 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been selected for inclusion in two investment indices based on outstanding ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance of Japanese business corporations: the “FTSE Blossom Japan Index” and “FTSE Blossom Japan Sector Relative Index.” Both indices are based on the […]

TGR Announces Upgraded GR86 and Limited Special-edition Model

Toyota City, Japan, July 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announced today that it has upgraded the GR86 for improved turning performance and easier upper-limit handling, deepening the unique driving feel of a GR vehicle. Orders are now being accepted by Toyota vehicle dealers across Japan, with sales set […]

“LEQEMBI” Lecanemab) Approved for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in Israel

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 12, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that humanized anti-soluble aggregated amyloid-beta (Aβ) monoclonal antibody “LEQEMBI®” (generic name: lecanemab) has been approved in Israel as a treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Treatment with LEQEMBI should be initiated in patients with mild […]

“LEQEMBI” (Lecanemab) Approved for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in Hong Kong

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. announced today that the Department of Health in HongKong has approved humanized anti-soluble aggregated amyloid-beta (Aβ) monoclonal antibody “LEQEMBI®” (brand name in Hong Kong: generic name: lecanemab) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Treatment with LEQEMBI […]

World-first Trial of New Technology to Recycle CO2 Emissions from Steel Production Begins at ArcelorMittal Gent, Belgium

TOKYO, July 8, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – ArcelorMittal and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) are working with a climate tech company, D-CRBN, to trial a new technology to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) captured at ArcelorMittal’s plant in Gent, Belgium into carbon monoxide which can be used in steel and chemical production. This […]

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing back in Brazil

TOKYO, July 5, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing resumes its challenge for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) titles when the second half of the 2024 season begins in Brazil with the 6 Hours of Sao Paulo on 14 July. A remarkable Le Mans 24 Hours last month saw the […]

World’s first observation of magnetic fields of individual lattice planes achieved using Hitachi’s atomic-resolution holography electron microscope

TOKYO, July 4, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi), Kyushu University, RIKEN, and HREM Research Inc. (HREM) today announced the world’s first observation of magnetic fields of individual lattice planes.(1) This was achieved by using Hitachi’s atomic-resolution holography electron microscope and a method enabling magnetic field observation of samples […]

World’s first(1) supply chain established for more sustainable polyester fiber based on CO2-derived material as well as renewable and bio-based materials

TOKYO, July 4, 2024 – (JCN Newswire via SeaPRwire.com) – A consortium of seven companies across five countries has jointly established a supply chain for more sustainable polyester fiber. Instead of fossil materials, renewable and bio-based materials as well as materials produced via carbon capture and utilization (CCU para-xylene)(2) will be used in the manufacturing […]