Yen Retreats After Comments By Fed Chair

Yen retreats after comments by Fed chair

A strongly-worded speech by the head of the US Federal Reserve has caused the yen to retreat from a 5-month high against the dollar.

Jerome Powell insisted the central bank won't bend to pressure from Washington, easing speculation about an interest rate cut. His comments reduced demand for the Japanese currency.

French Media Report Nissan Chair Ghosn's Arrest

French media report Nissan chair Ghosn's arrest

The arrest of Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn is causing ripples in France.
French media have widely reported the news.
The TV station FRANCE 24 reported it as breaking news on Monday.

Ghosn is also chairman and chief executive of French automaker Renault, which has a stake in Nissan.
The television said Ghosn was nicknamed "Le Cost Killer" and that he played a key role in turning around the formerly troubled Japanese automaker.

Sharp's Chair Charges Mobiles With Solar Electricity

Sharp's Chair Charges Mobiles With Solar ElectricitySharp Corp announced Oct 26, 2016, that it has developed the "Solar Charging Stand," an outdoor chair equipped with a solar panel, rechargeable battery, etc.
It is possible to charge a mobile device (e.g. smartphone) via a USB port on the rear side of the seat while sitting on the chair and drinking coffee, etc.

Nissan Develops An Autonomous Chair For People Who Can’t Stand Waiting In Line

Nissan develops an autonomous chair for people who can’t stand waiting in lineNissan today unveiled the latest in a series of innovations designed to bring the benefits of its Intelligent Mobility blueprint to the daily lives of customers. Following the success of the Intelligent Parking Chair earlier this year, the newly developed ProPILOT Chair negotiates waiting in line on behalf of its occupant, sparing them the hassle of standing in line.

Wearable Chair Lets Surgeons Sit During Long Surgeries

Wearable Chair Lets Surgeons Sit During Long SurgeriesThere are many jobs that require us to sit at our desk for long hours, and since it’s not particularly healthy to keep sitting for long hours, many have discovered alternatives so that we go about our jobs but also care about our health. For example, someone with a desk job can go for a standing desk, this allows them to get their work done without having to sit for too long.

This Chair Will Hug You

This Chair Will Hug You When Nobody Else Wants ToThe worst possible feeling is the one that you are alone in the world. The good news is that, thanks to a bunch of Japanese inventors, those who have $419 (€331) to spare can have a chair hug them whenever, wherever.