2020 Honda Civic Type R Gets Data-logging

2020 Honda Civic Type R gets data-logging

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R gets a number of updates over the previous model, plus a wild special edition, but one that Honda just announced is actually for your phone. The company is launching a phone app called LogR that will record vehicle data when you're at a track.

The app connects with the car's on-board computer to display and record various, well, data. The most basic function is as an auxiliary instrument panel displayed on the infotainment screen. It can show oil, water and intake temperatures, oil and boost pressure, and lateral and longitudinal g forces.

Suga: Epidemiologic Data To Be Urgently Collected

Suga: Epidemiologic data to be urgently collected

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the government will quickly obtain necessary epidemiological data about the new coronavirus, including its infection path.

Suga was asked by reporters about the state of an epidemic on Friday. He said a sufficient amount of epidemiological data has yet to be collected. That would enable officials to determine whether the coronavirus has become an epidemic in Japan.

Data Gathering Satellite Launched On H2a Rocket

Data gathering satellite launched on H2A rocket

Japan has put another intelligence-gathering satellite into orbit.

An H2A rocket carrying the satellite was launched from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima, southern Japan at 10:34 Sunday morning.

Ex-air Sdf Official Arrested Over Data Leak

Ex-Air SDF official arrested over data leak

A former senior official of the Air Self-Defense Force has been arrested for allegedly leaking confidential data on US early warning aircraft to a Japanese trading house.

58-year-old Sou Kanno is a former colonel and section chief at the ASDF's Air Development and Test Command.

Thoudands Of Data Storage Media Auctioned Online

Thoudands of data storage media auctioned online

A data-erasing company in Tokyo says a former employee allegedly removed thousands of items, including hard disk drives, and put them up for sale on Internet auctions.

Yuichi Takahashi, a former 51-year-old employee of Broadlink, was arrested last week on suspicion of stealing 12 hard disk drives from the company.

More Hdds With Personal Data Found To Be Auctioned

More HDDs with personal data found to be auctioned

Officials of Kanagawa Prefecture say nine more hard disk drives with taxpayers' personal information are still missing in addition to another nine drives that have been recovered. The 18 HDDs were auctioned away online by a worker of a recycling firm in violation of contracts.

The prefecture is urging the computer leasing company that handled the scrapping to find the missing HDDs.

Job Website Gets 2nd Warning Over Mishandling Data

Job website gets 2nd warning over mishandling data

The operator of a job-hunting website has been slapped with a second warning over improper management of personal data. The company was previously cited for selling information on job-seeking students.

Human-resources services firm Recruit Career operates the job-hunting website Rikunabi. The company estimated how likely it was that student job-seekers would decline employment offers, based on their browsing history.

Suga: Digital Data On Party Cannot Be Restored

Suga: Digital data on party cannot be restored

Japan's top government spokesperson says it is not possible to restore the deleted digital records of a state-funded party hosted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The opposition camp has criticized Abe for inviting many supporters from his constituency to the annual cherry blossom-viewing party.

Asia-pacific Nations Agree To Share Satellite Data

Asia-Pacific nations agree to share satellite data

Representatives of space agencies in the Asia-Pacific region have agreed to create a system to share observational data of Earth in order to make plans for agriculture and disaster prevention.

Officials from more than 30 countries and regions took part in the 4-day meeting of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum in the central city of Nagoya, which closed on Friday.

Train Data To Be Analyzed After Deadly Crash

Train data to be analyzed after deadly crash

Keikyu, the operator of a passenger train involved in a deadly collision with a truck in Yokohama, says it will investigate why the train could not stop in time to avoid the accident.

The express train crashed into a large truck that had been stuck on a rail crossing near Kanagawa-shimmachi Station on the Keikyu Line south of Tokyo on Thursday.

Ntt, Tokyo Metro Eye Big Data Collaboration

NTT, Tokyo Metro eye big data collaboration

Japanese telecom giant NTT and subway operator Tokyo Metro will jointly use big data to help ease congestion during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The firms said on Monday that an artificial intelligence program will analyze location data from mobile phone carrier NTT DoCoMo, and passenger data from Tokyo Metro's ticket gates.

Jaxa: Data Indicates Hayabusa2 Has Landed On Ryugu

JAXA: Data indicates Hayabusa2 has landed on Ryugu

Japan's space agency says it has received data suggesting its space probe Hayabusa2 has landed on the asteroid Ryugu. The probe is on an unprecedented mission to collect underground rock samples.

Hayabusa2 began its descent from an altitude of 20,000 meters on Wednesday morning, Japan time.

Data Problem Found With Another Aegis Ashore Site

Data problem found with another Aegis Ashore site

It has been learned that problematic data was submitted for a Defense Ministry survey of a candidate site in western Japan for the deployment of a missile defense system.

The revelation follows a similar problem at another candidate site in northern Japan.