Sources: Nissan Considered Paying Juffali Directly

Sources: Nissan considered paying Juffali directly

Japanese prosecutors are expected to soon indict former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn on another charge -- aggravated breach of trust. Friday is the last day of Ghosn's detention period.

Ghosn is suspected of paying about 15 million dollars to a company run by Saudi businessman Khaled Al-Juffali for helping him with credit guarantees needed for his personal investment losses. He was served a fresh warrant last month on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust.

Tepco To Directly Probe Suspected Fuel Debris

TEPCO to directly probe suspected fuel debris

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it's ready to make the first direct contact with suspected fuel debris inside a reactor. It says it will use a rod-shaped device to touch the debris to check its condition. The eventual goal is to remove the debris as part of the effort to scrap the plant crippled in the 2011 accident.

Tokyo Electric Power Company told a meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority on Monday that it will carry out the operation at the No. 2 reactor between mid- and late February.

Lexus To Skip Plug-in Hybrids, Move Directly To Fuel-cell And Full-electric Powertrains

Lexus to Skip Plug-In Hybrids, Move Directly to Fuel-Cell and Full-Electric Powertrains

Lexus plans to skip plug-in hybrid technology and move directly to fuel-cell and full-electric vehicles, according to an Auto Express interview with Lexus Europe vice-president Alain Uyttenhoven:

Uyttenhoven told Auto Express at the Frankfurt Motor Show: "We do not need to have plug-in hybrid vehicles. It's a loophole in the market. We will reach the [CO2] targets without them."

New Brother Portable Scanner Sends Docs Directly To Evernote, Facebook And Flickr

New Brother portable scanner sends docs directly to Evernote, Facebook and FlickrBrother International Corporation, a leader in business technology, today announced the launch of the ImageCenter™ ADS-1500W, the flagship model in their new series of compact scanners for small office/home office (SOHO) and small business users. With the introduction of this series of compact desktop scanners, Brother now offers a complete lineup of scanners including newly redesigned mobile scanner models and an award-winning1 series of workgroup scanners.

Scan-to-process – Scan Directly Into The Workflow From The Fujitsu Scansnap N1800

Scan-to-Process – Scan directly into the workflow from the Fujitsu ScanSnap N1800Businesses that deploy the Fujitsu ScanSnap N1800 network scanner will soon be able to implement the “Scan-to-Process” concept with even greater ease in order to integrate paper documents directly into their digital business processes. Documentrecognition and data capture specialist ABBYY Europe is developing, and will shortly introduce, a connector to the Fujitsu network scanner that enables companies to incorporate business documents flexibly into business processes – even across departmental lines.