Hakuho's Rise Started With A Near-miraculous Turn Of Luck

Hakuho's rise started with a near-miraculous turn of luckIt has already been seven-and-a-half years since Hakuho was promoted to yokozuna at age 22. I wrote about him in this column after I watched him perform his first “hono dohyo-iri” (ring-entering ceremony dedicated to the god of the shrine) at Tokyo’s Meiji Jingu shrine. He had just won his third championship at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in May 2007.

Near-future Sensing Technologies Exhibited At Show

Near-future Sensing Technologies Exhibited at ShowMany near-future sensing technologies were exhibited at Sensor Expo Japan 2014, which took place from Sept 17 to 19, 2014, in Tokyo.
Especially, technologies for obtaining data on humans were drawing attention as well as technologies related to them.

Subaru Rally Team Usa’s David Higgins Caps Off Near-perfect Season With Victory At Lake Superior Performance Rally

Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins Caps Off Near-Perfect Season with Victory at Lake Superior Performance RallySubaru driver and four-time Rally America Champion David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew put an authoritative stamp on a near-perfect 2014 season with a win at the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR), their seventh of the season from eight events. Higgins was locked in a tight battle at LSPR with Subaru Rally Team USA teammate Travis Pastrana for a majority of the treacherously wet and muddy Houghton, Michigan based rally.

Toshiba: Ssds Will Be Cheaper Than Near-line Hdds In 2025

Toshiba: SSDs Will Be Cheaper Than Near-line HDDs in 2025Toshiba Corp organized a meeting to explain its semiconductor/storage business at its headquarters in Tokyo Sept 29, 2014.
Yasuo Naruke, executive officer, corporate executive vice president of Toshiba, and president of Semiconductor & Storage Products Company, took the podium and explained strategies for its NAND flash memories, storage devices (SSDs/HDDs), discrete and logic semiconductors, etc.

Honda Exec Says Us Market Near Capacity

Honda exec says US market near capacityIs there a point in the US auto industry where companies should start considering the welfare of their customers ahead of selling more cars? American Honda Executive Vice President of Sales John Mendel thinks that level exists, and we may be getting very close to it.

Oil Wholesaler Builds Solar Plant Near Coal Mine

Oil Wholesaler Builds Solar Plant Near Coal MineHiraoka Sekiyu is an oil dealer based in Jizohamacho, Kishiwada City, Osaka Prefecture. It faces Hannan Port. It has two mega (large-scale) solar power plants in eastern and western Japan. In the east is the 2MW-output plant in Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture, and in the west is the 2.75MW (2MW + 0.75MW systems)-output plant in Arao City, Kumamoto Prefecture (Fig. 1).

Apple Carplay: Coming Soon To A Toyota Near You

Apple CarPlay: coming soon to a Toyota near youApple’s CarPlay software will soon bring the iPhone experience to new Toyota models.
Come 2015, you’ll be able to get the iPhone experience you love in your Toyota with Apple CarPlay.
Apple revealed the ‘iOS in your car’ tech earlier this month, confirming Toyota is a partner in the project.