Panasonic Receives Prestigious Ieee Corporate Innovation Award For Unique Hit Solar Technology

Panasonic Receives Prestigious IEEE Corporate Innovation Award for Unique HIT Solar TechnologyPanasonic was presented with the IEEE Corporate Innovation Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on June 30 at the IEEE Honors Ceremony held in Boston, Mass. Panasonic was cited "for developing and commercializing high-performance heterojunction solar technology (HIT)" by the IEEE, the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

Dc Scores Receives New Toyota Sienna Minivan To Expand After-school Program In Us Capital

2012 Toyota SiennaDC SCORES, which provides award-winning after-school programs for low-income youth in Washington, DC today received a brand new Toyota Sienna as part of the automaker's100 Cars for Good program. The Toyota 100 Cars for Good is a national philanthropic initiative which awards 100 cars to deserving nonprofit organizations with winners selected daily on Facebook for 100 days through August 21.

Japanese Musician Receives 2012 Bach Medal

Japanese musician receives 2012 Bach MedalJapanese conductor and organist Masaaki Suzuki has been awarded the 2012 Bach Medal at a ceremony in the German city of Leipzig.

Suzuki is the first Japanese to receive the award the city has given annually since 2003 to a musician who has contributed to disseminating the works of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Haruki Murakami Receives Honorary Doctorate From Univ Of Hawaii

Haruki Murakami receives honorary doctorate from Univ of HawaiiRenowned Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami received an honorary doctorate from the University of Hawaii at Manoa on Saturday, which was conferred as the university held its graduation ceremony in Honolulu.

Virginia Hinshaw, chief executive officer of the university, said the school conferred the honorary degree because Murakami ''is a distinguished writer known for his enduring compassion and global contributions in postmodern literature.''

Fujitsu Receives 2012 Sap Pinnacle Award

Fujitsu Receives 2012 SAP® Pinnacle AwardFujitsu today announced it is the recipient of a 2012 SAP® Pinnacle award in the "Technology Innovator of the Year" category. The award recognizes Fujitsu's technology partnership with SAP and further underlines Fujitsu's commitment to widening overall availability of the powerful in-memory computing technology from SAP AG.

Fujitsu Receives New Supercomputer Order From Kyushu University

Fujitsu Receives New Supercomputer Order from Kyushu UniversityFujitsu today announced that the Research Institute for Information Technology at Kyushu University has placed orders for a new system(1), consisting of Supercomputer System and High-performance Computational Server System.

The Supercomputer System will use a configuration of Fujitsu's PRIMEHPC FX10 nodes, and the High-performance Computational Server System will employ a cluster configuration of PRIMERGY CX400 x86 servers. Combined, both systems will achieve a total theoretical peak performance of 691.7 teraflops(2), making the new supercomputer system the largest-scale system in the Kyushu region of Japan.

Jaxa Receives N.korea's Launch Invitation

JAXA receives N.Korea's launch invitationJapan's space development agency has received an invitation from North Korea to attend its satellite launch later this month.

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency officials were handed the invitation by members of the Tokyo-based General Association of Korean Residents on Monday.

The invitation was sent under the name of the North's Korean Committee for Space Technology. It calls on JAXA officials to visit the launch site in Cholsan County, Pyongan-pukdo.