Panasonic 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, 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.
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.
Renowned 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 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 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.
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.