Kansai Leaders Snub Gov Call For Reactor Restart Support

Kansai Leaders Snub Govt Call for Reactor Restart SupportLocal government leaders in the Kansai western Japan region voiced opposition on Saturday to the restart of nuclear reactors at the Oi plant in nearby Fukui Prefecture, despite central government officials' call for support.
At a meeting of the local leaders in the city of Osaka, disaster management minister Goshi Hosono asked them to agree to the reactivation of the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors at Kansai Electric Power Co.'s <9503> Oi nuclear power plant.

Canon Pixma Printers Now Support Google Cloud Print

Canon PIXMA MG8250Canon has today announced that select models of the Canon PIXMA All-In-One inkjet printer line-up will now support Google Cloud Print™, providing driver-free printing from a PC, tablet or select mobile devices to any Google Cloud Print™ ready printer.

Micro-surgery Support System For Neurosurgery

Micro-surgery support system for neurosurgeryAt Techno Frontier 2010, The University of Tokyo's Mitsuishi-Sugita Laboratory exhibited a "micro-surgery support system for neurosurgery."

"Today, we're doing a demo that simulates bypass surgery on a blood vessel in the brain. This operation is to reconnect a blocked blood vessel near the brain's surface. We've installed an artificial blood vessel, 1mm wide, and in this demo, we're suturing it."

Trampoline Game Interface As An Exercise Support System

Trampoline Game Interface As An Exercise Support SystemThis exercise support system uses movement on the trampoline as input in a virtual space. Under development by a research group at Tsukuba University, the latest version allows for a wider range of movements in the game world. In addition to the forward, balancing, and jumping motions which were available in the previous version, the user can now input sideways and backward motions.

Geisha Express Thanks For Postquake Support In London Parade

Geisha express thanks for postquake support in London paradeAround 20 Japanese, including geisha and ''maiko'' apprentice geisha, took part in a London parade on Sunday, expressing gratitude for support in the wake of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.  

Holding a banner reading ''Arigato'' (Thank you), the women wearing green kimonos drew applause and cheers from spectators of the parade celebrating St. Patrick's Day.  

Sigma Announces Details Of Support Program For Full-price Sd1 Buyers

Sigma announces details of support program for full-price SD1 buyersSigma announced the SD1 Point Support Program, which is designed to compensate loyal SD1 users who purchased the 46-megapixel DSLR camera at its original price, prior to the price reduction that was announced Feb. 8.

Each SD1 owner who registers and qualifies for the SD1 Point Support Program prior to May 31, 2012 will be given a total of 40 points to be redeemed for new Sigma products. Eligible products are allocated points toward this system based on the product's market price as of Feb. 8, 2012. A list of products and point designations will be supplied to SD1 owners once registration is complete.

Infiniti Round By Round Bracket Challenge Supports Coaches Vs. Cancer Charity Program With Up To $700,000 Donation

Infiniti Round by Round Bracket Challenge Supports Coaches vs. Cancer Charity Program With up to $700,000 DonationFor the second year in a row, Infiniti is sponsoring the "Round by Round" bracket game to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer, which is a collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), with a sizable increase in the target donation amount for the fight against cancer. Fan participation will again determine the final amount given, up to a possible $700,000 total.

Akb48 Members Take Stage In Beijing To Thank China For Quake Support

AKB48 members take stage in Beijing to thank China for quake supportSix members of Japanese all-girl pop group AKB48 took the stage in Beijing on Friday in a mini concert, expressing gratitude for support provided by Chinese people following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.   The AKB48 members performed three songs in front of around 500 fans in the concert, held as part of an event to show Japan's resilience after the disaster and support devastated areas in northeastern Japan by displaying local specialties.

Fujitsu Mobile Phones Boost Diabetic Support Services

Fujitsu Mobile Phones Boost Diabetic Support ServicesFujitsu today announced the addition of a Free Plan to its existing Karada Life Diabetes Support services, which encompass a broad range of services that help diabetics maintain healthy habits and assist them with treatments.

From last year, Karada Life Diabetes Support service began offering a fee-based cloud service that works with a blood glucose monitor paired with Fujitsu-manufactured mobile phones to automatically record and help manage blood glucose data.