In a time when Nissan has filed a civil suit against former chairman Carlos Ghosn, is suffering from a sales slump, and is losing millions of dollars, the company has dropped a surprise album. Unlike Elon Musk's song, which has EDM vibes, Nissan's aural soundtrack is of a more relaxed nature and is aimed at a much younger demographic. Nissan Leaf Dream Drive is a string of lullabies created with sounds from electric cars and internal combustion vehicles.
Parents know that a car ride is a great way to get kids to sleep. But that approach emits CO2, and therefore contributes to climate change. So, for parents who don't have a fully electric car like the Leaf, Nissan created an album that emulates the experience of riding in a car.
Sakamoto Maaya's new song "Clover" has been picked up as the opening theme for anime 'Arte' to premiere in April.
'Arte' is based on a manga by Ookubo Kei that was serialized in 'Gekkan Comic Zenon.' Set in Florence during the 16th century, it tells the story about a young girl named Arte who dreams of becoming an artist.
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics say hydrogen fuel will be used for parts of the torch relay in an effort to promote clean energy and raise awareness of environmental issues.
The torch relay is scheduled to start on March 26 at the J-Village soccer stadium in Fukushima Prefecture. The complex was an operational base for decommissioning work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
SID's new song "delete" has been picked up as the opening theme for TV anime 'Nanatsu no Taizai' ('The Seven Deadly Sins') beginning in January.
The band performed "delete" for the first time during the finale of their nationwide tour 'SID TOUR 2019 -Shounin Yokkyu-' last month at Tokyo International Forum. On the song, the members commented, "'delete' is a message to people who want to delete their 'past' or 'present' as well as a representation of those living strongly."
Thanks to online communities and online store fronts that anyone can create without much oversight, it seems that some of these services are being abused. In a report from Motherboard, it appears that Sony’s PlayStation Network was recently abused, where it was discovered that someone had used the online gaming service to sell drugs.
The report cites an FBI warrant that was applied for back in October, where it compelled Sony to hand over information on a PS4 user who was apparently part of a cocaine distribution network. The warrant asked for information such as what games the alleged drug dealer played and even his progress in them.
It was back in April this year that Google enabled Android devices running version 7.0 and up to effectively double as a physical security key for accessing Google services like Gmail. The company is now expanding the same ability to iOS. This means that an Android device can now be used as a physical two factor authentication security key to verify log-ins made on iOS devices.
When the feature was first launched in this year, it only worked with Windows 10, macOS, and Chrome OS devices. However, the process is a bit different on iOS compared to these devices. It doesn’t use Chrome to communicate with the device, it Android device will use the Smart Lock app from Google instead.
Modern vehicles are loaded with safety features and for the majority of motorists, a simple hatch or crossover can tick most, if not all boxes. However, what if you're in the market for a car priced under $15,000 but don't want something new nor a used vehicle with heaps of miles on it? You could take a look at this 2002 Honda Accord Coupe.
King & Prince's new song "Kaze ni Nore" will be used as the new CM song for Benesse Corporation's 'Shinken Zemi' starting February 8.
The CM stars comedian Degawa Tetsuro who shows the appeal of the evolution of Shinken Zemi's teaching materials. The CM song "Kaze ni Nore" will be included in King & Prince's new single "Kimi wo Matteru" to drop on March 20. On this song, the group commented, "There are days when you want to give up. But you are not alone. You always have family or friends by your side. We recorded 'Kaze ni Nore' hoping that it would support those whoa re chasing after their dreams."