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Save the Date: Sony Electronics #BeAlpha Live Online Event

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:19pm

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Join Sony Electronics Inc. for the first #BeAlpha Live Online event of 2021 on Sunday, February 28th.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Join Sony Electronics Inc. for the first #BeAlpha Live Online event of 2021 on Sunday, February 28th.
  • The virtual event for content creators is open to all, and will feature more than 25 exclusive workshops including presentations from Sony ambassadors, live Q&A'S with product experts, interactive live photos shoots and more.
  • Sony Electronics is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America and an affiliate of Sony Corporation (Japan), one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world, with a portfolio that encompasses electronics, music, motion pictures, mobile, gaming, robotics and financial services.
  • Headquartered in San Diego, California, Sony Electronics is a leader in electronics for the consumer and professional markets.

Toshiba Launches Silicon Carbide MOSFET Module That Contributes to Higher Efficiency and Miniaturization of Industrial Equipment

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:00am

*Company names, product names, and service names may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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  • *Company names, product names, and service names may be trademarks of their respective companies.
  • *Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation combines the vigor of a new company with the wisdom of experience.
  • The company looks forward to building on annual sales now surpassing 750-billion yen (US$6.8 billion) and to contributing to a better future for people everywhere.

Sony Electronics Launches FX3 Full-Frame Camera for Cinematic Look and Enhanced Operability for Creators

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:02pm

"The FX3 is the perfect tool for content creators looking to enter the world of cinematography," said Neal Manowitz, deputy president for Imaging Products and Solutions Americas at Sony Electronics.

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  • "The FX3 is the perfect tool for content creators looking to enter the world of cinematography," said Neal Manowitz, deputy president for Imaging Products and Solutions Americas at Sony Electronics.
  • We are excited to add to Sony's Cinema Line and continue to support the world's creators with the best tools possible."
  • Inspired by the color science used in Sony's flagship VENICE camera, S-Cinetone delivers natural mid-tones, plus soft colors and smooth highlights that are essential to create a cinematic look.
  • The new FX3 full-frame Cinema Line camera will be available March 2021 for approximately $3,900 USD and $5,000 CAD.

Northgate Public Services Becomes NEC Software Solutions UK from July 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:59am

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS) today announced a name change that means from July 2021, NPS will become NEC Software Solutions UK.

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  • TOKYO, Feb 22, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS) today announced a name change that means from July 2021, NPS will become NEC Software Solutions UK.
  • NEC Software Solutions UK will remain a separate limited company and will continue to operate from its offices in the UK.
  • We are proud of the company's success and excited for the future as we continue to work with the UK team to drive innovation across the public sector under its new company name, NEC Software Solutions UK."
  • The following changes of company name will take place:
    Northgate Public Services (NPS) has a proven history of developing game changing software for the public sector.

Marvell Storage Solutions Power Toshiba's 18TB Cloud-Scale Capacity HDD

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 1:30pm

This announcement extends the longstanding relationship between Marvell and Toshiba to bring revolutionary storage products to market, and marks a new milestone for the companies following the successful 2019 launch of Toshiba's MG08 16TB capacity HDD with Marvell storage solutions.

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  • This announcement extends the longstanding relationship between Marvell and Toshiba to bring revolutionary storage products to market, and marks a new milestone for the companies following the successful 2019 launch of Toshiba's MG08 16TB capacity HDD with Marvell storage solutions.
  • Toshiba'sMG09 Series HDD product keeps pace with this massive growth in data by offering 18TB of capacity with proven reliability, power efficiency and significant total cost of ownership (TCO) benefits for cloud-scale infrastructure.
  • Marvell provides advanced HDD Read Channel technology with leading-edge areal density gains, and a proven HDD preamplifier product that is designed to enable Toshiba's innovative MAMR architecture.
  • "We are thrilled that our HDD controller and preamplifier products are being used by Toshiba to power their breakthrough MG09 HDD and deliver cloud-optimized performance and features," said Matt Kim, senior director, HDD Product Marketing at Marvell.

Toshiba Announces 18TB MG09 Series Hard Disk Drives

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 2:00am

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) announces the 18TB[1] MG09 Series HDD, Toshibas first HDD models with energy-assisted magnetic recording.

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  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) announces the 18TB[1] MG09 Series HDD, Toshibas first HDD models with energy-assisted magnetic recording.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210217006068/en/
    Toshiba: 18TB MG09 Series hard disk drives (Photo: Business Wire)
    Sample shipments of 18TB MG09 Series HDD to customers are expected to start sequentially at the end of March 2021.
  • With 12.5% more capacity than prior 16TB models, 18TB MG09 CMR drives are compatible with the widest range of applications and operating systems.
  • Toshibas new 18TB MG09 Series delivers new levels of storage density and power efficiency to our cost-conscious cloud-scale and storage solutions customers.

Czech Hydrometeorological Institute puts NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into operation

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 5:36am

TOKYO, Feb 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) put an NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into service.

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  • TOKYO, Feb 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (CHMI) put an NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer into service.
  • The SX-Aurora TSUBASA supercomputer was delivered by NEC Deutschland GmbH in September 2020 and operational readiness was declared in December 2020.
  • "We are very happy to bring the new NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA into operation.
  • The Czech Hydrometeorological Institute is the Czech Republic's central government institution for the fields of air quality, hydrology, water quality, climatology and meteorology, performing this function as an objective specialized service.

YAMAHA MOTOR: Consolidated Business Results Summary — Fiscal Year 2020 Ending December 31 —

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 7:00am

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) announces consolidated business results for the full fiscal year.

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  • Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) announces consolidated business results for the full fiscal year.
  • Net sales were 1,471.3 billion yen (a decrease of 193.5 billion yen, or 11.6% compared with the previous fiscal year).
  • Operating income was 81.7 billion yen (a decrease of 33.7 billion yen, or 29.2%), ordinary income was 87.7 billion yen (a decrease of 31.8 billion yen, or 26.6%), and net income attributable to owners of parent was 53.1 billion yen (a decrease of 22.7 billion yen, or 29.9%) .
  • Forecast of Consolidated Business Results for the next fiscal year ending December 31, 2021

HDD Industry Tops 1ZB Shipped Annually for the First Time¹ as Toshiba Leads the Nearline HDD Market in Average Capacity Growth Again

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 6:00pm

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) today announces that Toshiba, a committed technology leader, led all HDD companies in year-on-year Nearline HDD average capacity growth in 2020.

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  • Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) today announces that Toshiba, a committed technology leader, led all HDD companies in year-on-year Nearline HDD average capacity growth in 2020.
  • "Toshiba has done an admirable job of leveraging its industry-first 9-disk helium design to introduce competitive Nearline HDD products in a timely fashion.
  • Proliferation of digital content being created and replicated has led to an explosive growth of data centers around the world.
  • The meteoric climb in capacity shipped is a testament to the HDD industrys ability to deliver the most cost-effective and performance delivering storage medium in the market.

SMBC Launches Sustainability-Linked Loan for Overseas Japanese Customers

Friday, February 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) (President and Group CEO: Makoto Takashima) announced today the launch of Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL) financing for its overseas Japanese customers ESG (1) and SDGs (2) related activities.

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  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) (President and Group CEO: Makoto Takashima) announced today the launch of Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL) financing for its overseas Japanese customers ESG (1) and SDGs (2) related activities.
  • This is the first SLL financing arranged by SMBC for an overseas Japanese customer.
  • As announced on April 13, 2020, SMBC Group including SMBC has established SMBC Group GREEN GLOBE 2030, a ten-year plan that extends to 2030 based on the Sustainability Statement.
  • Based on the Sustainability Statement, SMBC will engage and act together with customers and other stakeholders to contribute to the global transformation into a better society.