Tokyo

Taketomi Town Partners With Bespoke to Adopt an AI City Chatbot

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

TOKYO, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bespoke , creators of the industry-leading AI-powered chatbot Bebot , today launched a chatbot providing quick and accurate answers about city services and tourism sites to English and Japanese-speaking residents and visitors of Taketomi Town.

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  • TOKYO, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bespoke , creators of the industry-leading AI-powered chatbot Bebot , today launched a chatbot providing quick and accurate answers about city services and tourism sites to English and Japanese-speaking residents and visitors of Taketomi Town.
  • Taketomi Town is a town in Okinawa Prefecture that encompasses all of the Yaeyama Islands, excluding Ishigaki, Senkaku, and Yonaguni Islands.
  • In addition, visitors to Taketomi Town can receive tourism information about attractions, activities, restaurants, accommodation and shops.
  • "As the Taketomi Town Office is located on Ishigaki Island, residents will need to commute via ferry to reach the town office.

MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc., Announces its latest Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:05pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq CM: MRM), a Japanese based holistic healthcare Company (the Company), today announced its major Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs, updated for the month of September 2021.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq CM: MRM), a Japanese based holistic healthcare Company (the Company), today announced its major Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs, updated for the month of September 2021.
  • Data is provided for all salons for which comparative financial and customer data is available and excludes certain salons where such information is not available.
  • The following monthly KPIs provide insight into the business fundamentals and progress of the Company, updated for the month of September 2021.
  • The number of salons with data decreases when we close salons with data available and increases as we open salons with such data.

Online Automotive Retailer Vroom Launches New TV Spot Featuring All Star Julius Randle

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:00pm

Vroom , Inc. (Nasdaq:VRM), a leading ecommerce platform for buying and selling used vehicles, today announced the release of its newest broadcast spot featuring New York basketball All-Star Julius Randle.

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  • Vroom , Inc. (Nasdaq:VRM), a leading ecommerce platform for buying and selling used vehicles, today announced the release of its newest broadcast spot featuring New York basketball All-Star Julius Randle.
  • The ability to choose from such a wide variety of cars and have them delivered directly to my door fits my lifestyle perfectly.
  • Live sports continues to be a great opportunity for us to introduce Vroom to a large, highly-engaged audience, said Peter Scherr, Chief Marketing Officer, Vroom.
  • Vroom is an innovative, end-to-end ecommerce platform designed to offer a better way to buy and a better way to sell used cars.

Martha Stewart and Marquee Brands Announce the Launch of NFT Boutique FRESH Mint

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

BOSTON and LONDON, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur and cultural icon Martha Stewart has made her first foray into the new world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with the launch of her digital boutique, FRESH Mint. Collections will be launched in partnership with leading NFT provider Tokns Commerce, Inc.

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  • I see NFTs as a new canvas for creativity and Blockchain as a vehicle to protect artists' IP and support their incredible work," said Martha Stewart.
  • In 2019, Marquee Brands acquired the Martha Stewart brand, which reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month.
  • Martha Stewart is the Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and America's most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher.
  • Tokns Commerce is privately funded and growing rapidly to support partners like Team GB,culturaliconMartha Stewart and other global brands.

Martha Stewart and Marquee Brands Announce the Launch of NFT Boutique FRESH Mint

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

BOSTON and LONDON, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur and cultural icon Martha Stewart has made her first foray into the new world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with the launch of her digital boutique, FRESH Mint. Collections will be launched in partnership with leading NFT provider Tokns Commerce, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • I see NFTs as a new canvas for creativity and Blockchain as a vehicle to protect artists' IP and support their incredible work," said Martha Stewart.
  • In 2019, Marquee Brands acquired the Martha Stewart brand, which reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month.
  • Martha Stewart is the Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and America's most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher.
  • Tokns Commerce is privately funded and growing rapidly to support partners like Team GB,culturaliconMartha Stewart and other global brands.

MINTIE Provides Proven Worldwide COVID Surge Capacity Solution as International Infection Prevention Week Highlights Tireless Efforts and Bravery of Worldwide Infection Control Community

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 12:00am

We needed as many ECU4s as possible to handle this emergency, so we have made unreasonable demands on MINTIE.

Key Points: 
  • We needed as many ECU4s as possible to handle this emergency, so we have made unreasonable demands on MINTIE.
  • MINTIE provides indoor air quality management, preventative maintenance solutions and portable containment products for airborne particulates, infection control, and bio-security.
  • Established in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) focuses attention on the importance of infection prevention in saving lives and healthcare dollars.
  • APIC has spearheaded this annual effort to highlight the significance of infection prevention among healthcare professionals, administrators, legislators, and consumers.

Making a More Meaningul Trip with Consulting Website Tabimae

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

On October 11th (Mon), a consulting website "Omiyage Memories" filled with Japanese travel information and tips will be launched.

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  • On October 11th (Mon), a consulting website "Omiyage Memories" filled with Japanese travel information and tips will be launched.
  • Tourism and travel industries worldwide have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As vaccinations progress and lockdowns are being lifted around the world, there is a light at the end of the tunnel for travel and tourism.
  • We provide detailed advice to visitors who are planning a trip to Japan according to their wishes and preferences.

Notion Expands Its International Reach, Launching a Localized Japanese Product to Help More Businesses Grow

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:00pm

The expansion in Japan, which includes the Japanese product in beta as well as dedicated customer support in Japanese, has been bolstered by a passionate and vibrant community.

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  • The expansion in Japan, which includes the Japanese product in beta as well as dedicated customer support in Japanese, has been bolstered by a passionate and vibrant community.
  • Users have held their own meetups, created popular online forums, and even written and independently published books about Notion, all while the product was still in English.
  • With this localized version of Notion, we're excited to see more people embrace the power of our platform."
  • Localizing Notion is our first step to help people and companies succeed with Notion."

NEC C&C Foundation Awards 2021 C&C Prize

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 7:56am

Because Dr. Kunihiko Fukushima's achievements were far-sighted and of great magnitude, we believe he is a worthy recipient of the C&C Prize.

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  • Because Dr. Kunihiko Fukushima's achievements were far-sighted and of great magnitude, we believe he is a worthy recipient of the C&C Prize.
  • His tireless commitment to making the dream of autonomously functioning robots into a reality makes him a worthy recipient of the C&C Prize.
  • Each prize winner receives a certificate, a plaque, and a cash award (ten million yen per group).
  • For additional information, please visit The NEC C&C Foundation website at: https://www.candc.or.jp/en/index.html
    NEC Corporation has established itself as a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies while promoting the brand statement of "Orchestrating a brighter world."

Mayors of Lancaster, CA and Namie, Japan Confirm Historic Commitment at Japan's Hydrogen Energy Ministerial

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

LANCASTER, Calif., Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual National Hydrogen Day has capped a week of excitement and progress in the international hydrogen community, starting with the Hydrogen Energy Ministerial on Monday.

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  • LANCASTER, Calif., Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual National Hydrogen Day has capped a week of excitement and progress in the international hydrogen community, starting with the Hydrogen Energy Ministerial on Monday.
  • Though the Ministerial typically provides a global stage for hydrogen advancement, this year, local-level commitments underlined the growing importance of this essential energy resource.
  • Mayor R. Rex Parris of Lancaster and Mayor Kazuhiro Yoshida of Namie were both present at the 2021 Ministerial to confirm their historic commitment and promote their "Smart Sister Cities" initiative to advance clean hydrogen technology at the municipal level.
  • "We urge municipalities around the globe to join our 'Smart Sister Cities' movement towards reducing our emissions and saving our planet."