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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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Yeahka wins The Community Chest Award of Excellence

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:58am

HONG KONG, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 29, 2021, YEAHKA LIMITED ("Yeahka" or the "Company", stock code: 9923.HK) won the Award of Excellence at The Community Chest Awards 2020/2021.

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  • HONG KONG, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 29, 2021, YEAHKA LIMITED ("Yeahka" or the "Company", stock code: 9923.HK) won the Award of Excellence at The Community Chest Awards 2020/2021.
  • The award recognizes Yeahka's contributions to Hong Kong's public services over the recent year.
  • The award ceremony was held in the Government House, Hong Kong and chaired by The Community Chest president Charles Yeh Kwong LEE, GBM, JP.
  • Yeahka, a leading payment-based technology platform in China, is committed to build a digital business ecosystem that supports seamless, convenient and reliable payment transactions between merchants and consumers.

Yeahka wins The Community Chest Award of Excellence

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:26am

HONG KONG, Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 29, 2021, YEAHKA LIMITED ("Yeahka" or the "Company", stock code: 9923.HK) won the Award of Excellence at The Community Chest Awards 2020/2021.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 29, 2021, YEAHKA LIMITED ("Yeahka" or the "Company", stock code: 9923.HK) won the Award of Excellence at The Community Chest Awards 2020/2021.
  • The award recognizes Yeahka's contributions to Hong Kong's public services over the recent year.
  • The award ceremony was held in the Government House, Hong Kong and chaired by The Community Chest president Charles Yeh Kwong LEE, GBM, JP.
  • Yeahka, a leading payment-based technology platform in China, is committed to build a digital business ecosystem that supports seamless, convenient and reliable payment transactions between merchants and consumers.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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."

BYJU'S Strengthens Its Executive Team Amid North American Expansion

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:37am

Ranjan brings over a decade of experience to BYJUS FutureSchool, and was responsible for international and global expansion for Amazon and Facebook prior to coming to BYJUS.

Key Points: 
  • Ranjan brings over a decade of experience to BYJUS FutureSchool, and was responsible for international and global expansion for Amazon and Facebook prior to coming to BYJUS.
  • Sajid Shariff will act as SVP, Global Growth after serving as the Head of North America at BYJUs FutureSchool, the fastest-growing ed-tech company in the world.
  • There, he led the companys growth in urban markets after successful rapid expansion into the West U.S.
  • JP Schuerman will lead BYJUS global expansion communication efforts with a mission to establish the company as a well-known, international brand.

Mattex Asia Announces Partnership With Build King

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 8:24am

HONG KONG, Oct 7, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Mattex Asia Development Limited ("Mattex Asia"), a subsidiary of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited (stock code: 00711), today announced that Build King Holdings Limited ("Build King"), a major construction contractor in Hong Kong, has agreed to invest in the company and a cooperation agreement signing ceremony was held this morning.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Oct 7, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Mattex Asia Development Limited ("Mattex Asia"), a subsidiary of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited (stock code: 00711), today announced that Build King Holdings Limited ("Build King"), a major construction contractor in Hong Kong, has agreed to invest in the company and a cooperation agreement signing ceremony was held this morning.
  • Build King will become the strategic shareholder of Mattex Asia and the parties will cooperate in accelerating the digitalisation of processes used in construction material management and procurement.
  • Mattex Asia Development Limited ("Mattex") was found in 2017, as a member of Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Limited (stock code: 00711.HK).
  • Build King Holdings Limited (Stock code: 00240.HK)
    Build King Holdings Limited ("Build King") provides extensive construction services in three main areas: civil engineering work, buildings and environment.

Healthtech Startup Bisu Raises $3.2M in Seed Round, Will Collaborate With ASICS on Future Projects

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:04am

The funding will enable Bisu to bring to market Bisu Body Coach , a portable "home health lab" for personalized nutrition and lifestyle advice through easy, accurate urine and saliva testing.

Key Points: 
  • The funding will enable Bisu to bring to market Bisu Body Coach , a portable "home health lab" for personalized nutrition and lifestyle advice through easy, accurate urine and saliva testing.
  • Bisu also reached an agreement with ASICS Corporation to collaborate on health and fitness service initiatives.
  • Bisu Body Coach consists of a disposable test stick and a reader that syncs with a companion smartphone app.
  • Bisu is a health IoT startup developing at-home health tracking devices using microfluidic "lab-on-a-chip" technology.

An upcoming innovation that will allow you to develop DApps and Blockchain service with No-Code within 10 minutes

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 5:34pm

Bunzz is the world's first platform that allows users to develop DApps in no-code and without any prior knowledge of blockchain.

Key Points: 
  • Bunzz is the world's first platform that allows users to develop DApps in no-code and without any prior knowledge of blockchain.
  • DApps which are decentralized applications based on blockchain technology such as NFT and DeFi, has attracted the attention of numerous developers and investors.
  • However, new companies and entry-level developers have found it hard to dive into blockchain because it requires a high level of expertise.
  • Alternatively, a "module that generates ERC20" and a "lending function module" can be used to develop a "lending type DeFi service".

Notice Regarding Nidec Corporation’s Board Resolution on Selection for TSE’s New “Prime Market” Segment

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 12:30am

KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On July 9, 2021, Nidec Corporation (the Company) received an initial assessment result from the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) regarding the listing criteria for the bourse's new market segments, which confirmed that the Company fulfilled the requirements for listing on the bourse's main Prime Market board.

Key Points: 
  • KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On July 9, 2021, Nidec Corporation (the Company) received an initial assessment result from the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) regarding the listing criteria for the bourse's new market segments, which confirmed that the Company fulfilled the requirements for listing on the bourse's main Prime Market board.
  • Based on these results, the Company's board of directors resolved at its meeting held on October 3, 2021 to select to list on the Prime Market as the TSE transitions to three new market segments with tighter listing criteria, and to submit the relevant applications.
  • Going forward, the Company will adhere to the prescribed procedures stipulated in the TSE application schedule.