Economy of Japan

NEC X and Alchemist Accelerator Announce Partnership to Speed Successful Startup Launches

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:02am

NEC X provides its Corporate Accelerator Program (CAP) together with AlchemistX, Alchemist\'s corporate innovation accelerator, to speed the development of early-stage startups.\n"Our CAP has evolved by leveraging the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem," said Shige Ihara, CEO of NEC X.

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  • NEC X provides its Corporate Accelerator Program (CAP) together with AlchemistX, Alchemist\'s corporate innovation accelerator, to speed the development of early-stage startups.\n"Our CAP has evolved by leveraging the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem," said Shige Ihara, CEO of NEC X.
  • Additionally, NEC X CAP graduates have the option to join Alchemist for further growth and investment opportunity.
  • Alchemist has access to NEC X\'s early-stage startups using cutting-edge technologies from NEC R&D.\n"We are excited to partner with NEC X--we think the synergies are strong.
  • "\nAdditionally, NEC X and Alchemist are pleased to announce the graduation of new windowMetabob at the Alchemist 27th Demo Day today.

Mitsubishi Power Achieves #1 Market Share Globally in the First Quarter of 2021 According to McCoy Power Report

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:03pm

b"Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, captured the top market share by megawatts in the first quarter of 2021 with a global gas turbine market share of 29.0% according to McCoy Power Reports data.

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  • b"Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, captured the top market share by megawatts in the first quarter of 2021 with a global gas turbine market share of 29.0% according to McCoy Power Reports data.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005731/en/\nMitsubishi Power secured top share of the heavy-duty gas turbine market, led by its M501JAC gas turbines.
  • (Credit: Mitsubishi Power)\nMitsubishi Power's high market share results from its strong project execution track record, high performance, and product reliability.
  • Mitsubishi Power has extensive experience with large gas turbines, including the F, G and J series.

Toyota Strengthens Funding to 11 Local and National AAPI Organizations with $1 Million in Additional Grants

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'PLANO, Texas, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Empowering young people to envision their full potential, to achieve a future without limits that\'s the kind of mindset Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), working with community partners such as Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholars (APIA Scholars), is striving to accelerate.\nAnd it\'s so much more than education alone.

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  • b'PLANO, Texas, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Empowering young people to envision their full potential, to achieve a future without limits that\'s the kind of mindset Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), working with community partners such as Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholars (APIA Scholars), is striving to accelerate.\nAnd it\'s so much more than education alone.
  • "By focusing our work in these priority areas, we\'re helping eliminate barriers so that members of all generations can thrive.
  • Employees are also using Toyota4Good to raise awareness and funds for the COVID-19 crisis in India.\nToyota\'s employee resource group, Toyota Asian American Society in Alliance (TAASiA) has membership consisting of both AAPI employees and their allies.
  • TAASiA organizes virtual events to celebrate and educate people about Asian culture and heritage, and also helps drive business decisions and cross-company collaboration.\n'

NEC X and Alchemist Accelerator Announce Partnership to Speed Successful Startup Launch

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEC X provides its Corporate Accelerator Program (CAP) together with AlchemistX, Alchemist\xe2\x80\x99s corporate innovation accelerator, to speed the development of early-stage startups.\n\xe2\x80\x9cOur CAP has evolved by leveraging the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem,\xe2\x80\x9d said Shige Ihara, CEO of NEC X.

Key Points: 
  • NEC X provides its Corporate Accelerator Program (CAP) together with AlchemistX, Alchemist\xe2\x80\x99s corporate innovation accelerator, to speed the development of early-stage startups.\n\xe2\x80\x9cOur CAP has evolved by leveraging the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem,\xe2\x80\x9d said Shige Ihara, CEO of NEC X.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cFrom its establishment in 2018 to the present, NEC X has gone from being a new startup itself, to seeding 23 potential new ventures.
  • Additionally, NEC X CAP graduates have the option to join Alchemist for further growth and investment opportunity.
  • Alchemist has access to NEC X\xe2\x80\x99s early-stage startups using cutting-edge technologies from NEC R&D.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are excited to partner with NEC X\xe2\x80\x95we think the synergies are strong.

Mitsubishi Power Achieves #1 Market Share Globally in the First Quarter of 2021 According to McCoy Power Report

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:29am

b'YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 13, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, captured the top market share by megawatts in the first quarter of 2021 with a global gas turbine market share of 29.0% according to McCoy Power Reports data.

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  • b'YOKOHAMA, Japan, May 13, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, captured the top market share by megawatts in the first quarter of 2021 with a global gas turbine market share of 29.0% according to McCoy Power Reports data.
  • Mitsubishi Power has extensive experience with large gas turbines, including the F, G and J series.
  • The order also underscores Mitsubishi Power\'s deep commitment to the CIS region.\n"Mitsubishi Power continues to be recognized as both a market and industry leader, once again receiving top global market share behind the strength of the JAC," said Ken Kawai, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Power.
  • "\n*This is based on the McCoy Power Report in the United States, which provides detailed market research.

Tokyu Corporation, L Catterton Real Estate, and Tokyu Department Store Agree to Strategic Partnership Regarding the Development Project in Dogenzaka 2-Chome 24, Shibuya, Japan

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:00am

To ensure this facility becomes a symbol of Tokyu Group\'s next 100 years, we are committed to furthering Shibuya as the \'Entertainment City\' throughout the Project.

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  • To ensure this facility becomes a symbol of Tokyu Group\'s next 100 years, we are committed to furthering Shibuya as the \'Entertainment City\' throughout the Project.
  • In Shibuya, Tokyu Department Store will meet various food needs through "Shibuya Tokyu Food Show" which will be renovated in July, "Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs Toyoko Noren-gai," and "Tokyu Food Show Edge.
  • LCRE provides differentiated operating and strategic support to its partners, all focused on enhancing value and investment returns to the benefit of all stakeholders.
  • Some notable projects include Ginza SIX in Ginza Tokyo, the Miami Design District in Miami, and the Amazing Brentwood in Burnaby, British Colombia.\n'

Tokyu Corporation, L Catterton Real Estate, and Tokyu Department Store Agree to Strategic Partnership Regarding the Development Project in Dogenzaka 2-Chome 24, Shibuya, Japan

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 10:00am

To ensure this facility becomes a symbol of Tokyu Group\'s next 100 years, we are committed to furthering Shibuya as the \'Entertainment City\' throughout the Project.

Key Points: 
  • To ensure this facility becomes a symbol of Tokyu Group\'s next 100 years, we are committed to furthering Shibuya as the \'Entertainment City\' throughout the Project.
  • In Shibuya, Tokyu Department Store will meet various food needs through "Shibuya Tokyu Food Show" which will be renovated in July, "Shibuya Hikarie ShinQs Toyoko Noren-gai," and "Tokyu Food Show Edge.
  • LCRE provides differentiated operating and strategic support to its partners, all focused on enhancing value and investment returns to the benefit of all stakeholders.
  • Some notable projects include Ginza SIX in Ginza Tokyo, the Miami Design District in Miami, and the Amazing Brentwood in Burnaby, British Colombia.\n'

Showa Denko Announces 2021 First Quarter Financial Results

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:30am

b'TOKYO, May 13, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K.

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  • b'TOKYO, May 13, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K.
  • (SDK; TSE:4004) today announced its 2021 first quarter financial results.\nShowa Denko K.K.
  • (SDK; TSE:4004, ADR:SHWDY) is a major manufacturer of chemical products serving from heavy industry to computers and electronics.
  • For more information, please visit www.sdk.co.jp/english/.\nShowa Denko K.K., CSR & Corporate Communication Office, Tel: +81-3-5470-3235\n'

Kioxia Announces Expansion of Yokohama Technology Campus and New Research Center to Strengthen Research and Technology Development and Promote Open Innovation

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:30am

b"Kioxia Corporation , the world leader in memory solutions, today announced a 20 billion yen investment to expand its Technology Development Building at its Yokohama Technology Campus and to establish its new Shin-Koyasu Advanced Research Center.

Key Points: 
  • b"Kioxia Corporation , the world leader in memory solutions, today announced a 20 billion yen investment to expand its Technology Development Building at its Yokohama Technology Campus and to establish its new Shin-Koyasu Advanced Research Center.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210512006128/en/\nArtist's impression of Yokohama Technology Campus Technology Development Building (Graphic: Business Wire)\nAt the Yokohama Technology Campus, the expanded Technology Development Building will nearly double the space of the current facility, allowing Kioxia to expand its product evaluation capabilities that will, in turn, increase its product quality.
  • The expanded facility will also provide space for an increased workforce to strengthen product development in the future.
  • In April 2017, its predecessor Toshiba Memory was spun off from Toshiba Corporation, the company that invented NAND flash memory in 1987.

Mitsubishi Electric Introduces Qualtrics EmployeeXM to Transform the Workplace and Deliver Better Experiences for Employees

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00am

1 Experience Management (XM) Platform and creator of the Experience Management (XM) category, announced today that Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, a leading worldwide manufacturer in the electric and electronic space, has selected Qualtrics EmployeeXMto help design and improve the experiences they deliver to their employees around the world.\nMitsubishi Electric will use the Qualtrics platform to gauge employee engagement and observe and understand shorter-term trends.

Key Points: 
  • 1 Experience Management (XM) Platform and creator of the Experience Management (XM) category, announced today that Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, a leading worldwide manufacturer in the electric and electronic space, has selected Qualtrics EmployeeXMto help design and improve the experiences they deliver to their employees around the world.\nMitsubishi Electric will use the Qualtrics platform to gauge employee engagement and observe and understand shorter-term trends.
  • The Qualtrics EmployeeXM platform will launch first at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation but is also expected to expand to domestic Mitsubishi Electric group companies.\nWith Qualtrics, the company will be able to regularly listen to employee voices and create a workplace where they can grow and thrive.
  • said Satoru Kumashiro, Qualtrics\' country manager in Japan.\n"Mitsubishi Electric is a leader of Japanese and global manufacturing with a long-standing history of more than 100 years.
  • The adoption of Qualtrics\' EX solution by the company clearly shows that the attitude of prioritizing employee experience has taken root in Japan, as well.