Earlier today, a volcano near the city of Kagoshima in Japan erupted, spewing lava and hurtling rocks nearly two miles away. The volcano is just 30 miles from the Sendai nuclear plant, but officials says there’s no immediate cause for concern. Read more...
VAIO, the former PC division of Sony and now an independent supplier of PCs, this week announced plans to introduce its first smartphone in Japan this spring. The company will use Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile operating system and will target business users with its VAIO Phone Biz handsets. Show More Summary
The Japanese government has established a special center to collect data on the eruption of Japan’s Sakurajima volcano that occurred earlier in the day, local media reported Friday.
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While it was originally reported to start rolling out over the course of several weeks, it now appears that at least some Apple Retail Stores in Japan are now offering to apply screen protectors to iPhones. The process utilizes a machine...Show More Summary
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Japan’s Sakurajima volcano erupted in a fiery blast on Friday morning, sending lava tumbling down the mountain and causing flashes of volcanic lightning. Situated on the southern island of Kyushu, Sakurajima, one of Japan’s most active volcanoes, erupted around 7 p.m. Show More Summary
Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued a level 3 warning for residents to avoid approaching the southwestern island of Sakurajima on Friday.
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It will be the largest acquisition by a foreign company in Japan's tech sector to date. Taiwanese manufacturing and supply firm Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, or more readily known as "Foxconn," will acquire Japan's Sharp Corporation for $5.5 billion, Reuters reports. Show More Summary
Eruption sends lava rolling down slope of one of most active volcanos in Japan
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Yesterday we reported that according to the rumors, Apple is said to be introducing a screen protector program where if you were to buy screen protectors from one of their partners (one of the reported partners is Belkin), there is a special machine that Apple retail staff will use to help apply your screen protectors. Show More Summary
One of Japan's most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope. Japan's Meteorological Agency said Sakurajima on the southern island of Kyushu erupted at around 7 p.m. (1000 GMT). Japanese television showed an orange burst out of...