Japan-based Nissan Motor Co. on Friday confirmed that would recall 19,258 sports utility vehicles (SUVs) from model years 2012 and 2013 in the United States to fix a potential glitch in the vehicle's brake system.
The recall includes the 2013 Pathfinder and the Infiniti JX vehicles manufactured between December 2012 and January 2013 in Smyrna, Tenn.
The front brake torque member in the concerned vehicles improperly cast, which may cause structural weakness and lead to untimely failure & cracking. It may increase the risk of a crash.
A federal jury on Wednesday found videogame giant Nintendo responsible for infringement of Seijiro Tomita's glasses-free 3D technology for 3D, and asked the game maker to pay Tomita $30.2 million in compensatory damages.
The patent suit was filed by Tomita in the year 2011. Nintendo's attorney Scott Lindvall argued that Nintendo's 3DS gaming device did not use the central features of the patent owned by Tomita.
But, the federal jury in New York found that that Nintendo in deed used features of the patent in its handheld 3DS gaming device.
Software giant Microsoft Corp.'s Surface tablet computer will become available in Japan sometime next month, in March, according to a recent Nikkei report.
Citing anonymous sources, the report also says that Microsoft will launch Windows RT-based Surface tablet in the Japanese market. It may be noted here that Windows RT is a cheaper version of Windows 8 operating system.
Sudden teasers from Sony Japan cropped up recently, about a forthcoming online, streamed event which would focus completely on Sony's PlayStation Vita console; and would be held at 3am ET on Monday, February 18.
The information which the page teasing the online, streamed event unfolds is that Sony would be unveiling fresh details about the PlayStation Vita on Monday, February 18th at 5pm Tokyo time. The presenter of the upcoming event would be Hiroshi Kawano, the President of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan.
In an announcement just before Christmas, Enterbrain - which publishes the Japanese magazine Famitsu - revealed that the sales of the Nintendo 3DS in Japan had crossed the `4 million' mark; with 500,000 units of the device having been sold during the Christmas week alone!
The Nintendo 3DS witnessed a rather rough start, both in critical and financial terms, with the rather tepid customer response to the device - which was launched in Japan in February - resulting in a plunge in the stocks for the game company in July.
Sony’s new PlayStation Vita handheld console, which was released in Japan during the past weekend, has already run into problems --- with the early users of the device complaining about unresponsive touchscreens, freezes, and crashes.
Despite the fact that the reporting of glitches in any new console is a common thing, the number of PS Vita complaints – which the users have voiced via Twitter and YouTube – have been so numerous that the experts have been taken by surprise.
The world’s most expensive accident took place in Japan over the weekend when 14 vehicles, including eight Ferraris, three Mercedes-Benzes and a Lamborghini, crashed into one another.
In the multi-car crash, which happed at 10:16 a. m. on Sunday on the Chugoku Expressway in Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan’s main island of Honshu, cost more than $$3.85 million.
Local police described the accident as “a gathering of narcissists,” adding that they had never seen so many expensive cars involved in a single accident.
If anyone wants to open a cafe with the sole aim of promoting games and other forms of entertainment and make eating a secondary job, then he/she would hardly face any trouble.
There are many big names who have already made it big in the industry like Dragon Quest bar. But there are new entrants as well like Ignition who want to earn money by marrying dining and entertaining.
The cafe of this company based on their upcoming El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, and the grand opening is going to take place today. The event though would continue till May 8.
After staying as the world's second largest economy for close to 42 years, Japan finally lost the position to China last year. This happened because the Japanese economy continued to contract and that weak consumer spending coupled with stronger yen made the situation worse.
It is expected that there is going to be no change this year as well as the current fourth quarter data shows that the matters become worse.
A team of scientists from the UK, Germany, Canada and Japan, moved a step closer to build a solid-state quantum computer by successfully entangling 10 billion pairs of quantum bits in silicon for the first time.
Oxford University scientist John Morton, who led the study, described the research as a breakthrough and said that now they would have to meet the challenge of coupling pairs of quantum bits to create a scalable quantum computer in silicon.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has confirmed that country’s Akatsuki spacecraft failed to enter the orbit of planet Venus.
The $300 million Akatsuki probe now will have to wait for around six more years to get a second chance to enter the orbit of the hot, rocky planet.
The Japanese space agency said it temporarily lost communication with Akatsuki and when it get reconnected with the spacecraft, it learned that the spacecraft could not enter Venus’ orbit.
Akatsuki spacecraft was scheduled to enter the Venus’ orbit on Tuesday.
The key interest rate of the central bank at Japan has still been grounded to a figure close to zero. On Friday spokespersons from the bank said that they will soon start buying government bonds.
As a matter of fact the process of buying these bonds is scheduled to come into action from next week. This is included under a plan that they had revealed to the media previously in order to speed up the rates of recovery from their current economic dilemma.
The nine-member policy board of the Bank of Japan took the decision in one of their recent meetings. The decision was unanimous.
Japanese Auto major, Toyota is planning to launch a special edition of its Prius model to mark its 10th anniversary in the UK.
The company will produce only 1,000 units in the limited edition, which is based on Toyota Prius T-Spirit. The car will come with a special body kit, 17-inch smoke-finished alloys, privacy glass and black leather interiors. It will also feature a 10th anniversary logo.
Japan's video gaming giant that it would launch two Mario themed console bundles in Europe later this month to mark the 25th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. game
Set to be released on October 22, the New Super Mario Bros. Nintendo DSi XL Special Edition Pack will include a red DSi XL branded with character icons, along with a copy of New Super Mario Bros.
Japan’s Toshiba Corp. is reported to have announced its plans to unveil the world's first 3D liquid-crystal-display television by December end. The new technology TV will not require the use of special glasses to create the illusion of depth.
As per the reports, the Toshiba Glasses-less 3D REGZA GL1 Series will hit the Japanese market by the end of 2010. However, the Company has not revealed its plans to launch the TV in U.S. or Europe.