On Nov. 23, APARTSMAN, an ELV end-of-life vehicle dismantling and processing company, received RMB 50 million USD 7.8 million in a round of pre-A series funding from Jiangsu Chenlong Group, boosting its valuation to USD 39 million.APARTSMAN, based in Beijing, has branches in places like Hong Kong, Guangzhou, America and Japan.APARTSMAN s main businesses include intelligent vehicle dismantling by experienced overseas technicians and selling dismantled parts to developing countries through its e-commerce platform.Zhu Jiangang, CEO of APARTSMAN, said the market for dismantled vehicle parts in China is expecting a surge in the near future, up to RMB 600 billion.Dismantled parts and second-hand parts are the future of China s auto parts in the after-sales market, according to Zhu.
the Apple Apple iPhone 7 Plusapple's new iphones are, too, sold briskly during the first months.in September release iPhone 7 on sale however, according to reports, the missed apple's expectations, says Apple Insider.Japan Nikkei estimates Apple to cut iPhone production by year 2017 in the first quarter of 10%.the calculations are based on the Nikkei apple's suppliers by the data.according to the Report, Apple cut both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus production.
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the Typhoon or tropical cyclones caused crop damage have pushed the potato chip prices skyrocketed in Japan, media report.the Popular japanese potato chip prices have even gone up sixfold online store sites after the large japanese snack-products, manufacturers Calbee and Koike-Ya announced he was quitting temporarily for many popular potato chip product sales.Notifications in the background is a potato shortage, which is due to the fact that the Japanese potato harvest missed a lot of the usual smaller typhoon of the damage caused due.japan's northern main islands, namely Hokkaido struck last August, four of the typhoon.the Island is Japan's most important potato production areas, and the typhoon-induced flood reduction in the potato crop significantly.the News agency Bloomberg according to the popular potato chip flavors sales cessation of the led chips hoarding goods, which has been reflected in the empty hyllyinä supermarkets.
Resident Evil 7 is in development and will make an appearance at the E3 2016 gaming expo next month, according to a gaming industry consultant in Japan.According to Tokyo-based Dr. Serkan Toto, who is building a reputation for breaking big gaming news, the long-rumoured title will be make a triumphant return to the franchise's "horror roots.Toto s impressive track record suggests the information is credible, but until Capcom makes the announcement at E3, we d treat this as a rumour.The last game in the series, Resident Evil 6, was released in 2012 and earned a credible 7/10 rating from TrustedReviews.Last summer Capcom also confirmed it is giving the classic 1998 Resident Evil 2 title a full remake, caving to years of demands from gamers.Do you still hold out hope Capcom's flagship series can recapture its glory days?
In Japan, some people now can use their eyes to unlock their smartphones, rather than their fingers.If Delta ID has its way, smartphone users in the United States and other countries will soon have the same option.A startup based in Newark, California, Delta ID specializes in iris recognition technology.Government agencies such as those that oversee border control have been using iris recognition devices for years.And EyeLock, a New York-based startup, has developed a portable iris sensor targeted at consumers and small business that can be plugged into PCs.But Delta ID is pioneering the use of iris recognition in smartphones, where it could replace fingerprint sensors and passcodes.Iris detection systems are generally thought to be significantly more secure than those based on fingerprints, with far less chance of mistaken identity.But iris sensors can work even if a person is wearing dark sunglasses or is on the move.And Delta ID s system appears to work just as fast as the latest version fingerprint sensors.Because the hardware is almost identical to the cameras and flashes that phone manufacturers already put in their devices, it should also be relatively inexpensive for them to incorporate the ActiveIris system, he said.
View photosMoreCutepepperPepper, the so-called "emotional robot" that made its debut in Japan almost two years ago, is preparing to come state-side.Pepper is a four-foot tall, humanoid robot with a child-like upper body and a three-wheel base."This is the first opportunity for the Android community to get their hands on a SDK to help them program on this platform," said Steve Carlin, vice president of marketing and business development at Softbank Robotics America.Android has a huge development community, so bringing the relatively new robot platform to it makes sense."We want to incentivise them to come on and use their creativity to create solutions for how other people will be using Pepper, for business or personal use," said Carlin.Pepper's Android adoption could lead to integration with other Android devices and systems, including tablets, smartphones and smart home devices.
Report authors call on gov.UK, business to up their spendLeaving the EU could mean UK universities lose a whopping £1bn research funding, according to report released by Digital Science today.Their data showed the UK was the fifth-largest producer of science and technical articles behind USA, China, Japan and Germany, despite receiving just 1.63 per cent from public and private sectors in research.Figures from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development reveal that investment from UK companies contribute only 1.06 per cent of GDP toward research and development.This is below the average of many European countries and is almost 80 per cent lower than the R investment made by German businesses.Should the UK vote to leave next month, the report stresses that significant political efforts will need to be made to plug the funding gap and avoid long-term damage to the research and education sector .Ridley said that some of the biggest scientific organisations including The European Space Agency, The European Molecular Biology Organisation and CERN, were not EU-membership exclusive and was unfair if the EU parliament held the power to decide how money was spent.
Machines, after all, can perform many manufacturing tasks more efficiently, effectively and consistently than humans, leading to increased output, better quality and less waste.SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images Of the more than 229,000 industrial robots sold in 2014 the most recent statistics available , more than 57,000 were sold to Chinese manufacturers, 29,300 to Japanese companies, 26,200 to companies in the U.S., 24,700 to South Koreans and more than 20,000 to German companies.The basic economic trade-off between the cost of labor and the cost of automation is the primary consideration.AP Photo/Kin Cheung Other countries that have been rapidly integrating robotics into manufacturing, but not quite as quickly, are Canada, China, Japan, Russia, the U.K. and the U.S. China is an interesting case because it s automating rapidly despite the fact that Chinese wages are still comparatively low.Countries moving more slowly in the adoption of industrial robotics include Australia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Mexico and Poland.German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with a robot at an industrial fair in 2006 alongside Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core.Seveneves by Neal StephensonCredit: Neal StephensonLuckily for most, the first book on the list isn't lines and lines of code or an in-depth look at difficult maths problems - it's an interesting-looking science-fiction novel.The Vital Question by Nick LaneCredit: AmazonWell, The Telegraph's book critics certainly think this is one you should pick up - they gave it four stars.Even if the details of Nick s work turn out to be wrong, I suspect his focus on energy will be seen as an important contribution to our understanding of where we come from."Today, of course, Japan is intensely interesting to anyone who follows global economics.Those questions are at the heart of this series of dialogues between Ryoichi, an economist who died in 2013, and his son Hiroshi, founder of the Internet company Rakuten.
As seems to have become tradition in recent years, the Resident Evil 7 rumour mill has begun turning again as we approach one of the year's biggest gaming trade shows.This time, Japan-based industry analyst Serkan Toto is claiming that the game will be announced at E3 in June.Discussion surrounding a new Resident Evil game has ramped up in recent weeks, since Capcom revealed that as part of the Resident Evil series' 20th anniversary celebrations, it is planning a "full-scale offensive" for the second half of 2016.A multiplayer shooter called Umbrella Corps and remasters of Resident Evil 4 and 5, made for current consoles.Resident Evil 6 was released in 2012 proved a huge commercial success despite being widely panned by critics and fans alike.Were Capcom to announce the game at E3, the likely venue would be either Microsoft or Sony's press conferences – which respectively are taking place on Monday 13 June at 5:30pm BST and Tuesday 14 June in the early hours at 2am BST.
From science fiction to economics, entrepreneurism to human history, it's a solid batch of choices, with something to keep all minds occupied during a beach break or long flight.Five thousand years later and their progeny form seven distinct races and they must journey to an alien: Earth.People figure out that in two years a cataclysmic meteor shower will wipe out all life on Earth, so the world unites on a plan to keep humanity going by launching as many spacecraft as possible into orbit.Even if the details of Nick s work turn out to be wrong, I suspect his focus on energy will be seen as an important contribution to our understanding of where we come from."As founder and CEO of Rakuten, one of the world's largest Internet companies, author Hiroshi Mikitani brings an entrepreneur's perspective to bear on the country's economic stagnation.Today, of course, Japan is intensely interesting to anyone who follows global economics.
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Colourbox United States to bring the Chinese steel producers over five times higher than customs duties, says the BBC. Large tariffs on Chinese-made, particularly cold-rolled steel plates, which are used in the manufacture of automobiles and transport containers as well as in construction. US Customs Order of the increase comes amid tighter trade tensions between the two parties. US and European steel producers have argued China's distorting the international market by selling at dumped prices of steel, as well as bringing oversupply from China. United States of America will charge the 71 percent anti-dumping duty manufactured from cold rolled steel in Japan. The decision itself affects only a small proportion of imports into China and Japan steel and does not have a major impact, but it is politically significant.
The president of Mitsubishi Motors is stepping down after the company s admission that it cheated on fuel economy tests in Japan, a new report claims.Current president Tetsuro Aikawa s post will be filled by Mitsubishi CEO Osamu Masuko, according to the Nikkei Asian Review via Automotive News .Masuko will reportedly handle presidential responsibilities until Nissan s purchase of a 34 percent stake in Mitsubishi is finalized.Mitsubishi used its own testing procedures on certain models for years, yielding higher fuel economy results than would have been achieved with the testing methods mandated by the Japanese government.The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration subsequently requested information on fuel economy testing from Mitsubishi.Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and partner Renault, said the intention is to help Mitsubishi overcome the fuel economy scandal and incorporate it into the Renault Nissan Alliance.
Google Maps for iOS is getting a new feature today designed to help users find the best places to eat and drink in their vicinity.It s true that Google Maps for iPhone and iPad already let users find places nearby to quench their thirst or fill their belly, serving up categories such as Local Favorites, Quick Bites, Pub, and Eat & Drink, but it also offered Play & See which included movie theaters, department stores, parks, and museums.Now when you first open Google Maps on your iOS device you ll see that the Explore feature is labelled specifically for food and drinks.This is similar to how it already appears on the Android version of the app.Additionally, rather than splitting the options by walking distance and time of day, it now lets you select what kind of culinary experience you re looking for: breakfast, lunch, coffee, dinner, or drinks.The visible options will default to whatever time of day it is where you are, so rather than showing you breakfast bistros in your neighborhood at 5pm, it ll maybe show you Pizza Hut or a burrito-bar.With each top-line category you ll be able to sift through additional sub-categories, such as keep it cheap, best dinners, or make it fast.The new Explore feature will be rolling out from today in the U.S., UK, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, though we re told it could take a week or so to arrive for everyone.
But for Shuichi Kobayashi, producer of the upcoming Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness known simply as Star Ocean 5 , wildly sprawling narratives and content for content's sake just won't cut it any more.Star Ocean 5 is on a different path, one where even RPG newcomers can give it a try—and Kobayashi, visiting London on his first trip outside of his native Japan, knows just how to make it happen.This is a bold move for a series that has for the past 20 years done a better job than most RPGs in building an audience around a consistent game design, one of real-time battles there's no turn-based tomfoolery here , kawaii characters, and outlandish cut scenes."From the core Star Ocean fans that have been following the series for a long time, there have been mixed opinions about Star Ocean 5.What we did this time was slightly change the focus, though."The obtuse conversations with NPCs and the drawn-out cut scenes have been scaled back in favour of properly integrating the story into quests.
Today, fifteen years ago, Apple opened the doors of its first two stores. The location was Tysons Corner, Virginia and Glendale, California. Virtually all pundits sawn concept altogether, but it was not long before the success was a fact. Here's what it looked like when Steve Jobs showed off the Apple store for the world: In the current situation, there are nearly 500 stores around the world, specifically in the US, UK, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United UAE. Altogether they have more than a million visitors a day.
Gran Turismo Sport, the next major release in the popular Gran Turismo racing franchise, will be released on November 15 in North America and Japan.Sony and Polyphony Digital first unveiled the game at the annual Paris Games Week trade show last October.With today s announcement comes a new trailer and details regarding both a pre-order bonus and a limited edition version.Those who pre-order GT Sport will receive the 3-Car Pack which grants early access to the Ford Mustang Group B Rally Car, the Toyota FT-1 Vision GT Group 3 and the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP LMP1.Individual retailers including GameStop and Amazon are also offering their own pre-order bonuses consisting of various cars, avatars, themes and in-game credit.The limited edition bundle, priced at $69.99, includes what Sony says is more than $130 in content including the GT Sport starter pack eight cars , a livery sticker pack, 30 GT Sport-themed avatars, an in-game racing helmet, a limited edition steel book plus packaging and $1 million of in-game credit.
SoftBank is starting to ramp things up ahead of the US launch of its friendly and versatile humanoid robot, Pepper.After holding down a factotum of service industry jobs in and around Japan and Europe, the company announced this week at Google I/O that the bot is being opened more widely to developers.The news brings with it Android compatibility for the robot, so developers can utilize their knowledge of Google s mobile operating system to create applications for the robot courtesy of the Pepper SDK for Android Studio.The company is also launching a Developer Portal for the feel-good robot, compiling all of the relevant documentation, software and forums into a single destination.And SoftBank will be holding some sessions at I/O this week to help ramp developers up for Pepper s upcoming launch.All of that will be preceded by the launch of a Pepper developer model, which goes up for pre-sale starting next month.