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Scott Morrison has inked deals with Japan and Germany to develop technology to help reach “a net zero emissions future” – but continues to resist international pressure to formally commit Australia to a firm 2050 deadline. With the climate crisis taking centre stage on the final day of the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, the …

Click here for updates on this story     HONOLULU, Hawaii (KITV) — A company in Hawaii, known as CleanSpaceUSA, is using technology to disinfect surfaces and facilities. “Happy and excited we can bring this technology, smart technology, very safe, non-toxic, that we bring from Japan to fight COVID and other viruses as well as bacteria,” Harris …

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Saturday off northern Japan, shaking buildings even in Tokyo and triggering a tsunami advisory for a part of the northern coast. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey put the strength at magnitude 7.0 and depth at 54 kilometers (33.5 miles). The …

WOODINVILLE, Wash., March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Group14 Technologies, a global provider of silicon-carbon composite materials for lithium-ion markets, announced the company’s international expansion with new offices in Yokohama, Japan and Seoul, South Korea. With the vast array of major consumer electronics and electric mobility players in APAC, the international expansion positions Group14 as a …

SEOUL—To see the Biden administration’s balancing act with the U.S.’s two most important Asian allies, just look at suit lapels. During the first leg of a multicity trip, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin sported blue pins while in Tokyo—a show of solidarity with Japanese abducted by North Korea. But on …

Local authorities and hospitals in Japan have been using a range of remote monitoring devices to keep tabs on coronavirus patients recovering at home or in designated hotels during the pandemic. The equipment includes innovative technology such as a shirt that gauges a patient’s heart rate and a bed that tracks respiratory function. And according …

Tanzania’s president insists the country is covid-free. So why are people dying? By Rael Umbuor and Max Bearak NAIROBI — Tanzania’s president recently rejected any need for coronavirus vaccines, instead promoting herbal cures. He claims the nation of 60 million has been “covid-free” since he presided over three days of national prayer in June. Mark …

Local authorities and hospitals in Japan have been using a range of remote monitoring devices to keep tabs on coronavirus patients recovering at home or in designated hotels during the pandemic. The equipment includes innovative technology such as a shirt that gauges a patient’s heart rate and a bed that tracks respiratory function. Series of …

TOKYO — A large earthquake shook a broad area across eastern Japan late Saturday night, with its epicenter off the coast of Fukushima, near where three nuclear reactors melted down after a quake and tsunami nearly 10 years ago. As of Sunday morning, no deaths had been reported from the quake, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga …

Ken Nakagaki, Joanne Leong, Jordan L. Tappa, João Wilbert, and Hiroshi Ishii. 2020. HERMITS: Dynamically Reconfiguring the Interactivity of Self-propelled TUIs with Mechanical Shell Add-ons. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 882–896. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3379337.341583 Source link