This week it’s Japan thinking about investing a bunch of cash and tech into cancer treatment in India, which is nice, NTT Data Canada has significantly upped some jobs predictions in Nova Scotia, and even we're saying "NTT Data Canada?", and SCHAFT Robotics has left the DARPA building, which is kind of a bummer, but intriguing.
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Squee! the System
Mainstream Japanese society is boring. One could argue that mainstream society globally is never exciting, but the homogenous nature and stubborn adherence to routines and social hierarchies make this island nation particularly dull.
Nikon announced the release of their new digital single lens reflex camera D810. It will be out on sale for 348,300 yen in mid July.
Also, the lens kit (D810 24-85 VR Lens Kit), which comes with the D810 camera and the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR lens, will be available for 405,000 yen on the same day.
At Keio University, the Imoto Laboratory, in the Department of Biosciences and Informatics, utilizes research methods from molecular biology and cell biology, primarily chemical biology, to analyze cell control abnormalities related to cancer and neurodegenerative disorders at the level of genes and proteins. The researchers also aim to develop low-molecular-weight compounds that could become drug leads.
Epson yesterday announced that they will make a full-scale entry into the mobile inkjet printer business. They also unveiled the Japanese smallest and lightest A4 paper-sized mobile inkjet printer "PX-S05".
It is due to be released in late September.
On Google Play in Japan, the Google's platform Android Wear built-in LG's new smart watch - LG G Watch - went on sale today. The price is 22,900 yen.
Information and photos of Samsung's Gear Live is also currently listed on Google Play, but it still says that Gear Live will be out in the near future.