Tag archive for ‘Tokyo’
News Brief On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Blackstone, Elliott Management among bidders for Japan’s Simplex: Reuters

Stephen Schwarzman’s investment funds Blackstone Group, Paul Singer’s Elliott Management and Fortress Investment Group are among those shortlisted for the second round of bidding to buy Japan’s More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Google Japan to Make Samurai Dramas

Google Japan is set to make Samurai dramas. The shows will be produced at the company’s Japan headquarters located at its Roppongi Hills building in Tokyo. Anyone who wants to make a video for the Google owned More...

Gaza Hackers Lure High Value Israeli Users with Faux Porn

Trend Micro on Monday published a research report on an ongoing malware campaign that targets Israeli victims, leveraging network infrastructure in Germany. The campaign is strongly tied to Arab hackers in More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Iranian Composer Honors Philip Glass in Kiev

  Iranian Composer, Morteza Shirkouhi, wrote the song “Echoes” in honor of the great American composer Philip Glass. For the “Glass Worlds” commemoration of the composers work More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Leaked e-Mails Reveal Sony Wanted to Unload Music Publishing, Beatles and All

Sony Corp. was considering the sale of its music-publishing business, including a partnership with Michael Jackson’s estate that owns the Beatles catalog, as recently as last month, e-mails released More...

Reuters On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Sony’s PlayStation store victim of cyber attack: FT

–   Sony Corp‘s PlayStation online store suffered an outage for about 2 hours after a cyber attack on Monday, the Financial Times reported, without citing sources. “We are aware that More...

Michael Ordman On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Electrical Field Slows Brain Tumors and More Good News from Israel

·         An Israeli electrical device extends the life of brain tumor patients. ·         Israeli experts are helping Kenya save wildlife from poachers. ·         Israeli bio More...

Reuters On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Bitcoin exchange Kraken to help in Mt. Gox bankruptcy

–   U.S. bitcoin exchange operator Payward Inc said on Wednesday it will work on retrieving some millions of dollars lost by Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, once the world’s largest bitcoin exchange More...

Reuters On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Japan raises military profile in naval war games with U.S.

– Japan stepped up its role in large-scale war games with the United States this week, with one of its admirals commanding air and sea maneuvers that the U.S. military described as the most complex ever More...

Reuters On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

In blow to Abe, Japan trade minister to resign over funds scandal: media

– By Yuka Obayashi TOKYO (Reuters) – In a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s newly appointed trade and industry minister plans to resign following reports that some of her support More...

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