Escape artist accused of freeing Carlos Ghosn can"t evade reckoning in Japan

Prosecutors in Tokyo confirmed the arrival of Michael Taylor and his son Peter in Japan Tuesday to face charges for smuggling former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country in December 2019. The Taylors face a possible three-year sent.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 2nd, 2021

Detroit Man Sues Police For Wrongfully Arresting Him Based On Facial Recognition

A man who was falsely accused of shoplifting has sued the Detroit Police Department for arresting him based on an incorrect facial recognition match. The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit on behalf of Robert Williams, whom it calls the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

The era of reusability in space has begun

"We’re on the cusp of some bigger initiatives." Enlarge / Artist's rendering of the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 (foreground) docked to a client satellite. (credit: Northrop Grumman) A large, passenger van-sized spacecraft sidled up to an act.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Jake Paul accused of sexual assault by Justine Paradise

The YouTuber has not yet commented on allegations from Paradise, a TikTok star......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Japan To Start Releasing Fukushima Water Into Sea In 2 Years

According to the Associated Press, Japan's government decided it will start releasing treated radioactive water accumulated at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean in two years. From the report: Under the basic plan adopted Tue.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Cambodia criticises edited photos of Khmer Rouge victims

Some of the images colourised by an Irish artist appear to have been edited to show them smiling......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Google Accused of Secret Program Giving Them an Unfair Advantage in Ad-Buying

Google "has utilized a secret program to track bids on its ad-buying platform," writes the New York Post, "and has been accused of using the information to gain an unfair market advantage that raked in hundreds of millions of dollars annually, accord.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Google rebuts Pixel 5a rumors, following speculation of cancellation

Prolific leaker Jon Prosser claimed that the Google Pixel 5a was cancelled — and in response, Google is saying that the phone is, in fact, coming later in 2021.The Google Pixel 5a will be sold in the US and Japan later in 2021The Google Pixel lineu.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Apple may soon open a second Apple Store in Berlin

Berliners are reporting that construction on a second Apple Store is underway in the east of the city.An architect artist's impression of the proposed store in Berlin. (Source: years after opening an Apple Store on Berlin's famous Kurfu.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Apple to pay $3.4M in Chile to settle planned obsolescence lawsuit

Apple has agreed to pay $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit in Chile that accused the company of iPhone planned obsolescence.Credit: iFixitIn Chile, about 150,000 iPhone users sued the Cupertino tech giant, claiming that their devices began slowing down.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Japan Poised to Approve Release of Fukushima Nuclear Plant Water Into the Ocean

New submitter evaverdeazul shared this report from Japan Today: The Japanese government is poised to release treated radioactive water accumulated at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea despite opposition from fishermen, sources famili.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Solar-to-Hydrogen Tech Sees "Remarkable" Efficiency Jump

Researchers in Japan reported a 100-fold improvement in their solar energy conversion method Converting sunlight into hydrogen is a seemingly ideal way to address the world’s energy challenges. The process doesn’t directly involve foss.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

First-ever in-situ measurement of mechanical properties of hardened cement mortar in deep sea

Ube Industries, Ltd., the Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology today announced that a joint research.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

How Japanese speakers confuse the pronunciations of /hi/ and /si/

According to a linguistic survey report, people often confuse the pronunciation of /hi/ with that of /si/ in the dialect of Tokyo and the Tohoku region of Japan. A team of researchers at Toyohashi University of Technology and the National Institute f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

A graphene system that freezes electrons as the temperature rises

Two teams of researchers have independently found that there exists a certain type of graphene system where electrons freeze as the temperature rises. The first team, with members from Israel, the U.S. and Japan, found that placing one layer of graph.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

New study explains Mycobacterium tuberculosis high resistance to drugs and immunity

A consortium of researchers from Russia, Belarus, Japan, Germany and France led by a Skoltech scientist have uncovered the way in which Mycobacterium tuberculosis survives in iron-deficient conditions by utilizing rubredoxin B, a protein from a rubre.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Tight TXCO IC supply likely to ease in 3Q21

Tight global supply of TXCO (temperature-compensated crystal oscillator) controller ICs seen after a fire damaged in October 2020 a plant operated by Japan's leading vendor AKM is expected to ease in the third quarter of 2021 as other suppliers are r.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

CCL price hikes extending to higher-end applications

Japan's Sumitomo Chemical has joined Taiwan's CCL makers including Nan Ya Plastics and Iteq in raising quotes by 10-15% starting this week to reflect increased costs for upstream raw materials, suggesting little room for makers themselves to absorb c.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Cruise industry salty over CDC plan to keep travelers safe from COVID at sea

CDC didn't mandate vaccinations on board but added extra layers of protection. Enlarge / YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 10: A member of the media wears a face mask while walking past the Diamond Princess cruise ship. (credit: Getty | Carl Court) T.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Cosmic Rays Causing 30,000 Network Malfunctions in Japan Each Year

Cosmic rays are causing an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 malfunctions in domestic network communication devices in Japan every year, a Japanese telecom giant found recently. From a report: Most so-called "soft errors," or temporary malfunctions, in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Jeep sales climb in Japan as younger people warm to brand

The automaker sold 1,925 cars in the Asian nation in March, 36 percent higher than the same month of 2020, with the Wrangler and Renegade marques the most popular......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021