Hope springs for organic farming in lahar-ravaged town

PORAC — Recycling residual organic waste has never been this exciting for this town’s local agriculture industry. The prospects of converting residual waste into organic fertilizer; reducing the local government’s expenses on garbage disposal; and at the same time helping local farmers with low cost fertilizer and rehabilitating lahar ravaged …

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Japan enters the 5G mega-competition- Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — Japanese telecommunications carriers and other corporations are racing to commercialize fifth-generation mobile technology ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The envisioned 5G network would feature data-transmission speeds of up to 20 gigabits per second — more than 100 times faster than current 4G networks. The network’s latency — …

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Tokyo Olympics getting the internet of things treatment

Technology and sport tends to go hand in hand, with video improvements, sensors and everything in between constantly upgraded. For the Olympics, this is no different. This week’s internet of things (IoT) news is as varied as it is exciting, with an Irish-based research centre, in particular, catching the eye. …

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Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted. Tokyo-based Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. filed for bankruptcy protection in March, said Friday it received …

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Christie powers live 3D ‘painting’ at Tokyo 3D Expo

Global provider of leading-edge visual solutions, Christie Digital, is powering interactive 3D projection mapping art at the 25th 3D & Virtual Reality Expo (IVR). IVR, held at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition centre, is the country’s largest exhibition for 3D and high definition image technology. Christie’s multi-zone display includes a …

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