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2017 WEC Round 9 Bahrain Toyota City, Japan, Nov 20, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota GAZOO Racing won for the fifth time in the nine-race 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with an impressive victory in the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain. http://www.acnnewswire.com/topimg/Low_ToyotaGAZOO112017.jpg 2017 WEC Round 9 Bahrain The #8 TS050 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi, Anthony Davidson and Kazuki Nakajima won by more than a lap in a race which marked Porsche's final LMP1 appearance in WEC. Victory tonight for the #8 drivers marked the first time since 1990 that a car crew has won five races during a season of WEC or its predecessor, the World Sportscar Championship. An unfortunate contact with a GT car took the #7 TS050 Hybrid of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez out of the victory fight and they finished fourth. The race began in daylight and Sebastien l... (more)

SoftBank and Honda to Begin Joint Research on Connected Car Technologies that Utilize 5th Generation Mobile Communication System (5G)

TOKYO, Nov 16, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - SoftBank Corp. a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., and Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced that SoftBank and Honda R&D Co., Ltd., a wholly owned R&D subsidiary of Honda, have begun discussions toward a joint research project to strengthen connected car technologies(1) which will offer new experiences and value by connecting mobility products, primarily cars, and various other things. The two companies will pursue this joint research with a view to the future adoption of 5th generation mobile communication system (5G) standards. In the f... (more)

Destination EU2018: Lithuania and Singapore Forge New FinTech Bridge between Europe and Asia

SINGAPORE / VILNIUS, Nov 15, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Invest Lithuania and Singapore FinTech Association today signed a landmark financial technology ("fintech") innovation agreement at the 2017 Singapore FinTech Festival, signifying deeper bilateral economic relations as both republics seek to enter each other's regional markets. The Republic of Lithuania's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Linas Linkevicius, witnessed the signing at the festival in a session hosted by the Lithuanian delegation to Singapore. Organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Singapore FinTech... (more)

NEC Launches LoRaWAN Compliant Network Server

LoRaWAN Network Server Connection TOKYO, Nov 15, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the global commercialization of a new network server that complies with LoRa (Long Range) WAN, a new wireless communication technology, and LPWA (Low Power Wide Area), which creates wide area networks with low power consumption. NEC will begin providing the new products to communication carriers from this December. The new server carries out ID control, data rate control and channel allocation for sensor devices complying with LoRaWAN through the LoRaWAN gateway. I... (more)

JCB International partners with Allied Wallet for online and POS merchant acceptance

(From left) Tsuyoshi Notani, Managing Director of JCB International (Europe) Ltd.; Kimihisa Imada, President and COO, JCB International Co., Ltd.; Steve Wilson, Managing Director of Allied Wallet Ltd.; Andrew Doukanaris, Senior Vice President of JCB International (Europe) Ltd.; and Nick Fisher, Regional Projects Manager, Sales & Marketing of JCB International (Europe) Ltd. London/Copenhagen, June 28, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd, has signed an agreement with Allied Wallet Ltd, the award-winning gl... (more)