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TOKYO - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO:6502) today announced that samples of two new large capacity nearline hard disk drives (HDDs) are available now. The 3.5-inch 7,200 rpm MG Series includes both SATA and SAS versions, "MG03ACA400" and "MG03SCA400" respectively, that deliver 4TB[1] of storage, the largest capacity yet offered by Toshiba. Samples of lower capacity models in each series are also available.

As business works to keep up with the explosion of unstructured data, large capacity HDDs are crucial tools in IT systems designed to organize and access fast growing reservoirs of valuable information. The massive capacities of the MG Series drives are suited to RAID storage and arrays, tiered virtual infrastructures for public and private cloud deployments, archives and disk-based backup.

To help protect sensitive data from improper disclosure, both the MG03SCA400 series and MG03ACA400 series support a s ... Read more »
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– Agreement with Hanrim on Wireless Power System Based on the Qi Standard –

Business Wire / ME Newswire

TOKYO - Wednesday, December 12th 2012

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the company is collaborating with Hanrim Postec LLC (Hanrim) in the development of wireless power system ICs. The companies are working on ICs and systems based on the Qi standard*1 low power spec for mobile devices, including smartphones and mobile phones, as proposed by the Wireless Power Consortium*2 (WPC).

Toshiba and Hanrim will enter the mobile market this month with a non-contact charge system. Toshiba has developed and manufactures the ICs for the system and Hanrim provides the module.

Demand for smartphones is growing rapidly, and so is their usage, as more and more people rely on them as a platform for messaging and accessing the internet. As a result, it is often necessary to charge smartphones twice a day, sometimes even more, requiring users to ... Read more »
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ROCHESTER, New York - Mercredi 12 Décembre 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Les patients souhaitent jouer un rôle actif dans la gestion de leurs soins de santé et l'accès à leur dossier médical en ligne constitue une première étape importante.

Houston Medical Imaging (HMI) gère un réseau de trois centres d'imagerie en consultation externe à Houston, au Texas. La société a récemment testé MyVue, le nouveau portail de Carestream Health destiné aux patients, qui leur fournit un accès sécurisé en ligne à leurs examens d'imagerie médicale et rapports de radiologie. Si les patients choisissent de demander un second avis, ils peuvent les partager rapidement et facilement avec les médecins ou spécialistes de leur choix.

"Dans le passé, les patients recevaient passivement des soins médicaux. Aujourd'hui, ils deviennent des consommateurs responsables qui ... Read more »
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Device intelligence from dotMobi's DeviceAtlas is now available to Webtrends customers

DUBLIN - Wednesday, December 12th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ ME Newswire)-- Mobile Web technology provider dotMobiand Webtrends, a leader in digital intelligence, today announced an agreement to embed device intelligence from dotMobi’s DeviceAtlas®product into Webtrends analytics solutions. That means Webtrends analytics can now include detailed data from DeviceAtlas on which mobile phones and devices — like game consoles and media players — are being used to interact with a customer’s online presence.

"As the leader in multi-channel analytics, we are constantly looking to improve the depth and breadth of insight across all digital channels,” said Bruce Kenny, EVP of Technology and Hosted Operations, Webtrends. "The mobile and social channels are no longer peripheral — they are core to any digital marketing effort.”

Eileen O’Sullivan, dotMobi COO and CFO, said, "Understand ... Read more »
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Patients want to play an active role in managing their healthcare—and online access to medical records is an important first step.

Houston Medical Imaging (HMI)operates a chain of three outpatient imaging centers in Houston, Texas. The company recently testedCarestream Health’s new MyVue patient portal,which equips patients with secure online access to their medical imaging exams and radiology reports. If patients choose to seek a second opinion, they can quickly and easily share these records with selected physicians or specialists.

"Patients used to be passive recipients of medical care. Now they are becoming consumers who are empowered to act on their own behalf,” said Dr. Randall Stenoien, M.D., Radiologist and CEO of Houston Medical Imaging. "Because this portal equips patients to manage their own imaging studies, we view it as an important service offering.”

The patient por ... Read more »
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e-STUDIO 306LP/RD30 lends strong support to conservation and sustainable use of natural ecosystems

TOKYO - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TOSHIBA TEC (TOKYO:6588) has announced the world's first eco-friendly MFP system that can erase images and text on the prints with integrated scan-to-network function, available in Japan from February 2013 to be followed by a worldwide roll out.

The e-STUDIO 306LP MFP combines with the e-STUDIO RD30 for removing the toner color from the printed documents. The instantly erasable toner is a special toner whose color is removed by passing the paper through the RD30 at high temperature.

If the same paper is used five times, this constitutes some 57% reduction in the system's total CO2 emissions.

The key features of the RD30 are its ability to sort paper into reusable and un-reusable sheets at the same time as removing the toner color, and to digitize the documents prior to erasing. Normall ... Read more »
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OSAKA, Japan - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following on from the web edition, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Panasonic Corporation (NYSE:PC)(TOKYO:6752) present the tablet PC edition of their calendar in five languages.

By installing the application on your tablet PC, you can view a calendar containing beautiful photographs of world heritage sites whenever you like. The calendar also includes "trivia" about the world heritage sites in English, Japanese, French, Chinese, and Spanish, and the pictures can be presented as a slideshow like an electronic photo frame. The content is aimed towards youth education, with a particular focus on the Associated Schools Network of UNESCO (9,000 schools in 180 countries around the world). We plan to create even more enriching content in the future.

UNESCO and Panasonic have been creating wall calendars since 1995 and a web version since 201 ... Read more »
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LONDON - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

    Q4 sees improved activity in US and Europe but 2012 activity down 30% on 2011
    Real estate, oil and gas, infrastructure and healthcare to become more active in 2013
    US stock exchanges ahead of Greater China this year

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After a slow start to 2012, momentum lifted in the second quarter, but significant macroeconomic volatility and changes in political leadership in many parts of the world, weighed on global IPO activity for the remainder of the year. In the year to date, the amount of capital raised globally is down by 30% at US$118.5b. The number of deals is also down by 37% (768 IPOs), compared to full year 2011 (1,225 deals, US$170b). However, another 50 companies, with a combined deal value of around US$6.0b are expected to list by the end of December, according to Ernst & Young’sYear-end Global IPO update.

Maria Pinelli, Ernst &a ... Read more »
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BLOOMFIELD - Wednesday, December 12th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Global Health Benefits business unit of Cigna (NYSE:CI) and Saudi Arabian Insurance Company B.S.C (C) (SAICO)today announced they signed a joint-venture agreement to enhance their current partnership in developing their portfolio of health, wellness and insurance products targeted to regional and multi-national employers and organizations across the Middle East, expanding the 11-year business relationship between these two companies.

"The Middle East is an important part of Cigna’s global growth strategy, and the new joint venture demonstrates our deepening commitment to investing in the region. We want to deepen our commitment to serving the local population as well as the globally mobile workforce on assignment in the region,” said Andrew Kielty, President of Cigna Global Health Benefits. "SAICO is a well-regarded general insurance company in the region and in partnership together, we have de ... Read more »
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