Blue laser book with Shuji Nakamura – how this book came about

The Blue Laser Diode, by Shuji Nakamura and Gerhard Fasol, Springer Verlag The story and physics background of the discovery and development of the GaN LEDs and lasers Since I have been working for many years on GaAs research, as soon as I heard Shuji Nakamura’s talk at one of Japan’s applied physics conferences, I […]

Feed in tariff Japan for renewable energy: approvals drying up?

Feed in tariff Japan for renewable energy are about three times higher than in Germany Approvals peaked just before the latest feed in tariff reduction The figures below show an overview of renewable energy sources currently installed and operational in Japan (the majority of which is water power), and also renewable energy projects approved by […]

Masayoshi Son threatened to set himself on fire in Japan’s Postal Ministry?!

Masayoshi Son threatened to set himself on fire in Japan’s Post and Telecommunications Ministry? Is it really true? Masayoshi Son is known for his unbreakable will to achieve his business goals – rather the business goals for his companies. Masayoshi Son threatened to set himself on fire in the Ministry?!? Spectrum allocations for KDDI and […]

Cloud computing trends

Keynote article about Cloud computing impact and trends in the RENESAS ELECTRONICS customer magazine and website “Renesas Edge Global Watch” Gerhard Fasol: “Cloud computing impact & trends” (English language) Gerhard Fasol: “Cloud computing impact & trends” (Chinese language) Gerhard Fasol: “Cloud computing impact & trends” – 世界のクラウド・コンピューティング事情(1):クラウド・コンピューティングとは? (Japanese language) Copyright·©2013 ·Eurotechnology Japan KK·All Rights Reserved·

How many banks are there in Japan?

Japan’s banking system: Tokyo Banks, Trust Banks, Foreign Banks, Regional Banks – and The Bank of Japan Japan banks need to register with the Ministry of Finance, so we know exactly how many banks there are in Japan, and we know address and all details about each one (contact us if you need help) One […]

Japan Galapagos effect (Galapagos syndrome)

Japan Galapagos effect Globalizing Japan On the Galapagos islands, Charles Darwin noticed a number of species which were extremely beautiful, had evolved on the Galapagos islands locally, and were not able to live anywhere else. Similarly, due to language, culture, comparatively small interchange between Japan’s markets and foreign markets, some technologies and some products evolved […]

NEC revenues shrink from YEN 5000 billion in 1998 to YEN 3000 billion in 2012

NEC is one of NTT’s traditional four equipment suppliers NEC is one of NTT’s traditional suppliers of telecom equipment, and one of Japan’s flagship electronics companies. In the early days of the PC age, NEC dominated Japan’s PC market with the 98 series of PC, which had a NEC-proprietary variation of MicroSoft’s MS-DOS operating system. […]

NEC smartphone termination, discussions with Lenovo failed

NEC smartphone – admits losing against competition from Apple and Samsung NEC smartphone – NEC used to be No. 1 in Japan’s “Galapagos keitai” market Just a few years ago, NEC was No. 1 in market share of Japanese pre-smart phone “Galake” (Galapagos-keitai, for a review of Japan’s Galapagos effect click here) super-feature phones. Recently […]

Sony earnings boosted by weak yen – BBC interview about SONY earning results

Helped BBC with the article “Sony earnings boosted by weak yen and smartphone sales” Copyright·©2013 ·Eurotechnology Japan KK·All Rights Reserved·

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