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水族館用の2600万ドルのロボットイルカ
公開日時: 2020-08-04 00:00:00

$26-million robot dolphins for marine zoo
A New Zealand-based company is designing animatronic mammals of the sea like dolphins, which will be used in marine zoos of China. Edge Innovations, the company behind this project, wants to use the robots instead of real animals for entertainment and educational purposes. Special effects artist Walt Conti, who designed the famous dolphin Willy for the 1993 movie Free Willy, is also working on this project....
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海の波を動力源とするトライマラン(三胴船)
公開日時: 2020-08-01 00:00:00

Trimarans powered by ocean waves
The Philippines wants to reduce carbon emissions by encouraging the use of traditional boats known as the ‘Bangka.’ However, there is a twist in the latest such boats being planned now. While they will use the internal engine for the initial push into the sea, the boats will switch to the wave's energy when cruising in open waters....
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実家に帰るミレニアル世代の傾向
公開日時: 2020-07-31 00:00:00

Trend: Millennials move in with parents
The pandemic has had a major socio-economic impact in the US; many young adults are moving back in with their parents. That, in turn, is having a negative effect on the real-estate market....
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スポーツ中継、テレビに戻る
公開日時: 2020-07-30 00:00:00

Live sports returns to TV
With easing of restrictions in many parts of the world, live sport has started coming back. The impact will be directly on TV and streaming providers. With live sports broadcasts, TV ratings could touch a record high. Companies like Disney, Fox, and ViacomCBS will be the biggest beneficiaries....
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自転車泥棒に悪いニュース、「切断不可能」なロック登場
公開日時: 2020-07-29 00:00:00

Bike thief, beware; ‘uncuttable’ lock will soon be here!
According to statistics, more than two million bikes are stolen in North America every year, an average of one bike every 30 seconds. This is mainly because of poor locking systems in the bikes. However, according to scientists at U.K.’s Durham University, an uncuttable lock inspired by two natural objects can soon stop the bike thief....
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グーグル、古代エジプト語を翻訳
公開日時: 2020-07-28 00:00:00

Google can now translate ancient Egyptian language
The discovery of an inscribed stone in 1799, later named as the Rosetta Stone, has played a big role in enhancing our knowledge about ancient Egyptian language. Instead of alphabets, the Egyptians used symbols called hieroglyphs. To mark the stone’s 221st anniversary, Google has launched a new software called Fabricius, "the first digital tool" to understand the ancient symbols....
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Twitterのビットコイン強盗
公開日時: 2020-07-23 00:00:00

Bitcoin heist on Twitter
Last week, hackers broke into Twitter's internal systems and took control of some of the platform’s top verified accounts. They included those of Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, Kim Kardashian West, and Apple’s official account. The aim of the hackers was to target followers of these influential accounts and trick them into giving away Bitcoins....
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ケニア、グーグルの「気球」を通じてインターネット接続
公開日時: 2020-07-22 00:00:00

Kenya connects through Google’s "balloons"
Africa has a population of 1.3 billion, but only 28% had access to the Internet in 2019. Areas with few residents, tough landscapes, high cost of developing telecom infrastructure, and limitations of technology contribute to lack of Internet connectivity in many parts of Kenya....
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日本の新しい「防災」新幹線
公開日時: 2020-07-21 00:00:00

Japan’s new "disaster-proof" bullet train
Japan has seen many natural disasters through the years, including earthquakes, typhoons, and tsunami. Considering this aspect, the country’s latest bullet train, introduced this month, has an innovative feature that will keep it moving even in the eventuality of a disaster that leads to complete power failure....
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Iindaco、いくつかのイタリア企業を存続させる
公開日時: 2020-07-18 00:00:00

Iindaco keeps several Italian businesses alive
In the current situation, economic activities have reduced around the world. Many businesses are either seeking financial help or shutting down forever. However, sustainable Italian footwear company Iindaco has managed to keep several small businesses alive....
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Googleが「怪しげな」製品の広告を禁止
公開日時: 2020-07-17 00:00:00

Google bans ads for "shady" products
In a recent blog post, Google has announced its decision to ban advertisement of any product and service that promotes spying on someone without their consent. Product such as GPS trackers, cameras, audio recorders, and other portable monitoring devices that are often marketed as spyware will be checked closely under Google’s advertising policy update on Dishonest Behavior Policy....
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スイス、企業に従業員の家賃を支払うように要求
公開日時: 2020-07-16 00:00:00

Switzerland asks companies to pay their employees rent
In April 2019, the federal court of Switzerland made a remarkable judgment that required companies to pay part of the rent for employees working from home. At that time, the ruling went largely unnoticed. However, it has gathered renewed interest now because many people in Switzerland and around the world are working from home due to the COVID-19 situation....
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IBMとノートルダム、倫理的なテクノロジーのために提携
公開日時: 2020-07-15 00:00:00

IBM and Notre Dame collaborate for ethical technologies
To make modern technology friendlier to humans, computer hardware company IBM has collaborated with the University of Notre Dame to make technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and quantum computing more ethically sensitive. The company has invested in a 10-year program for $20 million....
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ボイジャー、43年間の卓越姓
公開日時: 2020-07-14 00:00:00

Voyager: 43 years of excellence
Humanity’s greatest space achievements have been made possible through NASA’s space probes Voyager 2 and Voyager 1, which were launched in 1977. Voyager 2 is the farthest travelling spacecraft that has reached Neptune and transferred amazing images....
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配達戦争、勝者と敗者
公開日時: 2020-07-11 00:00:00

Delivery wars: Some win, some lose
Uber Technologies has gained as well as lost because of the COVID-19 situation. While Uber Cabs has taken a big hit because people have stayed away from shared rides, Uber Eats has benefited from the surge in orders for food deliveries....
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ボーイングジャンボジェット機の時代の終わり
公開日時: 2020-07-10 00:00:00

End of an era for Boeing jumbo jets
Boeing’s twin-aisle 747 jumbo jet is being discontinued after more than over 50 years in service. The company made its decision quietly without making official statements or informing employees about the change....
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米国で減少する強盗
公開日時: 2020-07-09 00:00:00

Burglaries on the decline in US
There has been a significant drop in crimes in the US, especially burglaries, over the last 25 years. Reports suggest that burglaries are now down to a fifth of what they used to be in 1980....
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サザビーズ初のネットオークション
公開日時: 2020-07-08 00:00:00

Sotheby’s first virtual auction
The digital medium is much more relevant now than ever before. Businesses are adapting to this change and so has Sotheby’s. The auction house held its first ever virtual auction on June 30 and the main attraction was a painting by Irish-born British painter Francis Bacon, which sold for $84 million....
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無くなった20億ドルの事例
公開日時: 2020-07-07 00:00:00

Case of the missing $2 billion
In 2018, digital payments company Wirecard was hailed as Germany’s rising tech company with a valuation of 24 billion euros ($27 billion). After a rough 2019, disaster finally struck on June 18, when Wirecard’s auditors admitted that they couldn’t locate 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) that was supposed to be held in two banks in the Philippines. After the news, the company lost 90% of its share price within a week....
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世界初、忍者研究の修士号
公開日時: 2020-07-04 00:00:00

Master’s in ninja studies, a first in the world
Ninjas were famous for their secrecy and fighting skills in feudal Japan. But they still generate a lot of interest in the country. Recognizing that fact, Mie University introduced a course in ninja studies in 2018. One of its students, 45-year-old Genichi Mitsuhashi, has now become the world’s first to have a master’s degree in ninja studies....
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