Japan Magazine

Meet the Dallas 500: Cindy Tran

Since joining Slalom 10 years ago, Cindy Tran has held four positions with the company. She assumed her current role as CEO just months after the onset of the global pandemic. She oversees the accounts receivable management team and fosters relationships with clients and the community. As a first generation …

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Safety, agility and productivity in fastening technology

Safety, agility and productivity in fastening technology 05 October 2021 By Thomas Holland-Letz, Technical Director of Construction Fixings Europe (CFE) ETAs in the fastening industry are often driven by customer demands. Based on the information contained in the ETA, specifiers, designers and contractors can safely and efficiently select the most …

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NFTs turn Japanese manga and anime into true art

TOKYO – Blockchain technology is bringing new business value to Japanese manga and anime culture, turning illustrations into true works of art, raising funds for artists, and fostering the growth of the market and related businesses. The recent boom in NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, helps verify the provenance and authenticity …

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Europe faces Airbus vs air miles decision for chips

The European Commission is reviewing the revitalization of chip manufacturing in the region. It’s hard to imagine an industry more globalized than chip manufacturing. The devices themselves probably fly more air miles than any other product. Worth more than their weight in gold, airlifting even half-finished tokens from one country …

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The era of nuclear-powered Bitcoin has arrived

As bitcoin miners search for ways to go green, aging nuclear power plants offer what they are looking for: cheap, carbon-free energy. But what about radioactive waste? Cryptocurrency miners, who were criticized for generating significant carbon emissions, appear to have found a solution: partner with aging nuclear power plants and …

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