Kyodo Industry Brief (Feb. 7) -2-
(Japan Economic Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TOKYO, Feb. 7 -- (Kyodo) _ ---------- NTT Communications offers advanced risk management service in info technology
TOKYO - NTT Communications Group announced that it will launch a new advanced risk management service to provide improved detection and analysis of security risks for organizations worldwide in information and communications technology environments. The security-information event-management (SIEM) technology will become available in Japan and the United States in March and later in other markets.
---------- Dentsu opens branch office in Myanmar
TOKYO - Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc. said it has opened a branch office in Yangon to explore business opportunities in Myanmar. Dentsu Asia Pte. Ltd. runs the Yangon branch office.
---------- Sony to launch PlayStation 4 later this year
TOKYO - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. is expected to announce a successor model to its PlayStation 3 gaming console in New York on Feb. 20, sources close to the matter said.
---------- Lawson to raise annual income of staff to spur consumption in Japan
TOKYO - Lawson Inc. said it will raise the annual earnings of its staff aged in their late 20s to 40s by 3 percent on average from fiscal 2013 beginning April in a bid to stimulate consumption in Japan.
---------- Micron chief confident about Elpida reconstruction
TOKYO - Mark Durcan, chief executive officer of U.S. chipmaker Micron Technology Inc., indicated his confidence about its plan to rebuild bankrupt Japanese chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc.
---------- ANA to cancel 681 flights in March due to grounding of Dreamliners+
TOKYO - All Nippon Airways Co. said it will cancel a total of 681 flights from March 1-30 due to the global grounding of Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner jets. Some 25,500 people are expected to be affected by the cancelations.
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