TotemoTech - 2023-08-10


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on August 10th, 2023. In today’s news, the National Science Museum’s crowdfunding campaign has surpassed ¥500 million in support. The campaign, which started on August 7th, reached its initial goal of ¥100 million in just 9 and a half hours, attracting significant attention.

Moving on to our next story, the city of Hino in Tokyo has issued an apology for a data leak incident. The city’s child-rearing division accidentally sent personal information, including the address of a domestic violence victim, to the perpetrator without removing it from the documents.

Now, let’s talk about Yahoo’s new feature for their business data analysis tool, DS.INSIGHT. The tool will soon implement a function called DS.INSIGHT Trend, which predicts future trends based on search volume data from Yahoo Search. This feature will allow businesses to visualize trending keywords and anticipate upcoming trends.

Shifting gears, the official Twitter account of the upcoming movie ‘City Hunter: Angel Dust’ announced that they will be hosting a special screening event called ‘GetWild Retirement Screening’ in September. The event will take place on weekday evenings and invite 40 lucky participants.

Next, let’s explore the inspiration behind the popular ‘Cat-shaped Tray-serving Robot.’ The CEO revealed that the influence of Japan’s beloved character mascots played a significant role in the choice of a cat motif.

For all the tech-savvy professionals out there, here’s a quick quiz question: What Slack command allows you to send a message to a different channel without using the cursor? The answer is ‘/channelname’. This handy command enables efficient communication across different channels without the need for manual navigation.

And finally, Takara Tomy announced the release of the first Nintendo Switch game based on the long-standing board game ‘The Game of Life.’ The game, set to be launched on October 6th, will incorporate RPG elements, adding a new twist to the classic gameplay.

That’s it for today’s news from TotemoTech. Stay tuned for more updates on the latest tech trends and innovations. Thank you for listening! And that’s all for today’s news. Thanks for listening to TotemoTech.

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