TotemoTech - 2024-03-18


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on March 18th, 2024. In today’s news, we have some interesting stories to share. First up, a figure of ‘Narikin Ojisan’ that can light up dark places and hold burnt banknotes has become a hot topic. What’s unique about this figure is that it was manufactured using a full-color 3D printer. We had the opportunity to interview the creator to learn more about the benefits of using 3D printers.

Next, let’s talk about the ‘Complete Edition Business Model’ that has been making waves in the gaming industry. Recently, there has been a lot of discussion on social media about this business model, with the DLC for ‘Persona 3 Reloaded’ being the catalyst. To shed some light on this topic, a manga artist who is also a gaming enthusiast explains the reasons behind the controversies.

Moving on to the tech world, McDonald’s experienced a global system glitch on March 15th. The company has now revealed that the cause of the glitch was a mistake made by a third-party vendor while making changes to the system settings. This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of maintaining robust systems and the potential risks involved in relying on external providers.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and explore the history of calculators. Canon, a company known for its calculators, recently held a media event to commemorate the 60th anniversary of their first calculator. From the original model to the ‘transformed’ version that incorporates a mouse, Canon showcased their impressive lineup. It’s fascinating to see how calculators, one of the first widely adopted digital gadgets, have evolved over the years.

In automotive news, Nissan and Honda have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the electrification and intelligence of their vehicles. By leveraging their scale and resources, the two companies aim to compete effectively against their rivals in the rapidly evolving automotive industry. The announcement highlights the urgency and importance of embracing new technologies to stay ahead in the market.

Lastly, let’s talk about Fujifilm’s journey into the world of digital cameras. Despite being a major player in the film industry, Fujifilm was quick to venture into the digital camera market. As the company celebrated its 90th anniversary, it’s worth reflecting on their early adoption of digital camera technology. Fujifilm’s commitment to innovation has allowed them to thrive in both the film and digital camera segments.

That wraps up today’s news. Stay tuned for more exciting tech updates from TotemoTech. Visit for the news, yen exchange rates, and a daily Japanese proverb.

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