TotemoTech - 2024-03-29


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on March 29th, 2024. In today’s news, we have two significant stories to discuss.

First, there seems to be a glitch in the X trend display. Since around 9:30 PM yesterday, some X users have been experiencing an issue where only certain trends, such as ‘東方コラボ’ and ‘#プロセカ放送局’, are being displayed. It appears to be a technical problem, and X is likely working on resolving it.

Moving on to our second story, NTT Docomo has announced that they will be enhancing their phishing protection measures. Starting in early July, they will provide a new feature that detects SMS messages containing dangerous URLs and sends a warning message to the sender’s line. This is aimed at increasing awareness and preventing users from falling victim to phishing attacks.

In other news, the nostalgic PC game ‘Air Hockey’ is making a comeback with a browser version. Developed by Dot Japan, the web browser edition of the game, originally bundled with the Fujitsu FMV series, is now available for free. They have even added new characters to enhance the gaming experience.

The Japanese government has also made a significant move in the field of space technology. The Space Policy Committee has formulated the ‘Space Technology Strategy’ to ensure independence in space activities, which are becoming increasingly important for both national security and civilian life. The strategy focuses on achieving technological superiority and aims to secure Japan’s self-reliance in space. Minister Sanae Takaichi, responsible for space policy, emphasized the need for space technology in protecting lives and livelihoods and expressed the government’s commitment to implementing the strategy.

For those interested in Windows 11, we have a list of 10 useful features that can enhance your productivity at work. These techniques and functions can help you improve your workflow and make the most out of the current Windows operating system.

In a concerning development, it has been revealed that a Japanese company may have been paying around 90% of the rewards received from Japanese businesses to IT technicians in North Korea for app development. Two individuals involved in the case have been arrested for fraudulent registration related to the establishment of an IT-related company. The investigation suggests that the company, founded by these individuals, was paying the majority of the rewards received from Japanese companies to the North Korean technicians contracted for app development.

And finally, former US President Donald Trump has made a significant financial gain through the listing of a social media company. As he seeks to make a comeback in the upcoming presidential election, this windfall comes as a welcome boost. However, Trump’s election campaign is facing financial challenges, as he trails behind President Biden in fundraising. To compensate, the Trump campaign is selling special edition Bibles and other merchandise while striving to secure donations.

That’s all for today’s news from TotemoTech. Stay tuned for more updates on the latest tech developments. Visit for the news, yen exchange rates, and a daily Japanese proverb.

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