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World's fastest lift built by Hitachi, 95 floors in 43 seconds, 45mph average

World's fastest lift built by Hitachi, 95 floors in 43 seconds, 45mph average

By 23 April 2014

Hitachi is providing the lifts for the 1,700 feet high Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre currently under construction in China. And they will be the fastest in the world. Each lift will be capable of travelling an average speed of almost 45mph, from the first... >>

Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro pictures and hands-on

Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro pictures and hands-on

By 7 November 2011

We recently reviewed the Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus here on Pocket-lint; an external hard disk drive with plenty of bells and whistles, but if you want it simple, small and fast then the Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro could be more up your street.  Simple,... >>

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Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus review

By 17 August 2011

Backing up your data is boring. We know. But it's a necessary part of our digital lives. So is there anyway of making it any more exciting? Hitachi hopes so and, as such, has released the LifeStudio Desk Plus - a portable hard disk drive with extras.... >>

VIDEO: Hitachi shows off Minority Report style system

VIDEO: Hitachi shows off Minority Report style system

By 28 July 2010

Wow. This looks incredible. We recently told you about real-life Star Wars and real-life Harry Potter and now we bring you this video, courtesy of the guys over at Akihabara, which shows off the sort of hi-tech magic that was on show in the Tom Cruise... >>

Nokia sues 11 LCD manufacturers over price-fixing

Nokia sues 11 LCD manufacturers over price-fixing

By 1 December 2009

Nokia is suing a range of manufacturers to get back what it overpaid for displays up to 2006, thanks to illegal price-fixing rackets in the LCD and CRT markets. Samsung, LG, Sharp, Philips, Hitachi, Toshiba and others - some of which have been found guilty,... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Hitachi 1TB SimpleDrive for £67.72

Daily Tech Deal: Hitachi 1TB SimpleDrive for £67.72

By 27 July 2009

Today's tech deal brings you a hefty hard drive, which, although not the most exciting pieces of kit are none the less very popular. The Hitachi 1TB SimpleDrive is available from Dabs.com for a mere £67.72 with free delivery, coming with USB 2.0 connectivity... >>

"Javelin Trains" hit British railway

"Javelin Trains" hit British railway

By 18 June 2009

Southeastern has announced that the first passengers have travelled on its brand new, high speed "Javelin Trains". A special preview trip has whisked travellers from London to Kent at speeds of up to 140mph. The trains are based on technology developed... >>

Sony reports first annual loss in 14 years

Sony reports first annual loss in 14 years

By 14 May 2009

Sony has announced its first annual loss in 14 years, going $1 billion into the red. The company has also joined other Japanese heavyweights, like Toyota and Hitachi, in seeing a bleak outlook for the coming year. To help turn the business around, the... >>

Hitachi launches mobile with 3D display

Hitachi launches mobile with 3D display

By 30 January 2009

In Japan Hitachi has launched the Wooo H001, a clamshell mobile that offers a 3D parallax view. As well as displaying 3D content, apparently the phone can "convert" existing 2D pics by doing something clever to the perceived depth. It also features a... >>

Hitachi unveils CES showcase

Hitachi unveils CES showcase

By 7 January 2009

Hitachi has announced what it plans to unveil at this year's CES show under their "Style-Unlimited" theme. As well as new models available to consumers, Hitachi will showcase a 50-inch ultra thin 35mm plasma TV prototype and the next generation, even... >>