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Rakuten Mobile communication failure recovered Caused by system failure
Rakuten Mobile announced that it had been difficult for some users to use mobile phone calls and data communications from before 11:00 am on the 4th, but it was restored around 1:26 pm. did. The company believes that a system failure was the cause, and will investigate in detail the extent of the impact of the communication failure. Rakuten Mobile commented, ``We deeply apologize for the inconvenience.''
Communication failure with Rakuten Mobile Difficult to make calls and data communication in some areas
Rakuten Mobile announced that from 11:00 am on the 4th, it was difficult for some users to make calls and data communications on mobile phones. The company is proceeding with confirmation of the scope and cause of the impact and is working on restoration, commenting, "We deeply apologize for causing inconvenience to our customers."
"Pain" is unavoidable 8 minutes and 50 seconds that accelerated the yen's depreciation [Economic column]
The depreciation of the yen is accelerating. In the New York foreign exchange market on the 1st, the yen exchange rate fell to the 140 yen level to the dollar, the lowest level in 24 years. The trigger for this was the speech by FRB Chairman Jerome Powell on August 26. Attention was focused on which of the Fed's priorities would be economic considerations or the suppression of inflation, but Chairman Powell showed a strong determination to keep inflation down. We verified how the market received 8 minutes and 50 seconds of Powell's lecture. (Economics Department reporter Koki Nishizono)